Results - U.S. History Requirement
20 % of the institutions surveyed required U.S. History
A new trend in general education is making sure students have “civic literacy.” A primary goal of a liberal education is to prepare students to participate in a democracy. Teaching U.S. History is an effort to make sure students understand our government and its history.
Tell Us What You Think: Should we require all students to take U.S. History? Should there be a way to test out of it? Do students gain “civic literacy” by taking U.S. History alone?