Bethel University (TN)

McKenzie, TN

Bethel University says, "the Common Core is the foundation of a liberal arts education. The Common Core is the general education portion of the Bethel University curriculum, and it supports the mission of the University by providing breadth of knowledge and placing the multiple disciplines in perspective. The Common Core promotes critical thinking and reflection which support the depth of knowledge offered in the majors while providing students with shared learning experiences." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:4,829
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:14%
  • Tuition & Fees:$15,764 annually

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 "Social Sciences" requirement.

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics


    See Note

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

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Bethel University (TN) 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: 03/16/2017


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