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2022-2023 Catalog 
    
    Jun 24, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Arts and Sciences, A.A.


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.

Program Pathway

First Year Fall   First Year Spring
Course Number Course Name Credits   Course Number Course Name Credits
ENG 101 English Composition
*(ENG 101E  and ENG 101P  are approved substitutions for ENG 101) 
3   Gen Ed English 3
MAT 109
or
MAT 115
or
MAT 160

Statistics
or
Quantitative Reasoning
or
Precalculus I

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
*(of your two Science requirements, one must have a lab)
3   Gen Ed Biological/Physical Science 
*(of your two Science requirements, one must have 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, ENG-101E, and ENG-101P

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, COM, DNC, ENG, EXS, FRN, GDT, GER, HEA, HIS, HUM, MUS, PED, PHL, PLS, POL, PSY, SOC, 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)