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General Education Requirements: What's the Point? | CollegeXpress

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What exactly is general education? These programs, often referred to as “gen eds” or core curriculum classes, are a collection of credits required by all majors ...

General Education courses should not be required : The ...

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Apr 16, 2014 ... General Education courses should not be required ... Students who choose only to take the classes required of them will spend the same ...

Why is general education important? - Columbia College

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good reasons why general education plays an essential role in the ... strong writing skills are absolutely required .... should be sure the courses required to.

Three-fifths of colleges get C or worse in general education - The ...

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Aug 30, 2011 ... ... surveyed require three or fewer of seven core general-education courses. ... The report found that only 5 percent of colleges studied required ...

Why You Need to Take Gen Eds and How You Can Appreciate Them

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Aug 7, 2013 ... So, why do colleges require their students to study these general ... or she learned from these first few semesters of general education classes.

How General Education Requirements Prepare You for Your New ...

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Oct 29, 2012 ... Expanding your depth of knowledge through required general education courses will prepare you to successfully transition into a new career ...

Wandschneider: General education requirements waste students ...

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Jan 29, 2014 ... From the start of our first semester, general education classes fill the ... are required to take a ridiculous amount of these filler classes before ...

General electives generally a waste of time The Commonwealth Times

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Jan 14, 2013 ... But while sitting in a class with upward of 100 other students, take the time to ... should be the ones required to learn at least one foreign language. ... If we must continue to have general education electives, the entirety of a ...

The Value of General Education | Psychology Today

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Apr 13, 2011 ... General education courses are a crucial component of a sound college ... students with the necessary credentials for the career of their choice, ...

The Value of GE or the Answer to "Why Do I Need to Take This Class?"

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Since community college faculty mostly teach general education courses, we must be able to articulate not only why our own course is important but also how it ...

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General education courses are a waste of time and money ...

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Apr 13, 2011 ... General education courses should not be required for college students. For many , they are a waste of time and money that could be better ...

Why Do I Need Gen Ed Courses?

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So, why do colleges require their students to study these general subjects that ... he or she learned from these first few semesters of general education classes.

Should college students be forced to take general education classes ...

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If students took general education classes, they might be motivated to keep ... I'd simply call it "required course-renewal" or "pre-college tutorial classes" as to not ...