2011-2012 Archived Catalog Information

  • Associate of Arts Degree

Requirements for the Associate of Arts Degree

The A.A. degree program requires the successful completion of the following courses:

I. Core Requirements

a. Seminar for Freshmen (4 HRS.) (Students with 15+ transfer credits of college or university work are exempt.)

b. Freshman Writing (8 HRS.)

ENG 101 and ENG 102
(A student may be assigned to other English courses or may be invited to take ENG 103.)

c. Literature (4 HRS.)

Choose one course from those listed below:

English: ENG 213, ENG 214, ENG 215, ENG 216, ENG 217, ENG 218
Humanities and Modern Languages: FR 216, FR 309, FR 310, GER 216, GER 218, GER 310, HUM 260, HUM 350, SPAN 300, SPAN 390, SPAN 401, SPAN 402, SPAN 404, SPAN 405, SPAN 407, SPAN 413, SPAN 414, SPAN 416, SPAN 418
Women's and Gender Studies: WGS 325

d. Math (4 HRS.)

Choose any Math course at level 130 or higher.

e. Ethical and Philosophical Inquiry (4 HRS.)

PHIL 119 or PHIL 123 or PHIL 127

f. Humanities/History (4 HRS.)

Choose one course from those listed below:

American Studies: AMST 111
Black Studies: BLKST 100
Communication: CJN 114, CJN 218, CJN 226, CJN 227, CJN 289, CJN 290, CJN 326, CJN 366, CJN 413, CJN 485
English: ENG 113, ENG 114, ENG 121, ENG 123, ENG 124, ENG 250
History: Any History course
Humanities and Modern Languages: FR 301, FR 302, FR 320, FR 410, GER 301, GER 302, GER 306, GER 412, GER 420, SPAN 301,  SPAN 302, SPAN 408, SPAN 409, SPAN 412, and any course with a HUM, ARH or MUH designator, with the exception of HUM 120 and HUM 121
NESADSU: ADF 181, ADF 182, ADFA 306, ADFA 344, ADFA 345, ADFA 346, ADI 221, ADI 222, ADG 224
Philosophy: PHIL 113, PHIL 115, PHIL 210, PHIL 211, PHIL 219, PHIL 223, PHIL 225, PHIL 250, PHIL 253, PHIL 255, PHIL 260, PHIL 261
Theatre: THETR 225, THETR 226, THETR 227, THETR 310, THETR 331, THETR 374, THETR 389, THETR 489
Women’s and Gender Studies: WGS 111

g. Language (8 HRS.)

Choose any two courses taught in one language other than English offered by the Humanities and Modern Languages Department.

h. Social Science (4 HRS.)

Choose one course from those listed below:

Communication: CJN 255, CJN 285, CJN 286, CJN 287, CJN 375, CJN 400
Economics: Any Economics course except EC 431 and EC 460
Education and Human Services: Any 100, 200, or 400- Level EHS course, and EHS 310, 311, 312, 313, 362, 363, 396
German: GER 419
Government: Any Government course except GVT 201
Psychology: Any Psychology course except PSYCH 215
Sociology: SOC 113, SOC 116/216, SOC 217, SOC 223, SOC 236, SOC 264
Women’s and Gender Studies: WGS 113

i. Sciences (8 HRS.)

Choose two science courses. At least one must include a laboratory. Courses do not need to be in a sequence.

Biology: BIO 101/L101, BIO 102/L102, BIO 104/L104 (offered only at Madrid Campus), BIO 105, BIO 106, BIO 107
Chemistry: CHEM 101/L101, CHEM 102/L102, CHEM 103, CHEM 111/L111, CHEM 112/L112, SCI 123
Environmental Science: SCI 103/L103, SCI 104/L104, ENVS 111/L111, ENVS 112/L112
Neuroscience: NEUR 101
Physics: SCI 101/L101, SCI 102/L102, SCI 111/L111, SCI 112/L112, PHYS 111/L111, PHYS 112/L112, PHYS 151/L151, PHYS 152/L152, SCI 161, SCI 171, SCI 172/L172, SCI 173/L173, SCI 181, SCI 182, SCI 183/L183, SCI 184/L184
Science: SCI 251/L251, SCI 301/ L301

Notes:
1.  Some Science Division courses may have math or computer science prerequisites. Many have other science prerequisites. See course descriptions in this catalog to select appropriate courses.

 2.  Students may take CHEM 101/L101 or CHEM 111/L111, but not both, and they may take CHEM 102/L102 or CHEM 112/L112, but not both. CHEM 111/L111 and CHEM 112/L112 are only open to science and engineering majors.

 3.  Students cannot take both SCI 103/L103 and ENVS 111/L111 or both SCI 104/L104 and ENVS 112/L112.

II. Free Electives (16 HRS.)

III. Cultural Diversity Requirement (4 HRS.)

Choose one course from Group A or one course from Group B

Cultural Diversity Group A (4 HRS.)
or
Cultural Diversity Group B (4 HRS.)

The Cultural Diversity Requirement is fulfilled by taking courses bearing the Cultural Diversity Designation. Courses that satisfy the Cultural Diversity Requirement are identified in the course bulletin after the course description and are listed on the Academic Advising website. Cultural Diversity Courses may simultaneously fulfill Core Requirements, Major Requirements, Complementary Major Requirements, Minor Requirements (see Department Listings) or may be used as electives.

Minimum Total Credits Required for Graduation (64 HRS.)

Carefully review the requirements for a degree in your major with your advisor before selecting courses.