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  Sep 22, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog

Liberal Arts, A.A.


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This curriculum is designed for students who plan to transfer into a bachelor of arts degree program but are undecided about their specific major. It provides the basic foundation in the humanities, fine arts, social and behavioral sciences, mathematics, communication, and physical and life sciences that is required by universities for entry into arts and sciences related programs.

Suggested Curriculum


I. General Education Core (37-38)


Area A: Communication (9 credits)


Area B: Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credits)


Select three courses from the list for Area B  with at least one course from humanities and one from fine arts.

Area C: Mathematics (3 credits)


Select one math course from the list for Area C .

Area D: Physical and Life Sciences (7-8 credits)


Select one life science course and one physical science course from the list for Area D . One course must have a lab component.

Area E: Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 credits)


Select three courses in at least two different disciplines from the list for Area E .

II. Area of Concentration/Major Field (24-25)


Select 24-25 credits from the list of courses approved for transfer or courses from the bachelor’s degree major you are considering.

Required A.A. Degree Program Total: 62 credits


Each college and university has its own major requirements and transfer policies. Consult the schools you are considering and a PSC advisor to discuss courses and their transferability.

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