John Paul the Great Catholic University

Escondido, CA

John Paul the Great Catholic University says, "The mission of the General Education Program is to ensure that JP Catholic graduates achieve the following institutional objectives of the university: describe strategies and demonstrate a desire to learn independently; use critical thinking and logical reasoning to sift truth from falsehood; communicate and evangelize using empathetic listening and applying reason in a logical form; analyze the causes of culture and evaluate culture's impact on the individual, family and society; demonstrate a friendship with Jesus Christ through an understanding of prayer and virtue; demonstrate intimacy with the Sacred Page through academic work; demonstrate an understanding of the teaching of the Catholic Church." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:260
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:61%
  • Tuition & Fees:$24,900 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition


    See Note

    No credit given for Composition because only students who do not receive a satisfactory score on a university-administered examination must take a writing course.

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science


Curriculum last evaluated: 07/26/2017


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