Department Chairperson - Dr. Jessica Jost-Costanzo
The Liberal Arts curriculum begins with a broad core of instruction in the humanities, behavioral/social sciences, and natural sciences. The courses provide students with a well-rounded academic experience and give them much flexibility in designing their personalized programs. Students can choose to earn either an Associate of Arts or an Associate of Science degree.
Associate of Science
Health Studies and Science: Students must complete at least 15 credits in the health studies, sciences and/or mathematics areas with a “C” or better and meet all other associate degree requirements.
- communicate information clearly and effectively both orally and in writing;
- demonstrate an understanding of quantitative, scientific and/or qualitative reasoning;
- demonstrate an appropriate base of content knowledge of Health Studies and the Sciences; and
- articulate one’s own moral and ethical perspectives.
- ART, ENGL, MUSC, THEA, PSYC, SOCI, WGST 3 Credits
- ASTR, BIOL, CHEM, ENVS, GEOL, MATH, NASC, PHYS 3 Credits
Information Communication Technologies
- Cultural Diversity: 3 Credits
Total Credits in Core: 25 Credits
Major Course Requirements
Health Studies and Science Specialization: 15 Credits
ASTR, BIOL, CHEM, DMS, ENVS, GEOL, MATH, MEDA, METE, MLT, NASC, NUAS, PHBT, PHYS, RAD, SURT, VAS
Total Credits in Major: 16 Credits
Total Credits for Free Electives: 19 Credits
Total Credits for Degree: 60 Credits