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BACHELOR OF APPLIED ARTS AND SCIENCES

 

Following is one suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their advisor each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment; responsible for reviewing the Program of Study Requirements; and must meet foreign language and writing intensive course requirements for graduation. See Academic Regulations-Undergraduate.

*See Appendix A Core Curriculum and Optional Course Information.

 

FALL
HOURS
SPRING
HOURS
FRESHMAN YEAR FRESHMAN YEAR
ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3 ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3
HIST
1301 The U.S. to 1877 3 HIST 1302 The U.S. Since 1877 3
MATH
1314

College Algebra

3 MATH   Math Elective1 3
VTF   Vocational Technical Field 3 VTF   Vocational Technical Field 3
VTF   Vocational Technical Field 3 VTF   Vocational Technical Field 3
            Activity/Wellness* 1
Total 15   16
 
SOPHOMORE YEAR
SOPHOMORE YEAR
ENGL   Survey of Literature* 3 PSCI 2306 American State Govt 3
PSCI 2305 American National Govt 3     Natural Science*
4
    Natural Science* 4     Soc/Behavioral Science* 3
    Visual, Literary, Performing Arts* 3 VTF   Vocational Technical Field
3
VTF
  Vocational Technical Field 3 VTF   Vocational Technical Field
3
Total 16  
16
 
JUNIOR YEAR
JUNIOR YEAR
    Communication2 3     Adv Communication/English5 3
    Adv Social Science3 3     Adv Communication/English5
3
    Foreign Language/Study Abroad4 3     Foreign Language/Study Abroad4
3
  Adv Communication/English5 3     Advanced Statistics7
3
    General Elective6 3     Adv General Elective6 3
Total 15  
15
 
SENIOR YEAR
SENIOR YEAR
    Adv Social Science3 3 COMM 4350 Internship 3
    Adv Communication/English5 3     Adv Social Science3
3
    Adv General Elective6 3     Adv General Elective6
3
    Adv General Elective6 3     Adv General Elective6
3
  Adv General Elective6 3    
Total 15  
12
 
TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS: 120
1Math elective, select 3 SCH from any math course above the level of College Algebra.
2Communication, select 3 SCH from COMM 1311, COMM 1315, ENGL 2311, HUM 2301 or MATH 2371.
3Advanced Social Science, select 9 SCH from ANTH, CRIJ, PSCI, or SOCI courses at the 3000-4000 level.
4Foreign Language/Study Abroad, select 6 SCH in course work (not credit by exam) above the university’s foreign language admission requirement. Thus students who meet the university’s foreign language admission requirement by earning 6 hours of credit by exam, may take 6 SCH in the same language but at the intermediate level or above, or they may take 6 SCH of another foreign language at the introductory level. This requirement may also be met by earning 6 SCH in any subject while participating in a TAMIU-approved Study Abroad program while living for at least 3 months in a non-English speaking country.
5Advanced Communication/English, select 12 SCH from COMM courses at the 3000-4000 level, or ENGL 3300, ENGL 3363, ENGL 4309.
6General Electives: select 21 SCH, at least 18 of which must be at the 3000-4000 level, from any discipline within the College of Arts and Sciences,the A. R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business or the College of Education. Electives may be used to develop a minor.
7Advanced Statistics, select 3 SCH from CRIJ 3305, PSCI 3301, or SOCI 3305.
 
Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester.
 
Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.

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