Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX

Texas Tech says, "The core curriculum is designed to expose all Texas Tech University graduates to areas of study that are traditionally regarded as basic to the intellectual development of a broadly educated person. These areas of study include: life and physical sciences; social and behavioral sciences; mathematics; language, philosophy, and culture; creative arts; American history; political science/government; and communication." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.ttu.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:30,737
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:34%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$8,428 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$18,220 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition


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    No credit given for Composition because students may test out of the requirement through SAT or ACT scores.

  • 2. Literature


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    No credit given for Literature because the literature component of the "English" requirement may be satisfied by courses that are not literature surveys.

  • 3. Foreign Language

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

  • 5. Economics


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    No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social and Behavioral Sciences" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Texas Tech University 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: 06/28/2017


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