Nov 21, 2019  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 College Catalog

Associate in Arts


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The Associate in Arts Degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to a college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree in a non-STEM field.  (STEM fields include science, computer science, engineering, or math.)  Students should consult the STARS Guide for the specific course recommendations for the college or university to which the student plans to transfer.

Area I - Written Composition: 6 Hours


Area II - Humanities and Fine Arts: 12 Hours


(Student must complete a six hour sequence in literature or history.)

Area III - Natural Sciences and Mathematics: 11 Hours


*BIO 201  and BIO 202  do NOT count as natural science credit.

NOTE: If a four credit hour mathematics course is taken, one credit hour counts for Area V.

  • MTH 110 - Finite Mathematics 3 Hours or
  • MTH 112 - Precalculus Algebra 3 Hours or higher
  • Natural Science with Lab 4 Hours *                                                       
  • Natural Science with Lab 4 Hours *                                                       

Note:


*Choose from AST 220  , BIO 101 , BIO 102 , BIO 103 , BIO 104  , CHM 104 , CHM 105 , CHM 111 , CHM 112 , CHM 221 , CHM 222  , GEO 101 , GEO 102 , PHS 111 , PHS 112  , PHY 201 , PHY 202 , PHY 213 , PHY 214  . If you take BIO 103 , you cannot take BIO 101 . If you take BIO 104 , you cannot take BIO 102 . If you take CHM 111 , you cannot take CHM 104 . If you take CHM 112 , you cannot take CHM 105 . If you take PHY 213 , you cannot take PHY 201 . If you take PHY 214 , you cannot take PHY 202 .

Area IV - History, Social, and Behavioral Sciences: 12 Hours


Students must complete a six hour sequence in literature or history.

Area V - Pre-Professional, Pre-Major, and Electives: 19-23 Hours


  • ORI 101 - Orientation to College 2 Hours
  • Choose remaining 18-22 hours appropriate to the degree requirements and major of the individual student and electives as required and delineated for four-year colleges on STARS.

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Total Credit Hours Required for Degree: 60-64 Hours


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