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

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.  Students in this program may wish to major in the following fields:

  • Economics
  • Education
  • English
  • Foreign Language
  • Government (Political Science)
  • History
  • Humanities
  • Journalism
  • Library Science
  • Literature
  • Philosophy
  • Pre-Law
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

In addition to the admission requirements established for the college, entry into the Liberal Arts 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 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 3 0 3
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications & Concepts 3 0 3
MTH 1511 Liberal Arts Math I 3 0 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 0 1
Elective2 Foreign Language I 4 0 4
Elective3 History 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 17 0 17
Second Semester
CST 110 Intro. to Communications 3 0 3
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 0 3
MTH 152 Liberal Arts Math II 3 0 3
Elective2 Foreign Language II 4 0 4
Elective3 History  3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 16 0 16
Third Semester
Elective4 Literature 3 0 3
HLT/PED5 Health or Physical Education 2 0 2
Elective2 Intermediate Foreign Language I 3 0 3
Elective6 Lab Science 3 3 4
Elective7 Social Science 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 14 3 15
Fourth Semester
Elective4 Literature 3 0 3
Elective2 Intermediate Foreign Language II 3 0 3
Elective6 Lab Science 3 3 4
Elective7 Social Science 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 12 3 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.
2Students with two years of high school foreign language may petition for advanced placement in that language.
3Six credits of transfer History electives are required and can be chosen from HIS 101, 102121, 122.
4Courses may be chosen from the Literature General Electives.
5Students may choose a health, physical education, or recreation course that promotes physical & emotional well-being.
6Courses may be chosen from the Science General Electives
7Courses may be chosen from the Social Science General Electives


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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