Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, TN

Middle Tennessee State University says that "The General Education Program is at the core of Middle Tennessee State University’s educational mission. It provides students with a broad knowledge and appreciation of the arts and sciences as well as the intellectual skills that provide a basis for effective communication, problem solving, and evaluation. The General Education experience gives students the opportunity to use various technologies to access and analyze information and to debate competing claims of evidence and systems of thought." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.mtsu.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:20,262
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:19%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$8,080 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$24,808 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition


    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

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

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

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

  • 5. Economics


    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

  • 7. Science

  • 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: 03/17/2016


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