Jul 16, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog

General Education Requirements for Workforce Programs




Total Credit Hours Required: 15

Please Note:
  • Students pursuing AAS degrees must also satisfy math, computer literacy and communication competencies per Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board guidelines.
  • The minimum general education requirement for every AAS degree is 15 credit hours. Refer to specific program plans for additional details, as the courses used to satisfy program curriculum and AAS Core requirements may be specified by the curricular goals of the plan.
  • A course may not be used to satisfy more than one requirement of a degree.

1. Learning Framework


Credit Hours Required: 3.0

2. Composition


Credit Hours Required: 3.0
Option within this category aligns with AA/AS Core Curriculum Category - Composition [10]

3. Math/Life & Physical Sciences


Credit Hours Required: 3.0
Select from the following course options to satisfy the requirement:

Note: Please refer to your program plan or speak with an advisor, as some programs may specify a course from this category requirement for the respective discipline.

Mathematics


Options within this category align with AA/AS Core Curriculum Category - Math [20]



Course must be approved for the category during semester of enrollment in order to apply towards satisfying the category requirement.

 

Life & Physical Sciences


Options within this category align with AA/AS Core Curriculum Category - Life & Physical Sciences [30]



Course must be approved for the category during semester of enrollment in order to apply towards satisfying the category requirement.

Approved Courses


 

4. Creative Arts/Language, Philosophy, & Culture


Credit Hours Required: 3.0
Select from the following disciplines' course options to satisfy the requirement:

Note: Please refer to your program plan or speak with an advisor, as some programs may specify a course from this category requirement for the respective discipline.

Creative Arts


Options within this category align with AA/AS Core Curriculum Category - Creative Arts [50]



Course must be approved for the category during semester of enrollment in order to apply towards satisfying the category requirement.

 

Language, Philosophy, & Culture


Options within this category align with AA/AS Core Curriculum Category - Language, Philosophy, & Culture [40]



Course must be approved for the category during semester of enrollment in order to apply towards satisfying the category requirement.

Approved Courses


 

5. Social/Behavioral Sciences


Credit Hours Required: 3.0
Select from the following disciplines' course options to satisfy the requirement:

Note: Please refer to your program plan or speak with an advisor, as some programs may specify a course from this category requirement for the respective discipline.

American History


Options within this category align with AA/AS Core Curriculum Category - American History [60]



Course must be approved for the category during semester of enrollment in order to apply towards satisfying the category requirement.

Government


Options within this category align with AA/AS Core Curriculum Category - Government [70]



Course must be approved for the category during semester of enrollment in order to apply towards satisfying the category requirement.

Approved Courses


 

Social/Behavioral Sciences


Options within this category align with AA/AS Core Curriculum Category - Social/Behavioral Sciences [80]



Course must be approved for the category during semester of enrollment in order to apply towards satisfying the category requirement.