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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.  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.  

First Year
First Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 0 3
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 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
Elective2
2

Students with two years of high school foreign language may petition for advanced placement in that language.

Foreign Language I 4 0 4
Elective3
3

Six credits of transfer History electives are required and can be chosen from HIS 101102121122.

History 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 17 0 17
Second Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
CST 110 Introduction to Communication 3 0 3
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 0 3
MTH 152 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts II 3 0 3
Elective2 Foreign Language II 4 0 4
Elective3 History 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 16 0 16
Second Year
Third Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
Elective4
4

Courses may be chosen from the Literature General Electives.

Literature 3 0 3
HLT/PED5
5

Students may choose a health, physical education, or recreation course that promotes physical & emotional well-being.

Health or Physical Education 2 0 2
Elective2 Intermediate Foreign Language I 3 0 3
Elective6
6

Courses may be chosen from the Science General Electives

Lab Science 3 3 4
Elective7
7

Courses may be chosen from the Social Science General Electives.

Social Science 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 14 3 15
Fourth Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
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
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