* University Core Requirements are modified for students who transfer in with 57 s.h. or more of credit.  See Core Requirements for students who transfer in with 57 s.h. credit hours.

FOUNDATIONAL INQUIRIES (28 SEM. HRS.)

ACADEMIC RESEARCH & WRITING

    Academic Writing Requirement: students must take WRTG 100 - Writing in the University Context (native English speakers) or WRTG 101 - Writing and Culture (non-native English speakers) in their first semester at TWU, unless exempt at the time of admission to the University. WRTG course credit may be included toward a degree program as elective credit.

    Choose 2 courses (6 sem. hrs.) from

    FOUNDATIONS

    FNDN 101 – The Liberal Arts Journey is compulsory during the first semester of the first year for all new students unless they have a minimum 24 sem. hrs. initial transfer credit. 

    FNDN 102  Normally taken before Year 3.

    LOGICAL & ETHICAL REASONING

    Choose one of

    RELIGIOUS & SPIRITUAL THOUGHT

    Students who are unfamiliar with the biblical, theological and historical narrative of Christianity may take RELS 100 in place of RELS 101 or RELS 102

    Choose one of RELS 160, 271 or 272

    SCIENTIFIC METHOD & LAB RESEARCH

    Choose one of


    WAYS OF KNOWING (18 SEM. HRS.)

    In addition to the courses above, students must take an additional 18 sem. hrs., selecting 3 sem. hrs. from each of the following six categories. * At least 9 sem. hrs. must be from outside of the student’s major.

    AESTHETIC & PERFORMANCE INQUIRY 

    Choose 3 semester hours from:

    CULTURAL & LINGUISTIC INQUIRY

    Choose 3 semester hours from:

    EXPERIENTIAL & EMBODIED INQUIRY

    Choose 3 semester hours from:

    HISTORICAL & ARCHIVAL INQUIRY

    Choose 3 semester hours from:

    QUANTITATIVE & COMPUTATIONAL INQUIRY

    Choose 3 semester hours from:

    SOCIAL & GLOBAL INQUIRY

    Choose 3 semester hours from: