University of Texas - Austin
UT-Austin says, "[The core] requirements allow students to put their major coursework into a broader intellectual context and understand how other disciplines raise and answer important questions. The core also facilitates the exploration of prospective majors and, in some cases, serves as a foundation for more advanced coursework within the major." [Source]
- Undergraduate Enrollment:39,523
- 4-Year Graduation Rate:52%
- Tuition & Fees (In State):$9,806 annually
- Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$34,676 annually
General Education Requirements
No credit given for Composition because students may test out of the "Rhetoric and Composition" requirement through SAT or ACT scores, and the "Writing Flag" requirement may be satisfied by courses offered in a range of departments that do not focus primarily on expository writing instruction.
3. Foreign LanguageNO
No credit given for Foreign Language because intermediate-level language study is only required for select degree programs.
4. U.S. Government or HistoryYES
General Education Assessment
University of Texas - Austin uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit www.voluntarysystem.org.
Curriculum last evaluated: 06/03/2015