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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

American History: Approved Core Courses

Students must have earned credit for six semester hours or its equivalent in American History; three credit hours may be in Texas History.

Texas History
Up to only three semester hours of Texas history may be used in partial satisfaction of this requirement.

Credit in both HIST 1376  and HIST 1377  cannot be applied toward a degree; credit in both HIST 1378  and HIST 1379  cannot be applied toward a degree.

Credit in both HIST 2341  and HIST 2343  cannot be applied toward the American History component area.

State History and Constitutions Requirements

Senate Bill 254, passed by the 54th Legislature and amended by House Bill 935 of the 60th Legislature, provides that no individuals may receive an undergraduate degree unless they have credit for six semester hours or its equivalent in American history and six semester hours credit in the constitutions of the United States and Texas.

For information on advanced placement or credit by examination, consult the University Testing Services, 204 Student Service Center.

For more information visit the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board web site (see Sec. 51.302. American or Texas History).

For information about meeting the State’s Constitutions Requirements, please see the Government category  of the UH Core Curriculum.