College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Martin Slann, Dean

Because learning is a lifelong endeavor, liberal arts and sciences programs are designed to assist in developing the knowledge, skills and perspectives of an educated person. To that end the College:

The College of Arts and Sciences offers sixteen baccalaureate majors:

Art (B.A., B.F.A.)

Bachelor of General Studies (B.G.S.)

Biology (B.S.)

Chemistry (B.S.)

Criminal Justice (B.S.)

Economics (B.A., B.S.)

English (B.A.)

History (B.A., B.S.)

Mass Communication (B.A., B.S.)

Mathematics (B.S.)

Music (B.M., B.A.)

Political Science (B.A., B.S.)

Social Sciences (B.A., B.S.)

Religion Studies (B.A.)

Spanish (B.A.)

Speech Communication (B.A., B.S.)

The college also offers courses to be used in satisfying teacher certification requirements for teaching fields in art, chemistry, English language arts, history, life science (biology), mass communication, mathematics, music, physical science, social studies, Spanish, and speech communication. Graduate programs are described in the graduate section of this catalog.

Core Curriculum

All students in the College of Arts and Sciences who do not come "core complete" from another Texas public college or university are required to complete a 44-hour University Core Curriculum as outlined in the Undergraduate Academic Policies section of this catalog. Students should consult their advisor before enrolling in Core Curriculum courses as many majors require specific courses to be taken.

To meet the six-semester-hour mathematics component of the University Core Curriculum:

Students should consult their advisor for the required mathematics sequence.