Converse College

Spartanburg, SC

Converse College says, "The General Education Program... is a carefully designed plan of study which provides the Converse graduate with a broad foundation in the liberal arts." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:918
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:67%
  • Tuition & Fees:$17,680 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition


    See Note

    No credit given for Composition because students may test out of the "Written Communication" requirement through SAT or ACT scores.

  • 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 "Humanities" and "Social Science" 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


    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because only students who do not receive a satisfactory score on a university-administered examination must take a math course to fulfill the "Quantitative Reasoning (1)" requirement.

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Converse 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

Curriculum last evaluated: 05/22/2018


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