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Liberal Arts and Sciences General Education Degree Requirements

Students must fulfill the general education requirements in effect at the time of their matriculation at the College of Charleston.  Matriculation is defined as the first term of degree seeking enrollment or first term of readmission at the College.   The general education requirements catalog year remains fixed during the period of time a student is continuously enrolled.

Students are urged to pay special attention to both the selection of and scholastic emphasis on the courses within the liberal arts and sciences general education degree requirements. These courses are designed to provide students with a solid foundation for further study. Taken together general education coursework in the liberal arts and sciences is an essential part of the undergraduate’s education at the College of Charleston.

The College may administer placement examinations to determine the level at which entering students are prepared to begin their work in a foreign language and mathematics.  Approved courses are subject to all academic rules and regulations.

General Education Requirements by Catalog Year

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS WORKSHEETS