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Transfer Programs
Degree: 
Associate of Arts and Sciences with a major in General Studies
Length: 
Four-semester (two-year) program
Purpose: 

The Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree program in General Studies is designed specifically for those students who wish to transfer to a four-year college or university but who may be uncertain about a specific major.  

Admission Requirements:

In addition to the admission requirements established for the college, entry into the General Studies program requires competency in English and Math Essentials MTE 1-5 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostic tests, or by satisfactorily completing the required MTE units or equivalent.

Program Requirements:

Students are urged to become acquainted with the requirements of the major department in the college or university to which transfer is contemplated and also to consult with the Student Services Office of the community college in planning their program and selecting electives. Note the guaranteed admission and articulation agreements referenced in the WCC Catalog apply only to students who complete the Associate Degree. 

The following list is a suggested sequence in which students may plan their class schedules to ensure graduation in two years.   

Course Sequence: 

 

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
First Semester
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 0 3
MTH 1511 Liberal Arts Math I 3 0 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 0 1
Elective2 Lab Science 3 3 4
Elective3 Social Science 3 0 3
Elective4 History 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 16 3 17
Second Semester
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 0 3
MTH 1521 Liberal Arts Math II 3 0 3
Elective2 Lab Science 3 3 4
Elective3 Social Science 3 0 3
Elective4 History 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 3 16
Third Semester
Elective5 Literature 3 0 3
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications & Concepts 3 0 3
CST 110 Intro. to Communication 3 0 3
Elective3
Social Science 3 0 3
Elective6 Transfer Elective 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 0 15
Fourth Semester
Elective5 Literature 3 0 3
HLT/PED7 Health or Physical Education 1 0 1
Elective3 Social Science 3 0 3
Elective6 Transfer Elective 3 0 3
Elective8 Humanities 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 13 0 13
Total Minimum Credits Required for this Curriculum 61

1Students may substitute a higher level math. Courses may be chosen from the Math General Electives.
2Courses may be chosen from the Science General Electives.
3Courses may be chosen from the Social Science General Electives.
4Six credits of transfer History electives are required and can be chosen from HIS 101, 102121, 122.
5Courses may be chosen from the Literature General Electives.
6Courses may be chosen from the Transfer Electives.
7Students may choose a health, physical education, or recreation course that promotes physical & emotional well-being.
8Courses may be chosen from the Transfer Humanities Electives.

Notes: 

Requirements of four-year institutions may vary. Students should consult a counselor or their academic advisor to select electives that will satisfy baccalaureate major requirements. In addition, they should confirm with the college or university to which they plan to transfer that they will receive credit at the four-year institution.

 

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