Christian Brothers University

Memphis, TN

CBU says, "In addition to meeting degree requirements for a particular major, a student...will be required to have a broad understanding of self, others, and the contemporary world. Furthermore, the graduate...shall have cultivated, through the arts and sciences, the necessary skills of reasoning and communication, and shall have developed an awareness of the religious dimension of human existence." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1,791
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:25%
  • Tuition & Fees:$31,870 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the "Social Science/History" requirement may be satisfied by courses that are not U.S. Government or History surveys.

  • 5. Economics


    See Note

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

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Christian Brothers 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: 07/09/2018


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