AA / AS / AAT General Education Core

Given the rapid evolution of necessary knowledge and skills and the need to take into account
global, national, state, and local cultures, Collin College must ensure that students will develop the
essential knowledge and skills they need to be successful in college, in a career, in their
communities, and in life.

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.

Core Completion 

Students  who complete the entire 42 hour core are considered Core Complete. This designation is placed on their transcript and all state schools in Texas are required to accept your completed core. 

You should visit with an academic advisor to ensure you choose the best core courses to complement your degree, and to transfer to your chosen university.

Here are the list of courses and credit hour requirement for each Transfer Degree. 

For General Education requirements for the AAS click here
If you would like to see the classic core table click here.

CORE Component

CORE Requirement

Associate

of Arts

Associate
of Arts in Teaching

Associate
of Sciences

Communications 6 Credit Hours Course Options Course Options Course Options
Mathematics 3 Credit Hours Course Options Course Options Course Options
Life and Physical Sciences 6 Credit Hours Course Options Course Options Course Options
Language, Philosophy & Culture 3 Credit Hours Course Options Course Options Course Options
Creative Arts 3 Credit Hours Course Options Course Options Course Options
American History 6 Credit Hours Course Options Course Options Course Options
Government / Political Science 6 Credit Hours Course Options Course Options Course Options
Social and Behavioral Sciences 3 Credit Hours Course Options Course Options Course Options
Collin Options 6 Credit Hours Course Options Course Options Course Options
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