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2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog

Liberal Arts, Associate of Arts

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Program Code: 648

The Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree program is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree program in the liberal arts. Four-year liberal arts programs prepare graduates for a wide variety of jobs in business, the arts, education, medical and legal professions, and in social and public service occupations. Liberal Arts studies emphasize fine arts, language, literature, philosophy, mathematics, science, social science and analytical and critical thinking skills, all of which prepare students for lifelong learning and social, cultural, and technological change.

Courses required for the Liberal Arts degree are available on all four campuses.

Semester 1

Semester Total: 17

Semester 2

Semester Total: 16

Semester 3

Semester Total: 14

Semester 4

  • ___ ___ - Humanities or Social Science Elective 1
  • ___ ___ - Intermediate Foreign Language Sequence 4
  • ___ ___ - Science with Lab Elective 1
  • ___ ___ - Social Science Elective 1

Semester Total: 13

Program Total Minimum Credits: 60

Program Footnotes:

1 Eligible courses are listed under General Education Core Requirements . Students should consult with an academic advisor or counselor to choose the appropriate course(s).

2 Students may substitute  CST 110  for CST 100 . Consult transfer institution to ensure that the substitution is appropriate for intended transfer program.

3 Students may select any of the following courses to meet this requirement: HIS 101 , HIS 102 , HIS 111 , HIS 112 , HIS 121 , or HIS 122 .

4 Students are required to choose full-year sequences.

Beginning Foreign Language sequences include: ASL 101 -ASL 102 ; FRE 101 -FRE 102 ; GER 101 -GER 102 ; RUS 101 -RUS 102 ; SPA 101 -SPA 102 .

Intermediate Foreign Language sequences include: ASL 201 -ASL 202 ; FRE 203 -FRE 204 ; GER 201 -GER 202 ; RUS 201 -RUS 202 ; SPA 203 -SPA 204 .

Note: Students who already have foreign language proficiency or have successfully completed two years of a foreign language in high school may petition for advanced placement. Students placed into an intermediate course in foreign language, may substitute courses from the approved list of humanities and/or social sciences under General Education Core Requirements   for the language credits needed to complete the degree.

5 Eligible courses are listed under Approved Electives for Transfer . Students should consult with an academic advisor or counselor to choose the appropriate course(s).

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