General Education Requirements

The following is a list of General Education Requirements for students pursuing a University Transfer degree. These requirements may vary depending on your major and/or the requirements of the college to which you plan to transfer. Please refer to your specific degree plan and consult an academic advisor for details.

Communication: 9 Hours
*ENGL 1113 Composition I
*ENGL 1213 Composition II
and
COMM 1113 Public Speaking

U.S. History: 3 Hours
HIST 1483 U.S. History 1492-Civil War Era
or
HIST 1493 U.S. History Civil War Era-Present

U.S. Government: 3 Hours
POLS 1113 American Federal Government

Science (One course must be a laboratory science (L): 7 Hours
ASTR 1104 General Astronomy
(L) BIOL 1114 General Biology for Non-Majors
(L) BIOL 1224 Intro to Biology for Majors
(L) *BIOL 1404 General Botany
BIOL 1383 Nutrition
BIOL 1423 Microbes and Society
(L) *BIOL 1604 Zoology
BIOL 2123 Environmental Inquiry
(L) *BIOL 2134 Human Anatomy
*BIOL 2143 Marine Biology
(L) *BIOL 2154 Human Physiology
(L) *BIOL 2164 Microbiology
*BIOL 2213 Brain and Behavior
BIOL 2313 Principles of Ecology
(L) *CHEM 1114 Principles of Chemistry
(L) *CHEM 1315 General Chemistry l
(L) *CHEM 1415 General Chemistry II
(L) *CHEM 2145 Organic Chemistry I
(L) *CHEM 2245 Organic Chemistry II
(L) GEOG 1014 Geography (Physical)
GEOG 2013 Meteorology
(L) GEOL 1014 General Geology (Physical)
(L) GEOL 1024 General Geology (Historical)
GEOL 1113 Introduction to Oceanography
HORT 1303 Principles of Horticulture
(L) PHYS 1014 Conceptual Physics
(L) *PHYS 1114 General Physics l
(L) *PHYS 1214 General Physics II
(L) *PHYS 2034 Engineering Physics I
(L) *PHYS 2124 Engineering Physics II
(L) *PHSC 1114 General Physical Science

Humanities: 6 Hours
(H,I) AFRS 2713 Survey of African Civilizations
(H) ART 1053 Art History Survey I
(H) ART 1063 Art History Survey II
(H) ART 1113 Art Appreciation
(H) ASNS 1103 East Asian Philosophy and Culture
(H) *ENGL 2393 Introduction to Drama
(H) *ENGL 2413 Introduction to Literature
(H) *ENGL 2543 British Literature I
(H) *ENGL 2653 British Literature II
(H) *ENGL 2673 World Literature I
(H) *ENGL 2683 World Literature II
(H) *ENGL 2773 American Literature I
(H) *ENGL 2883 American Literature II
(H,I) GEOG 1043 Introduction to Cultural Geography
(H,I) GEOG 2033 World Regional Geography
(H) HIST 1053 Ancient & Medieval Western Civilization
(H) HIST 1063 Modern Western Civilization
(H,I) HIST 1073 Twentieth Century World History
(H) HIST 1083 Survey of English History to 1688
(H) HIST 1093 Survey of English History from 1688
(H,I) HIST 2023 Modern Eastern Civilization
(H,D) HIST 2043 Contemporary Affairs
(H) HIST 2333 African American History
(H) HIST 2353 Hispanic American History
(H) HUMN 2113 Humanities I
(H) HUMN 2223 Humanities II
(H) HUMN 2323 20th Century Humanities
(H) HUMN 2333 Humanities: Literature & Film
(H) HUMN 2443 Art of Film
(H) HUMN 2553 American Humanities
(H,I) HUMN 2613 International Film
(H) HUMN 2663 Hollywood’s America
(H) HUMN 2773 American Popular Culture
(H) HUMN 2883 Art & Identity Cultural Encounters in America
(H) MUSC 1113 Music Appreciation
(H) MUSC 1153 American Popular Music
(H) NAMS 2113 Native American Cultures
(H) PHIL 1113 Introduction to Philosophy
(H) PHIL 1133 Philosophy in Literature
(H) PHIL/BUSN 1143 Introduction to Ethics: Business Issues
(H,I) PHIL/RELG 1213 Religions of the World: Eastern Tradition
(H) PHIL/RELG 1223 Religions of the World: Western Tradition
(H) PHIL 2133 Introduction to Ethical Thinking
(H) PHIL 2143 Introduction to Social & Political Philosophy
(H) PHIL 2153 Medical Ethics
(H) PHIL/HIST 2163 Introduction to History & Philosophy of Science
(H) RELG 1113 Introduction to Religious Studies
(H) RELG 2113 Old Testament
(H) RELG 2123 New Testament
(H) RELG/SOCI 2173 Religion and Society
(H) RELG 2233 Religion in America
(H) RELG 2243 Christian Ethics and Social Thought
(H) RELG 2313 Religion in Film
(H,I) COMM/BUSN 2053 Intercultural Communication
(H) THEA 1093 Introduction to Theatre

Mathematics: 3 Hours
(A) *MATH 1473 Math For Critical Thinking
(A) *MATH 1483 Mathematical Functions and Their Uses
(A) *MATH 1513 College Algebra
(A) *MATH 1613 Plane Trigonometry

Required Electives; 3 Hours
At least one course from the following disciplines:
Psychology
Social Sciences
Foreign Languages
Fine Arts (Art, Music, and Theatre)

Recommended Electives: 3 Hours
CSCI 1203 Computer Concepts and Applications - To receive an Associate in Arts or Associate in Science degree from TCC, students must demonstrate computer proficiency, including basic knowledge of operating systems, word processing, and the ethical use of Internet research capabilities. Or select three credit hours from the list of Liberal Arts and Science Electives.

Total Hours: 37 Hours
*Course has prerequisite (see course description section of catalog).

Liberal Arts & Sciences Electives*

African Studies
ALL AFRS courses

Allied Health
ALDH 1323 only

American SIgn Language
All ASLE courses except ASLE 1603, 2023, 2243

Arabic
All ARBC courses

Art
All ART courses

Asian Studies
All ASNS courses

Astronomy
All ASTR courses

Aviation Sciences
AVST 2113 only

Biology
All BIOL courses

Chemistry
All CHEM courses

Chinese
All CHNS courses

Communications
All COMM courses

Computer Information Systems
CSCI 1203 only

Criminal Justice
CRIM 1013 only

Economics
All ECON courses

English
All ENGL courses

French
All FREN courses

Geography
All GEOG courses

Geology
All GEOL courses

German
All GRMN courses

Greek
All GREE courses

Hebrew
All HEBR courses

History
All HIST courses

Human Services
All HSVC courses

Humanities
All HUMN courses

Interpreter Education
All INED courses except INED 1603,2023, 2243

Italian
All ITAL courses

Japanese
All JAPN courses

Journalism & Mass Communications
JRMC 1013, 1103, 1113, 1123, 1143, 2153 only

Latin
All LATN courses

Management
MGMT 2123, 2323, 2403, 2443

Mathematics
All MATH courses

Music
All MUSC courses except MUSC 1541, 1563, 1651, 1711, 1721, 1731, 1761, 1771, 1781, 1791, 1802, 2181

Native American Studies
All NAMS courses

Philosophy
All PHIL courses

Physical Education
PHED 1143, 2212, 2263, 2513, 2533, 2603, 2653, 2662 only

Physical Science
All PHSC courses

Physics
All PHYS courses

Political Science
All POLS courses

Portuguese
All PORT courses

Psychology
All PSYC courses

Religious Studies
All RELG courses

Russian
All RUSS courses

Sociology
All SOCI courses

Spanish
All SPAN courses

Theatre
THEA 1053, 1093, 1241, 1242, 1343, 1353, 1563, 2313, 2323, 2333, 2453, 2463 only

*Zero-level courses may not be used as Liberal Arts & Sciences electives.
 

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