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Duquesne University

Pittsburgh, PA

Duquesne University says, 'Upon the completion of all of the requirements for the University CORE Curriculum each student should be able to: Demonstrate critical, creative, and constructive thinking and communication - written and verbal - informed by the humanities and the social and natural sciences; Recognize the diverse ways of knowing intrinsic to the intellectual disciplines and some significant ways in which they foster self-growth, broader understanding, and self-initiated learning; Demonstrate literacy and problem-solving ability in quantitative, qualitative, and scientific analysis; Comprehend fundamental human questions through the study of selected texts and figures in philosophy and theology; Explain how religion can inform personal, societal, and professional life through study of and reflection on theological sources and questions; Perceive and analyze basic ethical and moral problems - personal, professional and societal; Recognize the importance of the creative arts and of artistic expression; Identify some of the unique perspectives provided by faith and reason in the pursuit of truth; Develop a global perspective through investigating diversity within global, national, and local contexts; Distinguish among opinions, facts, and inferences and be open to revising personal judgments after careful and critical thought; Demonstrate technological capabilities appropriate to the disciplines and information literacy, which includes critical analysis and reasoning; Link academic theory and community-based practice through service.' [Source]

Website: http://www.duq.edu/

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6,013
Undergraduate
Enrollment
68%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$38,178
Tuition & Fees
(annually)
General Education Requirements

Composition

YES

Literature

YES

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

NO

Economics

NO

Mathematics

NO

Science

YES


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Curriculum last evaluated: 7/1/2019

2018-19 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.