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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]

Government/Political Science: Approved Core Courses

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.


TCCNS GOVT 2305 Federal Government (formerly GOVT 2302) = UH POLS 1337     
TCCNS GOVT 2306 Texas Government (formerly GOVT 2301) = UH POLS 1336  
TCCNS GOVT 2107 = UH POLS 1107   

For purposes of Transfer Credit of the Texas Common Core the following combinations are permitted:

GOVT 2301 and GOVT 2302

GOVT 2305 and GOVT 2306

GOVT 2301 and GOVT 2305

GOVT 2301 and GOVT 2306

GOVT 2302 and GOVT 2305 and GOVT 2107 or
GOVT 2302 and GOVT 2306 and GOVT 2107

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. 51.301. Government or Political Science).

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