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UHD's Common Core Courses

FOUNDATIONAL COMPONENT AREA
HOURS
CORE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-DOWNTOWN PRE-REQS TCCNS NUMBER
Communication
6
010
ENG 1301 Composition I A grade of C or better in ENG 1300, TSI WRITING Essay score of 5,or an essay score of 4 and WRITING score of 363, TSI WRITING complete, or TSI WRITING exempt
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ENGL 1301
 
  ENG 1302 Composition II A grade of C or better in ENG 1301 or placement by examination. ENGL 1302
Mathematics
3
020
MATH 1301 College Algebra A grade of C or better in MATH 1300, TSI MATH score 350, TSI MATH complete, or TSI MATH exempt
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MATH 1314
 
  MATH 1310 College Math for Liberal Arts A grade of C or better in MATH 0300, TSI MATH score 343, TSI MATH complete, or TSI MATH
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MATH 1332
 
  STAT 1312 Statistical Literacy A grade of C or better in MATH 0300, TSI MATH score 343, TSI MATH complete, or TSI MATH exempt, and credit or enrollment in ENG 1301
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Life & Physical Sciences
6
030
BIOL 1301 General Biology I Credit or enrollment in BIOL 1101, ENG 1301 and MATH 1301 BIOL 1306
 
  BIOL 1302 General Biology II BIOL 1101, BIOL 1301 and credit or enrollment in
BIOL 1102
BIOL 1307
 
  BIOL 1303 Human Anatomy & Physiology I Credit or enrollment in
BIOL 1103
BIOL 2301
 
  BIOL 1304 Human Anatomy & Physiology II BIOL 1303 and credit or enrollment in
BIOL 1104
BIOL 2302
 
  BIOL 1310 Intro to Biology I Credit or enrollment in
ENG 1301
 
 
  BIOL 1312 Intro to Biology II Credit or enrollment in
ENG 1301
 
 
  CHEM 1305 Introductory Chemistry Credit or enrollment in CHEM 1105 and credit or enrollment in MATH 1301 or MATH 1310 CHEM 1305
 
  CHEM 1307 General Chemistry I Credit or enrollment in MATH 1301, and CHEM 1107, and one year of high school chemistry or CHEM 1305. CHEM 1311
 
  CHEM 1308 General Chemistry II A grade of C or better in CHEM 1307 and credit or enrollment in CHEM 1108 CHEM 1312
 
  GEOL 1304 Intro to Meteorology None  
 
  GEOL 1307 Earth Science I None GEOL 1401
 
  GEOL 1308 Earth Science II GEOL 1307 GEOL 1402
 
  GEOL 1345 Oceanography None  
 
  GEOL 1405 Physical Geology None GEOL 1403
 
  GEOL 1406 Historical Geology GEOL 1405 GEOL 1404
 
  MBIO 1305 Microbiology MBIO 1105  
 
  MBIO 1310 Intro to Microbiology Credit or enrollment in
ENG 1301
 
 
  NS 1300 Emergence of Modern Science Credit or enrollment in
ENG 1301
 
 
  PHYS 1301 Intro to Solar System Astronomy Credit or enrollment in MATH 1301 or MATH 1310  
 
  PHYS 1302 Intro to Stellar & Galactic Astronomy Credit or enrollment in MATH 1301 or MATH 1310  
 
  PHYS 1307 General Physics I MATH 1301 and MATH 1302 or the equivalent and credit or enrollment in PHYS 1107 PHYS 1301
 
  PHYS 1308 General Physics II PHYS 1307 and credit or enrollment in PHYS 1108 PHYS 1302
 
  PHYS 2401 Physics I PHYS 2101 and MATH 2401 PHYS 2425
 
  PHYS 2402 Physics II Grade of C or better in PHYS 2401, credit or enrollment in PHYS 2102, and credit or enrollment in MATH 2402 PHYS 2426
Language, Philosophy & Culture
3
040
ENG 2301 World Lit: Ancient to 17th Century ENG 1302 ENGL 2332
 
  ENG 2302 World Lit: 17th Century & Beyond ENG 1302 ENGL 2333
 
  ENG 2305 Literature & Culture ENG 1302  
 
  ENG 2309 Film: Beginnings to Present ENG 1302  
 
  ENG 2311 American Lit: Beginnings to 1865 ENG 1302  
 
  ENG 2312 American Lit: 1865 to Present ENG 1302  
 
  ENG 2313 Brit Lit: Beginnings to 1800 ENG 1302 ENGL 2322
 
  ENG 2314 Brit Lit: 1800 to Present ENG 1302 ENGL 2323
 
  HUM 2301 Foundations of Western Culture I Credit or enrollment in
ENG 1301
 
 
  HUM 2302 Foundations of Western Culture II Credit or enrollment in
ENG 1301
 
 
  PHIL 1301 Intro to Philosophy Credit or enrollment in
ENG 1301
 
 
  PHIL 2305 Intro to Ethics Credit or enrollment in
ENG 1301
 
 
  PHIL 2310 The Meaning of Life Credit or enrollment in
ENG 1301
 
 
  SPAN 2301 Intermediate Spanish I SPAN 1402, 1602 or equivalent SPAN 2311
 
  SPAN 2302 Intermediate Spanish II SPAN 2301 or equivalent SPAN 2312
Creative Arts
3
050
ART 1301 History of Art: Paleolithic to Renaissance None ARTS 1303
 
  ART 1302 History of Art: Renaissance to Present None  
 
  ART 1308 Intro to World Art None  
 
  ART 1310 Intro to Visual Arts None ARTS 1301
 
  DANC 1301 Dance in America None  
 
  DRA 1301 Intro to the Theater None DRAM 1310
 
  ENG 1316 Creative Writing: The Word in the World None  
 
  MUS 2301 Music Appreciation: Before 1750 None  
 
  MUS 2302 Music Appreciation: After 1750 None  
American History
6
060
HIST 1305 US History to 1877 Credit or enrollment in
ENG 1301
HIST 1301
 
  HIST 1306 US History after 1877 Credit or enrollment in
ENG 1301
HIST 1302
 
  HIST 1312 Texas History Credit or enrollment in
ENG 1301
HIST 2301
 
  HIST 1314 Ethnic Minorities in American History Credit or enrollment in
ENG 1301
HUMA 2319
Government/Political Science
6
070
POLS 2305 Federal Government Credit or enrollment in
ENG 1301 or
ENG 1302
GOVT 2305
 
  POLS 2306 Texas Government Credit or enrollment in
ENG 1301 or
ENG 1302
GOVT 2306
Social & Behavioral Sciences
3
080
ANTH 2302 Cultural Anthropology None ANTH 2302
 
  CJ 1301 Intro to Criminal Justice Credit or enrollment in
ENG 1301
 
 
  ECO 1305 Contemporary Economic Issues None  
 
  FIN 1330 Financial Literacy None  
 
  PSY 1303 Intro to Psychology Credit or enrollment in
ENG 1301 or
ENG 1302
PSYC 2301
      SOC 1303 Intro to Sociology None SOCI 1301
Component Area Option
6
090
COMM 1301 Voice & Diction None SPCH 1342
 
  COMM 1302 Mass Media ENG 1301 COMM 1307
 
  COMM 1304 Intro to Speech Communication ENG 1300 SPCH 1311
 
  COMM 1306 Beginning Public Speaking None SPCH 1315
 
  COMM 1309 Communication & Public Decision Making None  
 
  COMM 2307 Intercultural Communication ENG 1301  
 
  COMM 2309 Interpersonal Communication None SPCH 1318
 
  COMM 2311 Principles of Public Relations ENG 1301  
 
  ENG 1306 Workplace Presentations None  
 
  UHD 1301 Freshman Seminar: Communication None  
 
  UHD 1302 Freshman Seminar: Mathematics None  
 
  UHD 1303 Freshman Seminar: Life & Physical Sciences

None

 
      UHD 1304 Freshman Seminar: Language, Philosophy & Culture None  
      UHD 1305 Freshman Seminar: Creative Arts None  
      UHD 1306 Freshman Seminar: American History None  
      UHD 1307 Freshman Seminar: Government/Political Science None  
      UHD 1308 Freshman Seminar: Social & Behavioral Sciences None  
      UHD 2301 University Seminar: Communication ENG 1301 and sophomore standing  
      UHD 2302 University Seminar: Mathematics ENG 1301 and sophomore standing  
      UHD 2303 University Seminar: Life & Physical Sciences ENG 1301 and sophomore standing  
      UHD 2304 University Seminar: Language, Philosophy & Culture ENG 1301 and sophomore standing  
      UHD 2305 University Seminar: Creative Arts ENG 1301 and sophomore standing  
      UHD 2306 University Seminar: American History ENG 1301 and sophomore standing  
      UHD 2307 University Seminar: Government/Political Science ENG 1301 and sophomore standing  
 
  UHD 2308 University Seminar: Social & Behavioral Sciences ENG 1301 and sophomore standing  
TOTAL
42
       

 

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