University of St. Thomas (TX)

Houston, TX

University of St. Thomas says, "The core curriculum develops undergraduates' critical thinking, critical reading, effective writing and oral communication skills. As the foundation for further study and intellectual pursuits, the core curriculum endows University of St. Thomas graduates with the fundamentals necessary to be educated members of society." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1,604
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:37%
  • Tuition & Fees:$30,310 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 U.S. 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: 08/09/2015


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