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  Oct 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Transfer Studies (A.A.)


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Title of Major: Transfer Studies, A.A.

Award: Associate of Arts degree, A.A.

Code: AA.TRANSFER.STDS

Total Credit Hours: 60

Purpose: For students who have specific educational needs not covered by other areas of study or who wish a general background without heavy coursework in any one program. This program offers flexibility in complying with requirements for transfer to baccalaureate colleges in cases where other areas of study do not do so.

Additional Program Requirements

To assure a level of competency in this program, a minimum of 12 credit hours of courses must be in a single discipline. The three letters used in a course designation (e.g. BIO, ENG, GSS) indicate the discipline to which it belongs. Physical activities courses may not be counted toward an option in physical education.

The general education degree requirements section of this catalog includes the general education degree requirements for this degree. Refer to the sections below to ensure that diversity, computing and information technology, and general education degree requirements are included in your course selections.

Graduation Requirements


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General Education Requirements: 31-37 credits


An approved list of general education courses can be found in the General Education Requirements and degree program required courses  section of the catalog. Choose general education courses from the following topics:

Arts and Humanities: 6 credits


Two different disciplines required. See General Education Arts and Humanities Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Biological and Physical Sciences: 7-8 credits


At least one lab science required. See General Education Biological and Physical Sciences Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Interdisciplinary Studies, Computer Technology or Mathematics: 3-4 credits


See General Education Requirements for a list of approved courses.

Health/Fitness/Wellness: 3 credits


See General Education Health/Fitness/Wellness Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Mathematics: 3-4 credits


See General Education Mathematics Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Note: Students choosing the economics option must select either MAT 145 - Precalculus 1  or MAT 151 - Accelerated Precalculus  or a more advanced level mathematics course if qualified. Work with your academic adviser to select an appropriate course for your transfer institution.

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 6 credits


Two different disciplines required. See General Education Social and Behavioral Sciences Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Program Requirements: 23-29 credits


Concentration Requirements: 12 credits


Select a minimum of 12 credits from a single discipline. The three letters used in a course designation (i.e. BIO, ENG, GSS) indicate the discipline to which the course belongs. Physical activities courses may not be used for a concentration.

Electives (consult with an advisor): 11-17 credits


The remaining credit hours needed to achieve a minimum total of 60 credit hours are to be chosen with the approval of an advisor. No more than 3 credits of physical activity courses may be used as electives.

Computer Competency Requirement


All students in associate degree programs must demonstrate competence in computing and information technology (a computer competency requirement ). Students may satisfy the computer competency course requirement simultaneously as they satisfy the computer technology general education course or with an elective.

Diversity Requirement


All students in associate degree programs must satisfy the diversity requirement.  In many cases, students may satisfy this requirement simultaneously as they satisfy a general education course requirement or with an elective.

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