Academic Courses

Core Curriculum

The Texas Core Curriculum is the foundation coursework of all Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees. These programs of study are meant for students wanting to pursue a Bachelor's degree at a four-year university.

The Core Curriculum possesses a well-rounded view of the physical, cultural, and natural world, encompassing Communication, Arts, Humanities, Politics, and Exact Sciences.

Communication (6 credits)

ENGL 1301-Composition I | ENGL 1302-Composition II

Mathematics (3/4 credits)**

MATH 1314-College Algebra | MATH 1332-Contemporary Math | MATH 1342-Elementary Statists | MATH 1324-Math for Business | MATH 2412-Pre-calculus (*)

Natural Science (6/8 credits)**

AGRI 1415-Horticulture | GEOG 1301-Physical Geography | HECO 1322-Nutrition (*)

Language, Philosophy, and Culture (3 credits)

ENGL 2332-World Literature I | ENGL 2333-World Literature II | HUMA 1301-Introduction to Humanities | HUMA 2319-American Minority Studies | HUMA 2323-World Cultures

Visual and Performing Arts (3 credits)

ARTS 1301-Art Appreciation | MUSI 1306-Music Appreciation

American History (6 credits)

HIST 1301-U.S. History I | HIST 1302-U.S. History II

Political Science (6 credits)

GOVT 2305-Federal Government | GOVT 2306-Texas Government

Social / Behavioral Science (3 credits)

AGRI 2317-Intro to Agricultural Economics | PSYC 2301-General Psychology | PSYC 2314-Lifespan, Growth & Development | SOCI 1301-Intro to Sociology | SOCI 2336-Criminology | ECON 2301-Macroeconomics | ECON 2302-Microeconomics | GEOG 1303-World Regional Geography (*)

Electives (6 credits)

SPCH 1315-Public Speaking | Elective*


*Based on the student’s intended course of study, course selection may vary.

**Student's Math and/or Science core requirements may not be offered through dual credit.

SPC Dual Credit Advisors are here to assist students in constructing a comprehensive academic plan.

Other Academic Courses

ACCT 2301-Principles of Financial Accounting | ACCT 2302-Principles of Managerial Accounting | AGRI 1329-Principles of Food Science | AGRI 2321-Livestock Evaluation | ANTH 2351-Cultural Anthropology | BCIS 1305-Business Computer Applications | BUSI 1301-Business Principles | CRIJ 1301-Intro to Criminal Justice | CRIJ 1306-Court Systems & Practices | KINE 1304-Fitness & Wellness | SOCI 1306-Social Problems | SOCI 2301-Marriage & Family | SPAN 1411-Beginning Spanish I | SPAN 1412-Beginning Spanish II.