University of Virginia - Charlottesville
The University of Virginia says,"When he wrote about a 'broad and liberal and modern' education, Thomas Jefferson could have been describing our goal here in the College: to provide students with the general knowledge and intellectual skills that allow them to become engaged citizens, versatile workers and creative decision makers." [Source]
General Education Requirements
No credit given for Composition because students may test out of the "First Writing Requirement" section of the "Competency Requirements" through SAT or ACT scores, and the "Second Writing Requirement" may be satisfied by writing-intensive courses offered in a range of disciplines that do not focus primarily on composition and writing instruction.
No credit given for Literature because it is one of three areas of the "Humanities" requirement, from which students need only choose two.
3. Foreign LanguageYES
4. U.S. Government or HistoryNO
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 "Historical Studies" requirement.
No credit given for "Mathematics" because the "Natural Science and Mathematics" requirement may be satisfied by science courses.