Graduation Requirements for Associate of Arts Degree

To graduate with an Associate of Arts degree, students must have a 2.00 grade point average or above and have successfully completed sixty (60) semester hours of credit in courses as designated below. In addition, students must meet the requirements specified in the following categories:

  Required Credit Hours
THE COLLEGE EXPERIENCE  
The College Experience: SDV-108 1

COMMUNICATIONS  
COMPOSITION: ENG-105, 106 6
SPEECH:  SPC-112 or 101 3

HUMANITIES - Select from at least 2 different departments 9
ART: ART-101, 109, 120, 123, 133, 134, 138, 143, 144, 154, 157, 173, 174, 184, 203, 204, 208, 922, 928  
DRAMA: DRA-101, 110, 130, 141, 142, 145, 165  
ENGLISH: ENG-221, 929  
HISTORY & WORLD CIV: HIS-131, 132, 151, 152, 211, 231, 251, 257, 266, 268, 271  
HUMANITIES: HUM-114, 145, 287  
JOURNALISM: JOU-120, 121  
LITERATURE: LIT-101, 105, 120, 121, 122, 125, 131, 150, 151, 184, 204, 209  
MASS MEDIA STUDIES: MMS-111  
MUSIC: MUA-101, 104, 106, 108, 109, 120 through 127, 143, 146, 170, 173, 180, 183/MUS-100, 102, 120, 121, 135, 136, 140, 150, 162, 204, 220, 221, 235, 236  
PHILOSOPHY: PHI-101, 105, 110, 122  
RELIGION: REL-101  
SPANISH: FLS-129, 141, 142, 231, 232, 922  
SPEECH: SPC-115  

SOCIAL SCIENCE - Select from at least 2 different departments 12
ECONOMICS: ECN-120, 130  
GEOGRAPHY: GEO-121, 141, 161, 922  
HISTORY & WORLD CIV: HIS-131, 132, 151, 152, 211, 231, 251, 257, 266, 268, 271  
POLITICAL SCIENCE: POL-110, 111, 112  
PSYCHOLOGY: PSY-102, 111, 121, 211, 226, 227, 228, 241, 251  
SOCIOLOGY: SOC-110, 114, 115, 120, 136, 160, 161, 186, 207, 212, 220, 221, 230, 240, 251, 270, 922  

MATH & SCIENCEMust include one math and one laboratory science course  10
MATHEMATICS: MAT-110, 112, 113, 127, 128, 140, 149, 156, 165, 170, 210, 216, 219, 227  
LAB SCIENCE: BIO-105, 112, 113, 138, 163, 168, 173, 186, 248, 252/CHM-122, 165, 175, 263, 273/ENV-111/PHS-120, 151/PHY-106, 160, 161, 212, 222/SCI-123  
NON-LAB SCIENCE: BIO-151, 277/PHS-165, 185/ SCI-922, 928  

CULTURAL AWARENESS - Minimum of 3 hours  3
ART-101, 203, 204, 208/DRA-101, 110, 130/ENG-221/FLS-141, 142/HIS-211, 257/HUM-114/LIT-120, 121, 122, 131, 209/MUS-100, 204/PHI-101, 105, 122/REL-101/SOC-186, 212, 851/SPC-120  

ELECTIVES   16
Once category requirements are met, any course from the above discipline areas may be applied to elective credits. Students should plan their elective courses according to their college major if they are planning to transfer on for a four year degree.  Information on suggested coursework is available in the Enrollment Services office.  

TOTAL  60

 

 

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