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Core Requirements by Alphabetical Listing


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*Summary of Core Curriculum Requirements by UH Core Curriculum by Component .

A | B | C | D | EF | G | HI | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
Core Curriculum Course Core Component Area Effective Date for Recent Additions to the Core
AAS 2320 - Introduction to African American Studies   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
AAS 2330 - Black Liberation Theology   Language, Philosophy & Culture August 27, 2012
ANTH 1300 - Introduction to Anthropology   Social & Behavioral Sciences  
ANTH 2301 - Introduction to Physical Anthropology   Social & Behavioral Sciences  
ANTH 2302 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology   Social & Behavioral Sciences  
ANTH 2303 - Introduction to Archaeology   Social & Behavioral Sciences  
ANTH 2304 - Introduction to Language and Culture   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
ANTH 3348 - Anthropology of Religion   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
ANTH 3361 - Human Origins   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
ANTH 3381 - Global Hinduism   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO) August 27, 2012
ARAB 3314 - Women and Gender in Arabic Literature   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO) August 27, 2012
ARAB 3340 - Modernity and Rationalism in Islamic Tradition   Language, Philosophy & Culture August 27, 2012
ARCH 1359 - Design Since 1945   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
ARCH 2350 - Survey of Architectural History I   Creative Arts  
ARCH 2351 - Survey of Architectural History II   Creative Arts  
ARTH 1300 - Ways of Seeing: Art and Our Visual World   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
ARTH 1380 - Art and Society: Prehistoric to Gothic   Language, Philosophy & Culture August 22, 2011
ARTH 1381 - Art and Society: Renaissance to Modern   Creative Arts August 22, 2011
ARTH 3312 - Pre-Columbian Art   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  

B

BCHS 4311 - Biochemistry Lab II   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
BIOL 1309 - Human Genetics and Society   Life & Physical Sciences  
BIOL 1310 - General Biology 1   Life & Physical Sciences  
BIOL 1320 - General Biology 2   Life & Physical Sciences  
BIOL 1361 - Introduction to Biological Science   Life & Physical Sciences  
BIOL 1362 - Introduction to Biological Science   Life & Physical Sciences  
BIOL 3311 - Genetics Laboratory   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  

C

CHEM 1301 - Foundations of Chemistry   Life & Physical Sciences  
CHEM 1331 - Fundamentals of Chemistry   Life & Physical Sciences  
CHEM 1332 - Fundamentals of Chemistry 2   Life & Physical Sciences  
CHNS 3352 - Chinese Culture and Society Through Modern Literature    Language, Philosophy & Culture  
CHNS 3360 A Look Into Modern China   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
CLAS 3307 - Greek and Roman Myths of Heroes   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
CLAS 3308 - Myths and Cult of the Greek Gods   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
CLAS 3345 - Myth and Performance in Greek Tragedy   Creative Arts August 22, 2011
CLAS 3366 - The Trojan War   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
CLAS 3374 - Women in the Ancient World   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
CLAS 3381 - From Homer to Hollywood: Archaic and Classical Greek Themes in Modern Cinema   Creative Arts  
CLAS 4305 - Fifth-Century Athens: Readings in Intellectual, Literary, and Political History   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
CLAS 4381 - Latin Classics in Translation   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
COMM 1302 - Introduction to Communication Theory   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
COSC 1306 - Computer Science and Programming   Math/Reasoning (CAO)  
CUIN 2320 - Mathematics for EC-6 Teachers   Math/Reasoning (CAO) August 22, 2016
CUST 2300 - Intro Asian American Studies   Social & Behavioral Sciences  

D

DAN 2307 - Introduction to Dance**   Creative Arts and Writing in the Disciplines (CAO) August 24, 2015
DAN 3310 - Dance History I**   Creative Arts and Writing in the Disciplines (CAO) August 24, 2015

E

ECON 2301 - Global Economic Concepts   Social & Behavioral Sciences  
ECON 2304 - Microeconomic Principles   Social & Behavioral Sciences  
ECON 2305 - Macroeconomic Principles   Social & Behavioral Sciences  
ECON 2370 - Introduction to Economic Data Analysis   Math/Reasoning (CAO)  
ECON 3344 - History of Economic Doctrines   Writing in the Disciplines August 22, 2016
ECON 3350 - American Economic Growth   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO) August 22, 2016
ELET 2300 - Introduction to C++ Programming   Math/Reasoning (CAO) August 27, 2012
ENGI 2304 - Technical Communications for Engineers   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO) August 24, 2015
ENGL 1303 - First Year Writing I   Communication  
ENGL 1304 - First Year Writing II   Communication  
ENGL 1370 - Freshman Composition II - Honors   Communication  
ENGL 2305 - Introduction to Fiction   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
ENGL 2306 - Introduction to Poetry   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
ENGL 2307 - Introduction to Drama   Creative Arts  
ENGL 2308 - Introduction to Nonfiction Prose   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
ENGL 2315 - Literature and Film   Language, Philosophy & Culture August 24, 2015
ENGL 2316 - Literature and Culture   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
ENGL 2318 - Creation and Performance of Literature   Creative Arts  
ENGL 2323 - Literature and Identity   Language, Philosophy & Culture August 24, 2015
ENGL 2325 - Literary Traditions of the Nonwestern World   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
ENGL 2330 - Writing in the Discipline of English   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
ENGL 2340 - Cosmic Narratives   Language, Philosophy & Culture August 22, 2011
ENGL 2361 - Western World Literature II - Honors   Communication  
ENGL 3306 - Shakespeare: The Major Works   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
ENGL 3324 - The Development of the Novel   Language, Philosophy & Culture August 24, 2015
ENGL 3325 - Structures of Poetry   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
ENGL 3327 - Masterpieces of British Literature to the Eighteenth Century   Language, Philosophy & Culture August 24, 2015
ENGL 3328 - Masterpieces of British Literature from the Eighteenth Century   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
ENGL 3350 - American Literature to 1865   Language, Philosophy & Culture August 24, 2015
ENGL 3351 - American Literature Since 1865   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
ENGL 3360 - Survey of African American Literature   Language, Philosophy & Culture  

F

FREN 3318 - History of French Cinema   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
FREN 3319 - History of French Cinema   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
FREN 3321 - Cinema of French-Speaking Africa   Language, Philosophy & Culture August 22, 2011
FREN 3322 - Cinema of French-Speaking Africa   Language, Philosophy & Culture August 22, 2011
FREN 3362 - Paris - Berlin: Tales of Two Cities   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
FREN 3364 - Writing Holocausts: The Literatures of Genocide   Language, Philosophy & Culture  

G

GENB 4350 - Business Law and Ethics   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
GEOL 1302 - Introduction to Global Climate Change   Life & Physical Sciences  
GEOL 1330 - Physical Geology   Life & Physical Sciences  
GEOL 1340 - Earth Systems   Life & Physical Sciences  
GEOL 1350 - Introduction to Meteorology   Life & Physical Sciences  
GEOL 1360 - Introduction to Oceanography   Life & Physical Sciences August 27, 2012
GEOL 1376 - Historical Geology   Life & Physical Sciences  
GERM 3350 - Understanding the 20th Century through German Culture   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
GERM 3362 - Paris - Berlin: Tales of Two Cities   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
GERM 3363 - Themes in German Drama   Creative Arts  
GERM 3364 - Writing Holocausts: The Literatures of Genocide   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
GERM 3369 - World War I in Literature, Visual Arts, and Film   Language, Philosophy & Culture August 27, 2012
GERM 3381 - History of German Cinema   Creative Arts  
GERM 3384 - Fascism and German Cinema   Creative Arts  
GERM 3385 - East German Cinema   Creative Arts  

H

HDCS 1300 - Human Ecosystems and Technological Change   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
HDFS 1300 - Development of Contemporary Families   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
HDFS 2317 - Introduction to Human Development and Interventions   Social & Behavioral Sciences  
HISP 2373 - Spanish Culture and Civilization   Language, Philosophy & Culture August 22, 2016
HISP 2374 - Spanish American Culture and Civilization   Language, Philosophy & Culture August 22, 2016
HISP 2375 - United States Hispanic Culture and Civilization   Language, Philosophy & Culture August 22, 2016
HIST 1376 - The United States To 1877   American History  
HIST 1377 - The U S To 1877   American History  
HIST 1378 - The U S Since 1877   American History  
HIST 1379 - The United States Since 1877   American History  
HIST 2341 - Texas To 1865    American History August 22, 2016
HIST 2343 - Texas Since 1865   American History August 22, 2016
HIST 2348 - U.S. Latino/a Histories   American HIstory Moved from Language, Philosophy & Culture on August 22, 2016
HIST 2351 - Western Civilization to 1450   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
HIST 2353 - Western Civilization From 1450   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
HIST 2361 - The Study of Early Civilizations   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
HIST 2364 - Early Civilizations: South Asia to 1600   Language, Philosophy & Culture August 24, 2015
HIST 2366 - Why Can’t We Be Friends: Iran through its Films   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
HIST 2367 - East Asian History through Film   Language, Philosophy & Culture August 24, 2015
HIST 2368 - Introduction to African Studies   Language, Philosophy & Culture August 24, 2015
HIST 2372 - Latin American History Since 1820   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
HIST 2373 - Environment in Latin America   Language, Philosophy & Culture August 24, 2015
HIST 3314 - Liberals vs. Conservatives: FDR to the Present   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
HIST 3333 - Chicano History Since 1910   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO) August 22, 2011
HIST 3351 - Work and Family Life in Modern Europe   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
HIST 3369 - Colonial Mexico   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
HIST 3379 - World Civilizations to 1500   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
HIST 3380 - World Civilization Since 1500   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
HIST 4330 - Flowering of the Middle Ages   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
HIST 4339 - Modern European Intellectual History   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
HIST 4371 - Latin American History Through Film   Creative Arts  
HON 2301 - The Human Situation: Antiquity   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
HON 3300 - Introduction to Social Medicine   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO) August 22, 2016
HRMA 2365 - Tourism   Social & Behavioral Sciences  
HRMA 3358 - Hospitality Industry Law   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  

I

IDNS 4392 - History of 20th Century Science   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO) August 22, 2016
ILAS 2350 - Introduction to Liberal Studies   Language, Philosophy & Culture August 27, 2012
ILAS 2360 - Cosmic Narratives   Language, Philosophy & Culture August 24, 2015
INDS 2355 - Design History I   Creative Arts  
INDS 2356 - Design History II   Creative Arts  
ITAL 3305 - Italian Culture Through Films   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
ITAL 3306 - Italian Cinema   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
ITAL 3307 - Italian Renaissance   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
ITAL 3308 - Italian Heritage   Language, Philosophy & Culture August 24, 2015
ITAL 3309 Women Writers and Filmmakers of Modern Italy   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO) August 27, 2012
ITAL 3335 - Survey of Italian Literature   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
ITAL 3336 - Survey of Italian Literature in Translation   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
ITAL 4308 - Dante and His World   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  

J

JWST 2380 - Introduction to Jewish Studies   Language, Philosophy & Culture  

K

KIN 1304 - Public Health Issues in Physical Activity and Obesity   Social & Behavioral Sciences  

L

LAST 3300 - Latin American Studies: Interdisciplinary Perspectives   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO) August 22, 2011

M

MAS 3340 - The Development of the Mexican American Urban Community   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
MATH 1310 - College Algebra   Mathematics  
MATH 1311 - Elementary Mathematical Modeling   Mathematics  
MATH 1312 - Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning*   Mathematics; Math/Reasoning (CAO) August 24, 2015
MATH 1313 - Finite Math with Applications*   Mathematics; Math/Reasoning (CAO) August 24, 2015
MATH 1314 - Calculus for Business and the Life Sciences*   Mathematics; Math/Reasoning (CAO) August 24, 2015
MATH 1330 - Precalculus*   Mathematics; Math/Reasoning (CAO) August 24, 2015
MATH 1431 - Calculus I*   Mathematics; Math/Reasoning (CAO) August 24, 2015
MATH 1432 - Calculus II   Math/Reasoning (CAO)  
MATH 1450 - Accelerated Calculus*   Mathematics; Math/Reasoning (CAO) August 24, 2015
MATH 1451 - Accelerated Calculus   Math/Reasoning (CAO) August 24, 2015
MATH 2311 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics*    Mathematics; Math/Reasoning (CAO) August 24, 2015
MUSI 2301 - Classical Music and Lasting Value   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO) August 24, 2015
MUSI 2302 - Listening to Jazz   Creative Arts  
MUSI 2342 - Music for Children   Creative Arts  
MUSI 2362 - History of Music I   Creative Arts August 24, 2015
MUSI 3300 - Listening to Music Masterworks   Creative Arts  
MUSI 3301 - Listening to World Music   Creative Arts  
MUSI 3303 - Popular Music in the Americas Since 1840   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  

N

NUTR 2332 - Introduction To Human Nutrition   Life & Physical Sciences  

P

PHAR 2362 - Principles of Drug Action   Life & Physical Sciences  
PHIL 1301 - Introduction to Philosophy   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
PHIL 1305 - Introduction to Ethics   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
PHIL 1321 - Logic I   Math/Reasoning (CAO)  
PHIL 1334 - Minds and Machines   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
PHIL 1361 - Philosophy and the Arts   Creative Arts  
PHYS 1301 - Introductory General Physics I   Life & Physical Sciences  
PHYS 1302 - Introductory General Physics II   Life & Physical Sciences  
PHYS 1305 - Introductory Astronomy - The Solar System   Life & Physical Sciences  
PHYS 1306 - Introductory Astronomy - Stellar and Galactic Systems   Life & Physical Sciences August 24, 2015
PHYS 1321 - University Physics I   Life & Physical Sciences  
PHYS 1322 - University Physics II   Life & Physical Sciences  
PHYS 3313 - Advanced Laboratory I   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO) August 22, 2011
POLS 1107 - Texas Constitution and Government   Government/Political Science  
POLS 1336 - U.S. and Texas Constitution and Politics   Government/Political Science  
POLS 1337 - U.S. Government: Congress, President, and Courts   Government/Political Science  
POLS 2336 - U.S. & Texas Constitutions, Politics and Institutions   Government/Political Science  
POLS 2341 - Renaissance Classics   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
POLS 2346 - The Politics of Greek Theatre   Creative Arts  
POLS 3310 - Introduction to Political Theory   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
POLS 3311 - Introduction to Comparative Politics   Social & Behavioral Sciences  
POLS 3312 - Introduction to Research Methods   Math/Reasoning (CAO)  
POLS 3316 - Statistics for Political Scientists   Math/Reasoning (CAO)  
POLS 3340 - Ancient and Medieval Political Thought   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
POLS 3342 - Liberalism and its Critics   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
POLS 3354 - Law and Society   Social & Behavioral Sciences  
PSYC 1300 - Introduction to Psychology   Social & Behavioral Sciences  
PSYC 2344 - Cultural Psychology   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
PSYC 2350 - Child Development   Social & Behavioral Sciences  
PSYC 2351 - Psychology of Adolescence   Social & Behavioral Sciences  
PSYC 3301 - Introduction to Psychological Statistics   Math/Reasoning (CAO)  
PSYC 3310 - Industrial-Organization Psychology   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
PSYC 4321 - Abnormal Psychology   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  

R

RELS 1301 - Introduction to Religious Studies   Language, Philosophy & Culture August 22, 2011
RELS 2310 - The Bible and Western Culture I   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
RELS 2311 - The Bible and Western Culture II   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
RELS 2330 - Judaism   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
RELS 2340 Introduction to Hinduism   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
RELS 2350 - Introduction to Islam   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO) August 27, 2012
RELS 2360 - Introduction to Buddhism   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO) August 27, 2012
RELS 3370 - The Bible and Modern Science   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO) August 27, 2012
RELS 3381 - Global Hinduism   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO) August 27, 2012

S

SOC 1300 - Introduction to Sociology   Social & Behavioral Sciences  
SOC 1301 - Honors Introduction to Sociology   Social & Behavioral Sciences  
SOC 3351 - Social Class and Mobility in America   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
SPAN 3331 - Mexican-American Literature   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
SPAN 3373 - Spanish Culture and Civilization   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
SPAN 3374 - Spanish American Culture and Civilization   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
SPAN 3375 - United States Hispanic Culture and Civilization   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
SPAN 3384 - Introduction to Hispanic Literature   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
SPAN 3386 - Screen Memories: Spanish Culture Through Film   Creative Arts  

T

TECH 1313 - Impact of Modern Technology on Society   Social & Behavioral Sciences  
TELS 3363 - Technical Communications   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
THEA 1331 - Introduction to the Theatre   Creative Arts  
THEA 1332 - Fundamentals of Theatre   Creative Arts  
THEA 2344 - American Drama   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
TMTH 3360 Applied Technical Statistics   Math/Reasoning (CAO)  

W

WCL 2351 - World Cultures Through Literature and Art   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
WCL 2352 - World Cinema   Language, Philosophy & Culture  
WCL 2370 - Cultures of India   Language, Philosophy & Culture August 27, 2012
WCL 3348 - Enlightenment Stories   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO) August 22, 2016
WCL 3351 - Introduction to Latino Cultural Studies   Language, Philosophy & Culture August 24, 2015
WCL 3366 - Latin American and Latino Film Studies   Creative Arts August 24, 2015
WCL 3377 - The Modern Middle East: Literature, Politics, and Ideas   Language, Philosophy & Culture August 22, 2011
WCL 4351 - Frames of Modernity I   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
WCL 4352 - Frames of Modernity II - Postmodernity and Globalization   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
WCL 4356 - World Film & Film Theory   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO) August 27, 2012
WCLl 4365 - World Fiction & Reportage   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
WCL 4367 - Voices from Exile and Diaspora   Writing in the Disciplines (CAO)  
WGSS 2350 - Introduction To Women’s Studies   Language, Philosophy & Culture August 24, 2015
WGSS 2360 - Introduction to GLBT Studies   Language, Philosophy & Culture August 24, 2015

Notes:

*The following Core courses may be applied to satisfy the Mathematics or the Math/Reasoning component area:  MATH 1312, MATH 1313, MATH 1314, MATH 1330, MATH 1431, MATH 1450 and MATH 2311.

**The following Core courses may be applied to satisfy the Creative Arts or the Writing in the Disciplines component area: DAN 2307, DAN 3310.