General Studies/Transfer Studies

Program Description:

A degree in General/Transfer Studies can establish the foundation for a lifetime of continual learning and serve as the framework for a productive professional and personal life. This degree is for the student who:

• Is planning to earn a baccalaureate degree at a four-year institution
• Has educational needs not covered by more specific technical programs
• Finds access to the main campus for instruction physically challenging
• Is not ready to declare a major

The degree requires 60 credit hours of General Education core transferable courses provide the student with a broad background in written and oral communication, humanities, social science, and sciences/mathematics, The A. A. degree utilizes both on-site as well as distance education.

REQUIRED COURSES for the Academic Year 2014-2015

Course Course Title Hours
COL 101 New Student Seminar 3
COM 112 Oral Communication1 3
COM 125 Interpersonal Communication1 3
ENL 111 Written Communication2 3
ENL 115 Written Communication II3 3
HMN 235 Leadership Development Studies4 3
MAT 120 Applied Professional Mathematics5 3
PSYC 200 General Psychology1 3
SS 210 Fundamentals of Sociology1 3
     
  Humanities
(Choose a minimum of 6 hours from the following)
 
ART 101 Introduction to Visual Arts 3
ENL 201 Introduction to Literature6 3
ENL 245 Elements of the Short Story6 3
HMN 120 Introduction to Theatre 3
MUSI 101 Introduction to Music 3
     
  Mathematics
(Choose a minimum of 3 hours from the following)
 
MAT 120 Applied Professional Math5 3
MAT 121 Applied Professional Math Expanded7 3
MAT 144 Applications in Algebra Expanded7 3
MAT 145 Applications in Algebra5 3
MAT 205 Technical Calculus8 3
     
  Natural Science
(Choose a minimum of 4 hours from the following)
 
BIOL 101/101L General Biology with Laboratory1,9 4
BIOL 260 Applied Human Anatomy10 4
BIOL 265 Applied Human Physiology11 4
SCI 110 Introductory Physics12 4
SCI 201 Integrated Science13 4
     
  Social Science
(Choose a minimum of 9 hours from the following)
 
EC 102 Basic Economics1 3
EC 201 Fundamentals f Microeconomics1 3
EC 202 Fundamentals of Macroeconomics1 3
GEO 155 Economic Geography1 3
GEO 250 Global Issues1 3
HIST 103 U.S. History to 18771 3
HIST 104 U.S. History from 18771 3
HIST 114 World History until 15001 3
HIST 115 World H istory from 15001 3
POLS 101 Introduction to American Government1 3
PSYC 215 Lifespan Psychology1 3
SS 201 Human Relations1 3
     
  Other  
COM 130 Mass Communicaiton and Culture1 3
ENL 231 Business & Technicla Writing3  

1   BIOL 101, COM 112, COM 125, EC 102, EC 201, EC 202, ENL 231, GEO 155, GEO 250, HIST 103, HIST 104, HIST 114, HIST 115, POLS 101, PSYC 215, and SS 201 have a prerequisite of REA 098 or placement in 100-level reading.
2   ENL 111 has a prerequisite of ENL 095, or placement in 100-level English, and REA 098, or placement in 100-level reading.
3   ENL 115 and ENL 231 have a prerequisite of COM 111 or ENL 111.
4   HMN 235 has a prerequisite of COM 111 or ENL 111 with a “C” or better.
5   MAT 120 and MAT 145 have a prerequisite of MAT 096, or MAT 097, or placement in 100-level mathematics.
6   ENL 201 and ENL 245 have a prerequisite of ENL 115.
7   MAT 144 has a prerequisite of placement in MAT 096.
8   MAT 205 has a prerequisite of MAT 146.
9   BIOL 101 and BIOL 101L are co-requisites.
10 BIOL 260 has a prerequisite of BIOL 257 or BIOL 258.
11 BIOL 265 has a prerequisite of BIOL 257, BIOL 258 or BIOL 260.
12 SCI 110 has a prerequisite of MAT 125, MAT 135, or MAT 145.
13 SCI 201 has a prerequisite of MAT 120, MAT 145 or MAT 150.

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