Stephen F. Austin State University

Core Curriculum

University Core Curriculum Requirements

As a state university, we are required by the state of Texas to adhere to certain core curriculum requirements. Therefore, regardless of what major you declare, all students are required to take the same 42 hours. Here is a PDF of the Core Curriculum Requirements.

Please be mindful that some majors require certain courses from the core curriculum. Therefore, when visiting with your Academic Advisor, it is in your best interest to always express the majors you are considering.