ASSOCIATE DEGREE PLAN 2015-2016
Required Transfer Core Curriculum

TRANSFER PATH

12 hours
  • Students seeking an associate of arts degree should explore the institutions to which they plan to transfer before determining which courses they should take for academic transfer.
  • Students seeking an associate of arts in teaching should refer to the catalog for specific courses.
  • Students seeking an associate of science degree should take a minimum of 12 hours of mathematics, computer science, or science beyond the core curriculum.
  • Students seeking an associate of science in engineering science should refer to the catalog for specific courses.

INSTITUTIONAL OPTION - two courses

6 hours
EDUC 1300 or PSYC 1300 or academic elective (if successfully completed GUST 0305)
BCIS 1305 or ITSC 1309 or academic elective (if student passes the computer literacy exam)

CORE CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM REQUIRED CREDIT HOURS

Communications (010) - two courses

6 hours

ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302; or ENGL 1301 and 2311

Mathematics (020) -one course (Prerequisites enforced)

3 hours

MATH 1314, 1316, 1324*, 1325*, 1332*, 1342**, 2318, 2320, 2412, 2413, or 2414
*MATH 1324, 1325, and 1332 are not recommended for students pursuing a mathematics, engineering, or science degrees.
**MATH 1342 is required for a bachelor's degree in nursing.

Life and Physical Sciences (030) - two courses

6 hours

BIOL 1306, 1307, 1308*, 1309*, 1311, 1313, 2301**, or 2302**
CHEM 1305*, 1307*, 1311, 1312
GEOL 1301*, 1303, 1304, 1305, 1347
PHYS 1301, 1302, 1303, 1304, 2325, 2326
Students enrolling in science courses must also co-enroll in science labs. See Component Area Option (090).
Science majors should consider an Associate of Science Degree Plan.
*BIOL 1308, 1309 and CHEM 1305, 1307, and GEOL 1301 do not meet the requirements for science degrees.
**BIOL 2301 and 2302 are designed for allied health majors and not for academic transfer as science majors.

Language, Philosophy, and Culture (040) - one course [Humanities]

3 hours

ENGL 2322, 2323, 2327, 2328, 2332, 2333, 2341, 2351
GEOG 1302
HIST 2321, 2322
HUMA 1301, 1302
PHIL 1301, 2306

Creative Arts (050) - one course [Fine Arts]

3 hours

ARTS 1301, 1303, 1304
DANC 2303
DRAM 1310, 2366
MUSI 1306, 1307, 1310

American History (060) - two courses

6 hours

HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, 2327, 2328

Government/Political Science (070) - two courses

6 hours

GOVT 2305, 2306
Students who have taken GOVT 2301 or GOVT 2302 should meet with an educational planner or counselor.

Social and Behavioral Sciences (080) - one course

3 hours

ANTH 2302, 2346, 2351
ECON 2301, 2302
GEOG 1303
GOVT 2304
HIST 2311, 2312
PSYC 2301
SOCI 1301, 2319

Component Area Option (090)

6 hours

Two science lab courses are required and can be used to meet this component.
CHIN 1411, 1412
FREN 1411, 1412
GERM 1411, 1412
SGNL 1401, 1402
SPAN 1411, 1412
SPCH 1311, 1315, 1318, 1321
Any course in the core curriculum that has not been used to meet another core curriculum area can be used in the Component Area Option.
42 hours
60 total hours