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.

Last Update Effective: 8/23/15

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)

 

Semester hours

#

RHT 101

Freshman Rhetoric & Composition I

3

 

 

with

 

#

RHT 102

Freshman Rhetoric and Composition II

3

 

 

or

 

#

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 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 101

Introduction to Anthropology

3

 

ANT 102

Introduction to Biological Anthropology

3

 

ANT 103

*Cultural Anthropology

3

 

ANT 105

Digging into Archaeology

3

 

ANT 150

*Cultural Contexts

3

Education:

 

ECE 110

Early Childhood Development

3

Economics:

 

ECO 100

Principles of Economics

3

 

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 171

*History of Latin America I

3

 

HIS 172

*History of Latin America II

3

 

HIS 191

*History of Asia and the Pacific I

3

 

HIS 192

*History of Asia and the Pacific II

3

Political Science:

 

PSC 120

Principles of Political Science

3

 

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

#

PSY 201

Introduction to Social Psychology

3

#

PSY 216

Child Psychology

3

#

PSY 222

Adolescent Psychology

3

#

PSY 228

Psychology of Adulthood & Aging

3

Sociology:

 

SOC 100

Introduction to Sociology

3

#

SOC 120

Social Patterns of Courtship & Marriage

3

 

SOC 131

Social Problems

3

#

SOC 225

*Racial & Cultural Minorities

3

Social Science:

 

SSC 190

Contemporary Society

3

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

Art:

 

ART 110

Looking at Art

3

 

ART 111

Ancient to Medieval Art

3

 

ART 112

Renaissance to Modern Art

3

 

ART 114

*Survey of Asian Art

3

English:

#

ENG 101

Introduction to Poetry

3

#

ENG 103

Introduction to Fiction

3

#

ENG 105

World Literature (Antiquity to 1700s)

3

#

ENG 113

Classic American Authors Pre-Civil War

3

#

ENG 114

Classic American Authors, Civil War to Present

3

#

ENG 170

Introduction to Children's Literature

3

#

ENG 202

Introduction to Drama

3

#

ENG 231

Introduction to Shakespeare

3

Foreign Language:

(any CHN, 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 170

*Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies

3

 

HUM 296

Special Topics in Humanities

3

 

IDS 101

The Arts in Western Culture I

3

 

IDS 102

The Arts in Western Culture II

3

Mass Communication:

 

MCM 150

Film History and Appreciation

3

Music:

 

MUS 110

Listening to Music

3

#

MUS 215

Introduction to Music History

3

 

MUS 216

Music in America

3

Philosophy:

 

PHL 101

Introduction to Philosophy

3

 

PHL 102

Logic

3

 

PHL 103

Ethics

3

 

PHL 105

*World Religions

3

 

PHL 106

Biomedical Ethics

3

Speech:

 

SPE 130

Introduction to Theatre

3

Visual Communication:

 

VIC 160

History of Photography

3

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