University of Bridgeport

Bridgeport, CT

The University of Bridgeport says that their general education curriculum "draws upon the best traditions of American education and seeks to stimulate creativity, intellectual growth, and development of analytical thinking; but it also advances UB’s distinctive educational outlook, which is international in character and commitment." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:3,129
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:32%
  • Tuition & Fees:$32,250 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature


    See Note

    No credit is given for Literature because it is one of five areas of the "Humanities" requirement, from which students need only select two.

  • 3. Foreign Language

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because survey courses in American government or history are options, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Science" and "Humanities" requirements, respectively.

  • 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

  • General Education Assessment

    University of Bridgeport 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

Curriculum last evaluated: 05/31/2018


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