What is a core curriculum?
General education requirements typically help ensure a foundation in the traditional liberal arts; at a Catholic college, these should include Catholic theology
and philosophy. It is the mark of a good college that students learn not only specialized skills, but also how to think and communicate clearly, how to organize
knowledge and thought, and how to apply the truths of the Catholic Faith in their lives. There are two common types of general education. A “core” curriculum
is a set of particular courses that every student must take. It reflects a college’s conviction that particular knowledge and subjects ought to be considered and