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

The Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree program in Liberal Arts is designed for persons who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program, usually Bachelor of Arts degree, in the liberal arts or social sciences. 

 Program Requirements: 

In addition to the admission requirements established for the college, completion of 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.

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 on page 15 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.   

First Year
First Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 0 3
MTH 1511
1

Students may substitute a higher level math. Courses may be chosen from the Math General Electives.

Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I 3 0 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 0 1
Elective6
6

Suggested courses: BIO 101,102 or CHM 111,112.  Courses may be selected from the Science General Electives in the WCC catalog.  Check with WCC advisor or transfer institution advisor.  

Lab Science 3 3 4
HIS 101 History of Western Civilization I 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 13 3 14
Second Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
HUM 100 Survey of the Humanities 3 0 3
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 0 3
MTH 1521 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts II 3 0 3
Elective6 Lab Science 3 3 4
HIS 121 United States History I 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 3 16
Second Year
Third Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
Elective4
4

Six credits of transfer Literature electives are required and can be chosen from ENG 241, 242, 243, 244.

Literature 3 0 3
CST 110 Introduction to Communication 3 0 3
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 3 0 3
PHI 101 Introduction to Philosophy I 3
Elective7
7

Courses may be chosen from the Social Science General Electives in the WCC catalog.  Check with WCC advisor or transfer institution advisor..

*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.

Social Science 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 12 0 15
Fourth Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
Elective4 Literature 3 0 3
Elective Humanities-Arts, Music, Film 3 0 3
Elective2
2

Transfer Electives may be chosen from Transfer Electives in WCC catalog.  Foreign language may be used as transfer elective.   Check with WCC advisor or transfer institution advisor.

Transfer 3 0 3
Elective3
3

Suggested courses: PHI 220 and HUM 260.  Courses may be selected from Humanities general electives in WCC catalog, 200 level.  Check with WCC advisor or transfer institution advisor.

Transfer 3 0 3
HLT/PED5
5

HLT 143 does not meet the HLT/PED degree requirement.

Health or Physical Education 1 0 1
Elective7 Social Science 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 16 0 16
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