Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, TX

Sam Houston State University says, "The Core Curriculum at Sam Houston State University contains 42 semester credit hours, encompassing six component areas. Each component area has a minimum credit hour requirement and a set of specific courses that may be used to satisfy the requirement." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:16,819
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:26%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$7,618 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$16,978 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition


    See Note

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

  • 2. Literature


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    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


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    No credit given for Foreign Language because language study is only an option in the "Language, Philosophy, and Culture" requirement.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science


Curriculum last evaluated: 06/21/2016


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