Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, TN

Middle Tennessee State University says that "At the core of Middle Tennessee State University’s educational mission is the General Education curriculum. This curriculum is designed to provide students with a diverse and interdisciplinary knowledge base that complements and supports their college major. With an emphasis on critical thinking, problem solving, and effective communication, General Education provides a foundation for academic and professional success as well as informed civic engagement. The General Education experience equips students with the tools necessary to become lifelong learners capable of adapting their knowledge and skills to a dynamic and diverse world." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.mtsu.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:19,693
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:18%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$8,280 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$25,416 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Composition because students may test out of the "Expository Writing" and "Research and Argumentative Writing" components of the "Communication" requirement through SAT or ACT scores.

  • 2. Literature

    YES
  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because the requirement only applies to select degree programs.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    YES
  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

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

  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    Middle Tennessee State 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: 03/20/2017

B

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FIRE Speech Code School Rating

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