2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
    Apr 02, 2020  
2019-2020 College Catalog

Liberal Arts, Humanities and Social Science Specialization, A.A.


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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 Arts

Humanities and Social Sciences: Students must complete at least 15 credits in the humanities and/or social science areas with a “C” or better and meet all other associate degree requirements.

Program Goals:

  1. communicate information clearly and effectively both orally and in writing;
  2. demonstrate an understanding of quantitative, scientific and/or qualitative reasoning;
  3. demonstrate an appropriate base of content knowledge of the Humanities and Social Sciences; and
  4. articulate one’s own moral and ethical perspectives.

Communication/Writing


Art/English/Music/Theatre/Social Science


  • ART, ENGL, MUSC, THEA, PSYC, SOCI, WGST 3 Credits

History/Political Science


  • HIST or PLSC 3 Credits

Science/Math


  • ASTR, BIOL, CHEM, ENVS, GEOL, MATH, NASC, PHYS 3 Credits

Information Communication Technologies


Religious Studies


  • RLST 3 Credits

Cultural Diversity


  • Cultural Diversity 3 Credits

Total Credits in Core: 25 Credits


Major Course Requirements


Humanities and Social Science Specialization


  • ACCT, ANTR, ART, ASLE, BUS, COMM, CRIM, CSIT, ECON, EDUC, ENGL, FIN, GEOG, HCA, HIST, ICT, LGST, MGMT, MKTG, MUSC, PHIL, PLSC, PSYC, RLST, SOCI, SPAN, THEA, WGST

(ENGL 110, ENGL 111, and ICT 101 and the 200 level ICT do not apply to major course requirements)

Total Credits in Major: 16 Credits


Total Credits for Free Electives: 19 Credits


Total Credits for Degee: 60 Credits


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