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General Studies - Liberal Arts - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

APPLICATION CODE 340

This general studies curriculum is designed for students who are uncertain of an exact area of interest and want to explore the pathway of liberal arts. The curriculum allows students to explore several areas within English and World Languages as well as Arts and Humanities. 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. 

Suggested Semester 1

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL 121College Composition

3

Gen Ed Core Social & Behavioral Sciences - Critical & Creative Thinking Core

3

Gen Ed Core Mathematics - Quantitative Reasoning Core

3

Gen Ed Core Information Literacy Core

3

Elective Liberal Arts Elective*

3

*Liberal Arts Electives include world language courses, which are 4 credits.

Suggested Semester 2

Course NumberTitleCredits
Gen Ed Core Arts & Humanities - Critical & Creative Thinking Core

3

Gen Ed Core Social & Behavioral Sciences - Global Competency Core

3

Gen Ed Core Biological & Physical Sciences - Scientific Reasoning Core w/ Lab

4

Gen Ed Core Technological Literacy Core

3

Elective Liberal Arts Elective*

3

*Liberal Arts Electives include world language courses, which are 4 credits.

Suggested Semester 3

Course NumberTitleCredits
Gen Ed Core Arts & Humanities - Oral Communication Core

3

Gen Ed Core Biological & Physical Sciences - Scientific Reasoning Core

3

World Language World Language Course

4

Elective Liberal Arts Elective*

3

*Liberal Arts Electives include world language courses, which are 4 credits.

Suggested Semester 4

Course NumberTitleCredits
World Language World Language Course

4

Elective Liberal Arts Elective

3

Elective General Electives

8

Ethics Ethics Elective**

1-3

**Ethics - Select 1-3 credits from the following:

Course NumberTitleCredits
ARTS 100Foundations in Visual Arts

1

AVMP 155Principles of Film and Media Production

3

DANC 250Dance Composition

3

ENGL 207Ethics in Literature

3

ENTE 101Introduction to Entertainment Technology

3

HUMN 223Cultures of Asia

3

MUSA 140Introduction to Music Technology and Entrepreneurship

3

PHIL 101Introduction to Philosophy

3

PHIL 103Introduction to Ethics

3

PHIL 104Introduction to Religious Studies

3

PHIL 110Introduction to Chinese Taoism

1

PHIL 111Introduction to Japanese Zen Buddhism

1

PHIL 112Introduction to African Philosophy

1

PHIL 201Religions of the World

3

PHIL 203Civility and Virtue Ethics

3

PHIL 260Film and Philosophy

3

THET 110Introduction to Theatre

3

THET 125Text Analysis

3

WMST 111Introduction to Women's Studies: Women, Gender, and Society

3

WMST 193Introduction to Women's Studies: Women, Art, and Culture

3

Students must complete a minimum of 60 credits to complete an associate degree program.

Total Credit Hours: 60

A graduate should be able to

  1. Use critical and creative reasoning to demonstrate deep thinking.
  2. Demonstrate an awareness of the wider world and one's relationship to it.
  3. Apply strategies of inquiry and exploration in order to find, evaluate, and use information ethically for academic success.
  4. Effectively use oral and/or signed communication as a way of engaging with others.
  5. Understand, make judgments, and/or draw appropriate conclusions supported by quantitative evidence and clearly represent those conclusions in a variety of formats.
  6. Apply scientific concepts and reasoning to solve real-world and computational problems by utilizing, interpreting, and evaluating data and information.
  7. Solve problems and complete tasks using technology tools such as the internet, productivity and/or discipline-specific software, and emerging technologies in order to communicate ideas and information.
  8. Write clearly and effectively for a variety of audiences, purposes, and contexts in order to learn, think, and communicate.
  9. Engage in ethical reasoning.

This program is in the Liberal Arts Pathway.

Guided Pathways is a nationwide educational strategy that provides a structured and collaborative approach to student success. Guided Pathways connect students to the specific resources in an intentional and deliberate way in order to support student success.

For information about advising, please visit the Advising web page.

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Course NumberTitleCredits