Saint Francis University

Loretto, PA

Saint Francis University says, "Ever mindful of the rapidly changing world around us and the need for multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary inquiry to address complex problems, General Education is dedicated to providing students with the values, skills, and knowledge necessary to meet future challenges. True to the liberal arts roots and Franciscan heritage of the University, the program encourages students to examine ethical issues, demonstrate global awareness, become actively involved in community service, and prepare for life-long learning of new skills and knowledge." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.francis.edu
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:2,120
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:57%
  • Tuition & Fees:$33,344 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    YES
  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    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 "Inner Core's" social science requirement.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because it is one of four areas of the "Inner Core's" social science requirement, from which students need only select two.

  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

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

  • 7. Science

    YES

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/05/2017

C

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