Mercyhurst University

Erie, PA

Mercyhurst University says its Core Curriculum "emphasizes the dignity of each person and is committed to an examination of values as well as to quality academic, professional and career training, all within a climate of inquiry,collegiality, diversity and achievement." Source

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

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    No credit given for Literature because the "Expression" requirement may be satisfied by courses that are not literature surveys.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

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    No credit given for Foreign Language because language study is only an option in the "Humans in Connection" requirement.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

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    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the "U.S. History or American Government" requirement may be satisfied by courses narrow in scope. Furthermore, no credit given because the "Contexts and Systems" requirement may be satisfied by courses that are not U.S. history of government surveys.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

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

  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

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

  • 7. Science

    NO

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    No credit given for Natural or Physical Science because the "Natural Science & Lab" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little science content.

Curriculum last evaluated: 01/25/2018

F

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