University of Texas - Permian Basin

Odessa, TX

The University of Texas-Permian Basin says, "The purpose of the General Education Core Curriculum is to provide UTPB graduates with basic intellectual competencies that are essential tools for learning in any discipline." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.utpb.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:5,755
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:21%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$5,774 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$6,958 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because the "Language, Philosophy and Culture" requirement may be satisfied by courses that are not literature surveys.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO
  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    YES
  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because it is one of five areas of the "Social and Behavioral Science" requirement, from which students need only select one.

  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    University of Texas - Permian Basin 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: 04/04/2016

B

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