2-Year Planning Guides using
Texas Common Course Numbers & New Core

2-Year Planning Guide for BS in Biology

A maximum of 66 academic transfer hours plus up to 4 hours of KINE/PHED activity courses from junior or community colleges can be applied in a bachelor’s degree. To complete a bachelor’s degree from SFA, students must satisfy the SFA in-residence policy by taking a minimum of 42 semester hours of SFA coursework, of which 36 hours must be advanced level (300-400-level). For specific degree requirements, contact your major department.

SFA accepts all “Core Curriculum” designated courses from Texas public universities and community or junior colleges according to the Texas Education Code (61.822) and Texas Administrative Code(4.28).

A student whose official transcript documents that they are “Core Complete” will be classified as “Core Complete” at SFA and will not be required to take any additional Core classes, unless specific core courses are required to satisfy certain major or degree requirements.

Students who transfer with an incomplete Core Curriculum status, will be required to complete the SFA Core Curriculum. Individual Core designated courses will be transferred and counted in the component area as indicated on the official transcript.

This information, though accurate for current degree requirements, is subject to change without notice. For additional information contact: Office of Admission (936) 468-2504 or admissions@sfasu.edu

TCCN CORE COURSES

TRANSFER COURSE TITLE SFA COURSE

CREATIVE ARTS (3 hrs)
Complete 3 hours from ARTS 1301, 1303, 1304, DANC 2303, DRAM 1310, 2366, MUMH 1307, MUSI 1306.

ARTS 1301 Art Appreciation ARTS 1301
ARTS 1303 Art Hist I (Prehist-14th Cen) ARTS 1303
ARTS 1304 Art Hist II (14th Cen - Pres) ARTS 1304
DANC 2303 Dance Appreciation DANC 2303
DRAM 1310 Theatre Appreciation DRAM 1310
DRAM 2366 Film And Culture DRAM 2366
MUSI 1307 Intro To Music Literature MUMH 1307
MUSI 1306 Music Appreciation MUSI 1306

COMMUNICATIONS
Complete 3 hours from ENGL 1301 or 1303 (with a Cor better), and 3 hours from SPCH 1315, 1318, 2333.

ENGL 1301 Rhetoric And Composition ENGL 1301
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking SPCH 1315
SPCH 1318 Interpersonal Communication SPCH 1318

COMPONENT AREA OPTION (6 hrs)
Complete 3 hours from ENGL 1302 (with a C or better), and 3 hours from ENGL 2311.

ENGL 1302 Research And Argument ENGL 1302
ENGL 2311 Tech And Scientific Writing ENGL 2311

GOVERNMENT/POLITICAL SCIENCE (6 hrs)
Complete 6 hours from GOVT 2305 and 2306.


AMERICAN HISTORY (6 hrs)
Complete 6 hours from HIST 1301 and 1302.

HIST 1301 United States History I HIST 1301
HIST 1302 United States History II HIST 1302

LANGUAGE, PHILOSOPHY & CULTURE (3 hrs)
Complete 3 hours from ENGL 2309, 2322, 2323, 2327, 2328,2332, 2333, 2335, 2341, HIST 2311, 2312, 2321, 2322, PHIL 1301, 1304, 2306.

ENGL 2322 British Literature To 1800 ENGL 2322
ENGL 2323 British Literature From 1800 ENGL 2323
ENGL 2327 American Literature To 1865 ENGL 2327
ENGL 2328 American Literature From 1865 ENGL 2328
ENGL 2332 World Literature To 1650 ENGL 2332
ENGL 2333 World Literature From 1650 ENGL 2333
HIST 2311 Western Civilization I HIST 2311
HIST 2312 Western Civilization II HIST 2312
HIST 2321 World Civilizations I HIST 2321
HIST 2322 World Civilizations II HIST 2322
PHIL 1301 Introduction To Philosophy PHIL 1301
PHIL 2306 Introduction To Ethics PHIL 2306

MATHEMATICS (3 hrs)
Complete 3 hours from MATH 2313.

MATH 2313 Calculus I MATH 2313
MATH 2413 Calculus I MATH 2313

LIFE AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE
Complete 6 hours from CHEM 1311 and 1312.

CHEM 1311 General Chemistry I CHEM 1311
CHEM 1312 General Chemistry II CHEM 1312

SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE (3 hrs)
Complete 3 hours from ANTH 2351, ECON 2301, 2302, GEOG 1303, MCOM 1307, PSYC 2301, SOCI 1301.

ANTH 2351 Cultural Anthropology ANTH 2351
ECON 2301 Principles Of Macroeconomics ECON 2301
ECON 2302 Principles Of Microeconomics ECON 2302
GEOG 1303 World Regional Geography GEOG 1303
COMM 1307 Survey Of Mass Communication MCOM 1307
PSYC 2301 General Psychology PSYC 2301
SOCI 1301 Introduction To Sociology SOCI 1301

FOUNDATION OF KNOWLEDGE

TRANSFER COURSE TITLE SFA COURSE

ADDL MATH (3 hrs)
Complete 3-4 hours from MATH 1342, 2314/2114.Completed 3-4 hours from MATH 1342, 2314/2114.
MATH 1342 Intro To Prob And Stats MATH 1342
MATH 2414 Calculus II Lab MATH 2114
MATH 2414 Calculus II MATH 2314
ADDL SCI (3 hrs)
Complete 3-4 hours from: PHYS 1302/1102
GEOL 1303/1103,1304/1104
PHYS 1318
CSCI 1462
CHEM 3332/3132
STAT 3342
GEOL 3361/3061
CHEM 3421/3021, 4352/4152.Completed 3-4 hours from: PHYS 1302/1102
GEOL 1303/1103,1304/1104
PHYS 1318
CSCI 1462
CHEM 3332/3132
STAT 3342
GEOL 3361/3061
CHEM 3421/3021, 4352/4152.
GEOL 1103 Introductory Geology Lab GEOL 1103
GEOL 1104 Historical Geology Lab GEOL 1104
GEOL 1303 Introductory Geology GEOL 1303
GEOL 1304 Historical Geology GEOL 1304
PHYS 1102 Elec, Sound And Light Lab PHYS 1102
PHYS 1302 Electricity, Sound And Light PHYS 1302
CORE LABS (3 hrs)
Complete 3 hours from CHEM 1111, 1112
MATH 2113.Completed 3 hours from CHEM 1111, 1112
MATH 2113.
CHEM 1111 General Chemistry I Lab CHEM 1111
CHEM 1112 General Chemistry II Lab CHEM 1112
MATH 2413 Calculus I Lab MATH 2113
Complete 3 hours from: BCIS 1305
COSC 1301
CSCI 1302
CSIT 2301. (BCIS 1305 DELETED FROM INVENTORY 202310)Completed 3 hours from: BCIS 1305
COSC 1301
CSCI 1302
CSIT 2301. (BCIS 1305 DELETED FROM INVENTORY 202310)
BCIS 1305 Intro To Info Process Sys BCIS 1305
COSC 1301 Introduction To Computing COSC 1301
REQUIRED ADDL SCI (8 hrs)
Complete 8 hours from CHEM 3331/3131 and PHYS 1301/1101.Completed 8 hours from CHEM 3331/3131 and PHYS 1301/1101.
PHYS 1101 Mechanics And Heat Laboratory PHYS 1101
PHYS 1301 Mechanics And Heat PHYS 1301

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