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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 1301BIOL 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 1103BIOL 2301
 
 BIOL 1304 Human Anatomy & Physiology II BIOL 1303 and credit or enrollment in BIOL 1104BIOL 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 1310CHEM 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
 
 GEOL 1304 Intro to Meteorology None 
​GEOL 1305 Physical Geology​Credit or enrollment in GEOL 105

​GEOL 1306 Historical Geology
​GEOL 1305/
GEOL 1105
 
 GEOL 1307 Earth Science I NoneGEOL 1401
 
 GEOL 1308 Earth Science II GEOL 1307GEOL 1402
 
 GEOL 1345 Oceanography None 
 
 GEOL 1405 Physical Geology NoneGEOL 1403
 
 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 1107PHYS 1301
 
 PHYS 1308 General Physics II PHYS 1307 and credit or enrollment in PHYS 1108PHYS 1302
 
 PHYS 2401 Physics I PHYS 2101 and MATH 2401PHYS 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 2402PHYS 2426
Language, Philosophy & Culture
3
040
ENG 2301 World Lit: Ancient to 17th CenturyCompletion of, or concurrent enrollment in, ENG 1302ENGL 2332
 
 ENG 2302 World Lit: 17th Century & Beyond ENG 1302ENGL 2333
 
 ENG 2305 Literature & CultureCompletion of,
or concurrent enrollment in, ENG 1302
 
 
 ENG 2309 Film: Beginnings to Present Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, ENG 1302 
 
 ENG 2311 American Lit: Beginnings to 1865 Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, ENG 1302 
 
 ENG 2312 American Lit: 1865 to Present Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, ENG 1302 
 
 ENG 2313 Brit Lit: Beginnings to 1800 Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, ENG 1302ENGL 2322
 
 ENG 2314 Brit Lit: 1800 to Present Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, ENG 1302ENGL 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 equivalentSPAN 2311
 
 SPAN 2302 Intermediate Spanish II SPAN 2301 or equivalentSPAN 2312
Creative Arts
3
050
ART 1301 History of Art: Paleolithic to Renaissance NoneARTS 1303
 
 ART 1302 History of Art: Renaissance to Present None 
 
 ART 1308 Intro to World Art None 
 
 ART 1310 Intro to Visual Arts NoneARTS 1301
 
 DANC 1301 Dance in America None 
 
 DRA 1301 Intro to the Theater NoneDRAM 1310

​DRA 1303 Acting Principles & Practice
None
 
 
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 1301HIST 1301
 
 HIST 1306 US History after 1877 Credit or enrollment in ENG 1301HIST 1302
 
 HIST 1312 Texas History Credit or enrollment in ENG 1301HIST 2301
 
 HIST 1314 Ethnic Minorities in American History Credit or enrollment in ENG 1301HUMA 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 NoneANTH 2302
 
 CJ 1301 Intro to Criminal Justice Credit or enrollment in ENG 1301 

​CRS 2301 Intro to Critical Race Studies
​ENG 1302 or sophomore standing
 
 ECO 1305 Contemporary Economic Issues None 
 
 FIN 1330 Financial Lit Social & Behavioral
None 
 
 PSY 1303 Intro to Psychology Credit or enrollment in ENG 1301 or
ENG 1302
PSYC 2301
   SOC 1303 Intro to Sociology NoneSOCI 1301
​SOCW 2361 Intro to Social Work & Social WelfaireNone
​SOCW 2363 Intro to Social Welfare PolicyNone​​
Component Area Option

 090
COMM 1302 Mass Media ENG 1301COMM 1307
 
 COMM 1304 Intro to Speech Communication ENG 1300SPCH 1311
 
 COMM 1306 Beginning Public Speaking NoneSPCH 1315
 
 COMM 1309 Communication & Public Decision Making None 
 
 COMM 2307 Intercultural Communication ENG 1301 
 
 COMM 2309 Interpersonal Communication NoneSPCH 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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