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General Studies

Design your own path with a degree in general studies.

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If you aren’t sure that any specific course of study is just right for you, the general studies program offers the flexibility to take courses from all across campus and design a major that fits your goals and career aspirations.

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Special Admission Requirements


There are no special admissions requirements for this program.

What Sets Us Apart


The teacher-scholar philosophy at TCU means professors actively immerse themselves in research--often with involvement of both undergraduate and graduate students. When your teachers are involved scholars themselves, everyone benefits.

You'll be given the opportunities to learn alongside your professors on field studies all over the United States.

At TCU there’s a shared willingness by faculty to collaborate across disciplines in teaching and research. Our goal is for students to build on their new knowledge, making valuable connections between concepts and ideas from different areas of study. This motivates our students to be more creative in their lifelong learning, and enhances the critical thinking skills needed for problem solving in today’s world.

International awareness and cross-cultural understanding are critical to our mission to educate to educate individuals to think and act as ethical leaders and responsible citizens in the global community. Our faculty members are committed to empowering students to broaden their perspectives while addressing the world’s problems. TCU’s international programs inspire, enlighten and prepare Horned Frogs to make positive change for the greater good.

Career Prospects


Majoring in general studies gives you an opportunity to customize your own academic path, opening up the door to a variety of careers.

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