Xavier University (OH)
Xavier says, "The core curriculum endeavors to realize and embody Xavier's mission and philosophy of education and serves as the educational foundation for all undergraduate students. Within the core, the four-course ethics/religion and society focus fosters students'understanding of socially significant issues from the perspectives of the humanities, especially literature, philosophy and theology, as well as from the perspectives of the social and natural sciences." [Source]
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" requirement.
No credit given for Mathematics because the "Mathematics" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.
General Education Assessment
Xavier University (OH) 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.