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Associate in Applied Science Degree Requirements

The general education requirements for the Associate in Applied Science degree are listed below. The specific requirements for each career-education curriculum are listed on the pages that follow that section of the catalog.

Note: Students may be required to enroll in COL 102◊ as a condition for admission or re-admission to certain programs at the college.

Communications

The Communications requirement varies by curriculum.

(six semester hours total are required for graduation; department choice of RHT 101◊ and RHT 102◊ or RHT 101◊ and SPE 101◊ option)

RHT 101 #Freshman Rhetoric & Composition I

3 credits

AND

RHT 102 #Freshman Rhetoric & Composition II

3 credits

OR

RHT 101 #Freshman Rhetoric & Composition I

3 credits

AND

SPE 101 #Principles of Effective Speaking

3 credits

Note: Grade of "C" or higher is an IAI requirement for RHT 101◊ and RHT 102.

Social and Behavioral Sciences or Humanities or Fine Arts

(six semester hours total are required for graduation; department choice whether courses are taken from each discipline or two courses from the same discipline)

Anthropology:

ANT 101Introduction to Anthropology

3 credits

ANT 102Introduction to Biological Anthropology

3 credits

ANT 103Cultural Anthropology

3 credits

ANT 105Digging Into Archaeology

3 credits

ANT 150Cultural Contexts

3 credits

Education:

ECE 110Early Child Development

3 credits

Economics:

ECO 100Principles of Economics

3 credits

ECO 102Macroeconomics

3 credits

ECO 103Microeconomics

3 credits

ECO 105Consumer Economics

3 credits

Geography:

GEO 104Contemporary World Cultures

3 credits

GEO 105Economic Geography

3 credits

GEO 106Regional Geography of Africa and Asia

3 credits

History:

HIS 121History of Western Civilization I

3 credits

HIS 122History of Western Civilization II

3 credits

HIS 141World History I

3 credits

HIS 142World History II

3 credits

HIS 151History of the United States to 1877

3 credits

HIS 152History of the United States Since 1877

3 credits

HIS 156African History

3 credits

HIS 171History of Latin America I

3 credits

HIS 172History of Latin America II

3 credits

HIS 191History of Asia and the Pacific I

3 credits

HIS 192History of Asia and the Pacific II

3 credits

Political Science:

PSC 120Principles of Political Science

3 credits

PSC 150American National Politics

3 credits

PSC 151American State and Urban Politics

3 credits

PSC 184Global Politics

3 credits

Psychology:

PSY 100Introduction to Psychology

3 credits

PSY 201 #Introduction to Social Psychology

3 credits

PSY 216 #Child Psychology

3 credits

PSY 222 #Adolescent Psychology

3 credits

PSY 228 #Psychology of Adulthood & Aging

3 credits

Sociology:

SOC 100Introduction to Sociology

3 credits

SOC 120 #Social Patterns of Courtship & Marriage

3 credits

SOC 131Social Problems

3 credits

SOC 225 #Racial & Cultural Minorities

3 credits

Social Science:

SSC 190Contemporary Society

3 credits

Humanities or Fine Arts

(department may specify which discipline the course is taken from or may specify a specific course)

Architecture:

ARC 210 #History of Architecture I

3 credits

Art:

ART 110Looking at Art

3 credits

ART 111Ancient to Medieval Art

3 credits

ART 112Renaissance to Modern Art

3 credits

ART 114Survey of Asian Art

3 credits

English:

ENG 101 #Introduction to Poetry

3 credits

ENG 102 #Literature and Gender: Drama

3 credits

ENG 103 #Introduction to Fiction

3 credits

ENG 105 #World Literature

3 credits

ENG 113 #Classic American Authors Pre-Civil War

3 credits

ENG 114 #Classic American Authors Civil War to the Present

3 credits

ENG 170 #Introduction to Children's Literature

3 credits

ENG 231 #Introduction to Shakespeare

3 credits

Foreign Language:

(any CHN, ITL, SPN course)

2-4 credits

Humanities:

HUM 101The Popular Arts

3 credits

HUM 102Mass Media and Culture

3 credits

HUM 104Humanities Through the Arts

3 credits

HUM 120Humanities: The Worker in America

1 credit

HUM 124Professional Ethics

1 credit

HUM 125The Individual & Technology

1 credit

HUM 126Modern Business Ethics

1 credit

HUM 151Great Books of the West I

3 credits

HUM 152Great Books of the West II

3 credits

HUM 165Introduction to the Latin American Experience

3 credits

HUM 170 #Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies

3 credits

HUM 296Special Topics in Humanities

1 - 4 credits

PHL 113Environmental Ethics

3 credits

Mass Communication:

MCM 151Cinema Appreciation

3 credits

MCM 152Cinema History

3 credits

Music:

MUS 110Listening to Music

3 credits

MUS 215 #Introduction to Music History

3 credits

MUS 216Music in America

3 credits

Philosophy:

PHL 101Introduction to Philosophy

3 credits

PHL 102Logic

3 credits

PHL 103Ethics

3 credits

PHL 105World Religions

3 credits

PHL 106Biomedical Ethics

3 credits

Speech:

SPE 130Introduction to Theatre

3 credits

Visual Communication:

VIC 160History of Photography

3 credits

Physical or Life Sciences or Mathematics

(three semester hours total are required for graduation; review specific program requirements for the curriculum selected)

Graduation Requirements:

Total semester hours required in general education toward the AAS degree 15
Total semester hours in program core courses and electives required toward the AAS degree 45
Total semester hours required toward the AAS degree 60