Aurora University

Aurora, IL

Aurora University says, "The university’s approach to general education reflects a commitment to the transformative power of learning. Grounded in the university’s core values of integrity, citizenship, continuous learning and excellence, the General Education program and the university’s degree programs seek to develop and graduate responsible citizens who discover and reflect, communicate effectively, and think critically." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.aurora.edu
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:3,933
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:38%
  • Tuition & Fees:$23,520 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO
  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because language study is only an option in the "Cultures & Civilizations" requirement.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    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 "Cultures & Civilizations" and "Individual & Society" requirements.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

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

  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because students may test out of the "Mathematical Competency" requirement through SAT or ACT scores.

  • 7. Science

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Natural Science because the "Scientific Reasoning" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little science content.

  • General Education Assessment

    Aurora 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: 06/04/2018

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