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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

Associate in Arts Degree, General Concentration

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Major Code: 100

This program is designed for those who expect to transfer to a college or university to study in a variety of liberal arts programs, including art, communication, education, English, journalism, library science, philosophy, pre-law, political science, or the social sciences. The curriculum gives students a broad background in liberal arts with an emphasis in the Liberal Arts disciplines.

Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of theories, concepts, and principles relevant to the liberal arts.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills related to general education competencies for the Associate in Arts degree, including the ability to:
    • Communicate effectively in oral and written formats.
    • Employ or utilize information access and literacy skills.
    • Demonstrate problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
    • Employ mathematical and science reasoning skills.
    • Acquire a cultural, artistic, and global perspective.
    • Demonstrate professional and human relations skills.

Graduates of this program would plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree in a variety of liberal arts disciplines, and may go on to earn an advanced degree.

CIP Code: 240101

First Year

Fall Semester (15-17 Credits)

Spring Semester (16-17 Credits)

  • 3 Credit(s)

  • MATH - Mathematics Core Requirement 4(5) Credit(s)
  • or

  • SCI - Science Core Requirement 4 Credit(s)

  • SS - Social Science Core Requirement 3 Credit(s)
  • Concentration Elective 3 Credit(s) *
  • Elective 3 Credit(s)

Second Year

Fall Semester (14 Credits)

  • HPE - Physical Education Requirement 1 Credit(s) #
  • HUM - Humanities Core Requirement 3 Credit(s)
  • SCI - Science Core Requirement 4 Credit(s)
  • 3 Credit(s)
  • Concentration Elective 3 Credit(s) *

Spring Semester (15 Credits)

Total Credits (60-63)

*Choose from: Any ART, ENG, ECON, HIST, MUS, SOC, SS, PSYC, or PHIL (3 hours from 3 separate disciplines to equal 9 hours).

**Choose from: HIST 100 , HIST 101 , HIST 110 , or HIST 111  

#HPE requirements can be fulfilled with HPE 100 , HPE 101  or HPE 105 .

Concentration electives and general electives should be selected in consultation with an advisor and/or the college to which the student intends to transfer.

Note: Courses used to fulfill core requirements may not also be used as concentration hours.

IMPORTANT GRADUATION INFORMATION: ORNT 090 is a graduation requirement.  See your advisor to determine if you have met this requirement.

Refer to General Education Core Requirements for the Associate in Arts Program listed below for acceptable core requirements in HUM, HIST, SS, MATH, and SCI.

General Education Core Requirements


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