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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Arts and Sciences A.S. (006.1)

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Allegheny, Boyce, North, South
Associate of Science

Effective Spring 2018

This University Parallel Program provides the first and second year foundations of a baccalaureate sciences degree. Students should select specialized courses within their major field of concentration as identified by their transfer college or university.

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:

  1. Employ written and oral communication skills in order to convey clear and organized information to target audiences for specific purposes.
  2. Use digital technology, productivity software, discipline-specific applications and technology-mediated collaboration tools to complete tasks.
  3. Identify problems, explore and prioritize solutions and revise priorities as a means for purposeful action.
  4. Apply appropriate mathematical and/or scientific concepts and theories in order to interpret data and solve problems based on verifiable evidence.
  5. Describe and explain behaviors and beliefs of various populations throughout the United States of America and the world.
  6. Acquire, analyze, organize and evaluate information through technological and traditional means.

Degree Requirements

First Semester

  • Credits: 3
  • Computer Information Technology Elective  Credits: 3-4 1
  • General Elective  Credits: 3 2
  • Social Science Elective Credits: 3 3
  • Humanities Elective Credits: 3 4

Total: 15-16 Credits

Second Semester

Total: 15-16 Credits

Third Semester

Total: 15-16 Credits

Fourth Semester

  • General Electives Credits: 6
  • Major Field Electives (3) Credits: 9 5

Total: 15-16 Credits

Minimum Credits to Graduate 60-63

Other [e.g. Summer Session(s)]

1 CCAC recommends that all graduates be computer literate in their field of study.  Your academic advisor and program faculty can outline the various options for developing computer literacy.

2 Any course numbered 100 or higher may be a General Elective.

3 Social Science electives must be numbered 100 or higher and be from the following disciplines:  Anthropology (ANT), Criminal Justice and Criminology (CJC), Early Education and Child Development (ECD), Economics (ECO), Ethnic and Diversity Studies (ETH), Geography (GEO), History (HIS), Homeland Security (HLS), Paralegal (PAL), Political Science (POL), Psychology (PSY), Sociology (SOC), Social Work (SOW), Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

4 Humanities electives must be numbered 100 or higher and be from the following disciplines:  Art History and Studio Art (ART), American Sign Language and Culture (ASL), Dance (DAN), English Writing and Literature (ENG)(above the level of 102), Foreign Culture and Language (FCL), Journalism (JRN), Music Theory and Practice (MUS), Philosophy (PHL), Speech (SPH), Theater (THE) or the course ETH-201 Music of Black Americans: 1619 to Present. 

5 Major field electives should be selected in consultation with a transfer counselor and/or academic advisor.

Mathematics elective must be numbered 100 or higher except MAT-191, MAT-193 and MAT-195.

7  Science electives must be numbered 100 or higher and be from the following disciplines:  Biology (BIO), Chemistry (CHM), Geology (GGY), Physical Science (PHS), Physics (PHY).

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