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 101◊ or COL 102◊ as a condition for admission or re-admission to certain programs at the college.

Communications

Semester hours

(six semester hours are required for graduation.)

The communications requirement varies by curriculum.

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RHT 101

Freshman Rhetoric & Composition I

3

 

 

with

 

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RHT 102

Freshman Rhetoric and Composition II

3

 

 

or

 

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RHT 101

Freshman Rhetoric & Composition I

3

 

 

with

 

 

SPE 101

Principles of Effective Speaking

3

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

Social and Behavioral Sciences

(three semester hours are required for graduation)

Anthropology:

 

ANT 101

Introduction to Anthropology

3

 

ANT 103

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

3

 

ANT 105

Introduction to Archaeology

3

 

ANT 150

Cultural Contexts

3

Education:

 

ECE 110

Early Childhood Development

3

Economics:

 

ECO 102

Macroeconomics

3

 

ECO 103

Microeconomics

3

 

ECO 105

Consumer Economics

3

Geography:

 

GEO 104

Contemporary World Cultures

3

 

GEO 105

Economic Geography

3

 

GEO 106

Regional Geography of Africa and Asia

3

History:

 

HIS 151

History of the United States to 1877

3

 

HIS 152

History of the United States Since 1877

3

 

HIS 156

African History

3

 

HIS 192

History of Asia and the Pacific II

3

Political Science:

 

PSC 150

American National Politics

3

 

PSC 151

American State and Urban Politics

3

 

PSC 184

Global Politics

3

Psychology:

 

PSY 100

Introduction to Psychology

3

 

PSY 105

Applied Psychology

3

Sociology:

 

SOC 100

Introduction to Sociology

3

Social Science:

 

SSC 190

Contemporary Society

3

Humanities and Fine Arts

(one to three semester hours are required for graduation)

The humanities requirement varies by curriculum. Refer to the curriculum listings in this section of the catalog for specific requirements.

Architecture:

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ARC 210

Introduction to the History of Architecture

3

Art:

 

ART 111

Ancient to Medieval Art

3

 

ART 112

Renaissance to Modern Art

3

 

ART 114

Survey of Asian Art

3

English:

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ENG 101

Introduction to Poetry

3

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ENG 103

Introduction to Fiction

3

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ENG 202

Introduction to Drama

3

Foreign Language:

(any ITL, SPN course)

2-4

History:

 

HIS 121

History of Western Civilization I

3

 

HIS 122

History of Western Civilization II

3

 

HIS 141

World History I

3

 

HIS 142

World History II

3

Humanities:

 

HUM 101

The Popular Arts

3

 

HUM 102

Mass Media and Culture

3

 

HUM 104

Humanities Through the Arts

3

 

HUM 120

Humanities: The Worker in America

1

 

HUM 124

Professional Ethics

1

 

HUM 125

The Individual and Technology

1

 

HUM 126

Modern Business Ethics

1

 

HUM 151

Great Books I

3

 

HUM 152

Great Books II

3

 

HUM 165

Introduction to the Latin-American Experience

3

 

HUM 296

Special Topics in Humanities

1-3

Music:

 

MUS 110

Listening to Music

3

Philosophy:

 

PHL 101

Introduction to Philosophy

3

 

PHL 103

Ethics

3

 

PHL 105

World Religions

3

 

PHL 106

Biomedical Ethics

3

Speech:

 

SPE 130

Introduction to Theater

3

Physical and Life Sciences and Mathematics

(three semester hours are required for graduation)

Review specific requirements for the curriculum selected.

Health and Fitness

(two semester hours are required for graduation)

 

AHL 107

Intravenous Venipuncture

1

 

AHL 108

Electrocardiography

1

 

AHL 200

Basic Nutrition and Health

1

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AHL 201

Introduction to Diet and Nutritional Therapies

1

 

HTH 104

Science of Personal Health

2

 

HTH 120

Nutrition Science

3

 

HTH 181

CPR Certification/Re-Certification

1

 

HTH 281

First Aid & CPR

2

Graduation Requirements:

Total semester hours required in general education toward the AAS degree

15-17

Total semester hours in program core courses and electives required toward the AAS degree

49-55

Total semester hours required toward the AAS degree

64-72