Nov 28, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog

Liberal Arts and Sciences A.A. Transfer Program

This curriculum has been designed to provide a solid foundation in the liberal arts and sciences which prepares students for transfer to a four-year college and for study in a wide range of academic majors. Students may select the fundamental curriculum, which offers the greatest flexibility for customization, or follow an advisement sequence in one of the following programmatic areas: Foreign Languages, Global Studies, Psychology, Teaching Careers Pathway, Women’s Studies.

Students must work closely with their faculty advisor to determine the specific courses that will transfer and meet the program requirements of the four year college they plan to attend.

The following Liberal Arts and Sciences programs are independent of the Transfer program: Fine Arts , Mathematics and Science , Studio Art .

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 intermediate 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 (61-65 Credits)

College Core Requirements (30-34 Credits)

Directed Electives (31 Credits)

Recommended Sequence of Study

Semester 1

Semester 2

Semester 3

Semester 4


* 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 IDS ELE  Interdisciplinary Elective  course is needed to fulfill Core Curriculum requirements. This course may be selected from Humanities, Science or Social Science areas.

*** Intermediate level Foreign Language is recommended for those students transferring to an institution which requires more than two semesters of a single Foreign Language.