Arts and Sciences

Arts and Sciences

2018-2019 McLennan Core Curriculum

The general education core curriculum is a group of courses that will automatically transfer into a bachelor’s degree program at any state-supported college or university in Texas. When you complete the core at McLennan, you can be assured that you have satisfied the core curriculum requirements for all other state-supported colleges in Texas.

At McLennan, courses in the core curriculum meet fundamental requirements of Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees, so you will be well on your way to graduating after completing the core.

The student must complete 36 semester credit hours according to the parameters described below.

Component Area Required Semester Credit Hours To Be Selected From
Communications 6 Choose an ENGL AND a SPCH Course
ENGL 1301 or 2311
AND
COMM 1307, SPCH 1311, 1315, 1318, or 1321
Mathematics 3 MATH 1314, 1316, 1324, 1325, 1332, 1342, 2412, 2413, or PHIL 2303
Life & Physical Science 6 BIOL 1406, 1407, 1408, 1409, 1411, 1413, 2401, 2402, and/or 2404
CHEM 1405, 1407, 1409, 1411, and/or 1412
ENVR 1301, 1302, 1401, and/or 1402
GEOL 1301, 1302, 1303, 1304, 1401, 1402, 1403, and/or 1404
PHYS 1401, 1402, 1403, 1404, 1405, 1407, 2425, and/or 2426
Language, Philosophy & Culture 3 ENGL 2321, 2322, 2323, 2326, 2327, 2328, 2331, 2332, 2333, or 2341
FREN 2311
GERM 2311
HUMA 1301 or 1302
PHIL 1301, 1304, or 2306
SGNL 2301
SPAN 2311
Creative Arts 3 ARTS 1301, 1303, or 1304
DRAM 1310, 2361, or 2362
HUMA 1315
MUSI 1306, 1308, 1309, or 1310
American History 6 HIST 1301 & 1302
Government/Political Sciences 6 GOVT 2305 & 2306
Social & Behavioral Sciences 3 ANTH 2351
CRIJ 1301
ECON 2301 or 2302
ENGR 2308
PSYC 2301
SOCI 1301, 1306 or 2326
SOCW 2361
Total Minimum Requirements 36

Component Area Option (CAO)

The student must complete an additional 6 semester credit hours from the following.

Any course not chosen in the first 8 component areas AND/OR:

ANTH 2301 and/or 2346
BCIS 1305
BIOL 2420
COSC 1301
EDUC 1100/1300
ENGL 1302
ENVR 1101 or 1102
FREN 2312
GEOL 1101, 1102, 1103, or 1104
GERM 2312
GOVT 2304 and 2311
HIST 2301, 2311, 2312, 2321, 2322, 2327, 2328, and/or 2381
MATH 2414
PHED 1164
PSYC 1100/1300, 2314, 2316, and/or 2319
SGNL 2302
SOCI 2301, 2319 and/or 2336
SPAN 2312
SPCH 2333
TECA 1354
Total Additional Hours 6