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Core Curriculum 2014: Framing the Core

This guide points to information sources on Texas' higher education revised core curriculum which began in 2014, as determined by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB). Input provided by Lea Campbell, UHD Director of Academic Assessment.


The THECB Undergraduate Education Advisory Committee relied heavily on these sources as they framed the elements of the Texas Revised Core. These materials are applicable to faculty developing core courses in all areas.

Liberal Education and the Disciplines

In addition to framing the skills, knowledge and attitudes that every college-prepared individual should possess, the General Education Core is designed to provide students with the foundational skills they will need to be successful in their chosen major. 

College Learning for the New Global Century

Our Underachieving Colleges by Derek Bok

In this book, owned by UHD Library, Derek Bok summarizes the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that he feels every educated individual should possess.