COMPOSITION, COMMUNICATIONS AND FOREIGN LANGUAGE (9+ hours) At least three
of the following:
- COMM 1311 Fundamentals of Communication*
- ENGL 1311 Composition and Rhetoric I*
- ENGL 1312 Composition and Rhetoric II*
- SPAN 1311 Elementary Spanish
Non-Credit Hour(s): ENGL R300 Basic Writing and ENGL R301 Development of Reading Skills must be
successfully completed before enrollment into COMM 1311/ENGL 1311/ENGL 1312 if a student places in it.
*All undergraduate students must take COMM 1311, ENGL 1311 and ENGL 1312.
NATURAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS (6+ hours) At least two of the following:
- BIOL 1311 Introductory Biology*
- BIOL 1312 Nutrition*
- GEOG 2312 Regional Geography in the World*
- GEOL 1311 Earth Science*
- MATH 1311 College Algebra*
- MATH 1313 Pre-calculus*
- MATH 2314 Calculus I*
Non-Credit Hour(s): MATH R300 Fundamentals of Mathematics must be successfully completed before
enrollment into MATH 1311 if a student places in it.
*All undergraduate students are required to take one MATH course and one natural science (BIOL 1311,
BIOL 1312, GEOG 2312 or GEOL 1311) course from this category.
HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS (6+ hours) At least two of the following:
- ARTS 1311 Art Appreciation
- ENGL 2314 Introduction to Literature
- ENGL 2315 Survey of British Literature I
- ENGL 2316 Survey of American Literature I
- ENGL 2317 Survey of British Literature II
- ENGL 2318 Survey of American Literature II
- ENGL 2319 Survey of World Literature
- HIST 1311 U.S. History I*
- HIST 1312 U.S. History II*
- HIST 2314 History of Texas*
- PHIL 1311 Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking
- PHIL 1312 Professional Ethics
- PHIL 1313 Introduction to Philosophy
Students in ELA concentration can’t count these courses in the General Education area since they are
required to take these courses in their concentration area.
*All undergraduate students are required to take one HIST course from this category.
SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES (6+ hours) At least two of the following:
- ECON 2311 Principles of Macroeconomics
- ECON 2312 Principles of Microeconomics
- GOVT 2311 U.S. Government I
- GOVT 2312 U.S. Government II
- PSYC 2311 General Psychology
- SOCI 2311 Introduction to Sociology
Undergraduate Business Administration students must take ECON 2311.
*All undergraduates must take one GOVT course.