Prairie View A&M University

Prairie View, TX

Prairie View A&M University says, "The central and essential mission of the Prairie View A&M University Core Curriculum is to develop in each undergraduate student the capability to perform effectively in academic and professional settings. The program stresses communication and critical thinking skills necessary for outstanding performance in a multi-faceted, modern, and changing society." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:7,975
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:13%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$9,959 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$23,488 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature


    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Language, Philosophy, and Culture" requirement.

  • 3. Foreign Language

  • 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 and Behavioral Sciences" and "Professional Development: Area One" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Prairie View A&M 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

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/13/2018


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