University of St. Thomas (TX)

Houston, TX

University of St. Thomas says, "An important goal of the core is to assist undergraduate students in developing competence in critical thinking, critical reading, effective writing and oral communication so that they develop both their knowledge base and skills as graduates of the University." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1,573
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:27%
  • Tuition & Fees:$28,240 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because language study is only an option in the "Natural Science and Foreign Language" requirement.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "History" requirement.

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • Additional Information

    The University of St. Thomas should be commended for its three-course English sequence, which combines practice in composition with an introduction to great literary works from the classical tradition, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, and the modern world, as well as for its extensive requirements in philosophy and theology.

Curriculum last evaluated: 10/23/2013


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