College of Arts and Sciences

General Education

General education, encompasses the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values that are essential to the foundation of the undergraduate collegiate experience. A total of 41 semester hours, consisting of approved general education courses in the following subject categories, are required for completion of all TTU baccalaureate degrees.


  • Communication: 9 semester hours, including six (6) semester hours of English composition and three (3) semester hours in English oral presentational communication
  • Humanities/Fine Arts: 9 semester hours, including one course in literature
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences: 6 semester hours
  • History: 6 semester hours
  • Natural Sciences: 8 semester hours

Courses that meet general education requirements may be found here


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