The Liberal Arts curriculums has a dual purpose. The courses provide students subject matter enabling them to transfer to a four-year college or university, but the curriculum is also designed to provide general education for those who desire it.
Requirements are listed on the following pages for programs granting Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees. The Associate in Arts requirements are designed to give students a balanced distribution of courses in English, humanities and social sciences. The Associate in Science requirements are designed to give a student a balance between mathematics and laboratory sciences. These programs have been formulated to ensure a maximum level of acceptance for the transfer student regardless of the program for which he/she applies at a four-year institution.
The content, ideas, intellectual frameworks, skills, and attitudes
addressed in these courses are easily applied to any career goal.
The Humanities degree program includes the foundation courses for many
The Humanities degree curriculum is designed to allow maximum
flexibility in creating a program which best serves the interests and
goals of individual students. Such a broad-based liberal arts
curriculum is appropriate for students who plan to transfer into a
bachelor's degree program in fields such as Dance, Drama, English,
International Studies, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy, or Pre-Law.
Students uncertain about their long-term educational and career goals
will find that this program provides a valuable opportunity to explore
and test their interests.
Students intending to use this degree program as a basis for
baccalaureate study and transfer should make certain that their course
selections meet the requirements of the college to which they plan to