Lipscomb University

Nashville, TN

Lipscomb University says, "The general education core curriculum is the heart of the Christian liberal arts education at Lipscomb University. The mission and purpose of this program is to structure academic exploration in a Christian context as a foundation for a life of learning and service in a diverse global environment." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:2,987
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:46%
  • Tuition & Fees:$30,932 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because the requirement only applies to select degree programs and may be fulfilled with elementary-level study.

  • 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 "History" section of the "Explorations" requirement.

  • 5. Economics


    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because a course is economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Science" section of the "Explorations" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics


    See Note

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

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Lipscomb 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

Curriculum last evaluated: 07/11/2018


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