In the first four semesters of their education TEDU students choose one course from the following categories of common core courses
- Physical Sciences
- Social Sciences
The number of common core courses and which semester they will be taken may vary depending on the faculty and program.
As a requirement of the liberal arts education, each TEDU student will graduate successfully completing one secondary field program. Students who have completed their first three semesters can choose a secondary field. Secondary field programs are announced by the departments. The number of secondary field courses and which semester they will be taken may vary depending on the faculty and program.