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Non-Science Majors

The Core Curriculum, when successfully completed, transfers as a block of credit to any Texas public college or university — guaranteed!

We offer a variety of courses that fulfill the DCCCD Core Curriculum.Our courses are in the Tier 2 Core Domain of Scientific Discovery and Sustainability. Choose two courses (eight credit hours) to complete this Core Domain.

These Core Curriculum courses have no other course as a prerequisite

  • Offered with lecture and lab on-campus, or fully online featuring an internet-based lab
  • Offered in fall and spring semesters, flex terms and summer sessions

  • Offered with lecture and lab on-campus, or fully online featuring an internet-based lab
  • Offered in fall and spring semesters, flex terms and summer sessions

  • Offered with lecture and lab on-campus
  • Offered in fall and spring semesters

  • Offered with lecture and lab on-campus
  • Offered in fall and spring semesters 

  • Offered with lecture and lab on-campus, or hybrid with lecture online and lab on-campus
  • Offered in fall and spring semesters and summer session


These Core Curriculum courses have another course as a prerequisite

  • Offered with lecture and lab on-campus, or hybrid with lecture online and lab on-campus
  • Offered in fall and spring semesters, and summer session
  • BIOL 1406 is the course prerequisite for BIOL 1407

  • Offered with lecture and lab on-campus
  • Offered in fall and spring semesters, and summer session
  • BIOL 1406 or SCIT 1407 is the course prerequisite for BIOL 2401

BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II  

  • Offered with lecture and lab on-campus, or hybrid with lecture online and lab on-campus
  • Offered in fall and spring semesters, and summer session
  • BIOL 2401 is the course prerequisite for BIOL 2402

  • Offered with lecture and lab on-campus
  • Offered in fall and spring semesters
  • BIOL 1406 is the course prerequisite for BIOL 2416

  • Offered with lecture and lab on-campus, or hybrid with lecture online and lab on-campus
  • Offered in fall and spring semesters, and summer session
  • BIOL 1406 or SCIT 1407 is the course prerequisite for BIOL 2420

  • Offered with lecture and lab on-campus
    • Offered in fall and spring semesters
    • BIOL 1406, BIOL 1407 and CHEM 1411 are the course prerequisites for BIOL 2421

    These courses may also have general English language, reading, and writing skills as a prerequisite. Go to the Course Catalog descriptions for complete information.

    Some courses may not be taken in combination to fulfill the Core. Go to the for complete information.