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General Education Requirements

All degree programs leading to the baccalaureate degree include the following requirements: 1,2

Communications

9 hours

ENGL 1115, ENGL 1123 = 6 hours
COMS 1015 or COMS 102 or COMS 202 = 3 hours

Mathematics

3 hours

Math 1075 or higher3 = 3 hours

Lab Sciences

8 hours

2 courses from BIOL-1215, CHEM-1055, GEOL, or PHYS = 8 hours

Visual and Performing Arts

3 hours

1 course from ART, F A, I T, MUSC, or THEA4 = 3 hours

Humanities

3 hours

Any literature course in English or PHIL 101 = 3 hours

Social and Behavioral Sciences

15 hours

HIST 201 and HIST 202 = 6 hours
POLS 201 and POLS 202 = 6 hours

and

1 course from the following:
SOC 101, SOC 201 , SOC 303,
PSY 101, PHIL 201, PHIL 301
ECO 101, ECO 201, A EC 105,
ARCH 201, ENGR 303, GEOG 110,
GEOG 120, GEOG 201, HIST 101, or HIST 102 = 3 hours

Seminar

1 hour

For additional information, contact your departmental advisor or the advising center.

Total General Education Requirements = 42 hours

  1. General Education Requirements are subject to review and change by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
  2. A student should consult with an academic advisor in selecting general education requirement courses.
  3. Students must enroll in these classes as outlined in the Placement, Continuing Enrollment, and Completion Rules for Freshman-Level Mathematics and English Courses.
  4. Visual and performing arts course must be historical, appreciative, or theoretical in nature; it may not be an applied or performance course. Courses that meet this requirement are ART 131, 231, 232, 331; F A 101, 135, 160, 401; IT 340;  MUSC 213, 313, 324, 325, 326, 327, 328; THEA 105, 207, 208, 404.
  5. Bold courses are specific class requirements (17 credits) in order to satisfy minimum prerequisites for AVMA certification.