Associate in Arts Degree

Liberal Arts: Arts & Humanities            18 Units 

Select a minimum of 18 units from the following Arts & Humanities courses. For depth, include a minimum of two courses from a single discipline; for breadth, include at least two disciplines in your selection. Courses can also be counted toward completion of General Education requirements.

These courses emphasize the study of cultural, literary, humanistic activities and artistic expression of human beings. Students will evaluate and interpret the ways in which people through the ages in different cultures have responded to themselves and the world around them in artistic and cultural creation. Students will also learn to value aesthetic understanding and incorporate these concepts when constructing value judgments.

Anthropology 150, Art 116, 117, 118, 124, 132, 138, 140, 141, 145, 184, 190, 191 Chinese 120, 121 Drama 101, 106, 110,120, 121, English 1B,163,200A, 200B, 210B, 230B, 250A, 250B,  274, 293, 293H History 110, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 140, 141, Humanities 113, 120, 160 Japanese 120, 121 LaRaza Studies 130, 190 Media & Communication Arts, 152, 153, 158 Music 108, 114, 119, 120, 121, 130, 150, 151, 155, 158, 159, 170, 171, 185, 190,191, 250, 251, 259, 270
Philosophy 110, 220 Spanish 120,121, 122, 220, 221

 

Associate in Arts Degree

Liberal Arts: Communication in The English Language    18 Units

Select a minimum of 18 units from the following Communication in the English Language courses. For depth, include a minimum of two courses from a single discipline; for breadth, include at least two disciplines in your selection. Courses can also be counted toward completion of General Education requirements.

These courses emphasize the content of communication as well as the form and should provide an understanding of the psychological basis and social significance of communication. Students will be able to assess communication as the process of human symbolic interaction. Students will also develop skills in the areas of reasoning and advocacy, organization, accuracy, reading and listening effectively. Students will be able to integrate important concepts of critical thinking as related to the development of analysis, critical evaluation, and to reason inductively and deductively which will enable them to make important decisions regarding their own lives and society at large.

Computer Information Systems 125, English 1A, 1B, 1C, English as Second Language 132 Math 140, Philosophy 130, Speech 120, 121,121I, 122, 128,141, 142,160B

 

Associate in Arts Degree

Liberal Arts: Math & Science                 18 Units

Select a minimum of 18 units from the following Math & Science courses. For depth, include a minimum of two courses from a single discipline; for breadth, include at least two disciplines in your selection. Courses can also be counted toward completion of General Education requirements.

These courses emphasize the natural sciences which examine the physical universe, its life forms and its natural phenomena. Courses in Math emphasize the development of mathematical and quantitative reasoning skills beyond the level of intermediate algebra. Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the methodologies of science as investigative tools. Students will also examine the influence that the acquisition of scientific knowledge has on the development of the world’s civilizations.

Anthropology 140, 140L, Astronomy 120 Biological Science, 110, 119, 132,134,140, 141, 148, 157, 159, 160, 172 Business 240 Chemistry, 119, 120, 121, 226, 227 Computer Science 251, 252, 260, 280 Geography 120 & 120L Geology 120, 120L Math 121, 135, 164, 170, 171, 180, 185, 190, 191, 200, 290, 292 Physics 110 & 110L, 120 or 120H, 121 or 121H, 130, 230, 231

 

Associate in Arts Degree

Liberal Arts: Social & Behavioral Sciences 18 Units

Select a minimum of 18 units from the following Social & Behavioral Sciences courses. For depth, include a minimum of two courses from a single discipline; for breadth, include at least two disciplines in your selection. Courses can also be counted toward completion of General Education requirements.

These courses emphasize the perspective, concepts, theories and methodologies of the disciplines typically found in the vast variety of disciplines that comprise study in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Students will study about themselves and others as members of a larger society. Topics and discussion to stimulate critical thinking about ways people have acted in response to their societies will allow students to evaluate how societies and social subgroups operate.

Administration of Justice 120, 121, 223 African American Studies 110, 120, 125, 226 Anthropology 125, 130, 140, 150 Early Childhood Education 120, 144, 220 Economics 125, 220, 225, 221 Geography 130, 150, 160 History 110, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 127, 140, 141, LaRaza Studies 113, 125, 127, 141, 142 Political Science 125, 225 Psychology 118, 122, 126, 128, 130, 132, 135, 140, 220, 222 Social Science 140, 141, Sociology 220, 221, 225, 236, 245, 250 Speech 122