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Core Curriculum Course Core Curriculum Category Effective Date for Recent Additions to the Core
AAS 2320 - Introduction to African American Studies  Humanities  
AAS 2330 - Black Liberation Theology  Humanities August 27, 2012
AMER 3300 - The Americas: Identity, Culture, and Power  Humanities  
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 (IDO)  
ANTH 3348 - Anthropology of Religion  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
ANTH 3361 - Human Origins  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
ANTH 3381 - Global Hinduism  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO) August 27, 2012
ANTH 4310 - Theories of Culture  Social & Behavioral Sciences  
ARAB 3314 - Women and Gender in Arabic Literature  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO) August 27, 2012
ARAB 3340 - Modernity and Rationalism in Islamic Tradition  Humanities August 27, 2012
ARCH 1359 - Design since 1945  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
ARCH 2350 - Survey of Architectural History I  Visual & Performing Arts  
ARCH 2351 - Survey of Architectural History II  Visual & Performing Arts  
ARCH 3346: Precedents of Modernism Visual & Performing Arts  
ARTH 1300 - Ways of Seeing: Art and Our Visual World  Visual & Performing Arts  
ARTH 1380 - Art and Society: Prehistoric to Gothic  Visual & Performing Arts August 22, 2011
ARTH 1381 - Art and Society: Renaissance to Modern  Visual & Performing Arts August 22, 2011
ARTH 2388 - Survey of the Art of Africa, Oceania and the Americas    Visual & Performing Arts  
ARTH 3312 - Pre-Columbian Art  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  

B

BCHS 4311 - Biochemistry Lab II  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
BIOL 1309 - Human Genetics and Society  Natural Sciences  
BIOL 1310 - General Biology 
Natural Sciences  
BIOL 1320 - General Biology  Natural Sciences  
BIOL 1361 - Introduction to Biological Science  Natural Sciences  
BIOL 1362 - Introduction to Biological Science  Natural Sciences  
BIOL 3311 - Genetics Laboratory  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  

C

CHEM 1301 - Foundations of Chemistry  Natural Sciences  
CHEM 1302 - General Organic Chemistry  Natural Sciences  
CHEM 1331 - Fundamentals of Chemistry  Natural Sciences  
CHEM 1332 - Fundamentals of Chemistry  Natural Sciences  
CHNS 3352 - Chinese Culture and Society Through Modern Literature    Humanities  
CHNS 3354 - Chinese Culture and Language  Humanities  
CHNS 3360: A Look into Modern China Humanities  
CLAS 2366 - Who Owns Antiquity? The Battle Over Our Cultural Heritage  Humanities August 27, 2012
CLAS 3307 - Greek and Roman Myths of Heroes  Humanities  
CLAS 3308 - Myths and the Cult of Ancient Gods  Humanities  
CLAS 3345 - Myth and Performance in Greek Tragedy  Visual & Performing Arts August 22, 2011
CLAS 3366 - Greek Art and Archaeology: In Search of the Trojan War  Visual & Performing Arts  
CLAS 3371 - Ancient Comedy and Its Influence  Visual & Performing Arts  
CLAS 3374 - Women in the Ancient World  Humanities  
CLAS 3380 - Epic Masculinity: Ideologies of Manhood in Ancient Epic and Modern Film  Visual & Performing Arts  
CLAS 3381 - From Homer to Hollywood: Ancient Greek Themes in the Modern Cinema  Visual & Performing Arts  
CLAS 4305 - Fifth-Century Athens: Readings in Intellectual, Literary, and Political History  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
CLAS 4375 - Gender and Race in Greek Myths  Humanities  
CLAS 4381 - Latin Classics in Translation  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
COMD 2439 - Speech and Language Development  Social & Behavioral Sciences  
COMD 3380 - Professional Writing in Communication Sciences and Disorders  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
COMM 1302 - Introduction to Communication Theory  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
COMM 3370 - History of Cinema  Visual & Performing Arts  
COMM 4370 - Social Aspects of Film  Humanities  
COSC 1304 - C Programming  Math/Reasoning (IDO)  
CUST 2300 - Introduction to Asian American Studies  Social & Behavioral Sciences  

D

DAN 2307 - Aesthetics of Movement  Visual & Performing Arts  
DAN 3300 - Aesthetics of 20th Century American Choreography  Visual & Performing Arts  
DAN 3310 - Dance History I  Visual & Performing Arts  

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 Statistics and Data Analysis  Math/Reasoning (IDO)  
ECON 3332 - Intermediate Microeconomic Theory  Social & Behavioral Sciences  
ECON 3334 - Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
ELET 2300 - Introduction to C++ Programming  Math/Reasoning (IDO) August 27, 2012
ENGI 2304 - Technical Communications  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
ENGL 1303 - First Year Writing I  Communication  
ENGL 1304 - First Year Writing II  Communication  
ENGL 1309 - English Composition for Nonnative Speakers I  Communication  
ENGL 1310 - English Composition for Nonnative Speakers II  Communication  
ENGL 1370 - Freshman Composition II – Honors  Communication  
ENGL 2301 - Western World Literature  Humanities  
ENGL 2302 - Western World Literature  Humanities  
ENGL 2305 - Introduction to Fiction  Humanities  
ENGL 2306 - Introduction to Poetry  Humanities  
ENGL 2307 - Introduction to Drama  Visual & Performing Arts  
ENGL 2308 - Introduction to Nonfiction Prose  Humanities  
ENGL 2312 - Literature and Technology  Humanities  
ENGL 2315 - Literature and Film  Humanities  
ENGL 2316 - Literature and Culture  Humanities  
ENGL 2317: Criticism of Literary Performance Visual & Performing Arts  
ENGL 2318 - Creation and Performance of Literature  Visual & Performing Arts  
ENGL 2320 - Book and Beyond  Humanities  
ENGL 2321 - Computers in Humanities  Humanities  
ENGL 2322 - Literature and Nature  Humanities  
ENGL 2323 - Literature and Identity  Humanities  
ENGL 2324 - Literature, Arts, and Society  Humanities  
ENGL 2325 - Literary Traditions of the Nonwestern World  Humanities  
ENGL 2330 - Writing in the Discipline of English  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
ENGL 2340 - Cosmic Narratives  Humanities August 22, 2011
ENGL 2360 - Western World Literature – Honors  Humanities  
ENGL 2361 - Western World Literature II – Honors  Communication  
ENGL 2417: Shakespeare in Performance Visual & Performing Arts  
ENGL 3300 - Ancient and Classical Literature  Humanities  
ENGL 3306 - Shakespeare: The Major Works  Humanities  
ENGL 3324 - The Development of the Novel  Humanities  
ENGL 3325 - Structures of Poetry  Humanities  
ENGL 3327 - Masterpieces of British Literature to the Eighteenth Century  Humanities  
ENGL 3328 - Masterpieces of British Literature from the Eighteenth Century  Humanities  
ENGL 3350 - American Literature to 1865  Humanities  
ENGL 3351 - American Literature Since 1865  Humanities  
ENGL 3360 - Survey of African American Literature  Humanities  
ENGL 4310 - History of the English Language  Humanities  
ENGL 4381 - Latin Classics in Translation  Humanities  

F

FREN 3319 - History of French Cinema  Visual & Performing Arts  
FREN 3321 - Francophone African Cinema  Visual & Performing Arts August 22, 2011
FREN 3322 - Francophone African Cinema  Visual & Performing Arts August 22, 2011
FREN 3362 - Paris and Berlin  Humanities  
FREN 3364 - Writing Holocausts: The Literatures of Genocide  Humanities  
FREN 4301 - Survey of French Literature I  Humanities  
FREN 4302 - Survey of French Literature II  Humanities  

G

GENB 4350 - Business Law and Ethics  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
GEOG 1301 - Human Use of the Earth  Social & Behavioral Sciences  
GEOG 2340 - World Realms  Social & Behavioral Sciences  
GEOL 1302 - Introduction to Global Climate Change  Natural Sciences  
GEOL 1330 - Physical Geology  Natural Sciences  
GEOL 1340 - Introduction to Earth Systems  Natural Sciences  
GEOL 1350 - Introduction to Meteorology  Natural Sciences  
GEOL 1360 - Introduction to Oceanography  Natural Sciences August 27, 2012
GEOL 1376 - Historical Geology  Natural Sciences  
GEOL 3377 - Oceanography  Natural Sciences  
GERM 3350 - Understanding the 20th Century through German Culture  Humanities  
GERM 3360 - Masterpieces of German Literature in English Translation I  Humanities  
GERM 3361 - Masterpieces of German Literature in English Translation II  Humanities  
GERM 3362 - Paris and Berlin  Humanities  
GERM 3363 - Themes in German Drama  Visual & Performing Arts  
GERM 3364 - Writing Holocausts: The Literatures of Genocide  Humanities  
GERM 3369 - World War I in Literature, Visual Arts, and Film  Humanities August 27, 2012
GERM 3380 - German Women Film Directors  Visual & Performing Arts  
GERM 3381 - German Cinema  Visual & Performing Arts  
GERM 3382 - History of German Cinema  Visual & Performing Arts  
GERM 3384 - Fascism and German Cinema  Visual & Performing Arts  
GERM 3385 - East German Cinema  Visual & Performing Arts  
GERM 3386 - Films of Fassbinder  Visual & Performing Arts  
GERM 3387 - Films of Herzog  Visual & Performing Arts  
GERM 3388 - Films of Wenders  Visual & Performing Arts  

H

HDCS 1300 - Human Ecosystems and Technological Change  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
HDFS 1300 - Development of Contemporary Families  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
HIST 1376 - The United States to 1877  American History  
HIST 1377 - The United States to 1877  American History  
HIST 1378 - The United States Since 1877  American History  
HIST 1379 - The United States Since 1877  American History  
HIST 1380 - American History Through Sight and Sound to 1877  Visual & Performing Arts  
HIST 1381 - American History Through Sight and Sound From 1877  Humanities  
HIST 2351 - Western Civilization to 1450  Humanities  
HIST 2353 - Western Civilization From 1450  Humanities  
HIST 2361 - Early Civilizations  Humanities  
HIST 2371 - Latin America 1492-1820  Humanities  
HIST 2372 - Latin America Since 1820  Humanities  
HIST 3300 - History of Private Life  Humanities  
HIST 3314 - Liberals vs. Conservatives: US Politics from FDR to Present  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
HIST 3317 - Making of Ethnic America  Humanities  
HIST 3333 - Chicano History Since 1910  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO) August 22, 2011
HIST 3337 - Texas-Mexican Music in 20th Century  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO) August 22, 2011
HIST 3341 - Latino Struggles for Educational Equality  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO) August 22, 2011
HIST 3343 - Latinos and American Education in 20th Century  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO) August 22, 2011
HIST 3351 - Work and Family Life in Modern Europe  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
HIST 3369 - Colonial Mexico  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
HIST 3379 - World Civilizations to c.e. 1500  Humanities  
HIST 3380 - World Civilization Since c.e. 1500  Humanities  
HIST 4314 - American History Through Film  Visual & Performing Arts  
HIST 4315 - The Chicano Brown Power Movement  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO) August 22, 2011
HIST 4330 - The Flowering of the Middle Ages  Humanities  
HIST 4335 - Greek and Roman Historians  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
HIST 4339 - Modern European Intellectual History  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
HIST 4371 - Latin American History Through Film  Visual & Performing Arts  
HON 2301 - The Human Situation: Antiquity  Humanities  
HRMA 2365 - Tourism  Social & Behavioral Sciences  
HRMA 3358 - Hospitality Industry Law  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  

I

IDNS 4392 - History of 20th Century Science  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
ILAS 2350 - Introduction to Liberal Studies  Humanities August 27, 2012
ILAS 2360 - Cosmic Narratives  Humanities  
ITAL 3305 - Italian Culture Through Films  Visual & Performing Arts  
ITAL 3306 - Italian Culture Through Films  Visual & Performing Arts  
ITAL 3308 - Italian Heritage  Humanities  
ITAL 3335 - Survey of Italian Literature  Humanities  
ITAL 3336 - Survey of Italian Literature in Translation  Humanities  
ITAL 3345 - Theater in Italy: Text, Audience, and Performance  Visual & Performing Arts  
ITAL 3346 - Theatre in Italy: Text, Audience, and Performance  Visual & Performing Arts  
ITAL 4308 - Dante and His World  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
ITAL 4309: Women Writers and Filmmakers of Modern Italy Writing in the Disciplines (IDO) August 27, 2012

K

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

L

LAST 3300 - Latin America: Hemispheric and Global Perspectives  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO) August 22, 2011

M

MAS 3340 - Development of the Mexican American Urban Communities  Humanities  
MATH 1310 - College Algebra  Mathematics  
MATH 1311 - Elementary Mathematical Modeling  Mathematics  
MATH 1312 - Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning  Math/Reasoning (IDO)  
MATH 1313 - Finite Mathematics with Applications  Math/Reasoning (IDO)  
MATH 1314 - Calculus for Business and the Life Sciences  Math/Reasoning (IDO)  
MATH 1330 - Precalculus  Math/Reasoning (IDO)  
MATH 1431 - Calculus I  Math/Reasoning (IDO)  
MATH 1450 - Accelerated Calculus  Math/Reasoning (IDO)  
MATH 2311 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics  Math/Reasoning (IDO)  
MATH 3311 - Functions and Modeling  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO) August 22, 2011
MATH 3379 - Introduction to Higher Geometry  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO) August 22, 2011
MUSI 1100 - Marching Band  Visual & Performing Arts  
MUSI 1102 - Wind Ensemble  Visual & Performing Arts  
MUSI 1110 - Jazz Orchestra  Visual & Performing Arts  
MUSI 1120 - University Chorus  Visual & Performing Arts  
MUSI 1121 - Concert Chorale  Visual & Performing Arts  
MUSI 1140 - Orchestra  Visual & Performing Arts  
MUSI 2210 - Theory III  Math/Reasoning (IDO)  
MUSI 2214 - Techniques of Music Since 1900  Math/Reasoning (IDO)  
MUSI 2302 - Listening to Jazz  Visual & Performing Arts  
MUSI 3300 - Listening to Music Masterworks  Visual & Performing Arts  
MUSI 3301 - Listening to World Music  Visual & Performing Arts  
MUSI 3303 - Popular Music of the Americas Since 1840  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
MUSI 4105 - Vocal Chamber Ensemble  Visual & Performing Arts  
MUSI 4342 - Music for Children  Visual & Performing Arts  
MUSI 4366 - Music in the United States  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  

N

NUTR 2332 - Introduction To Human Nutrition  Natural Sciences  

P

PHAR 2362 - Principles of Drug Action  Natural Sciences  
PHIL 1301 - Introduction to Philosophy  Humanities  
PHIL 1305 - Introduction to Ethics  Humanities  
PHIL 1321 - Logic I  Math/Reasoning (IDO)  
PHIL 1334 - Introduction to the Mind  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
PHIL 1361 - Philosophy and the Arts  Visual & Performing Arts  
PHYS 1301 - Introductory General Physics I  Natural Sciences  
PHYS 1302 - Introductory General Physics II  Natural Sciences  
PHYS 1305 - Introductory Astronomy - The Solar System  Natural Sciences  
PHYS 1306 - Introductory Astronomy - Stellar and Galactic Systems  Natural Sciences  
PHYS 1307 - Physics of Energy and Climate in the 21st Century  Natural Sciences  
PHYS 1321 - University Physics I  Natural Sciences  
PHYS 1322 - University Physics II  Natural Sciences  
PHYS 3313 - Advanced Laboratory I  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO) August 22, 2011
PHYS 3378 - Introduction to Atmospheric Science  Natural Sciences  
POLS 1107 - Federal and Texas Constitution  Government  
POLS 1333 - Introduction to Political Science  Social & Behavioral Sciences  
POLS 1335: World Politics Social & Behavioral Sciences  
POLS 1336 - U.S. and Texas Constitutions and Politics  Government  
POLS 1337 - U.S. Government: Congress, President, and Courts  Government  
POLS 2341 - Renaissance Classics  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
POLS 2346 - The Politics of Greek Theatre  Visual & Performing Arts  
POLS 3310 - Introduction to Political Theory  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
POLS 3311 - Introduction to Comparative Politics  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
POLS 3313 - Introduction to International Relations  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
POLS 3316 - Statistics for the Political Scientists  Math/Reasoning (IDO)  
POLS 3318 - Introduction to Public Policy  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
POLS 3340 - Ancient and Medieval Political Thought  Humanities  
POLS 3341 - Political Thought From Machiavelli and the Renaissance  Humanities  
POLS 4346 - Greek Political Thought  Humanities  
PSYC 1300 - Introduction to Psychology  Social & Behavioral Sciences  
PSYC 2344 - Cultural Psychology  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
PSYC 2350 - Child Development  Social & Behavioral Sciences  
PSYC 2351 - Psychology of Adolescence  Social & Behavioral Sciences  
PSYC 3301 - Introduction to Psychological Statistics  Math/Reasoning (IDO)  
PSYC 3310 - Industrial-Organization Psychology  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
PSYC 4321 - Abnormal Psychology  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  

R

RELS 1301 - Introduction to Religious Studies  Humanities August 22, 2011
RELS 2310 - The Bible and Western Culture I  Humanities  
RELS 2311 - The Bible and Western Culture II  Humanities  
RELS 2330 - Judaism  Humanities  
RELS 2335 - Rabbinic Biblical Interpretation  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
RELS 2350 - Introduction to Islam  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO) August 27, 2012
RELS 2360 - Introduction to Buddhism  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO) August 27, 2012
RELS 2380 - Religion and Film  Visual & Performing Arts August 27, 2012
RELS 3370 - The Bible and Modern Science  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO) August 27, 2012
RELS 3375 - Christianity and Ethics  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO) August 27, 2012
RELS 3381 - Global Hinduism  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO) August 27, 2012
RUSS 2303 - A Survey of Russian Literature in English  Humanities  
RUSS 2304 - A Survey of Russian Literature in English  Humanities  
RUSS 3307 - Soviet and Post-Soviet Cinema: Collapse of the Soviet Realm and Revival of National Identity  Visual & Performing Arts  

S

SOC 1300 - Introduction to Sociology  Social & Behavioral Sciences  
SOC 1301 - Honors Introduction to Sociology  Social & Behavioral Sciences  
SOC 2310 - Social Problems  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
SOC 2325 - American Minority Peoples  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
SOC 3312 - The Sociology of Deviance  Social & Behavioral Sciences  
SOC 3330 - Introduction to Social Psychology  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
SOC 3351 - Social Class and Mobility in America  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
SOC 3351 - Social Class and Mobility in America  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
SPAN 3331 - Mexican-American Literature  Humanities  
SPAN 3373 - Spanish Culture and Civilization  Humanities  
SPAN 3374 - Spanish American Culture and Civilization  Humanities  
SPAN 3375 - United States Hispanic Culture and Civilization  Humanities  
SPAN 3384 - Introduction to Hispanic Literature  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
SPAN 3386 - Screen Memories: Spanish Culture Through Film  Visual & Performing Arts  
SPAN 4311 - Survey of Spanish Literature to 1700  Humanities  

T

TECH 1313 - Impact of Modern Technology on Society  Social & Behavioral Sciences  
TELS 3363 - Technical Communications  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
TELS 3372 - Communicating Science, Engineering, and Technology Issues and Trends Within the Global Workplace  Communication  
THEA 1331 - Introduction to the Theatre  Visual & Performing Arts  
THEA 1332 - Fundamentals of Theatre  Visual & Performing Arts  
THEA 2343: Introduction to Dramaturgy Visual & Performing Arts  
THEA 2344 - American Drama  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
TMTH 3360: Applied Technical Statistics Math/Reasoning (IDO)  

V

VIET 3300 - The Global Vietnamese Diaspora  Humanities  
VIST 1300 - Introduction to Visual Studies  Social & Behavioral Science  

W

WCL 2351 - World Cultures Through Literature and the Arts  Humanities  
WCL 2352 - World Cinema  Humanities  
WCL 2370 - Cultures of India  Humanities August 27, 2012
WCL 3362 - U.S. Latino Literature  Humanities  
WCL 3365 - World Fiction & Reportage  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO) August 27, 2012
WCL 3366 - Latin American and Latino Film Studies  Visual & Performing Arts  
WCL 3371 - Cities in Film and the Arts  Visual & Performing Arts  
WCL 3373 - Gender and Sexuality in World Film  Visual & Performing Arts  
WCL 3377 - The Modern Middle East: Literature, Politics, and Ideas  Humanities August 22, 2011
WCL 4322 - Seminar in Scholarly Production  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
WCL 4351 - Frames of Modernity I  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
WCL 4352 - Frames of Modernity II  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
WCL 4356 - World Film & Film Theory  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO) August 27, 2012
WCL 4367 - Voices from Exile and Diaspora  Writing in the Disciplines (IDO)  
WOST 2350 - Introduction to Women’s Studies  Humanities