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NCTC Core Curriculum

To complete the 43 - 45 hour Core Curriculum, a student must earn the required number of semester credit hours according to the parameters described below.

2013-2014

Communication - 2 courses

ENGL 1301COMPOSITION I

3 credit hours

ENGL 1302COMPOSITION II

3 credit hours

6 credit hours - Take each course listed above.

Additional Communication - 1 course

SPCH 1311INTRODUCTION TO SPEECH COMMUNICATION

3 credit hours

SPCH 1315PUBLIC SPEAKING

3 credit hours

SPCH 1318INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION

3 credit hours

SPCH 1321BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL SPEECH

3 credit hours

3 credit hours - Select one course from the list above.

Mathematics - 1 course

MATH 1314COLLEGE ALGEBRA

3 credit hours

MATH 1316TRIGONOMETRY

3 credit hours

MATH 1324MATHEMATICS FOR BUSINESS ANALYSIS

3 credit hours

MATH 1325BUSINESS CALCULUS

3 credit hours

MATH 1332MATH FOR LIBERAL ARTS

3 credit hours

MATH 1342ELEMENTARY STATISTICS

3 credit hours

MATH 2412PRE-CALCULUS MATHEMATICS

4 credit hours

MATH 2413CALCULUS I

4 credit hours

MATH 2414CALCULUS II

4 credit hours

3 - 4 credit hours - Select one course from the list above.

Natural Science - 2 courses

BIOL 1406GENERAL BIOLOGY FOR MAJORS

4 credit hours

BIOL 1407GENERAL BIOLOGY FOR MAJORS

4 credit hours

BIOL 1408GENERAL BIOLOGY

4 credit hours

BIOL 1411GENERAL BOTANY

4 credit hours

BIOL 1413GENERAL ZOOLOGY

4 credit hours

BIOL 2401HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I

4 credit hours

BIOL 2402HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II

4 credit hours

BIOL 2406ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY

4 credit hours

BIOL 2420MICROBIOLOGY

4 credit hours

CHEM 1411GENERAL CHEMISTRY I

4 credit hours

CHEM 1412GENERAL CHEMISTRY II

4 credit hours

CHEM 1413CHEMISTRY FOR THE HEALTH SCIENCES

4 credit hours

CHEM 2423ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I

4 credit hours

CHEM 2425ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II

4 credit hours

HORT 1401HORTICULTURE

4 credit hour

PHYS 1401GENERAL PHYSICS I

4 credit hours

PHYS 1402GENERAL PHYSICS II

4 credit hours

PHYS 1415PHYSICAL SCIENCE

4 credit hours

PHYS 2425ENGINEERING PHYSICS I

4 credit hours

PHYS 2426ENGINEERING PHYSICS II

4 credit hours

8 credit hours - Select two courses from the list above.

Some courses require a prerequisite course.

Humanities - 1 course

ENGL 2307CREATIVE WRITING

3 credit hours

ENGL 2322BRITISH LITERATURE I

3 credit hours

ENGL 2323BRITISH LITERATURE II

3 credit hours

ENGL 2327AMERICAN LITERATURE I

3 credit hours

ENGL 2328AMERICAN LITERATURE II

3 credit hours

ENGL 2332WORLD LITERATURE I

3 credit hours

ENGL 2333WORLD LITERATURE II

3 credit hours

ENGL 2341FICTION, FILM, POETRY, OR DRAMA

3 credit hours

ENGL 2342CLASSICAL BACKGROUNDS I

3 credit hours

ENGL 2343CLASSICAL BACKGROUNDS II

3 credit hours

FREN 2312INTERMEDIATE FRENCH II

3 credit hours

HUMA 1301INTRODUCTION TO THE HUMANITIES I

3 credit hours

PHIL 1301INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY

3 credit hours

SPAN 2312INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II

3 credit hours

3 credit hours - Select one course from the list above.

Visual and Performing Arts - 1 course

ARTS 1301ART APPRECIATION

3 credit hours

ARTS 1303ART HISTORY I

3 credit hours

ARTS 1304ART HISTORY II

3 credit hours

ARTS 1311DESIGN I

3 credit hours

ARTS 1316DRAWING I

3 credit hours

ARTS 2316PAINTING I

3 credit hours

ARTS 2326SCULPTURE I

3 credit hours

ARTS 2341JEWELRY AND METALWORKING I

3 credit hours

ARTS 2346CERAMICS I (POTTERY)

3 credit hours

DANC 1151DANCE PERFORMANCE I

1 credit hour

DANC 1152DANCE PERFORMANCE II

1 credit hour

DANC 2151DANCE PERFORMANCE III

1 credit hour

DANC 2152DANCE PERFORMANCE IV

1 credit hour

DANC 2303DANCE APPRECIATION I

3 credit hours

DRAM 1310THEATER APPRECIATION

3 credit hours

DRAM 1330STAGECRAFT

3 credit hours

DRAM 1351ACTING I

3 credit hours

DRAM 1352ACTING II

3 credit hours

DRAM 2331STAGECRAFT II

3 credit hours

DRAM 2366FILM APPRECIATION

3 credit hours

MUEN 1131WIND ENSEMBLE

1 credit hour

MUEN 1141NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS CHORUS

1 credit hour

MUEN 1154COLLEGE SINGERS

1 credit hour

MUEN 1171JAZZ BAND

1 credit hour

MUSI 1301MUSIC FUNDAMENTALS

3 credit hours

MUSI 1306MUSIC APPRECIATION

3 credit hours

Select one 3 SCH course or three 1 SCH courses from the list above; 1 SCH courses should not all be taken during the same semester or term.

History

HIST 1301U.S. HISTORY TO 1865

3 credit hours

HIST 1302U.S. HISTORY FROM 1865

3 credit hours

6 credit hours - Take each course listed above.

Government - 2 courses

GOVT 2305AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT

3 credit hours

GOVT 2306AMERICAN, STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

3 credit hours

6 credit hours - Take each course listed above.

Social and Behavioral Sciences - 1 course

ANTH 2346GENERAL ANTHROPOLOGY

3 credit hours

ANTH 2351CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY

3 credit hours

ECON 2301PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS (MACRO)

3 credit hours

ECON 2302PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS (MICRO)

3 credit hours

HIST 2301TEXAS HISTORY

3 credit hours

HIST 2321WORLD CIVILIZATIONS I

3 credit hours

HIST 2322WORLD CIVILIZATIONS II

3 credit hours

PSYC 2301INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY

3 credit hours

PSYC 2306HUMAN SEXUALITY

3 credit hours

PSYC 2314LIFESPAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

3 credit hours

PSYC 2315PSYCHOLOGY OF ADJUSTMENT

3 credit hours

SOCI 1301INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY

3 credit hours

SOCI 1306CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL PROBLEMS

3 credit hours

SOCI 2301MARRIAGE AND FAMILY RELATIONS

3 credit hours

PSYC 2319SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

3 credit hours

3 credit hours - Select one course from the list above.

Institutionally Designated Option 1

BIOL 1322BASIC NUTRITION

3 credit hours

PHED 1301FOUNDATIONS OF PHYSICAL FITNESS & SPORT

3 credit hours

PHED 1338CONCEPTS OF PHYSICAL FITNESS

3 credit hours

2 - 3 credit hours - Wellness - Choose one of the three options.

Institutionally Designated Option 2

two PHED physical activity courses (various courses ranging from PHED 1108 - PHED 2101) for one credit hour each; Two physical activity courses may be taken in one semester as long as the courses are not the same subject matter.

Choose one of the three options.

Institutionally Designated Option 3

DANC 1141BALLET DANCE TECHNIQUE I

1 credit hour

DANC 1142BALLET DANCE TECHNIQUE II

1 credit hour

DANC 1145MODERN DANCE TECHNIQUE I

1 credit hour

DANC 1146MODERN DANCE TECHNIQUE II

1 credit hour

DANC 1147JAZZ DANCE TECHNIQUE I

1 credit hour

DANC 1148JAZZ DANCE TECHNIQUE II

1 credit hour

two Dance Technique courses for one credit hour each from the list above.

Choose one of the three options.