Oct 28, 2020  
2019-20 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2019-20 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED]

Core Curriculum


The core curriculum at Stephen F. Austin State University seeks to equip students with the broad intellectual foundations needed to live satisfying lives, to ready themselves for advanced study, to contribute significantly to society and to succeed in a diverse global community. In the service of these objectives, the mission of the core curriculum is to develop students’ abilities to think in disciplined, critical, quantitative and creative ways, and to communicate effectively.

Core Curriculum Requirements (42 hours)*

A. Communication (12 Hours)

B. Mathematics (3 hours)

C. Life and Physical Science (6 hours) **

D. Language, Philosophy and Culture (3 hours)

E. Creative Arts (3 hours)

H. Social and Behavioral Science (3 Hours)



* Specific degree programs may direct core curriculum choices due to accreditation requirements or other considerations. Please see core requirements for specific degree programs.

** Lab hours are counted in the major.