COLLEGE OF LIBERAL & FINE ARTS

Dr. Donald L. Zelman, Dean

Davis Hall, Room 111

(254) 968-9141

        The College of Liberal and Fine Arts has two missions: first, to provide the courses in the humanities, social sciences, and arts that comprise part of the core curriculum required of all University students; and second, to provide major fields of study in the above areas and in criminal justice and social work.

        Degree programs available in the College of Liberal and Fine Arts provide the base required for professional and related fields. They also include specialized programs that are professionally oriented and lead to careers in such fields as teaching, criminal justice, social work, and the performing arts. The College of Liberal and Fine Arts is organized into four departments:

I.      English and Languages, including Foreign Languages.

II.    Fine Arts and Communications, including Music, Art, Theatre, and Communications.

III.   Social Sciences, including History, Political Science, Geography, and Philosophy.

IV.   Social Work, Sociology, and Criminal Justice.

The College also offers Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Liberal Studies.


Department of English & Languages

Dr. Mallory Young, Head

Humanities Building, Room 327

(254) 968-9039

Professors: Pilkington, Popken, Young

Associate Professors: Böhm, Robitaille, Shipman

Assistant Professors: Barrett, Chappell,

Dodson, Godwin, Konvicka, Lilly, Otwell, Tanter

Instructors: Beaty, Cruz-Solano, Giustino, Gonzales, Jones, McCutchen, Mollick, Newsome, Smith, Tober, Weatherby

        The Department of English and Languages offers programs of study leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree--either with or without secondary certification--with options in English and Spanish, and an emphasis in technical writing. Minors are offered in English, technical writing, Spanish, and French. On the graduate level the Master of Arts degree is offered in English. For further information about graduate programs, see the graduate section of this catalog.

THE BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE IN ENGLISH

University Core Curriculum1                                                              Semester Hours   

Communications

        ENGL 1113, 1123                                                                            6

        COMS 1013, 1023, or 30132                                                             3

MATH 1073 or higher                                                                                3

Lab sciences from CHEM, BIOL, GEOL, PHYS                                          8

Visual & performing arts from ART, F A, MUSC, THEA2                              3

Humanities: Literature course in English                                                    3

Social & Behavioral Sciences                                                                   18

        HIST 2013, 2023                                                                              (6)

        POLS 2013, 2023                                                                            (6)

        6 additional hours from                                                                     (6)

                SOC 1013, 2013, 3033, PSY 1013, PHIL 1013, 2013,

ECO 1013, 2013, A EC 1053, ARCH 2013,

GEOG 1103, 1203, 2013, HIST 1013, 1023

Wellness: HLTH 1013                                                                              3

Courses Required for BA in English

foreign language 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023                                                   14

HIST 1013,3 1023                                                                                    6

1 See p. 38 for additional information about Tarleton’s core curriculum requirements.

2 The course to satisfy this requirement may be specified for a particular support area.

3 This course may be counted toward the core curriculum requirement.


Additional Courses Required for Support Areas

BA in English without certification

        electives, 12 hours advanced                                                            36

        CIS 1033                                                                                        3

        sophomore ENGL                                                                            3

        ENGL 41534                                                                                   3

        advanced ENGL                                                                              21

BA in English, Language Arts Certification

        EDU 3303, 3353, 4303, 4353, 4906                                                   18

        PSY 3033, RDG 3513                                                                      6

        CIS 1033                                                                                        3

        electives                                                                                         9

        ENGL 2503, 3013, 3023, 3203, 4003, 4013, 4023, 4113, 4603,

                3 hours from 3413, 3423, 41534                                                30

BA in English with Technical Writing Emphasis

        CIS 1043, 2013, 2023, 30435 or 34535, 4153                                    15

        COMS 1023,3 1313 or 2143 or 2153, 2053, 3064, 3103                      16

        I T 1053, ART 11133                                                                        6

        electives                                                                                         9

        ENGL 2303, 3103, 3123, 3203, 3303, 4123,

                4203, 6 hours advanced ENGL4                                              27

3 This course may be counted toward the core curriculum requirement.

4 See p. 302 for ENGL course descriptions.

5  With approval of Technical Writing Coordinator

THE BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE IN SPANISH

University Core Curriculum1                                                              Semester Hours   

Communications

        ENGL 1113, 1123                                                                                 6

        COMS 1013, 1023, or 3013                                                                   3

MATH 1073 or higher                                                                                    3

Lab sciences from CHEM, BIOL, GEOL, PHYS                                              8

Visual & performing arts from ART, F A, MUSC, THEA                                    3

Humanities: Literature course in English                                                         3

Social & behavioral sciences                                                                         18

        HIST 2013, 2023                                                                                  (6)

        POLS 2013, 2023                                                                                (6)

        6 additional hours from                                                                         (6)

                SOC 1013, 2013, 3033, PSY 1013, PHIL 1013, 2013,

ECO 1013, 2013, A EC 1053, ARCH 2013,

GEOG 1103, 1203, 2013, HIST 1013, 1023

Wellness: HLTH 1013                                                                                  3

1 See p. 38 for additional information about Tarleton’s core curriculum requirements.


Courses Required for BA in Spanish

HIST 1013,2 1023                                                                                        6

SPAN 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023, 3033, 3063, 4003, 4063, 40733                       29

Additional Courses Required for Support Areas

BA in Spanish without Certification

        soph ENGL                                                                                         3

        electives, 12 hours advanced                                                                33

        CIS 1033                                                                                            3

        from SPAN 4013, 4023, 48532                                                              6

        advanced SPAN or advanced electives as advised                                  6

BA in Spanish, Level 6-12 Certification

        EDU 3303, 3353, 4303, 4353, 4906                                                      18

        PSY 2203 or 3033, RDG 3513                                                              6

        CIS 1033                                                                                            3

        electives                                                                                             7

        from SPAN 4013, 4023, 4853, 48632                                                    9

        ENGL 2503                                                                                         3

       

BA in Spanish, Level 6-12 Certification with additional field

        second teaching field                                                                           12

        second teaching field advanced hours                                                    12

        EDU 3303, 3353, 4303, 4353, 4906                                                       18

        PSY 2203 or 3033, RDG 3513                                                               6

        ENGL 2503                                                                                          3

        from SPAN 4013, 4023, 48532                                                               3

2 This course may be counted toward the core curriculum requirement.

3 See p. 372 for SPAN course descriptions.


Department of Fine Arts & Communications

Mr. Richard Denning, Head

105 Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Center

(254) 968-9245

Professor: Rives

Associate Professors: Davidian, Denning, Holtorf, Howard, Park

Assistant Professors: Ball, Davis, Kyriakos, Seelig, Stavish

Instructors: Chambers, Holley, Hooper,

Horton, Kincannon, Obrecht

        The Department of Fine Arts and Communications offers programs in art, communications, music, and theatre. The department offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Art (with or without secondary certification), a Bachelor of Music in Music Education with all-level certification, a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications, a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications (with or without certification), and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre.

        The department also offers minors in four areas: art, communications, music, and theatre. Recommendations concerning a student's minor and course requirements are made to the department head by academic advisors.

THE BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS DEGREE IN ART

University Core Curriculum1                                                              Semester Hours   

Communications

        ENGL 1113, 1123                                                                                6

        COMS 1013, 1023, or 3013                                                                  3

MATH 1073 or higher                                                                                   3

Lab sciences from CHEM, BIOL, GEOL, PHYS                                             8

Visual & performing arts from ART, F A, MUSC, THEA2                                 3

Humanities: Literature course in English                                                       3

Social & behavioral sciences                                                                       18

        HIST 2013, 2023                                                                                 (6)

        POLS 2013, 2023                                                                               (6)

        6 additional hours from                                                                        (6)

                SOC 1013, 2013, 3033, PSY 1013, PHIL 1013, 2013,

ECO 1013, 2013, A EC 1053, ARCH 2013,

GEOG 1103, 1203, 2013, HIST 1013, 10233

Wellness: HLTH 1013                                                                                 3

Courses Required for BFA in Art

ART 1113, 1213, 2113, 2213, 2313, 2323, 2413, 3213, 3313, 3413,

       3423, 3513, 3713, 4413, 48634                                                            45

advanced ART electives                                                                             15

1 See p. 38 for additional information about Tarleton’s core curriculum requirements.

2 F A 1013 is required.

3 HIST 1013, 1023 required for BFA in Art.

4 See p. 254 for ART course descriptions.


Additional Courses Required for Support Areas

For BFA in Art (without certification)

        F A 4013                                                                                                  3

        sophomore literature                                                                                  3

        electives, 6 hours advanced                                                                       12

        advanced ART elective                                                                               3

For BFA in Art with Certification

        PSY 3033, RDG 3513                                                                                6

        EDU 3303, 3353, 4303, 4353, 4906                                                            18

        sophomore literature                                                                                  3

THE BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE IN COMMUNICATIONS

University Core Curriculum1                                                              Semester Hours   

Communications

        ENGL 1113, 1123                                                                                 6

        COMS 1013, 1023, or 3013                                                                   3

MATH 1073 or higher                                                                                    3

Lab sciences from CHEM, BIOL, GEOL, PHYS                                              8

Visual & performing arts from ART, F A, MUSC, THEA                                   3

Humanities: Literature course in English                                                        3

Social & behavioral sciences                                                                        18

        HIST 2013, 2023                                                                                 (6)

        POLS 2013, 2023                                                                               (6)

        6 additional hours from                                                                        (6)

                SOC 1013, 2013, 3033, PSY 1013, PHIL 1013, 2013,

ECO 1013, 2013, A EC 1053, ARCH 2013,

GEOG 1103, 1203, 2013, HIST 1013, 1023

Wellness: HLTH 1013                                                                                 3

Courses Required for BA in Communications

ENGL 2303, 3103, 3123, 3303, 4123, or 4203                                               9

PHIL 2013                                                                                                 3

LANG 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023                                                                    14

HIST 1013, 1023                                                                                         6

COMS 1023 or 2033, 2133, 3043, 4063, 41232                                            15

electives (at least 9 hours advanced)                                                           15

Additional Courses Required for Support Areas

For Speech Communication support area

        COMS 2013 or 2053; 3033, 3064, 40432                                              13

        COMS electives                                                                                  6

For Journalism/Public Relations support area

        COMS 1313, 2053, 2153, 3064, 3103, 31232                                        19

1 See p. 38 for additional information about Tarleton’s core curriculum requirements.

2 See p. 285 for COMS course descriptions.


THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN COMMUNICATIONS

University Core Curriculum1                                                              Semester Hours   

Communications

        ENGL 1113, 1123                                                                               6

        COMS 1013, 1023, or 3013                                                                 3

MATH 1073 or higher                                                                                  3

Lab sciences from CHEM, BIOL, GEOL, PHYS                                            8

Visual & performing arts from ART, F A, MUSC, THEA                                  3

Humanities: Literature course in English                                                       3

Social & behavioral sciences                                                                      18

        HIST 2013, 2023                                                                                (6)

        POLS 2013, 2023                                                                              (6)

        6 additional hours from                                                                       (6)

                SOC 1013, 2013, 3033, PSY 1013, PHIL 1013, 2013,

ECO 1013, 2013, A EC 1053, ARCH 2013,

GEOG 1103, 1203, 2013, HIST 1013, 1023

Wellness: HLTH 1013                                                                                 3

Courses Required for BS in Communications

ENGL 2303, PHIL 2013                                                                               6

COMS 1023 or 2033, 2133, 3043, 4063, 41232                                            15

Additional Courses Required for Support Areas

For Speech Communication support area

        from ENGL 3103, 3123, 3303, 4123, 4203                                            6

        COMS 2013 or 2053, 3033, 3064, 4043, 9 hours COMS electives          22

        electives (at least 9 hours advanced)                                                   33

For Journalism/Public Relations support area

        COMS 1313, 2053, 2153, 3064, 3103, 3123, 3 hours COMS elective     22

        from ENGL 3103, 3123, 3303, 4123 or 4203                                         6

        electives (at least 9 hours advanced)                                                  33

For Level 8-12 Certification

        second teaching field (at least 12 hours advanced)                               24

        EDU 3303, 3353, 4303, 4353, 4906                                                    18

        PSY 2203 or 3033, RDG 3513                                                             6

        COMS 2013, 3033, 3103                                                                    9

1 See p. 38 for additional information about Tarleton’s core curriculum requirements.

2 See p. 285 for COMS course descriptions.

Additional Information for the BS in Communications with Certification:

1.     No substitutions are allowed for any COMS course listed on certification plan.

        a.     No Tarleton COMS course may substitute for another Tarleton COMS course.

        b.     A transfer course must be a direct translation for a COMS course listed on the certification plan.

2.     For admission to the teacher certification program, each certification candidate must pass a public speaking competency exercise upon completion of COMS 1013,

1023, or 3013, but no later than the first semester of the junior year.

        a.     The presentation will be a 7-10 minute persuasive speech evaluated by three Communications faculty members.

        b.     Student must pass the presentation with a combined score of 80 or better.

                i.      If a student fails to complete the presentation with a score of 80 or better, he/she may request to repeat the presentation within the same semester.

                ii.     After one semester, any student wishing to repeat the public speaking requirement must make an alternative presentation.

        c.     The presentation will be judged for a variety of communication skills including organization, appropriate style of delivery for subject matter, ability to

communicate concepts to an audience clearly, articulation, and diction.

3.     Before being allowed to take the ExCET, each candidate must pass the departmental “mock” ExCET examination in partial fulfillment of requirements for COMS 4853.

        a.     Each student will take a mock exam based on the format for the ExCET.

        b.     Students are required to pass each section of the mock exam with a grade of 80 percent or better before taking ExCET.

        c.     A student who fails a section of the mock exam may retake just the failed section within the same semester.

        d.     A student who does not successfully pass all parts of the mock exam within the semester of the initial exam must retake the entire mock examination.

4.     Students seeking certification must meet with the COMS certification representative at least once a semester.

5.     The departmental certification representative will review specific COMS requirements with each student. Candidates for certification will then be required to sign an acknowledgment form.

THE BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE IN MUSIC1

University Core Curriculum2                                                              Semester Hours   

Communications

        ENGL 1113, 1123                                                                              6

        COMS 1013, 1023, or 3013                                                                3

MATH 1073 or higher                                                                                 3

Lab sciences from CHEM, BIOL, GEOL, PHYS                                           8

Visual & performing arts from ART, F A, MUSC, THEA                                 3

Humanities: Literature course in English                                                      3

Social & behavioral sciences:                                                                    18

        HIST 2013, 2023                                                                              (6)

        POLS 2013, 2023                                                                            (6)

        6 additional hours from                                                                     (6)

                SOC 1013, 2013, 3033, PSY 1013, PHIL 1013, 2013,

ECO 1013, 2013, A EC 1053, ARCH 2013,

GEOG 1103, 1203, 2013, HIST 1013, 10233

Wellness: HLTH 1013                                                                               3

1Degree requirements for BA in Music may be revised by Fall 2002. Student should consult MUSC advisor for updated requirements.

2 See p. 38 for additional information about Tarleton’s core curriculum requirements.

3 HIST 1013, 1023 required for BA in Music.

Required Courses for BA in Music

        MUSC 1011, 1021, 2011, 2021, 3011, 30212                                      6

        MUSC 1312, 1322, 2312, 2322, 3312, 3322, 4312, 4331                    15

        MUSC 1474, 1484, 2474, 2484, 3492, 4482                                      20

        MUSC electives 1000 – 2999                                                           5

        MUSC 1261, 3263, 3273, 3283                                                       10

        MUSC 3112, 3122                                                                          4

        advanced MUSC electives                                                               6

        F A 4013                                                                                       3

        English literature                                                                            3

        foreign language, 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023                                        14

        HIST 1013, 1023                                                                             6

        advanced electives                                                                          6

                                                                                                                               

THE BACHELOR OF MUSIC DEGREE - ALL-LEVEL CERTIFICATION

University Core Curriculum1                                                              Semester Hours   

Communications

        ENGL 1113, 1123                                                                            6

        COMS 1013, 1023, or 3013                                                              3

MATH 1073 or higher                                                                               3

Lab sciences from CHEM, BIOL, GEOL, PHYS                                         8

Visual & performing arts from ART, F A, MUSC, THEA                               3

Humanities: Literature course in English                                                    3

Social & behavioral sciences                                                                   18

        HIST 2013, 2023                                                                             (6)

        POLS 2013, 2023                                                                           (6)

        6 additional hours from                                                                    (6)

                SOC 1013, 2013, 3033, PSY 1013, PHIL 1013, 2013,

ECO 1013, 2013, A EC 1053, ARCH 2013,

GEOG 1103, 1203, 2013, HIST 1013, 1023

Wellness: HLTH 1013                                                                              3

Required Courses for Bachelor of Music Degree

        MUSC 1011 or 1021, 3011, 30212                                                    3

        MUSC 1312, 1322, 2312, 2322, 3312, 3322, 4331                            13

        MUSC 1474, 1484, 2474, 2484,                                                      16

        MUSC 3492, 4482                                                                           4

        MUSC electives3                                                                             9

        MUSC 1261, 3112, 3122, 3153, 3163, 3263, 3273, 3283                   20

        ENGL literature                                                                               3

        PSY 3033, RDG 3513                                                                     6

        EDU 3303, 3353, 4303, 4353, 4906                                                 18

1 See p. 38 for additional information about Tarleton’s core curriculum requirements.

2 See p. 349 for MUSC course descriptions.

3 For vocal music support area, electives are MUSC 2332, 2342, 3353, 4442. For instrumental music support area, electives are MUSC 2262, 2272, 2282, 2291, 4422.


ADMISSION TO DEGREE PROGRAMS IN MUSIC

        To be admitted to the music program, a student must fulfill the following conditions:

1.     Pass a qualifying music theory test prior to the beginning of the student's first academic term in music. Students who do not pass must take MUSC 2133 and subsequently pass an aural skills examination.

2.     Pass a qualifying performance test on the student's major instrument or voice at the end of the semester in which he/she is enrolled in MUSC 1312.

3.     Transfer students in music must also pass these tests for admission to the music program as scheduled in consultation with the department head.

CURRICULUM REGULATIONS

1.     Music courses can be taken as electives in any curriculum with concurrence of student's academic advisor.

2.     Student performers, even though not music majors, may take part in ensembles, choir, band, and applied music, with department head approval.

3.     Students enroll before receiving lesson assignments.

4.     Individual instruction is given in 30‑minute or one‑hour periods.

5.     Music majors must enroll in a major ensemble each semester they are enrolled and may have no fewer than 7 credit hours in a major ensemble for graduation.

6.     Music students should become familiar with the Music Major Handbook and abide by the requirements therein. It is distributed at the beginning of each school year and is available in the department office.

7.     A student Junior Recital is required of music majors in the junior year, and a Senior Recital is required in the senior year.

8.     Typically, four and one-half years are required for completion of the Bachelor of Music degree with certification.

TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAM

        Formal application to the Teacher Education Program shall be made at the completion of the following:

1.     60 hours with a C average (2.6 GPA); developmental course hours do not count.

2.     MUSC 1474, 1484, 2474, 2484, 8 hours of applied principal instrument with an average grade not lower than C (2.6); and acceptance into music program.

3.     12 hours English with a grade of C or better and MATH 1073 or 1083.

STUDENT TEACHING

     In addition to education requirements, the following music requirements must be completed prior to application for student teaching.

1.     Piano Proficiency Examination

2.     Sight Singing Proficiency Examination

3.     Proficiency Examinations on Principal Instrument or Voice

4.     MUSC 3111, 3121, 3153, and 3163

5.     Recital requirements.

                                                                       

APPLIED MUSIC

          Individual Instruction (Basic fee of $10)

          Applied Music Concentration (1‑0)

                   1312‑1322. Applied Music                                               2312‑2322. Applied Music

                   3312‑3322. Applied Music                                               4312‑4322. Applied Music

           Applied Music for Music Minors or Non‑Majors (.5‑0)

                   1211‑1221. Applied Music                                               2211‑2221. Applied Music

                   3211‑3221. Applied Music                                               4211‑4221. Applied Music

           Sections:

                   10-19 Piano                                                         90-99 Trumpet

                   20-29 Voice                                                         100-109 Trombone

                   30-39 Flute                                                          110-119 Baritone

                   40-49 Oboe                                                         120-129 Bass

                   50-59 Clarinet                                                     130-139 Percussion

                   60-69 Saxophone                                                140-149 Organ

                   70-79 Bassoon                                                   150-159 Guitar

                   80-89 French Horn                                               160-169 Strings

                                                                                             220-229 Voice

           Applied Music: Class Lessons (3-0)*

                   1511, 1521. Beginning Class Piano I, II

                   1611, 1621. Intermediate Class Piano I, II

                   1711, 1721. Beginning Class Guitar I, II

        All students of applied music pay a $10.00 practice fee each semester. Instrumental classes 2262, 2272, 2282, 2291 have an instrumental fee of $10.00 each. No additional charge is made for the minimum applied music instruction related to any degree program. Students requiring or desiring additional applied musical instruction will pay the following fees:                        

        Private instruction--$25.00 per half hour  Class instruction--$13.00 per course

Ensembles

        Ensemble membership is open to all University students who enroll in the ensemble courses numbered for their academic standing.

        1011, 1021, 2011, 2021, 3011, 3021, 4011, 4021 (0‑3)

           SECTIONS                  

10 Symphonic Band 20 Jazz Ensemble I (Co-requisite Section 10)
30 University Singers     40 Chamber Choir (Co-requisite Section 30)
50 Woodwind Ensemble 60 Brass Ensemble
70 Musical Theatre 90 Piano Ensemble, Accompanying
100 Percussion Ensemble 120 Concert Band
130 Jazz Ensemble II  

              

THE BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS DEGREE IN THEATRE

University Core Curriculum1                                                              Semester Hours   

Communications

        ENGL 1113, 1123                                                                                6

        COMS 1013, 1023, or 3013                                                                   3

MATH 1073 or higher                                                                                    3

Lab sciences from CHEM, BIOL, GEOL, PHYS                                              8

Visual & performing arts from ART, F A, MUSC, THEA2                                  3

1 See p. 38 for additional information about Tarleton’s core curriculum requirements.

2 F A 1013 is required.


Humanities: Literature course in English                                                         3

Social & behavioral sciences                                                                        18

        HIST 2013, 2023                                                                                 (6)

        POLS 2013, 2023                                                                               (6)

        6 additional hours from                                                                        (6)

                SOC 1013, 2013, 3033, PSY 1013, PHIL 1013, 2013,

ECO 1013, 2013, A EC 1053, ARCH 2013,

GEOG 1103, 1203, 2013, HIST 1013, 1023

Wellness: HLTH 1013                                                                                   3

Required Courses for BFA in Theatre

THEA 1063, 1072, 1081, 1093, 2013, 2033, 2043, 2073, 2083,

        3003, 3013, 3023, 4003 or 4303, 4043, 4073, 48433                                45

advanced THEA electives                                                                                9

ENGL 2203 or 2303                                                                                        3

foreign language                                                                                             8

electives                                                                                                        7

advanced electives                                                                                         6

F A 4013                                                                                                       3

3 See p. 375 for THEA course descriptions.


Department of Social Sciences

Dr. Michael D. Pierce, Head

Humanities Building, Room 355

(254) 968-9021

Professors: Curtoys, Guthrie, Koestler,

Pierce, Price, Schmelzer, D. Zelman, P. Zelman

Associate Professors: Atkinson, Clifford, Cross, Cruz, Margolis

Assistant Professors: Davis, Jones, Walton

        The Department of Social Sciences offers programs of study leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree in History, with or without certification; a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, with or without certification, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science, with or without certification. Additionally, the department offers minors in History, Philosophy, and Political Science. On the graduate level, the Master of Arts degree is offered in History and Political Science.

THE BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE IN HISTORY

University Core Curriculum1                                                              Semester Hours   

Communications

        ENGL 1113, 1123                                                                                6

        COMS 1013, 1023, or 3013                                                                   3

MATH 1073 or higher                                                                                    3

Lab sciences from CHEM, BIOL, GEOL, PHYS                                              8

Visual & performing arts from ART, F A, MUSC, THEA                                    3

Humanities: Literature course in English                                                         3

Social & behavioral sciences:                                                                       18

        HIST 2013, 2023                                                                                 (6)

        POLS 2013, 2023                                                                               (6)

        6 additional hours from                                                                        (6)

                SOC 1013, 2013, 3033, PSY 1013, PHIL 1013, 2013,

ECO 1013, 2013, A EC 1053, ARCH 2013,

GEOG 1103, 1203, 2013, HIST 1013, 1023

Wellness: HLTH 1013                                                                                   3

Courses Required for BA in History

HIST 1013, 1023, 4403, 12 hours advanced HIST                                            21

LANG 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023                                                                      14

ECO 1013                                                                                                    3

1 See p. 38 for additional information about Tarleton’s core curriculum requirements.


Additional Courses Required for Support Areas

BA in History (without certification)

        advanced HIST2                                                                                     9

        POLS 4033, 4043                                                                                   6

        elective (advanced foreign language recommended)                                    3

        electives, 15 hours advanced3                                                                 27

BA in History – Option I Secondary Certification

        HIST 30432                                                                                             3

        EDU 3303, 3353, 4303, 4353, 4906                                                          18

        PSY 3033, RDG 3513                                                                               6

        elective (advanced foreign language recommended)                                      3

        electives3                                                                                                 6

        soph ENGL                                                                                               3

BA in History - Option II Secondary Certification

        HIST 30432                                                                                               3

        EDU 3303, 3353, 4303, 4353, 4906                                                            18

        PSY 3033, RDG 3513                                                                                 6

        second teaching field (12 hours advanced)                                                  24

        soph ENGL                                                                                                3

BA in History - Option IV Secondary Certification

        HIST 3043                                                                                                  3

        EDU 3303, 3353, 4303, 4353, 4906                                                             18

        PSY 3033, RDG 3513                                                                                 6

        ECO 2013, 2023                                                                                         6

        advanced foreign language (recommended)                                                   3          

        advanced POLS                                                                                         6

        soph ENGL                                                                                                3

        GEOG 1103; 3 hours from GEOG 1203, 2013, 2023                                      6

2 See p. 324 for HIST course descriptions.

3 Consult with your academic advisor before selecting electives. Students who cannot prove computer literacy should take CIS 1033.

THE BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

University Core Curriculum1                                                              Semester Hours   

Communications

        ENGL 1113, 1123                                                                                  6

        COMS 1013, 1023, or 3013                                                                    3

MATH 1073 or higher                                                                                     3

Lab sciences from CHEM, BIOL, GEOL, PHYS                                               8

Visual & performing arts from ART, F A, MUSC, THEA                                     3

Humanities: Literature course in English                                                          3

1 See p. 38 for additional information about Tarleton’s core curriculum requirements.


Social & behavioral sciences                                                                        18

        HIST 2013, 2023                                                                                 (6)

        POLS 2013, 2023                                                                               (6)

        6 additional hours from                                                                        (6)

                SOC 1013, 2013, 3033, PSY 1013, PHIL 1013, 2013,

ECO 1013, 2013, A EC 1053, ARCH 2013,

GEOG 1103, 1203, 2013, HIST 1013, 1023

Wellness: HLTH 1013                                                                                   3

Courses Required for BA in Political Science

HIST 1013, 1023,                                                                                          6

advanced POLS2                                                                                         18

LANG 1014, 1024, 2013, 2023                                                                      14

                                               

Additional Courses Required for Support Areas

BA in Political Science (without certification)

        electives3                                                                                             21

        second major3                                                                                      24

BA in Political Science - Option II Secondary Certification

        EDU 3303, 3353, 4303, 4353, 4906                                                         18

        PSY 3033, RDG 3513                                                                             6

        second teaching field                                                                             24

        soph ENGL                                                                                             3

2 See p. 359 for POLS course descriptions.

3 At least 18 hours of the electives and/or second major must be advanced. Students who cannot prove computer literacy should take CIS 1033.

THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

University Core Curriculum1                                                              Semester Hours   

Communications

        ENGL 1113, 1123                                                                                6

        COMS 1013, 1023, or 3013                                                                  3

MATH 1073 or higher                                                                                   3

Lab sciences from CHEM, BIOL, GEOL, PHYS                                              8

Visual & performing arts from ART, F A, MUSC, THEA                                    3

Humanities: Literature course in English                                                         3

Social & behavioral sciences                                                                        18

        HIST 2013, 2023                                                                                  (6)

        POLS 2013, 2023                                                                                (6)

        6 additional hours from                                                                         (6)

                SOC 1013, 2013, 3033, PSY 1013, PHIL 1013, 2013,

ECO 1013, 2013, A EC 1053, ARCH 2013,

GEOG 1103, 1203, 2013, HIST 1013, 1023

Wellness: HLTH 1013                                                                                   3

1 See p. 38 for additional information about Tarleton’s core curriculum requirements.


Courses Required for BS in Political Science without Certification

PHIL 10132                                                                                                   3

HIST 1013, 1023                                                                                            6

LANG 1014, 1024 (recommended) or electives                                                 8

LANG 2013, 2023 (recommended) or electives                                                 6

advanced POLS3                                                                                          18

electives (at least 18 hours advanced)                                                             21

second major (at least 18 hours advanced)                                                     24

Courses Required for BS in Political Science with Option IV Certification – Social Studies Composite

HIST 1013,2 1023                                                                                          6

LANG 1014, 1024 (recommended) or electives                                                 8

LANG 2013, 2023 (recommended) or electives                                                 6

ECO elective                                                                                                 3

soph ENGL                                                                                                   3

ECO 2013,2 2023                                                                                          6

GEOG 1103; 3 hours from GEOG 1203, 2013, 2023                                         6

advanced POLS3                                                                                         18

EDU 3303, 3353, 4303, 4353, 4906                                                               18

advanced LANG (recommended) or elective                                                     3

HIST 3043, 4403                                                                                           6

PSY 3033, RDG 3513                                                                                    6

Courses Required for BS in Political Science with Option II Certification

advanced POLS3                                                                                         18

PSY 3033, RDG 3513                                                                                    6

EDU 3303, 3353, 4303, 4353, 4906                                                               18

second teaching field and electives                                                                39

2 May be counted toward core curriculum requirements for social and behavioral sciences.

3 See p. 359 for POLS course descriptions.


Department of Social Work, Sociology,

 & Criminal Justice

Dr. Lori J. Anderson, Head

Humanities Building, Room 375

(254) 968-9024

Professor: Anderson

Associate Professors: Eichenberg, Shigley, Stanley-Stevens

Assistant Professors: Crutsinger, Gustafson, Harrington,

Hendrickson, Horne, Plattsmier, Rappaport, Styron

Instructors: Holloway, Piechocki

        The Department of Social Work, Sociology, and Criminal Justice offers programs of study leading to a Bachelor of Social Work degree, a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice.

SOCIAL WORK

        The principal educational objective of the program leading to a Bachelor of Social Work degree is preparation of students for generalist social work practice. This program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and qualifies graduates for the licensing examination for Social Work under Texas law. No academic credit is awarded for life experiences in this degree program.

        Requirements for admission, retention, and successful completion of the program are described in the Social Work Program Student Handbook.

THE BACHELOR OF SOCIAL WORK DEGREE

University Core Curriculum1                                                              Semester Hours   

Communications

        ENGL 1113, 1123                                                                               6

        COMS 1013, 1023, or 3013                                                                 3

MATH 1073 or higher                                                                                  3

Lab sciences from CHEM, BIOL, GEOL, PHYS                                            8

Visual & performing arts from ART, F A, MUSC, THEA                                  3

Humanities: Literature course in English                                                       3

Social & behavioral sciences                                                                      18

        HIST 2013, 2023                                                                                (6)

        POLS 2013, 2023                                                                              (6)

        6 additional hours from:2                                                                    (6)

                SOC 1013, 2013, 3033, PSY 1013, PHIL 1013, 2013,

ECO 1013, 2013, A EC 1053, ARCH 2013,

GEOG 1103, 1203, 2013, HIST 1013, 1023

Wellness: HLTH 1013                                                                                3

1 See p. 38 for additional information about Tarleton’s core curriculum requirements.

2 PHIL 1013 or 2013, ECO 2013 recommended for Social Work majors.


Courses Required for BSW

SWK 3003, 3033, 3073, 3083, 3163, 3293, 3393, 4013, 4023, 4123,

        4226, 4236,3                                                                                          42

BIOL 2194 and 22044 or PSY 4123                                                                 7-8

SOC 2013, PSY 1013, 3103                                                                            9

advanced SWK electives                                                                                 9

electives from SOC, SWK, C J                                                                        12

electives                                                                                                        15

3 See p. 373 for SWK course descriptions.

4 Social Work students should consider taking BIOL 2194 and 2204 to satisfy the core curriculum lab science requirement.

THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN SOCIOLOGY

University Core Curriculum1                                                              Semester Hours   

Communications

        ENGL 1113, 1123                                                                                  6

        COMS 1013, 1023, or 3013                                                                    3

MATH 1073 or higher                                                                                      3

Lab sciences from CHEM, BIOL, GEOL, PHYS                                               8

Visual & performing arts from ART, F A, MUSC, THEA                                     3

Humanities: Literature course in English                                                         3

Social & Behavioral Sciences                                                                       18

        HIST 2013, 2023                                                                                  (6)

        POLS 2013, 2023                                                                                (6)

        6 additional hours from                                                                         (6)

                SOC 1013, 2013, 3033, PSY 1013, PHIL 1013, 2013,

ECO 1013, 2013, A EC 1053, ARCH 2013,

GEOG 1103, 1203, 2013, HIST 1013, 1023

Wellness HLTH 1013                                                                                    3

Courses Required for BS in Sociology

minor (6 hours advanced)                                                                             18

CIS 1033                                                                                                     3

electives                                                                                                      9

SOC 2013, 4023, 4033, SOC elective2                                                          12

advanced SOC electives                                                                                6

Additional Courses Required for Support Areas3

For Social Practice support area

        PHIL 20134                                                                                           3

        MATH 3003 or G B 3113 or SOC 3303                                                     3

        ENGL 4123 or 4303 or CIS 3003 or 3453                                                  3

        ECO 1013,4 2013,4 or 2023                                                                    3

        SOC 3033, 3103, 3203, or 4123                                                              6

        SOC electives (at least 6 hours advanced)                                               9

        electives                                                                                               6

1 See p. 38 for additional information about Tarleton’s core curriculum requirements.

2 See p. 370 for SOC course descriptions.

3 Students are required to select one of these support areas as part of their major.

4 If counted toward university core curriculum requirement for social and behavioral sciences, student must complete additional hours of electives.

For Social Theory support area

        ECO 2013,4 2023                                                                                      6

        PHIL 10134                                                                                               3

        advanced HIST or POLS                                                                             6

        advanced ECO or PSY                                                                               6

        SOC 4043, 4053                                                                                        6

        advanced SOC electives                                                                             6

4 If counted toward university core curriculum requirement for social and behavioral sciences, student must complete additional hours of electives.

THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE

University Core Curriculum1                                                              Semester Hours   

Communications

        ENGL 1113, 1123                                                                                6

        COMS 1013, 1023, or 3013                                                                  3

MATH 1073 or higher                                                                                   3

Lab sciences from CHEM, BIOL, GEOL, PHYS                                              8

Visual & performing arts from ART, F A, MUSC, THEA                                    3

Humanities: Literature course in English                                                         3

Social & behavioral sciences:                                                                       18

        HIST 2013, 2023                                                                                 (6)

        POLS 2013, 2023                                                                               (6)

        6 additional hours from                                                                        (6)

                SOC 1013, 2013, 3033, PSY 1013, PHIL 1013, 2013,

ECO 1013, 2013, A EC 1053, ARCH 2013,

GEOG 1103, 1203, 2013, HIST 1013, 1023

Wellness: HLTH 1013                                                                                  3

Courses Required for BS in Criminal Justice

SPAN 1033                                                                                                3

minor (6 hours advanced)                                                                            18

ENGL 2303                                                                                                3

SOC 3033                                                                                                  3

CIS 1033                                                                                                    3

electives, 9 hours advanced                                                                        12

C J 1313, 1333, 2323, 2363, 23732                                                             15

C J 3063, 3103                                                                                           6

Additional Courses Required for Support Areas

For Corrections Support Area

        electives                                                                                            3

        C J 2383                                                                                            3

        C J 3053, 3303, 4243, plus 3 hours advanced C J                                 12

For Law Enforcement Support Area

        C J 2343, 2353                                                                                   6

        C J 4123, 4203, plus 6 hrs advanced C J                                             12

1 See p. 38 for additional information about Tarleton’s core curriculum requirements.

2 See p. 262 for C J course descriptions.

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