Program Curriculum

Social Science (History, Geography, Government)

This is a recommended list of courses for students who plan to major in Social Science at a university. Students who complete this program will be eligible to apply for the Associate of Arts degree at WCJC. Courses that must be taken in order to satisfy AA degree requirements are listed with the corresponding WCJC Core Curriculum Component. Courses that are listed as "Recommended" are electives that will contribute to AA degree requirements. Different electives may be chosen, but must be selected from academic rather than technical courses, as indicated in the course description.

WCJC’s AA degree requires 60 hours, and students should be aware they may not be able to transfer more than 60-66 hours.

Course Course Title Degree Requirements Sem. Hours
Freshman Year, First Semester
ENGL 1301 Composition I Core A 3
HIST 1301 US History I Core E 3
MATH 1314 or above College Algebra or above Core B 3
Science BIOL, CHEM, GEOL, or PHYS from Core C Core C 4
PHED PE Activity Course Core F 1
SPAN 1411 or elective * Spanish I Recommended 3-4
  17-18 sem. hrs
Freshman Year, Second Semester
ENGL 1302 Composition II Core A 3
HIST 1302 US History II Core E 3
COSC 1301 Microcomputer Applications Recommended 3
Science BIOL, CHEM, GEOL, or PHYS from Core C Core C 4
SPAN 1412 or elective * Spanish II Recommended 3-4
  16-17 sem. hrs
Sophomore Year, First Semester
English Any Literature Course Core D 3
GOVT 2305 Federal  Government Core E 3
Economics ECON 2301 or 2302 Core E 3
Social Science Any ECON, GEOG, HIST course Recommended 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Speech Core A 3
  15 sem. hrs
Sophomore Year, Second Semester
Humanities Any Humanities course Recommended 3
GOVT 2306 Texas Government
Core E 3
Social Science Any ECON, GEOG, HIST course Recommended 3
Social Science Any ECON, GEOG, HIST course Recommended 3
Perf/Visual Art ARTS, MUSI, or DRAM course from Core D Core D 3
  15 sem. hrs

*  The number of foreign language hours required for a BA or BS degree depends on the college offering the degree.  Consult the degree plan from the four-year college you wish to attend.   Please note that Span 1411 and 1412 do not count as Core D Humanities courses.

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