2014 Core Structure

2014 Core Curriculum Project

Distribution of SHSU's 2014 Core Curriculum
Foundational Component Areas THECB Mandated SHSU
I. Communication (Composition)
6
6
II. Mathematics
3
3
III. Life and Physical Sciences
6
6***
IV. Language, Philosophy, and Culture
3
3
V. Creative Arts
3
3
VI. American History
6
6
VII. Government/Political Science
6
6
VIII. Social and Behavioral Sciences
3
3
IX. Institutional Option:
Component IV elective or an Oral Communication Course from Component I*
3
Any 1 hour course approved within the Core satisfying a component area rubric**
1
Science Labs***
2

 

* Must satisfy the rubric for Component I - Communication

** One-hour courses may be recommended for inclusion in the core provded they satisfy the rubric for one of the eight component areas.

*** The science labs must be integrated into the science lectures. Thus, the science courses will be four-hour integrated courses.


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