Gannon University

Erie, PA

Gannon University says, "The Liberal Studies Core is both the heart of the Gannon University educational experience and a reflection of Gannon University’s commitment to the development of 'One Gannon Student,' a model for comprehensive and holistic education and preparation for a production vocational and avocational life. The Liberal Studies core offers our undergraduates a defined, integrated, shared experience within their academic experience." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:3,076
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:53%
  • Tuition & Fees:$30,932 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the qualifying course for the "Foundational Core" history requirement is a world history course rather than a survey course in American government or history.

  • 5. Economics


    See Note

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

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • Additional Information

    In addition to the subjects noted here, Gannon University should be commended for its philosophy, theology, fine arts, and world history requirements.

Curriculum last evaluated: 07/19/2018


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