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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)

Course NumberTitleCredits
RHT 101Freshman Rhetoric & Composition I #

3 credits

AND

RHT 102Freshman Rhetoric & Composition II #

3 credits

OR

RHT 101Freshman Rhetoric & Composition I #

3 credits

AND

SPE 101Principles 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:

Course NumberTitleCredits
ANT 101Introduction to Anthropology

3 credits

ANT 102Introduction to Biological Anthropology

3 credits

ANT 103Cultural Anthropology

3 credits

ANT 105Digging Into Archaeology

3 credits

Education:

Course NumberTitleCredits
ECE 110Early Child Development

3 credits

Economics:

Course NumberTitleCredits
ECO 100Principles of Economics

3 credits

ECO 102Macroeconomics

3 credits

ECO 103Microeconomics

3 credits

ECO 105Consumer Economics

3 credits

Geography:

Course NumberTitleCredits
GEO 104Contemporary World Cultures

3 credits

GEO 105Economic Geography

3 credits

GEO 106Regional Geography of Africa and Asia

3 credits

History:

Course NumberTitleCredits
HIS 121History of Western Civilization to 1700

3 credits

HIS 122History of Western Civilization from 1700 to the Present

3 credits

HIS 141World History to 1500

3 credits

HIS 142World History From 1500

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

Humanities:

Course NumberTitleCredits
HUM 175Race, Class, and Gender in the United States #

3 credits

Political Science:

Course NumberTitleCredits
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:

Course NumberTitleCredits
PSY 100Introduction to Psychology

3 credits

PSY 201Introduction to Social Psychology #

3 credits

PSY 216Child Psychology #

3 credits

PSY 222Adolescent Psychology #

3 credits

PSY 228Psychology of Adulthood and Aging #

3 credits

Sociology:

Course NumberTitleCredits
SOC 100Introduction to Sociology

3 credits

SOC 120Marriage, Family and Relationships

3 credits

SOC 131Social Problems

3 credits

SOC 225Racial and Cultural Minorities

3 credits

Social Science:

Course NumberTitleCredits
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:

Course NumberTitleCredits
ARC 210History of Architecture I #

3 credits

Art:

Course NumberTitleCredits
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

Foreign Language:

Course NumberTitleCredits
(any CHN, ITL, SPN course)

2-4 credits

Humanities:

Course NumberTitleCredits
HUM 100Arts and Culture in Global Perspective

3 credits

HUM 104Humanities Through the Arts

3 credits

HUM 151Great Books of the West I

3 credits

HUM 152Great Books of the West II

3 credits

HUM 155Contemporary Popular Culture

3 credits

HUM 165Introduction to the Latino and Latin American Studies

3 credits

HUM 170Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies #

3 credits

HUM 296Special Topics in Humanities

1 - 4 credits

SPN 104Intermediate Spanish II #

4 credits

SPN 115Spanish for Bilinguals I #

4 credits

SPN 116Spanish for Bilinguals II #

4 credits

SPN 151Introduction to Spanish/American Literature I #

3 credits

SPN 152Introduction to Spanish American Literature II #

3 credits

English:

Course NumberTitleCredits
LIT 101Introduction to Poetry #

3 credits

LIT 103Introduction to Fiction #

3 credits

LIT 105World Literature #

3 credits

LIT 170Introduction to Children's Literature #

3 credits

LIT 231Introduction to Shakespeare #

3 credits

Mass Communication:

Course NumberTitleCredits
MCM 151Cinema Appreciation

3 credits

MCM 152Cinema History

3 credits

Music:

Course NumberTitleCredits
MUS 104Music in America

3 credits

MUS 110Listening to Music

3 credits

MUS 215Introduction to Music History #

3 credits

Philosophy:

Course NumberTitleCredits
PHL 101Introduction to Philosophy

3 credits

PHL 102Logic

3 credits

PHL 103Ethics

3 credits

PHL 105World Religions

3 credits

PHL 106Biomedical Ethics

3 credits

PHL 113Environmental Ethics

3 credits

Speech:

Course NumberTitleCredits
SPE 130Introduction to Theatre

3 credits

SPE 134Diversity and Theatre/Performance

3 credits

Visual Communication:

Course NumberTitleCredits
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