King's College

Wilkes-Barre, PA

King's College says that its Core Curriculum "lays the foundation for a liberal education that will be reinforced in the major program and continued throughout life. Core courses comprise a common educational experience that seeks to develop a community of learners; enhance learning through the sharing of viewpoints and ideas; and encourage a spirit of collegiality in the pursuit, discovery, and transmission of that knowledge and truth essential to intellectual growth, moral maturity, and personal fulfillment." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.kings.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:2,082
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:59%
  • Tuition & Fees:$34,720 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    YES
  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may choose between studying a foreign language and a foreign culture.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the "American Studies" requirement may be satisfied by courses that are not U.S. government or history surveys.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    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

    NO

    See Note

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

  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    King's College 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: 06/01/2017

C

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