Program Curriculum

This is a recommended list of courses for students who plan to major in a Behavioral 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 descriptions.

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 010 3
HIST 1301 US History I Core 060 3
MATH 1314 or above College Algebra or above Core 020 3
Science BIOL, CHEM, GEOL, or PHYS Core 030 4
PHED PE Activity Course from Core F Core 090 1
PSYC 2301 or SOCI 1301 Intro to Gen Psychology or Intro to Sociology Core 080 3
  17 sem. hrs
Freshman Year, Second Semester
ENGL 1302 Composition II Core 010 3
HIST 1302 US History II Core 060 3
COSC 1301 Microcomputer Applications Recommended 3
Science BIOL, CHEM, GEOL, or PHYS Core 030 4
Social or Behavioral Science CRIJ 1307, ECON 2301, GEOG 1303 or any PSYC or SOCI Recommended 3
  16 sem. hrs
Sophomore Year, First Semester
English Any Literature course from Core 040 3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government Core 070 3
Behavioral Science ANTH, PSYC, or SOCI Recommended 3
Behavioral Science ANTH, PSYC, or SOCI Recommended 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Speech Core 011 3
  15 sem. hrs
Sophomore Year, Second Semester
ENGL, PHIL, or HUMA Any Literature, Philosophy, or Humanities course Recommended 3
GOVT 2306 Texas Government Core 070 3
Behavioral Science ANTH, PSYC or SOCI Recommended 3
Behavioral Science ANTH, PSYC or SOCI Recommended 3
Perf/Visual Art ARTS, MUSI, or DRAM course Core 050 3
  15 sem. hrs
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