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Certificate Program in Core Texts and Ideas


The Certificate Program in Core Texts and Ideas, our recommended program for undergraduates, is an introduction to the liberal arts through the study of the great books. It complements any major with an integrated sequence of six courses that can also satisfy UT general education requirements.
 

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The Jefferson Scholars Program


The Jefferson Scholars Program allows highly qualified students to pursue the Core Texts and Ideas certificate in an integrated learning community built around small classes beginning in their freshman year.
 

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Major


Students interested in majoring in the great books can do so through either the European Thought track in the European Studies major or the Humanities Major.
 

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Minor


Students can minor in Core Texts and Ideas with 15 hours of coursework.
 

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Scholarships


The Jefferson Center offers scholarships for summer study abroad as well as annual book prizes.
 

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