University Studies Associate in Arts (A.A.) Degree Requirements (A10100)

Courses                                                                                      Semester Hours

UNIVERSAL GENERAL EDUCATION TRANSFER COMPONENT (31-32 SHC)        31-32

The Universal General Education Component (UGETC) includes study in the areas of humanities, fine arts, communication, social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences, mathematics, and English composition.

English Composition (6 SHC)………………………………………………………… 6
Two English composition courses are required:
ENG-111 and ENG-112

Humanities/Fine Arts (9 SHC)……………………………………………………….. 9
Select three courses from at least two different disciplines areas:
Art (ART-111, 114, 115)
Communication (COM-231)
Literature (ENG-231, 232, 241, 242)
Music (MUS-110, 112)
Philosophy (PHI-215, 240)

Social/Behavioral Sciences (9 SHC)………………………………………………. 9
Select three courses from at least two different disciplines areas:
Economics (ECO-251, 252)
History (HIS-111, 112, 131, 132)
Political Science (POL-120)
Psychology (PSY-150)
Sociology (SOC-210)

Mathematics (3-4 SHC)……………………………………………………………….. 3-4
Select one course from the following: MAT-143, 152, 171

Natural Sciences (4 SHC)……………………………………………………………….. 4
Select 4 SHC from the following:
Astronomy (AST-111 & 111A)
Biology (BIO-110, 111)
Chemistry (CHM-151)
Geology (GEL-111)
Physics (PHY-110 & 110A)

ADDITIONAL GENERAL EDUCATION HOURS (13-14 SHC)*……. 13-14

An additional 13-14 SHC of courses should be selected from the list below. Those courses are classified as general education within the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement. Students should select these courses based on their intended major and transfer university. While most of these are not UGETC courses, UGETC courses may also be used in this category, if not used elsewhere.

ANT-210, 220, 221, 240
BIO-112, 120, 130, 140 and 140A
CHM-152
CIS-110, 115
COM-110, 120
DRA-111, 126
ECO-151
ENG-114, 131, 261, 262
FRE-111, 112, 211, 212
GEO-111
HIS-121, 122
HUM-110, 115, 120, 122, 130, 150, 160, 161, 211, 212, 220
MAT-172, 263, 271, 272, 273
MUS-210
PHY-151, 152, 251, 252
POL-110, 210, 220
PSY-237, 239, 241, 281
REL-110, 211, 212, 221
SOC-213, 220, 225, 230, 240
SPA-111, 112, 211, 212

TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION HOURS REQUIRED (45 SHC)……… 45

OTHER REQUIRED HOURS (15 SHC)*……………………………………………….. 15

Academic Transition (1 SHC)………………………………………………………… 1

The following course is required:
ACA-122 College Transfer Success

An additional 14 SHC of courses should be selected from the list below. Those courses classified as pre-major, elective or general education courses within the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement. Students should select these courses based on their intended major and transfer university. UGETC courses and Additional General Education Hours courses may also be used in this category, if not used elsewhere.

ACC-120, 121
All ART Prefix Courses
BIO-155, 163, 165, 166, 175, 271, 275
BUS-110, 115, 137, 228
CHM-130 and 130A, 251, 252|
CJC-111, 121, 141
COM-150
CSC-134, 139, 151, 239
CTS-115
DFT-170
DRA-130, 131
EGR-120, 150, 220, 225
ENG-125, 126, 273
HEA-112
HIS-151, 221, 236
HUM-170, 230
MAT-285
All MUS Prefix Courses
All PED Prefix Courses
PSY-231, 249, 259, 263, 271, 275
SOC-234, 242
SPA-161

TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS CREDIT (SHC) IN PROGRAM……….. 60-61

*Students must meet the receiving university’s foreign language and/or health and physical education requirements, if applicable, prior to or after transfer to the senior institution.