Academic Catalog 2022-2023

General Studies, Bachelor of Arts

Summary

Core Curriculum Requirements42
Major Requirements (30 hours)
COSC 1301Intro To Compr Science I3
Select one of the following courses in World History:3
World History I
World History II
Select one of the following courses in Mathematics:3
Math and Bus for Econ Anal II
Contemporary Mathematics II
Elementary Statistics
Select one of the following courses in Sociology:3
Social Psy
Sociology Of The Family
Ethnic Groups In Society
Urban Community Life
Social Stratification
Criminology
Sociological Statistics
Sociological Theory
or any 400 level SOC course
Select one of the following courses in English:3
Great American Writers I
Great American Writers II
British Literature I
British Literature II
Mythology & Literature
Intro Creative Writing
The Novel
Writing in The Disciplines
Women's Literature
Literature and Film
Chinese Literature
African Literature
Black Literature
Workshop in Creative Writing
Fiction Workshop
Tech Editing for Professionals
Poetry Workshop
Latin American Literature
Select two of the following courses in Geography: 6
Intro To Cartography
Geography Of Texas
Economic Geography
Urban Geography
Geography Of Africa
Geography Of Asia
Geographic Information Systems
People & Culture of Africa
Geog Of Health & Disease
Geog Of Transportation
Select two of the following courses in History:6
African Amer Hist To 1865
African Amer Hist Since 1865
Modern Europe 1815
Modern Europe From 1815
Latin Amer Hist Since 1500
History of Mexico
History of Brazil
Con Hist of US to 1877
Women and Empire
Women's History
History of China/ Film
History of Imperial China
History of Modern China
Texas History
African Civ To 1800
African Civ Since 1800
Archival Records
Topics in African Diaspora
Topics In History
Topics in World History
Topics In Latin Amer Hist
History of the South
The United States SInce 1945
Mod African-American Hist
Mexican Amer Hist
Topics in Chinese History I
Topics in Chinese History II
Revolutionary America
Slavery
Urban Hist Of U S
Topics In African Hist
HIST 419Interdisciplinary Seminar3
Concentration Requirements (24 hours)
See Academic Advisor24
Other Requirements (24 hours)
Elective - See Academic Advisor23
FS 102Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience1
Total Hours120
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
ENGL 1301 Freshman English I 3
MATH 1332
Contemporary Mathematics I
or College Algebra
3
Select one of the following: 3
Soc & Pol Hist US to 1877
Mexican American History I
African American History I
CHEM 1311
Chemistry I
or Survey of Life Science
3
COMM 1321
Business & Professional Comm
or Public Address
3
FS 102 Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience 1
 Hours16
Second Semester
ENGL 1302 Freshman English II 3
Creative Arts 1 3
Select one of the following: 3
Soc & Pol Hist US Since 1877
Mexican American History II
African American History II
Life and Physical Sciences 2 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences 3 3
 Hours15
Second Year
Third Semester
POLS 2305 American Government 3
Institutional Option 4 3
HIST 131
World History I
or World History II
3
COSC 1301 Intro To Compr Science I 3
Elective 3
 Hours15
Fourth Semester
POLS 2306 Texas Government 3
ENG 2XX 5 3
Select one of the following: 3
Math and Bus for Econ Anal II
Contemporary Mathematics II
Elementary Statistics
Concentration 3
Concentration 3
 Hours15
Third Year
Fifth Semester
HIST 3XX or 4XX 3
GEOG 3XX or 4XX 3
ENG 3XX 3
Concentration 3
Elective 3
 Hours15
Sixth Semester
HIST 3XX or 4XX 3
GEOG 3XX or 4XX 3
SOC 3XX or 4XX 3
Concentration 3
Elective 3
 Hours15
Fourth Year
Seventh Semester
HIST 419 Interdisciplinary Seminar 3
Concentration 3
Concentration 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
 Hours15
Eighth Semester
Concentration 3
Concentration 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 2
 Hours14
 Total Hours120
1

Creative Arts:MUSI 1306 Music Appreciation, MUSI 1315 Fine Arts In Daily Living, THEA 1310 Introduction to Theatre, ARTS 1315 Intro African Art

2

Life and Physical Sciences: CHEM 1312 Chemistry II, BIOL 2301 Human Anat & Phys I, GEOL 1303 Introduction To The Earth, PHYS 1315 Prin of Phys Sci, PHYS 1301 College Physics I, PHYS 1302 College Physics II, or PHYS 2325 University Physics I

3

Social and Behavioral Sciences Area: ECON 2301 Principles Of Economics I, ECON 2302 Principles Of Economics II, SOCI 1301 Introduction To Sociology, SOCI 1306 Contemporary Social Issues, SOCI 2306 Soc Of Human Sexuality, SOCI 2346 Introduction To Anthropology, GEOG 1303 World Regional Geography, or PSYC 2301 General Psychology

4

Institutional Options: One additional course from the Math, Life and Physical Science, English 2XX, Creative Arts, or Social and Behavioral Science courses listed in the General Education Core

5

Language, Philosophy & Culture: ENGL 2332 World Literature I, ENGL 2333 World Literature II, ENGL 2326 American Literature, or ENGL 2328 African-American Literature