Catalog & Student Handbook 2018-2019 
    Jan 27, 2022  
Catalog & Student Handbook 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Arts, AA&S

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Degree: Associate of Arts and Sciences in Liberal Arts

Length: Four-semester (two-year) program

Purpose: The Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree program in Liberal Arts is designed for persons who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program, usually Bachelor of Arts degree, in the liberal arts or social sciences.

Program Requirements: In addition to the admission requirements established for the college, completion of General Studies program requires competency in English and Math Essentials MTE 1-5 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostic tests, or by satisfactorily completing the required MTE units or equivalent. Students are urged to become acquainted with the requirements of the major department in the college or university to which transfer is contemplated and also to consult with the Student Services Office of the community college in planning their program and selecting electives. Note the guaranteed admission and articulation agreements referenced in the Admissions  section apply only to students who complete the Associate Degree.

The following list is a suggested sequence in which students may plan their class schedules to ensure graduation in two years.

First Semester

Suggested Credits for Semester: 14

Second Semester

Suggested Credits for Semester: 16

Third Semester

Suggested Credits for Semester: 15

Fourth Semester

  • HLT/PED Health or Physical Ed. 1 credits 4

Suggested Credits for Semester: 16

Total Minimum Credits Required for this Curriculum: 61

1Students may substitute a higher level math.

2Transfer Electives:  SPA 101  , SPA 102  , HUM 260  , PHI 220  , REL 210  

3Literature Electives:  ENG 241  , ENG 242  , ENG 243  , ENG 244  

4Health or PED Elective:  HLT 116  , PED 107  , PED 109  , PED 111  , PED 147  

5Science General Electives:  BIO 101  , BIO 102  , CHM 111  , CHM 112  

6Social Science Electives:  PSY 200  , PSY 215  , PSY 216  , SOC 200  , SOC 250  

*Requirements of four-year institutions may vary. Students should consult a counselor or their academic advisor to select electives that will satisfy baccalaureate major requirements. In addition, they should confirm with the college or university to which they plan to transfer that they will receive credit at the four-year institution.

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