Suggested courses and information provided on curriculum pages is not to be used in place of academic advisement from the student's assigned advisor. Students should always visit with an advisor before enrollment to ensure selected options contribute to the overall course of study, academic schedule, and student success.


Associate in Arts Degree


EG1103 English Composition I
EG1113 English Composition II
SP1203 Public Speaking

9 credit hours

College Algebra: (MA1173 or higher-level mathematics)

3 credit hours


Art (excluding studio art)
Music (excluding applied music or ensembles)

Modern Language

12 credit hours - must be from at least three of the listed disciplines

Physical Education Activity (PE1431 - Concepts of Health and Wellness, PE1761 or PE2213)

1 credit hour

First Year Seminar (BH1101 - First Year Seminar or equivalent)


1 credit hour

Social & Behavioral Sciences:


Political Science

12 credit hours - must be from at least three of the listed disciplines

Lab Sciences:

Biological Science
Physical Science

9 credit hours

Major Requirements Total:


47 credit hours

Core Emphasis: (Options: Choose 3 courses)

8 credit hours

Electives Total: (Review transfer destinations for guidance on electives)


5 credit hours

Total Degree Requirements:


60 credit hours

Core Emphasis (Choose 3 courses)

Course IDCourse NameCredit HoursCourse IDCourse NameCredit Hours
HS1303American History I 3SS1403 American National Government 3
HS1313American History II 3GE1103World Regional Geography 3
HS1603World Civilization I 3EC2213Principles of Macroeconomics 3
HS1613World Civilization II 3EC2223Principles of Microeconomics 3


Semester Plan - Some courses are only available one time per year  
First Semester (17 credit hours)Credit HoursSecond Semester (17 credit hours)Credit Hours
English Composition I 3Core Emphasis Course 3
Humanities Elective 3Social and Behavioral Science Elective 3
College Algebra 3Physical Science with Lab 5

Social and Behavioral Science Elective -

Sociology recommended

3English Composition II 3
Core Emphasis Course 3Humanities Elective 3
First Year Seminar 1  
Concepts of Health & Wellness 1  
Third Semester (15 credit hours) Fourth Semester (17 credit hours) 
Humanities Elective 3Core Emphasis Course 3

Social and Behavioral Science Elective -

General Psychology recommended

3Humanities Elective 3
Core Emphasis Course 3Biological Science with Lab 5
Core Emphasis or Elective 3Social and Behavioral Science Elective 3
Public Speaking 3Core Emphasis or Elective 3


For All Electives students should strongly consider taking courses that transfer and matching requirements to transfer destination and major.

Staging Enabled