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2018-2019 Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Arts and Sciences A.A. Transfer Program, Advisement Sequence in Foreign Languages


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This curriculum prepares students to major in a modern foreign language upon transfer to a four-year college. It has been designed to offer the necessary foundation in foreign languages as well as provide a strong liberal arts background. The study of a modern foreign language as well as the culture and literature of its speakers gives students an opportunity to think and see things from a broad perspective. Course offerings in this program are transferable to four-year institutions. Students should work closely with their advisor to determine specific requirements of transfer institutions.

Program  Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Communicate effectively orally and in writing;
  2. Think critically to evaluate and present well-reasoned arguments;
  3. Reason scientifically and apply scientific principles to understand the natural world;
  4. Reason quantitatively and apply mathematical principles to the inquiry process;
  5. Recognize the value of artistic expression for oneself and others;
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of Western history and culture;
  7. Demonstrate an understanding of the complex and diverse ways in which human beings construct communities;
  8. Demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language to the advanced level;
  9. Demonstrate an understanding of one's values and the values of others;
  10. Demonstrate an understanding of the interrelatedness of multiple disciplines and perspectives.

Requirements (60-65 Credits)


College Core Requirements (24-26 Credits)


Major Requirements (18-20 Credits)


  • Sequential study in the same foreign language and the culture and literature of its speakers 18-20 credits

Directive Electives (18-19 Credits)


  • Philosophy elective (any PHL) 3 credits
  • Fine Arts elective (any ART, MUS, THR, IDS 210 ) 3 credits **
  • Directed Social Science elective (ANT, ECN, PSY, or SOC) 3 credits **
  • Social Science elective 3 credits **
  • Science elective 3-4 credits **
  • General elective 3 credits

Recommended Sequence of Study


Semester 1


Semester 2


Semester 3


  • Foreign Language electives 6 credits
  • Philosophy elective (any PHL) 3 credits
  • Social Science elective 3 credits **
  • Humanities elective 3 credits **

Semester 4


  • Foreign Language electives 6 credits
  • Fine Arts elective (any ART, MUS, THR, IDS 210 ) 3 credits **
  • Science elective (with lab) 4 credits **
  • General elective 3 credits

Note:


* Foreign Language: Students with high school credits must take the placement test to determine placement. Students can receive credit for 111 and 112. ESL 142 , ESL 152 , and/or ESL 192  fulfill requirements. Students with documented English as Foreign Language, but no ESL credits can replace with Liberal Arts electives.

** One Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS) course is needed to fulfill Core Curriculum requirements. This course may be selected from Humanities, Science or Social Science areas.

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