Harvard says its Program in General Education "introduces students to subject matter and skills from across the University, and does so in ways that link the arts and sciences with the 21st century world that students will face and the lives they will lead after college." [Source]
General Education Requirements
No credit given for Literature because the "Aesthetic and Interpretive Understanding" requirement may be fulfilled with non-literature courses.
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 the "United States in the World" requirement may be satisfied by niche courses or courses narrow in scope.
No credit given for Mathematics because the "Empirical and Mathematical Reasoning" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.