2014-2015 Academic Year


The Catalog for the 2014/2015 academic year for all incoming freshmen and transfer students will be Catalog 137, and will contain significant changes in degree requirements from the current  Catalog 136.

Catalog 137 will be published in the Spring of 2014.

Please consult Catalog 136 for general information regarding TAMUG admission, fees, etc. 

Curriculum Summary

120 hours must be completed from the following. A grade of C or higher is required if the course is to be counted in the major field:

15 hours of required MAST courses

ANTH 210 (Cultural Anthropology)
ANTH 316 (Nautical Archaeology)
ENGL 335 (Literature of the Sea)
HIST 232 (History of American Seapower) OR HIST 242 (US Maritime History)
MAST 411 (International Maritime Culture)

27 hours of MAST Electives selected from:

ANTH 318 (Nautical Archaeology of the Americas)
CLAS 371 (In Search of Homer and the Trojan War)
MAST 320 (Introduction to Museums)
MAST 333 (Viking Archaeology & Norse Mythology)
MAST 345 (Texas Maritime Culture)
MAST 350 (History of Wooden Ship Building)
MAST 352 (Traditional Maritime Tools)
MAST 354 (Ancient Egyptian Seafaring)
MAST 371 (Archaeology of the Pacific)
MAST 425 (Thesis & Technical Writing)
MAST 441 (Maritime Piracy)
MAST 484 (Undergraduate Internship)
MAST 485 (Independent Study)
MAST 489 (Special Topics)
MAST 491 (Undergraduate Research)

14 hours of Directed Electives selected from:

ANTH 202 (Introduction to Archaeology)
ANTH 225 (Biological Anthropology)
ANTH 313 (Historical Archaeology)
ANTH 350 (Old World Archaeology)
ANTH 351 (Classical Archaeology)
ANTH 423 (Bioarchaeology)
ANTH 485 ((Independent Study)
ENGL 212 (Shakespeare)
ENGL 222 (World Literature)
ENGL 228 (American Literature)
ENGL 236 (Poetry)
ENGL 251 (Language of Film)
ENGL 330 (Arthurian Literature)
ENGL 334 (Science Fiction)
ENGL 338 (American Ethnic Literature)
ENGL 339 (African-American Literature)
ENGL 374 (Women Writers)
ENGL 415 (Studies in a Major Author)
ENGL 485 (Independent Study)
HIST 226 (Texas History)
HIST 242 (US Maritime History)
HIST 370 (Civil War)
HIST 373 (World War II)
HIST 374 (US after World War II)
HIST 405 (History of the Holocaust)
HIST 485 (Independent Study)
KINE 199 (Any Kinesiology class)
MARA 470 (Environmental Law)
MAST 265 (Elissa Sail Training)
PHIL 314 (Environmental Ethics)
PHIL 381 (Ethical Theory)
POLS 231 (World Politics)
POLS 340 (Public Administration)
POLS 347 (Politics of Energy and Environment)
POLS 366 (Middle East Conflicts)
SPAN 101 (Spanish 1)
SPAN 102 (Spanish 2)
SPAN 201 (Spanish 3)
SPAN 202 (Spanish 4)

Core Curriculum and other Program Requirements

Communication(6 hours)
Math (6 hours)
Life & Physical Science (9 hours)
Social and Behavioral Science (3 hours)
American History (6 hours)
Government (6 hours)
Creative Arts (3 hours)
Language, Philosophy and Culture (3 hours)
Free Electives (22 hours)

Minors offered at TAMUG

Minors offered at TAMUG through TAMU-College Station
     Military Studies

NOTE:  36 hours of 300-400 level courses must be completed at Texas A&M University to receive a degree.  45 hours of any level courses must be completed to receive an Aggie ring prior to graduation.  You may receive a ring upon graduation with 36 hours.