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Sam Houston State University

Huntsville, TX

Sam Houston State University says, "The Core Curriculum at Sam Houston State University contains 42 semester credit hours, encompassing six component areas. Each component area has a minimum credit hour requirement and a set of specific courses that may be used to satisfy the requirement." [Source]

Website: http://www.shsu.edu/

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18,498
Undergraduate
Enrollment
30%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$8,296
In-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)
$18,256
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees
(annually)
General Education Requirements

Composition

NO

Literature

NO

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

YES

Economics

NO

Mathematics

YES

Science

YES


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A yellow light institution maintains policies that could be interpreted to suppress protected speech or policies that, while clearly restricting freedom of speech, restrict relatively narrow categories of speech.

Warning: FIRE believes that free speech is not only a moral imperative, but also an essential element of a college education. However, private universities, as private associations, possess their own right to free association, which allows them to prioritize other values above the right to free speech if they wish to do so. Therefore, when a private university clearly and consistently states that it holds a certain set of values above a commitment to freedom of speech, FIRE warns prospective students and faculty members of this fact. Six schools surveyed for this report meet these criteria.
Curriculum last evaluated: 7/31/2020

2018-19 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.