Brigham Young University - Idaho

Rexburg, ID

BYU-Idaho says, "In BYU-Idaho’s Foundations program, students acquire life-changing skills and knowledge. Foundations courses provide breadth and depth. Students develop the ability to think critically, to read and write, to reason quantitatively and scientifically, and to collaborate. They also encounter big and meaty questions about today’s world, and make connections between the course material and other aspects of their lives." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:51,881
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:19%
  • Tuition & Fees:$4,018 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature


    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because the "Humanities" requirement may be fulfilled with courses that are not literature surveys.

  • 3. Foreign Language

  • 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 "American Foundations" requirement.

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics


    See Note

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

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Brigham Young University - Idaho 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: 08/03/2018


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