University of Houston-Victoria

University College

Bachelor of Arts in University Studies 

Core Curriculum Requirements

English Composition – 6 semester hours

  • ENGL 1301
  • ENGL 1302

Mathematics – 3 semester hours

  • MATH 1332, 1314, 1324, 1325 or STAT 1342

Natural Sciences – 6 semester hours

  • Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics, or Bio/Physical Science

Humanities – 3 semester hours

  • Literature, Philosophy, Modern or Classical Language/Literature or Cultural Studies

Visual/Performing Arts – 3 semester hours

  • Art, Drama, Music, Dance, Photography, or any other course in the Visual or Performing Arts

American History – 6 semester hours

  • HIST 1301
  • HIST 1302

Political Science – 6 semester hours

  • GOVT 2305
  • GOVT 2306

Social/Behavioral Sciences – 3 semester hours

  • Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology or Sociology

Institutionally Designated Option – 6 semester hours

  • SPCH 1311, 1315, 1318, or 1321
  • COSC 1301 or 1401, or BCIS 1305

Major Requirements

BA Program Requirements – 6 semester hours

  • Sophomore Foreign Language
  • Sophomore Foreign Language

General Program Requirements – 16 semester hours

  • ENGL 3430 Professional Writing
  • MGMT 3303 Principles of Management
  • HUMA 4300 Selected Topics in Humanities
  • COMM 4314 Intercultural Communication
  • UNIV 1300, 1302, or 1303 University Seminar (Waived if student is over 30 hours)

Specialization – 48 semester hours

By advisement student must choose courses from the following Career Clusters:

  • Arts
  • Humanites
  • Communication and/or Design
  • Business
  • Health Sciences
  • Industry/manufacturing and construction
  • Public Safety
  • STEM

Free Electives – 10-15 semester hours

NOTES:

  1. s.h. = semester hours
  2. LD = Lower Division (Community College-Level: Freshman, 1000-level /Sophomore, 2000-level)
  3. UD = Upper Division (University-Level: Junior, 3000-level /Senior, 4000-level)
  4. The student is responsible for fulfilling all requirements on this degree plan and is encouraged to review the catalog that governs this degree plan.
  5. Substitutions in this degree plan must be approved by following the same procedures as for the degree.
  6. This document is an unofficial guide to your degree. Please contact an advisor for an official degree plan.
  7. SPCH and COSC must be satisfied not only a core requirement, but a major requirement.
  8. Must meet minimum requirements: 120 s.h. overall, 54 s.h. UD, of which 30 s.h. must be completed at UHV.