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Core Curriculum

TVCC core curriculum is a foundation of knowledge and skills preparing students to transfer to their four-year university program. Students complete 42 semester credit hours to complete the core curriculum. Students who complete 18 additional semester credit hours will receive the Associate of Arts degree, Liberal Arts major (AA), the Associate of Arts degree, Teaching major (AAT), or the Associate of Arts degree, Music Major (AAM). 

Recommended career pathways have been constructed with the core curricula to be applicable to bachelor's degree programs. The pathways outline which courses to complete for a degree that would be best for transferring to a specific bachelor degree program. 

View Online Career Pathways with Core Curriculum >

The following outlines the options of the core curriculum, plus 18 credit hours to receive a degree. 

Communication (choose 6 hours/both courses)

ENGL 1301  English Composition I


ENGL 1302  English Composition II


Mathematics (choose 3 hours/one course)

MATH 1314 College Algebra


MATH 1324 Math for Bus & SS 


MATH 1325


MATH 1332 Contemp Math I


MATH 1342 Elem Statistics 


MATH 2312 PreCalculus Math


MATH 2413 Calculus I


Physical Science (choose 6 hours/two courses)

BIOL 1406 Bio Science Maj 1


BIOL 1407 


BIOL 1408 BIOL Non-Sci Maj 1


BIOL 1409


BIOL 1411 


BIOL 1413


BIOL 2401 Autotomy & Physiology I


BIOL 2402 Anatomy & Physiology II


BIOL 2420 Microbiology Non-Sci 


BIOL 2421


BIOL 2404  Anatomy & Physiology


 

CHEM 1405 Intro to Chemistry 


CHEM 1406 


CHEM 1407


CHEM 1411 General Chemistry 


CHEM 1412


CHEM 2423 Organic Chemistry I 


CHEM 2425


 

PHYS 1401 College Physics 


PHYS 1402


PHYS 1415 Physical Science I 


PHYS 1417


PHYS 2425 University Physics 


PHYS 2426


 

Language, Philosophy, and Culture (choose 3 hours/one course)

ENGL 2322 British Lit I 


ENGL 2323


ENGL 2327 American Lit I 


ENGL 2328


ENGL 2332 World Lit I 


ENGL 2333


 

HUMA 1301 Intro to Humanities 


PHIL 2306 Into to Ethics 


SPAN 2311 Intermediate Spanish


SPAN 2312


 

Creative Arts (choose 3 hours/one course) 

ARTS 1301 Art Appreciation 


ARTS 1303 Art History I 


ARTS 1304 


 

DRAM 1310 Intro to Theatre 


DRAM 2366 Intro to Cinema 


 

MUSI 1306 Music Appreciation 


MUSI 1307 


MUSI 1310 American Music 


 

History (choose 6 hours/two courses) 

HIST 1301 US History I 


HIST 1302 US History II 


HIST 2301 Texas History 


Government (choose 6 hours/two courses) 

GOVT 2305 US Government & Constitution


GOVT 2306 Texas Government & Constitution 


Behavioral Sciences (choose 3 hours/one course) 

ECON 2301 Prin Macroeconomic 


ECON 2302 Prin Microeconimic 


 

PSYC 2301 General Psychology 


PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth and Development 


 

SOCI 1301 Intro Sociology 


SOCI 1306 Social Problems 


SOCI 2301 Marriage & Family 


 

Component Area Requirement (choose 6 hours/two courses) 

BCIS 1305


BIOL 1406, 1407, 1411, 1413, 2401, 2402, 2420, 2421, 2404


CHEM 1405, 1406, 1407, 1411, 1412, 2423, 2425


EDUC/PSYC 1300


ENGL 2311


MATH 1314,1324, 1325, 1332, 1342, 1350, 1351, 2312, 2413, 2414, 2318, 2320, 2415


PHYS 1401, 1402, 1415, 1417, 2425, 2426 SPCH 1315, 1321


Suggested Pathway Electives 

Suggested pathway electives to complete 60-semester hours are provided in a variety of career related fields. Each of TVCC's instructional programs falls in at least one designated pathway. Read more about the specific career pathways students may follow to complete an associate of arts degree, associate of applied science degree, certificate of completion, and occupational skills achievement award. Read More >

Posted Date:
1/7/2020 1:12:53 PM

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