Core Curriculum Requirements

Core curriculum and field of study requirements are normally completed at the freshmen/sophomore level. All courses used to complete the core curriculum requirements at UT Tyler must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. Please check with your advisor before registering for core curriculum courses to ensure that you are registered for the correct classes. (Additional acceptable core courses may be added; check the web version of the catalog for the most current list.)

Core curriculum requirements are normally completed at the freshman/sophomore level. All courses used to complete the core curriculum requirements at UT Tyler must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

Area

Credit Hrs.

Accepted Courses

Communication

6

ENGL 1301, 1302

Mathematics*

6

MATH 1316, 1324, 1325, 1332, 1333, 1342,1343, 1350, 1351, 2312, 2413, 2414 (please refer to course section of catalog for prerequisites, conditions, and restrictions)

Natural Sciences

8

BIOL 1306/1106, 1307/1107; CHEM 1305/1105, 1307/1107; CHEM 1311/1111, 1312/1112; PHYS 1301/1101, 1302/1102; PHYS 2325/2125. 2326/2126

Humanities

 

 

World or European Literature

3

ENGL 2322, 2323, 2362, 2363

Humanities

3

PHIL 1301, 2303**, 2306; ENGL 2310, 2350; SPCM 1315

Visual and Performing Arts

3

MUSI 1306, 2301, 2308; THTR 1301, 1356; ART 1301, 2303, 2304

History

6

HIST 1301, 1302

Political Science

6

POLS 2305, 2306

Social and Behavioral Science

3

ANTH 2346; ECON 1301, 2301, 2302; GEOG 1313; HIST 2321, 2322; MCOM 2307; PSYC 1301; SOCI 1301, 1306

TOTAL HOURS

44

 

*Core curriculum requirements in mathematics can be met by taking one of the following pairs of courses:

  1. MATH 2413 Calculus I and MATH 2414 Calculus II
  2. MATH 2312 Pre-Calculus or MATH 1316 Trigonometry followed by one of MATH 2413 Calculus I, MATH 1325 Mathematics for Business and Economics II, or MATH 1333 Contemporary Math II
  3. MATH 1350 Concepts of Modern Mathematics I and MATH 1351 Concepts of Modern Mathematics II for Interdisciplinary Studies majors
  4. Any Tier I course followed by a Tier II course subject to fulfillment of prerequisites

Tier I

Tier II

MATH 1332: Contemporary Math

MATH 1333: Contemporary Math II

MATH 1324: Mathematics for Business

MATH 1325: Mathematics for Business and Economics II

MATH 1342: Statistics

MATH 1343: Statistics II

MATH 1316: Trigonometry

MATH 2312: Pre-Calculus

MATH 2413: Calculus I

**A student may not receive credit in the Core for both PHIL 2303 and PSYC 1349 (formerly required in the Core).