Elizabethtown College

Elizabethtown, PA

Elizabethtown College says, "The Core Program supports the academic goals expressed in Elizabethtown College's mission statement. It has four major purposes: to provide a sense of mission and purpose to general education, to provide a foundation for successful study in liberal arts and professions, to integrate knowledge across the disciplines by engaging students in the study of the natural world and the human experience, and to develop habits of the mind that foster continued intellectual growth. The Core Program promotes truth, tenable judgments and important ideas by assuring that a student has the opportunity to acquire significant knowledge and accepted methods of inquiry." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.etown.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1,788
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:72%
  • Tuition & Fees:$41,710 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Western Cultural Heritage" requirement.

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science


Curriculum last evaluated: 06/24/2016


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