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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Core Curriculum Requirements

Through the Texas Core Curriculum, students will gain a foundation of knowledge of human cultures and the physical and natural world; develop principles of personal and social responsibility for living in a diverse world; and advance intellectual and practical skills that are essential for all learning (THECB,2013). The core curriculum at UHCL contains 42 semester credit hours, encompassing nine component areas. Each component area has a minimum credit hour requirement and a set of specific courses that may be used to satisfy the requirement. The chart below details the courses that compose UHCL’s core curriculum and its Texas common course number (TCCN) equivalents.

Communications (6 hours)

Creative Arts (3 hours)

American History (6 hours)

Government/ Political Science (6 hours)


* Accepted in Transfer, not offered at UHCL