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General Core Curriculum

All Criminal Justice majors must complete a program of general education core curriculum courses, which serves as the common foundation for all majors and accounts for about 35 percent of the approximately 120 semester credit hours required for a bachelor’s degree. (refer to your catalog for course options)

Communication (9 hrs)
 English 1310, 1320, and COMM 1310

Mathematics (3 hrs)
Mathematics 1315, 1316 or 1319 
 
Life and Physical Sciences (6 hrs)
Choose two from the following: ANTH 2414; BIO 1320, 1421, 1330&1130, or 1331&1131; CHEM 1310, 1430, 1341&1114, 1342&1142; GEO 1305&1105; GEOL 1410, 1420; PHYS 1310, 1320, 1110, 1340, 1350, 1140, 1315&1115, 1325&1125.

Language, Philosophy and Culture (3 hrs)
PHIL 1305 or 1320

Creative Arts (3 hrs)
ART 2313, DAN 2313, MUS 2313, or TH 2313

American History (6 hrs)
HIST 1310 and HIST 1320

Government/Political Science (6 hrs)
POSI 2310 and POSI 2320

Social & Behavioral Science (6 hrs)
PSY 1300 and SOCI 1310

Texas State- Language, Philosophy & Culture (3 hrs)
ENG 2310, 2320, 2330, 2340, 2359, or 2360