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

Arts and Sciences: Social Sciences, AA


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No. of Credits: 60
Contact: P. Allen, Chair, Social Sciences, Human Services, and Teacher Education Division

This associate of arts transfer option** is designed for part- and full-time students with a specific academic and/or professional interest in the areas of geography, political science, economics, sociology, psychology, police science, or recreation. This option introduces these disciplines within the context of allied subject areas, preparing students for a specific concentration at a four-year Maryland state college or university.

**Program options are listed under Programs of Study in this catalog.

This program is fully available online.

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

Career Opportunities:

psychologist, sociologist, social worker, counselor, economist, geographer, local government administrator

Transfer Options:

This program of study is part of an articulated partnership with University of Maryland University College (UMUC). Students successfully meeting the requirements of this associate’s program can transfer the necessary credits to UMUC and complete their Bachelor of Arts in Political Science or Bachelor of Science in Social Science through courses offered in Southern Maryland and online. Contact an advisor for recommended course selection.

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.

Arts (3 credits)


 Acceptable:

Biological/ physical sciences (4 credits)


Acceptable:

Note:

Four credits must include a lecture with a corresponding lab.

Interdisciplinary/ emerging issues (3 credits)


Acceptable:

Elective (3 credits)


Acceptable:

  • Take three credits from any course numbered 1001 and higher (except MTH 1040 *)

Third Semester


English literature (3 credits)


Acceptable:

Biological/physical sciences (3 credits)


Acceptable:

Mathematics (3 credits)


Acceptable:

Elective (3 credits)


Acceptable:

  • Take three credits from any course numbered 1001 and higher (except MTH 1040 *)

Humanities (3 credits)


Acceptable:

  • See Gen Ed  Listing (from HST or PHL discipline)

Elective (2 credits)


Acceptable:

  • Take two credits from any course numbered 1001 and higher (except MTH 1040 *)

Notes:


* Courses requiring a prerequisite

** Program option

*** special criteria for required general education courses

**** Pending MHEC approval

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