Great Texts of the Western Tradition Major and Minor
The Great Texts major is a major concentration of study toward the Bachelor of Arts in the College of Arts and Sciences. Students pursuing a major in Great Texts will find a sustained curriculum in the greatest works of human intellectual and creative achievement which will be a profound asset in any profession or graduate study. Students pursuing a B.A. in the College will see the Great Texts major as foundational study for graduate work in any traditional humanities discipline. Students in the applied arts may want to pursue a second major or a minor in Great Texts in order to strengthen their liberal arts background and broaden their educational horizons. B. A. students in the sciences will see the Great Texts major as a chance to read broadly in the history of human thought, including the history of science. All the courses will be taught in a seminar format for better reading and discussing these great works.
Requirements for a Major in Great Texts of the Western Tradition
Requirements for a Minor in Great Texts of the Western Tradition
Student in the Baylor Interdisciplinary Core (BIC) Program who complete the BIC requirements through the second-year level can receive credit for GTX 2301 and 2302 toward the major or minor.