Misericordia University

Dallas, PA

Misericordia University says, "The Misericordia University Core Curriculum is a comprehensive program in the Arts, Humanities, and Social, Behavioral and Natural Sciences that prepares students to think critically and creatively, to communicate effectively, and to embody the spirit of service. The Core Curriculum is intentional in exposing students to diversity, raising cultural awareness, and shaping them as global citizens. Catholic values as expressed in the charisms of the Sisters of Mercy create the foundation for students to reflect, act ethically and live in relationship with God, humanity and creation." [Source]

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 a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "History/Political Science" requirement.

  • 5. Economics


    See Note

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

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Misericordia University 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 www.voluntarysystem.org.

Curriculum last evaluated: 01/25/2018


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