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Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Arts and Sciences, AA


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The Arts and Sciences Associate of Arts program differs from its program options in the distribution of electives. Students may select, for concentration, either the Arts and Sciences program or any of the program options that are listed alphabetically throughout the Programs of Study section. The Arts and Sciences program options are as follows:

No. of Credits: 60
Contact: B. Scotland, Chair, Languages and Literature Division

For the recent high school graduates or returning students who plan to transfer to the upper division of a college or university to earn a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degree, this 60-credit program offers a broad-based curriculum drawn from the range of  disciplines traditional to college-level liberal arts education.

Through the distribution of courses that embrace many aspects of world thought, culture, and technology, the program will encourage in each student the intellectual flexibility and adaptability required in a rapidly changing society and job market.

This program is fully available online.

The maximum number of credits accepted in transfer from other institutions to this program is 45. 

TRANSFER OPTIONS: 

This program of study articulates to a Bachelor of Science in Business with Johns Hopkins University. Contact an advisor for recommended course selection.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:

Contact the program coordinator.

 

Required Courses and Recommended Sequence:


The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. College Prep and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Course availability within the program sequences is specifically intended for full-time students who begin their course work with the fall semester. Students should always consult their online program evaluation or an academic advisor to better understand typical course availability and individual program planning.

Mathematics (3 credits)


Acceptable:

  • See Gen Ed  courses listing

Arts (3 credits)


Acceptable:

Elective (3 credits)


  • Take 3 credits from any courses numbered 1001 and above, except MTH 1040 

Biological/physical sciences (lecture and lab) (4 credits)


Acceptable:

Note: Four credits must include a lecture with a corresponding lab.

Elective (6 credits)


  • Take 6 credits from any courses numbered 1001 and above, except MTH 1040 

Third Semester


English literature (3 credits)


Acceptable:

Biological/physical sciences (3 credits)


Acceptable:

Social/behavioral sciences (3 credits)


Acceptable:

Elective (6 credits)


  • Take 6 credits from any courses numbered 1001 and above, except MTH 1040 

Fourth Semester


Social/behavioral sciences (3 credits)


Acceptable:

Elective (8 credits)


  • Take 8 credits from any courses numbered 1001 and above, except MTH 1040 

Notes:


***The two social/behavioral sciences courses required for this degree must be from two different disciplines.

Notes:


* Courses requiring a prerequisite

** Program option

*** special criteria for required general education courses

**** Pending MHEC approval

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