Charleston Southern University

Charleston, SC

Charleston Southern says, "The core curriculum is designed to ensure that graduates articulate capably a basic understanding of human history, culture and relationships, the arts, literature, mathematics and natural sciences, and to reflect upon these in terms of a Christian vision of life." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.csuniv.edu
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:3,204
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:25%
  • Tuition & Fees:$24,140 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    YES
  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

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

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the qualifying courses for the first part of the "Culture and Humanities" requirement are world history courses rather than U.S. government or history surveys, and a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the second part of the requirement.

  • 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 and Behavioral Sciences" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES
  • Additional Information

    Charleston Southern University should be commended for their strong requirements in History, Christian Studies, and Fine Arts.

  • General Education Assessment

    Charleston Southern 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: 07/06/2017

B

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