Fairmont State University

Fairmont, WV

Fairmont State says, "The general studies curriculum ensures that students possess a wide range of skills and knowledge to enhance their lives after graduation. The knowledge, skills, and abilities obtained through general studies transcend specific disciplines and are valued by employers at all levels and by society in general." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.fairmontstate.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:3,797
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:15%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$6,620 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$13,970 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Critical Analysis," "Ethics," "Interdisciplinary and Lifelong Learning," "Humanities," and "Cultural Awareness and Human Dignity" requirements.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because the requirement only applies to select degree programs.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    YES
  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Sciences" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Quantitative Literacy" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.

  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    Fairmont State University uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit www.voluntarysystem.org.

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/01/2016

C

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