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2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Oct 27, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Arts and Sciences, A.A.


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The Associate degree in Arts and Sciences is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution with a concentration in either arts and humanities or math and science. Following admission to the college, students should consult with an advisor to design a program of study that meets their transfer needs. This program is suited best to students who do not know what their precise major will be after transfer.

Students who are more definite about what their major will be after transfer should plan to earn an Arts and Sciences Associate of Arts (A.A.) or Associate of Science (A.S.) degree in one of many discipline-specific options. Descriptions of the Arts and Sciences degree options are listed alphabetically throughout the Programs of Study  section of this catalog.

Program Pathway

First Year Fall   First Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
ENG 101 English Composition
(ELL 101  is an approved substitution for ENG 101)
3   Gen Ed English 3
Gen Ed Mathematics 3   Gen Ed Arts/Humanities 3
Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science 3   Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science 3
Program Choose in consultation with advisor 3   Gen Ed Diversity 3
Elective Choose in consultation with advisor 3   Program Choose in consultation with advisor 3
TOTAL   15   TOTAL   15
Second Year Fall   Second Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
Gen Ed Biological/Physical Science 3   Gen Ed Biological/Physical Science 
(one science requirement must include a lab)
4
Program Choose in consultation with advisor 3   Gen Ed Arts/Humanities  3
Elective Choose in consultation with advisor 3   Program Choose in consultation with advisor 3
Elective Choose in consultation with advisor 3   Elective Choose in consultation with advisor 3
Elective Choose in consultation with advisor 3   Elective Choose in consultation with advisor 2
TOTAL   15   TOTAL   15

General Education Requirements (31-32 Credits)


Arts/Humanities


Behavioral/Social Sciences


Biological/Physical Science


Diversity


English


*A minimum grade of “C” or better is required for ENG-101 and ELL-101

Mathematics


Program Requirements (12 Credits)


For an Arts and Sciences A.A. degree, select courses that meet transfer needs from the following discipline designations:

  • ADJ, ART, DNC, ENG, FRN, GDT, GER, HEA, HIS, HUM, MUS, PED, PHL, PLS, POL, PSY, SOC, SPD, SPN, THR (12 Credits)

Free Electives (16-17 Credits)


Free electives should be selected in consultation with a transfer advisor and the transfer institution.

Degree Requirement (60 Credits)


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