2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


College of Science & Engineering, BA

Students pursuing a program leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree must complete a minimum of 124 semester hours, 42 of which must be advanced (30000 level or above) from TCU, with a major and a minor selected from the approved list of majors and minors. The specific number of hours required for the major and minor are found in the appropriate section of this catalog.

In addition, students must complete the TCU Core Curriculum.

Foreign Language Requirement

All students pursuing the Bachelor of Arts degree in the College of Science & Engineering must demonstrate competency in a foreign language equivalent to the completion of one of the following:

CHIN 20063Intermediate Chinese II

3

FREN 20063Fourth Semester College French

3

GRMN 20063Intermediate German

3

GREE 20063Fourth Semester College Greek (Hellenistic)

3

ITAL 20063Fourth Semester College Italian

3

JAPN 20063Fourth Semester College Japanese

3

SPAN 20203Intermediate Spanish 2

3

SPAN 20213Intensive Intermediate Spanish 2

3

This requirement may be satisfied by either satisfactory completion of coursework taken at or transferred to TCU or by presenting satisfactory scores on recognized standardized tests (i.e., AP, CLEP or SAT II). Required scores on standardized tests may be found in the Credit by Exam booklet available from the Office of Admission. For languages not currently taught at TCU, six semester hours at the sophomore level, transferred to TCU from another accredited institution, may be used to satisfy this requirement. Students may also provide evidence of competency in the non-English language by successfully completing one academic year in a secondary or post-secondary institution in which the language of instruction is other than English, for which the student will receive 12 hours of credit.