Tyler Junior College

Core Curriculum Submission Documents

Core Curriculum Submission to THECB

 

Component I Supporting Documents

  • College Student Learning Outcomes
  • Correlation of Foundational Component Areas, Core Objectives and TJC College Student Learning Outcomes
  • General Education Task Force Statement on Implementation and Review
  • Course Proposal Submission and Review Process
  • Core Curriculum Course Proposal Cover Sheet
  • Foundational Component Area Justification Forms and Student Learning Outcomes Alignment Forms
    • Communication
    • Mathematics
    • Life and Physical Sciences
    • Language, Philosophy and Culture
    • Creative Arts
    • American History
    • Government/Political Science
    • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Faculty Support Form
  • General Education Core Course Assignment Template
  • Core Curriculum Course Proposal Rubric
  • Core Curriculum Course proposal Scoring Sheet

Component II Supporting Documents 

  • College Student Learning Outcomes
  • Correlation of Foundational Component Areas, Core Objectives and TJC College Student Learning Outcomes
  • College Rubrics
    • Critical Thinking: CT 1 
    • Critical Thinking: CT 2-3 
    • Written Communication Skills: CS 1
    • Oral Communication Skills: CS 2
    • Visual Communication Skills: CS 3
    • Empirical and Quantitative Skills: EQS 1
    • Empirical and Quantitative Skills: EQS 2
    • Teamwork: TW 1 and TW 2
    • Social Responsibility: SR 1
    • Social Responsibility: SR 2
    • Social Responsibility: SR 3
    • Personal Responsibility: PR 1
  • General Education Assessments
  • SACS Accreditation Toolkit
  • CCSSE Questions Pertinent to General Education Core Objectives
  • General Education CCSSE Questions Frequency Distributions

Component III Supporting Documents

Proposed courses for the Tyler Junior College Core Curriculum are listed below. The Student Learning Outcomes Alignment Form and General Education Core Course Assignment Template detail how the College Student Learning Outcomes will be assessed in each course. Other documents that better fit their needs have been substituted by some departments.

**Note that in some Foundational Component Areas required courses are specified.**

Courses by Foundational Component Area

Communication (6 SCH)

  • **Mandatory course** 
    • ENGL 1301 Composition I (3 SCH)
  • One course from the following:
    • SPCH 1315 Public Speaking (3 SCH)
    • SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Speaking (3 SCH)

Mathematics (3 SCH)

  • One course from the following:
    • MATH 1314 College Algebra (3 SCH)
    • MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry (3 SCH)
    • MATH 1324 Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences I (3 SCH)
    • MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics I (3 SCH)
    • MATH 1342 Elementary Statistical Mathematics (3 SCH)
    • MATH 2413 Calculus I (4 SCH)

Life and Physical Sciences (6 SCH)

  • Two courses from the following:
    • BIOL 1406 Biology for Science Majors I (4SCH)
    • BIOL 1407 Biology for Science Majors II (4SCH)
    • BIOL 1408 Biology for Non-Science Majors I (4SCH)
    • BIOL 1409 Biology for Non-Science Majors II (4SCH)
    • BIOL 1411 General Botany (4SCH)
    • BIOL 2401 Anatomy and Physiology I (4SCH)
    • BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II (4SCH)
    • BIOL 2406 Environmental Biology (4SCH)
    • CHEM 1405 Introductory Chemistry I (4SCH)
    • CHEM 1406 Introductory Chemistry II (4SCH)
    • CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I (4SCH)
    • CHEM 1412 General Chemistry II (4SCH)
    • GEOL 1401 Earth Sciences I (4SCH)
    • GEOL 1403 Physical Geology (4SCH)
    • GEOL 1404 Historical Geology (4SCH)
    • PHYS 1401 College Physics I (4SCH)
    • PHYS 1403 Stars and Galaxies (4SCH)
    • PHYS 1404 Solar System (4SCH)
    • PHYS 1405 Elementary Physics I (4SCH)
    • PHYS 2425 University Physics I (4SCH)
    • PHYS 2426 University Physics II (4SCH)

Language, Philosophy and Culture (3 SCH)

  • One course from the following:
    • ENGL 2332 World Literature I (3 SCH)
    • ENGL 2333 World Literature II (3 SCH)
    • HUMA 1301 Introduction to the Humanities (3 SCH)
    • PHIL 1301 Introduction to Philosophy (3 SCH)
    • PHIL 2306 Introduction to Ethics (3 SCH)

Creative Arts (3 SCH)

  • One course from the following:
    • ARTS 1301 Art Appreciation (3 SCH)
    • DANC 2303 Dance Appreciation I (3 SCH)
    • DRAM 1310 Introduction to Theater (3 SCH)
    • MUSI 1306 Music Appreciation (3 SCH) 

American History (6 SCH)

  • **Mandatory course:**
    • HIST 1301 United States History I (3 SCH)
  • One course from the following:
    • HIST 1302 United States History II (3 SCH)
    • HIST 2301 Texas History (3 SCH)

Government/Political Science (6 SCH)

  • **Mandatory courses:**
    • GOVT 2305 Federal Government (3 SCH)
    • GOVT 2306 Texas Government (3 SCH)

Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 SCH)

  • One course from the following:
    • ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics (3 SCH)
    • PSYC 2301 General Psychology (3 SCH)
    • PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth and Development (3 SCH)
    • SOCI 1301 Introduction to Sociology (3 SCH)

Component Area Option (6 SCH)

  • **Mandatory Social and Behavioral Science course:**
    • EDUC 1300 Learning Framework (3 SCH)
  • One Communication course from the following:
    • ENGL 1302 Composition II (3 SCH)
    • ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing (3 SCH)