University of South Alabama
USA's College of Arts and Sciences, which teaches all general education classes, says it "provides every undergraduate student at the University, regardless of major, with the fundamentals of a liberal arts education to enhance students' knowledge and create an atmosphere in which students develop their own critical thinking, communication skills, and the tools with which to carry out independent inquiry. Such an education promotes a heightened sense of intellectual curiosity, an appreciation of the values and accomplishments of the sciences, arts and humanities, and a sense of awareness and responsibility for the well-being of their society." [Source]
- Undergraduate Enrollment:11,315
- 4-Year Graduation Rate:14%
- Tuition & Fees (In State):$6,660 annually
- Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$13,020 annually
General Education Requirements
3. Foreign LanguageNO
No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.
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 "History Component" and the "History, Social and Behavioral Sciences Component" of the "History, Social & Behavioral Sciences" requirement.
General Education Assessment
University of South Alabama 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.