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2013-14 College Catalog

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Social Sciences - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

An Arts and Sciences Area of Study

Application Code 58

For curriculum information, contact the Social Sciences and Teacher Education Division—Room ST-149—443-518-1620.

This curriculum is designed as a guide for students planning to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a bachelor’s degree in the social sciences. Geography, history, political science, pre-law, etc. students are advised to check the requirements of the institution to which they intend to transfer.

General Education Core

Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s total of general education and required courses must equal at least 60 semester hours of credit.

Composition

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL-121College Composition

3 credits

Humanities, Arts and Literature

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Humanities Core Course

-Arts Core Course

-Literature Core Course

9-11

One Humanities Core Course (3 credits), plus one Arts Core Course (3 credits), plus one Literature Core Course (3 credits) satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement, OR a World Language Sequence (8 credits), plus another Humanities, Arts, and Literature Core (3 credits) in a second discipline other than a world language satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement.

Social Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Courses

6

One History Core Course is required and may be taken as either a Social and Behavioral Sciences Core or a Humanities Core. No more than 6 credits may be taken in History to meet Humanities Core and Social and Behavioral Sciences Core requirements.

Science

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Science Core Courses

7-8

must include one course with lab

Mathematics

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Mathematics Core Course

3-5

Interdisciplinary

Course NumberTitleCredits
Interdisciplinary -Interdisciplinary and Emerging Issues Core Course

2-3

Required Courses Related to Major

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
GEOG-101Introduction to World Geography

3 credits

POLI-101American Federal Government

3 credits

PSYC-101General Psychology

3 credits

SOCI-101Introduction to Sociology

3 credits

Arts and Sciences -Arts and Sciences Electives

6

Social Sciences Electives-Any course with ANTH, ECON, HIST, POLI or SOCI prefix

12

Total Credit Hours: 60-66