Gannon University

Erie, PA

Gannon University says that its core's design "offers students a defined, integrated, shared experience as the foundation for their undergraduate program. The Core balances choice and flexibility with breadth of exposure to multiple disciplines as well as interdisciplinary learning; in-depth cross-cultural understanding through service learning and other activities; a rich first-year experience, including participation in a learning community and engaging in LIFECORE events; the opportunity to develop their leadership skills informed by ethical and moral reasoning; and a culminating senior capstone course featuring an experiential dimension." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:3,098
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:47%
  • Tuition & Fees:$30,042 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

  • 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: 07/31/2017


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