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World Languages and Cultures - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

AN ARTS AND SCIENCES AREA OF CONCENTRATION

APPLICATION CODE 335

For curriculum information, contact the English/World Languages Division—Room DH-239—443-518-1540.

This curriculum is a guide to students planning to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a Bachelor of Arts degree in a variety of disciplines in which language skills and cultural awareness are required. This area of study is designed to prepare and equip students to explore cultures, communicate with diverse populations, improve cultural awareness, advance human understanding, and become productive global citizens. Students are advised to check the requirements of the institution to which they intend to transfer.

Suggested Semester 1

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL 121College Composition

3

Gen Ed Core Arts & Humanities Core Group B

3

Gen Ed Core Mathematics Core Course

3

Gen Ed Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group A

3

World Language *First of three sequential language courses

4

Suggested Semester 2

Course NumberTitleCredits
Gen Ed Core Arts & Humanities Core Group A

3

Gen Ed Core Science Core Course

3

Gen Ed Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group B

3

World Language *Second of three sequential language courses

4

Select 3 credits from the following:

Course NumberTitleCredits
ANTH 105Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

3

ANTH 120Comparative World Cultures

3

ANTH 220Cultures of the Middle East

3

GEOG 101Introduction to World Geography

3

GEOG 102Elements of Cultural Geography

3

Suggested Semester 3

Course NumberTitleCredits
Gen Ed Core Science Core Course (must include lab)

4

Core Elective Any General Education Core Course

3

World Language *Third of three sequential language courses

4

Select 3 credits from the following:

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL 213Latin American Literature

3

ENGL 214Middle Eastern Literature

3

ENGL 219Asian Literature

3

ENGL 226World Literature I

3

Suggested Semester 4

Course NumberTitleCredits
World Language World Language Course

4

Core Elective Any General Education Core Course

3

Elective Electives*

7

*Electives - Select from the following:

Course NumberTitleCredits
ANTH 105Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

3

ANTH 120Comparative World Cultures

3

ANTH 220Cultures of the Middle East

3

ARAB 204Intermediate Arabic IV

4

ARAB 230Contemporary Issues in the Middle East

3

ARTS 203Painting Studio: Chinese Brush Painting

3

ARTS 262Far Eastern Art and Architecture

3

BMGT 100Introduction to Business and Organization

3

BMGT 150International Business Issues Seminar

1

BMGT 205Principles of International Business

3

CHNS 222Cultures of China

3

ENGL 226World Literature I

3

FILM 172Introduction to World Cinema

3

FILM 200Latin American Film

3

FILM 203Indian Film

3

FILM 204Middle Eastern Film

3

FILM 208Asian Film

3

FILM 227Japanese Film

3

HEED 116Fundamentals of Spiritual Awareness

3

HIST 123Western Civilization and the Modern World

3

HIST 132Modern World History

3

HIST 210History of Latin America

3

HIST 211East Asian Civilization

3

HIST 216History of India

3

HIST 232History of the Modern Middle East

3

HUMN 107Arts, Cultures, and Ideas

3

HUMN 223Cultures of Asia

3

MUSA 105World Music

3

PHIL 101Introduction to Philosophy

3

PHIL 104Introduction to Religious Studies

3

PHIL 110Introduction to Chinese Taoism

1

PHIL 111Introduction to Japanese Zen Buddhism

1

PHIL 141Philosophy and Practice of Yoga

3

PHIL 201Religions of the World

3

POLI 202International Relations and Contemporary Foreign Policy

3

SPAN 204Intermediate Spanish IV

4

SPCH 115Intercultural Communication

3

Total Credit Hours: 60

A graduate should be able to

1. Organize ideas and convey meaning through various communicative modes using spontaneous language production at the intermediate level.

2. Analyze cultural practices or artifacts, giving details of the perspectives that shaped them.

3. Identify ethical issues in relevant context and content areas.