Interdisciplinary Studies

Program Learning Outcomes

1.  Critical Thinking Skills - creative thinking, innovation, inquiry, and analysis, evaluation, and synthesis of information.

2.  Communication Skills - effective development, interpretation and expression of ideas through written, oral and visual communication.
 
3.  Empirical & Quantitative Skills - manipulation and analysis of numerical data or observable facts resulting in informed conclusions.
 
4.  Teamwork - ability to consider different points of view and work effectively with others to support a shared purpose or goal.
 
5.  Personal Responsibility - ability to connect choices, actions and consequences to ethical decision-making.
 
6.  Social Responsibility - intercultural competence, knowledge of civic responsibility, and the ability to engage effectively in regional, national, and global communities.

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Field of Study - 18 credit hours
Select a minimum of 18 hours of Field of Study courses 118
STC Core Curriculum - 42 credit hours
Complete 42 credit hours of required Core Curriculum 2,342
Total Credit Hours60

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Recommended Course Sequence ​ 

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredit Hours
Component Area Option - Core Curriculum 3
HIST 1301
United States History I
or Mexican-American History I
3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
Elective - Field of Study 1 3
 Credit Hours12
Spring
HIST 1302
United States History II
or Mexican-American History II
3
ENGL 1302 Composition II - Rhetoric 3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3
Creative Arts Elective - Core Curriculum 3
Elective - Field of Study 1 3
 Credit Hours15
Summer
Language, Philosophy & Culture Elective - Core Curriculum 3
 Credit Hours3
Second Year
Fall
Mathematics Elective - Core Curriculum 3-4
Life and Physical Sciences Elective - Core Curriculum 4
Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective - Core Curriculum 3
Elective - Field of Study 1 3
Component Area Option - Core Curriculum (if required) 1
 Credit Hours14
Spring
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
Life and Physical Sciences Elective - Core Curriculum 4
Elective - Field of Study 1 3
Elective - Field of Study 1 3
Elective - Field of Study 1 3
 Credit Hours16
 Total Credit Hours60