Great Texts Across the Baylor Curriculum

Students from across the whole university have the opportunity to take Great Texts.

Pre-Medicine and Great Texts

If you are a pre-medical student and in the Honors Program, Great Texts is an ideal major or double-major. Download the GTX, Premedicine & Honors Program 4-Year Planner.

If you are not in the Honors Program, you can still easily and profitably combine Great Texts with a Pre-Medical curriculum. Download the GTX & Premedicine  4-Year Planner.

The Pre-Law Great Texts Track

In law school, you read texts so you can remember them in detail, and apply them to current situations. To learn these skills, the best major that Baylor offers is Great Texts. To learn more about the possibilities, click here to send a message to the GTX Pre-Law Advisor.

Honors College

All students enrolled in the Honors Program and the University Scholars Program take two required Great Texts courses, GTX 2301 (The Intellectual Tradition of the Ancient World) and GTX 2302 (Medieval Intellectual Tradition).

University Scholars take these courses during their Freshman year.  Honors Program students take GTX 2301 during the Spring of the Freshman year and GTX 2302 during the Fall of the second year.

College of Arts and Sciences

For the Pre Fall 2019 Core Curriculum, Great Texts is an option for fulfilling the fourth literature requirement in English. For the Core Curriculum Starting Fall 2019, Great Texts is an option for fulfilling the Literature in Context Distribution List.  Students in the College may also pursue a major or minor concentration of studies in Great Texts of the Western Tradition. Learn more about this major and minor.

School of Engineering and Computer Science

All students take two required Great Texts courses, GTX 2301 and GTX 2302.

Hankamer School of Business

Great Texts is an option for fulfilling the Humanities core requirement for the B.B.A.

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