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Catalog 2012-2013 
Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Arts and Sciences: Cultural Studies, AA

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

This transfer option** of the Arts and Sciences Associate of Arts degree provides students with opportunities to explore global cultural practices. Students examine their everyday lives in contexts such as national identity, communication, gender issues, globalization and race and ethnicity. The degree, which transfers to University of Maryland University College, is appropriate for students with majors at four-year institutions geared toward interdisciplinary studies, such as pre-law, anthropology, sociology, or political diplomacy, or for students who wish to enter a program of study with specific concentrations, such as ethnic literature or social advocacy.

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

Career Opportunities:

sociologist, social worker, anthropologist, archeologist, social advocate, lawyer, and political diplomat

Transfer Options:

This program of study is part of an articulated partnership with University of Maryland University College. Students successfully meeting the requirements of this associate’s program can transfer the necessary credits to complete their Bachelor of Arts in Humanities through courses offered in Southern Maryland and online.

Required Courses and Recommended Sequence:

The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. Developmental and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Students should consult their online program evaluation or an academic advisor for individual program planning.

Biological sciences (lecture and lab) (4 credits)


Elective (3 credits)

  • Any courses 1001and above except MTH 1040  *

Fourth Semester


* Courses requiring a prerequisite

** Program option

*** special criteria for required general education courses

**** Pending MHEC approval

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