In each undergraduate degree program, Lamar Institute of Technology requires the successful completion
of a general education component at the collegiate level that ensures breadth of knowledge, and is based on a
coherent rationale. Students that plan to complete an Associate of Applied Science degree must complete a minimum
of 15 semester credit hours in general education courses. These credit hours are to be drawn from and include at
least one course from each of the following areas: humanities/fine arts, social/behavioral
sciences, and natural science/mathematics.
The purpose of Developmental Education is to provide comprehensive courses in writing, mathematics, and reading that help students acquire the basic skills necessary to complete a college level course of study. Students may be required to complete developmental courses based upon their performance on placement tests according to standards of the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) as determined by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. The student’s placement scores will determine which of the following developmental courses must be completed:
Students should contact their academic advisor for additional information.