This section includes a list of the courses offered at the college. Courses are listed in numerical sequence under subject areas which, in turn, are listed alphabetically.
Courses with numbers less than 100 carry no college credit. Their primary purpose is to prepare students for subsequent credit courses.
Most of the courses in the 100 series are first-year courses, some of which have specified prerequisites. They may be taken by either freshmen or sophomores. Most of the courses in the 200 series are second-year courses, some of which have specified prerequisites.
Prerequisites are courses, certifications, assessment test scores, qualifications for enrollment in other courses, such as eligibility for ENG 111 or ENG 115 or ENG 121 , or other measurable activities which must be successfully completed prior to enrollment in the course.
Corequisites are courses which must be taken simultaneously.
Prerequisites or Corequisites
Prerequisites or corequisites are courses which must either be successfully completed prior to enrollment in the course or, if not completed before, must be taken simultaneously with the course.
Note: The college reserves the right to cancel any course.
General Education Requirements
The State of Maryland mandates that every associate degree program contain general education requirements. For an explanation of specific awards and a listing of general education requirements at Anne Arundel Community College, see the Academic Awards section. To find courses that meet an associate degree general education requirement at Anne Arundel Community College, see the General Education Requirements and degree program required courses section.
Computing Competency Requirement
Courses listed with the “computer” icon meet the associate degree computing and information technology competency requirement. For information see General Education Requirements and degree program required courses .
Courses listed with the “diversity” icon meet the diversity requirement. For information see General Education Requirements and degree program required courses .
Some associate degree areas of study include electives. There are three types of electives: discipline electives, approval-of-adviser electives and area electives.
Types of Electives
- Discipline Electives — The choice of elective, in some instances, is restricted to electives listed under a particular discipline such as paralegal studies or communication arts technology, e.g., Elective – paralegal studies
- Approval of Adviser — Where noted, a student must receive an adviser’s approval before registering for such an elective, e.g., Elective – approval of adviser
- Area Electives — To bring balance into students’ areas of study and provide breadth, some programs require students to choose electives within a specified area, e.g., Elective – social sciences
No more than three credits of physical activity courses may be used as electives toward graduation. Some programs (e.g., Science and Premedical Professional) may not allow physical activity courses to be used as adviser-approved electives.
Please note, when searching courses by Code or Number, an asterisk (*) can be used to return mass results. For instance a Code search of ” 2* ” can be entered, returning all 200-level courses.