Quick Facts

AddRan College of Liberal Arts

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  • The annual Jim Wright Symposium honors the former House Speaker and brings prominent figures to campus. The most recent symposium featured Texas A&M Chancellor John Sharp. Other recent participants have been U.S. House of Representatives member Kay Granger, former State Senator Wendy Davis and former Secretary of the Army Pete Geren.

  • Other notable speakers are brought to campus through the Moore Symposium, Daryl D. Schmidt Lectureship on Religion in Public Life, the Robert D. Alexander Lectureship in the Liberal Arts and the Boller Symposium on the American Presidency.

  • AddRan College offers numerous opportunities for study abroad and civic engagement, Model UN, moot court, and internships with Fort Worth businesses and governmental organizations.

  • The annual AddRan Festival of Undergraduate Scholarship and Creativity showcases the research and creative projects of students. Selected essays are published as part of an undergraduate research journal.

  • The college comprises 10 academic departments and Army and Air Force ROTC. Approximately 1,380 students major in the liberal arts. The college generates about 30 percent of all undergraduate semester credit hours taught at TCU.

  • AddRan College offers an online master’s degree in criminal justice.

  • The Institute for Critical and Creative Expression and the New Media Writing Studio support and enrich students’ ability to express themselves using leading-edge digital media technologies.

  • The Institute for Urban Living and Innovation cooperates with the City of Fort Worth and neighborhood organizations to host such civic events as Participate: It’s Your Fort Worth.

Point of pride:

TCU’s Model United Nations team was recognized as the “Distinguished Delegation,” the second highest recognition given at the national Model UN competition.