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Degree: 
Associate of Arts and Sciences 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.

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 in the Admissions section 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 1541
1

Or Math Elective: Students may substitute a higher level math.

Quantitative Reasoning 3 0 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 0 1
BIO 1015
5

Or Science General Elective:  BIO 101, BIO 102, CHM 111, CHM 112

General Biology I 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.
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 0 3
MTH 1551 Statistical Reasoning 3 0 3
HUM 100 Survey of the Humanities 3 0 3
BIO 1025 General Biology II 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.
ENG 2413
3

Or Literature Elective:  ENG 241 , ENG 242 , ENG 243 , ENG 244

Survey of American Literature I 3 0 3
PHI 101 Introduction to Philosophy I 3
CST 110 Introduction to Communication 3 0 3
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 3 0 3
SOC 2006
6

Or Social Science Elective:  PSY 200, PSY 215, PSY 216, SOC 200, SOC 250 

*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.

Principles of Sociology 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 12 0 15
Fourth Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
HLT/PED4
4

Health or PED Elective:  HLT 116 , PED 107 , PED 109 , PED 111 , PED 147

Health or Physical Education 1 0 1
ENG 2423 Survey of American Literature II 3 0 3
CST 151*
*

Or Humanities Elective

Film Appreciation I 3 0 3
PSY 2006 Principles of Psychology 3
PHI 2202
2

Or Transfer Elective:  SPA 101, SPA 102, HUM 260, PHI 220, REL 210 

Ethics 3
HLT/PED4 Health or Physical Education 1 0 1
HUM 2602 Survey of Twentieth-Century Culture 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 11 0 17
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