University of the Cumberlands

Williamsburg, KY

University of the Cumberlands says its general education is "intended to provide a breadth of information, an understanding of critical concepts, and a mastery of skills to support a life-long pursuit not only of professional achievement but also of 'responsible service and leadership.' These endeavors are rooted in an open exchange of ideas within and among academic disciplines and are framed by a Christian sense of responsibility toward self, toward society, and toward God." [Source]

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    YES
  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because the requirement only applies to select degree programs.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

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    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" 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 "Culture" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the mathematics component of the "Mathematical and Scientific Reasoning" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.

  • 7. Science

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Natural or Physical Science because the science component of the "Mathematical and Scientific Reasoning" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little science content.

  • General Education Assessment

    University of the Cumberlands 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: 07/19/2017

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