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2014-15 College Catalog

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General Studies–Science Emphasis A.A. Degree (Transfer)

Application Code 157

For curriculum information, contact the Science, Engineering, and Technology Division—Room ST-248—443-518-1600.

The general studies area of study is intended for students who are uncertain of their career plans or desire two years of a broad, general college education. This curriculum has been adapted to allow students to explore several different subject areas. The General Studies–Science Emphasis transfer pattern has been designed specifically for students whose interests are more in the area of science. Those who plan their course sequences with faculty advisors may prepare for either transfer or employment. 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

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 and Emerging Issues Core Course

2-3

Required Courses Related to Major

Course NumberTitleCredits
Electives-General Electives

6

Humanities-Humanities Electives

6

-Science Science Electives

12-13

Social Sciences -Social Sciences Electives

6

Total Credit Hours: 60-67