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NCTC Core Curriculum

To complete the 42 hour Core Curriculum, a student must earn the required number of semester credit hours according to the parameters described below.

2014-2015

Communication - 2 courses

ENGL 1301COMPOSITION I

3 credit hours

ENGL 1302COMPOSITION II

3 credit hours

ENGL 2311TECHNICAL & BUSINESS WRITING

3 credit hours

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

Mathematics - 1 course

MATH 1314COLLEGE ALGEBRA

3 credit hours

MATH 1316 PLANE TRIGONOMETRY

3 credit hours

MATH 1324MATHEMATICS FOR BUSINESS & SOCIAL SCIENCES

3 credit hours

MATH 1325CALCULUS FOR BUSINESS & SOCIAL SCIENCES

3 credit hours

MATH 1332CONTEMPORARY MATHEMATICS I

3 credit hours

MATH 1342ELEMENTARY STATISTICAL METHODS

3 credit hours

MATH 2412PRE-CALCULUS MATH

4 credit hours

MATH 2413CALCULUS I

4 credit hours

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

Life and Physical Sciences - 2 courses

BIOL 1406BIOLOGY FOR SCIENCE MAJORS I

4 credit hours

BIOL 1407BIOLOGY FOR SCIENCE MAJORS II

4 credit hours

BIOL 1408BIOLOGY FOR NON-SCIENCE MAJORS I

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

CHEM 1411GENERAL CHEMISTRY I

4 credit hours

CHEM 1412GENERAL CHEMISTRY II

4 credit hours

HORT 1401HORTICULTURE

4 credit hour

PHYS 1401COLLEGE PHYSICS I

4 credit hours

PHYS 1402COLLEGE PHYSICS II

4 credit hours

PHYS 1415PHYSICAL SCIENCE

4 credit hours

PHYS 2425UNIVERSITY PHYSICS I

4 credit hours

PHYS 2426UNIVERSITY PHYSICS II

4 credit hours

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

Some courses require a prerequisite course.

Language, Philosophy and Culture - 1 course

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

HIST 2321WORLD CIVILIZATIONS I

3 credit hours

HIST 2322WORLD CIVILIZATIONS II

3 credit hours

HUMA 1301INTRODUCTION TO THE HUMANITIES I

3 credit hours

PHIL 1301INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY

3 credit hours

PHIL 2306INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS

3 credit hours

SPAN 2311INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I

3 credit hours

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

Creative Arts - 1 course

ARTS 1301ART APPRECIATION

3 credit hours

DANC 2303DANCE APPRECIATION I

3 credit hours

DRAM 1310INTRODUCTION TO THEATER

3 credit hours

DRAM 1330STAGECRAFT I

3 credit hours

DRAM 2366INTRODUCTION TO CINEMA

3 credit hours

MUSI 1306MUSIC APPRECIATION

3 credit hours

MUSI 1310AMERICAN MUSIC

3 credit hours

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

History - 2 courses

HIST 1301UNITED STATES HISTORY I

3 credit hours

HIST 1302U.S. HISTORY FROM 1865

3 credit hours

HIST 2301TEXAS HISTORY

3 credit hours

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

Government - 2 courses

GOVT 2305FEDERAL GOVERNMENT (Federal constitution & topics)

3 credit hours

GOVT 2306TEXAS GOVERNMENT (Texas constitution & topics)

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 MACROECONOMICS

3 credit hours

ECON 2302PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS

3 credit hours

PSYC 2301GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY

3 credit hours

PSYC 2314LIFESPAN GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT

3 credit hours

SOCI 1301INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY

3 credit hours

SOCI 1306SOCIAL PROBLEMS

3 credit hours

SPCH 1318INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION

3 credit hours

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

Component Area Option - 2 courses

SPCH 1315PUBLIC SPEAKING

3 credit hours

SPCH 1321BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION

3 credit hours

EDUC 1300LEARNING FRAMEWORK

3 credit hours

PSYC 1300LEARNING FRAMEWORK

3 credit hours

Choose one course from the SPCH section, and one course from the EDUC or PSYC section, for a total of two courses.