Common Courses


 

Geography (GEOG)
 

GEOG 1301; 1303:

World Geography

Examination of the interactions between people, cultures and natural surroundings.

 

Geology (GEOL)
 

GEOL 1303-1103; 1403:

Physical Geology

Emphasis on earth materials and physical processes operating on and in the earth.

 

GEOL 1304-1104; 1404:

Historical Geology

Geologic history of the earth; uses of geological principles to interpret earth history.

 

German (GERM)
 

GERM 1411-1412:

Elementary German

Understanding, speaking and pronouncing German.

 

GERM 2311-2312:

Intermediate German

Grammar review, reading of literary materials, conversation and composition.

 

Government (GOVT)
 

GOVT 2301; 2306:

American Government: National, State and Local

Origin and development of federal system; national and Texas constitutions; emphasis on processes of state government. Satisfies Texas government requirement for teacher certification.

 

GOVT 2302; 2305:

American Government: National, State and Local

Structure of American political system; study of government of United States, its origins and growth.

 

History (HIST)
 

HIST 2311; 2312; 2321; 2322:

History of Western Civilization

First semester: Ancient and medieval backgrounds to 1450; Second semester: Europe and European Expansion since 1450.

 

HIST 1301; 1302:

United States History

First semester: U.S. History to 1865; Second semester: U.S. History since 1865.

 

 

HIST 2301; 2303:

Texas History

 

Mathematics (MATH)
 

MATH 1314:

College Algebra

A study of fundamental concepts of algebra, equations and inequalities; matrices and determinants, functions, exponential and logarithmic functions.

 

MATH 1316:

Trigonometry

Trigonometry functions and their applications.

 

MATH 1324:

 

Finite Mathematics

Discrete probability, vectors and matrices, linear equations and linear programming.

 

MATH 1325:

 

Elements of Calculus for Business

For applications in business and social sciences; curve sketching and graphical analysis; differentiation and integration of elementary functions.

 

MATH 1332:

 

College Mathematics

Modern algebra and geometry. Sets, logic, number systems, number theory, functions, equivalence, congruence, measurement, and introduction to probability & statistics.

 

MATH 1342:

 

Introduction to Statistics

Principles and techniques of collection and tabulation of data, bar charts, graphs, tables, sampling, averages, dispersion, correlation, the normal distribution, and probability with applications to various fields.

 

MATH 1350:

 

Fundamentals of Mathematics I

Concepts of sets, functions, numeration systems, number theory, and properties of the natural numbers, integers, rational, and real number systems with an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking. This course is designed specifically for students who seek middle grade (4-8) teacher certification.

 

MATH 1351:

 

Fundamentals of Math II

Concepts of geometry, probability, and statistics, as well as applications of the algebraic properties of real numbers to concepts of measurement with an emphasis on problem solving and critical thinking. This course is designed specifically for students who seek middle grade (4-8) teacher certification.

 

MATH 2312; 2412:

 

Precalculus

Properties of real numbers, functions and graphs, trigonometric functions, exponential and logarithmic functions and analytic geometry.

 

MATH 2313; 2413:

 

Calculus I

Functions, limits, differentiation and applications of differentiation.

 

MATH 2314; 2414:

 

Calculus II

Integration, applications of integration, indeterminate forms and improper integrals.

 

MATH 2315; 2415:

 

Calculus III

Sequences, infinite series, power series, partial differentiation, multiple integration and applications of partial differentiation and multiple integration.

 

MATH 2320:

 

Differential Equations

Solution of ordinary differential equations and their applications to problems in engineering and allied fields.

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