Liberal Studies

Associate - Liberal Studies

Associate in Arts

This degree in Liberal Studies is structured around a core of multi- and inter-disciplinary courses which prepare graduates to enroll immediately into a four-year degree program.

Goals:
  • To prepare students to become lifelong learners in both their professional and personal lives;
  • To emphasize the inter-relatedness of liberal and professional education;
  • To encourage intellectual, social and ethical growth through the critical examination of works in art, science, philosophy, and literature; and
  • To prepare students to be successful citizens and leaders in a global community.
 
A note to students:
Though not required, students are encouraged to enroll in an internship.


Course Requirements:

A.A.

General Education Courses

15

First Year Seminar

3

EN 101 Academic Writing I

3

CM 121 Effective Speaking

3

EN 201 Academic Writing II

3

Mathematics Elective

3

 

Arts and Sciences Courses: Lower or Upper Division

33-34

History/Government Elective

6

Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective

6

Lab Science or Mathematics Elective

3-4

Literature Elective

6

Philosophy Elective

6

Fine/Performing Arts Elective

6

 

 

Electives

12

 

 

TOTAL CREDITS TO GRADUATE

60-61