Electives/Other Required Hours for the A.A., A.F.A., and A.S. Degrees

Table 1:View the semester hours of credit (SHC) and category of general education and electives/other required hours approved for the A.A., A.F.A., and A.S. degrees.
Table 2:View the general education or electives category satisfied by each course.
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TABLE 1: Degree Requirements
A.A., A.F.A., and A.S. General Education Requirements
DEGREE English Composition Humanities/Fine Arts Social/Behavioral Sciences Natural Science Mathematics
A.A. 6 SHC 12 SHC 12 SHC 8 SHC 6 SHC
A.F.A. 6 SHC 6 SHC 9 SHC 4 SHC 3 SHC
A.S. 6 SHC 9 SHC 9 SHC 8-14 SHC 6-12 SHC
A.A.. A.F.A., and A.S. Elective Requirements
DEGREE "Other Required Hours" or "Electives"
A.A. 20-21 SHC
A.F.A. 37 SHC
A.S. 21 SHC

TABLE 2: General Education or Elective Category Satisifed for Each Degree
COURSE ACC - ACCOUNTING Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
ACC 120 Principles of Financial Accounting   Pre-Major/Elective
ACC 121 Principles of Managerial Accounting   Pre-Major/Elective
COURSE ANT - ANTHROPOLOGY Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
ANT 210 General Anthropology Social/Behavioral Sciences Also Pre-Major/Elective
ANT 220 Cultural Anthropology Social/Behavioral Sciences Also Pre-Major/Elective
ANT 221 Comparative Cultures Social/Behavioral Sciences Also Pre-Major/Elective
ANT 240 Archaeology Social/Behavioral Sciences Also Pre-Major/Elective
COURSE ART Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
ART 111 Art Appreciation Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
ART 114 Art History Survey I Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
ART 115 Art History Survey II Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
ART 121 Design I   Pre-Major/Elective
ART 121 Design II   Pre-Major/Elective
ART 131 Drawing I   Pre-Major/Elective
ART 132 Drawing II   Pre-Major/Elective
ART 171 Computer Art I   Pre-Major/Elective
ART 214 Portfolio and Résumé   Pre-Major/Elective
ART 231 Printmaking I   Pre-Major/Elective
ART 232 Printmaking II   Pre-Major/Elective
ART 240 Painting I   Pre-Major/Elective
ART 241 Painting II   Pre-Major/Elective
ART 264 Digital Photography   Pre-Major/Elective
COURSE AST - ASTRONOMY Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
AST 111 Descriptive Astronomy Natural Science Also Pre-Major/Elective
AST 111A Descriptive Astronomy Lab Natural Science Also Pre-Major/Elective
COURSE BIO - BIOLOGY Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
BIO 110 Principles of Biology Natural Sciences
A.A. and A.F.A. only
Also Pre-Major/Elective
BIO 111 General Biology I Natural Science Also Pre-Major/Elective
BIO 112 General Biology II Natural Science Also Pre-Major/Elective
BIO 120 Introductory Botany Natural Science Also Pre-Major/Elective
BIO 130 Introductory Zoology Natural Science Also Pre-Major/Elective
BIO 140 Environmental Biology Natural Science Also Pre-Major/Elective
BIO 140A Environmental Biology Lab Natural Science Also Pre-Major/Elective
BIO 163 Basic Anatomy & Physiology   Pre-Major/Elective
BIO 165 Anatomy and Physiology I   Pre-Major/Elective
BIO 166 Anatomy and Physiology II   Pre-Major/Elective
BIO 275 Microbiology   Pre-Major/Elective
COURSE BUS - BUSINESS Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
BUS 110 Introduction to Business   Pre-Major/Elective
BUS 115 Business Law I   Pre-Major/Elective
BUS 137 Principles of Management   Pre-Major/Elective
BUS 228 Business Statistics   Pre-Major/Elective
COURSE CHM - CHEMISTRY Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
CHM 130 General Organic & Biochemistry   Pre-Major/Elective
CHM 130A General Organic & Biochemistry Lab   Pre-Major/Elective
CHM 151 General Chemistry I Natural Science Also Pre-Major/Elective
CHM 152 General Chemistry II Natural Science Also Pre-Major/Elective
COURSE CIS - INFORMATION SYSTEMS Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers Mathematics
(quantitative option)
Also Pre-Major/Elective
CIS 115 Intro to Programming and Logic Mathematics
(quantitative option)
Also Pre-Major/Elective
COURSE CJC - CRIMINAL JUSTICE Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
CJC 111 Intro to Criminal Justice   Pre-Major/Elective
CJC 121 Law Enformcement Operations   Pre-Major/Elective
CJC 141 Corrections   Pre-Major/Elective
COURSE COM - COMMUNICATION Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
COM 110 Introduction to Communication Humanities/Fine Arts
(Substitute)
Also Pre-Major/Elective
COM 120 Introduction to Interpersonal Communication Humanities/Fine Arts
(Substitute)
Also Pre-Major/Elective
COM 231 Public Speaking Humanities/Fine Arts
(Substitute)
Also Pre-Major/Elective
COURSE CSC - COMPUTER SCIENCE Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
CSC 134 C++ Programming   Pre-Major/Elective
CSC 139 Visual BASIC Prog   Pre-Major/Elective
CSC 151 JAVA Programming   Pre-Major/Elective
CSC 239 Adv Visual BASIC Prog   Pre-Major/Elective
COURSE DRA - DRAMA Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
DRA 111 Theatre Appreciation Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
DRA 126 Storytelling Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
DRA 130 Acting I   Pre-Major/Elective
DRA 131 Acting II   Pre-Major/Elective
COURSE ECO - ECONOMICS Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
ECO 151 Survey of Economics Social/Behavioral Sciences Also Pre-Major/Elective
ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics Social/Behavioral Sciences Also Pre-Major/Elective
ECO 252 Principles of Macroeconomics Social/Behavioral Sciences Also Pre-Major/Elective
COURSE EDU - Education Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
EDU 144 Child Development I   Pre-Major/Elective
EDU 145 Child Development II   Pre-Major/Elective
EDU 146 Child Guidance   Pre-Major/Elective
EDU 221 Children with Exceptionalities   Pre-Major/Elective
COURSE EGR - ENGINEERING Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
EGR 150 Intro to Engineering   Pre-Major/Elective
EGR 220 Engineering Statics   Pre-Major/Elective
EGR 225 Engineering Dynamics   Pre-Major/Elective
COURSE ENG - ENGLISH Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
ENG 111 Expository Writing English Composition  
ENG 112 Argument-Based Research English Composition Also Pre-Major/Elective
ENG 114 Professional Research and Reporting English Composition Also Pre-Major/Elective
ENG 125 Creative Writing I   Pre-Major/Elective
ENG 126 Creative Writing II   Pre-Major/Elective
ENG 131 Introduction to Literature Humanities/Fine Arts Pre-Major/Elective
ENG 231 American Literature I Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
ENG 232 American Literature II Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
ENG 241 British Literature I Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts
ENG 242 British Literature II Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
ENG 261 World Literature I Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
ENG 262 World Literature II Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
ENG 273 African-American Literature   Pre-Major/Elective
COURSE FRE - FRENCH Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
FRE 111 Elementary French I Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
FRE 112 Elementary French II Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
FRE 181 French Lab 1   Pre-Major/Elective
FRE 182 French Lab 2   Pre-Major/Elective
FRE 211 Intermediate French I Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
FRE 212 Intermediate French II Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
FRE 281 French Lab 3   Pre-Major/Elective
FRE 282 French Lab 4   Pre-Major/Elective
COURSE HEA - HEALTH Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
HEA 112 First Aid & CPR   Pre-Major/Elective
COURSE GEO - GEOGRAPHY Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
GEO 111 World Regional Geography Social/Behavioral Sciences Also Pre-Major/Elective
COURSE HIS - HISTORY Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
HIS 111 World Civilizations I Social/Behavioral Sciences Also Pre-Major/Elective
HIS 112 World Civilizations II Social/Behavioral Sciences Also Pre-Major/Elective
HIS 121 Western Civilization I Social/Behavioral Sciences Also Pre-Major/Elective
HIS 122 Western Civilization II Social/Behavioral Sciences Also Pre-Major/Elective
HIS 131 American History I Social/Behavioral Sciences Also Pre-Major/Elective
HIS 132 American History II Social/Behavioral Sciences Also Pre-Major/Elective
HIS 236 North Carolina History   Pre-Major/Elective
COURSE HUM - HUMANITIES Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
HUM 110 Technology and Society Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
HUM 115 Critical Thinking Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
HUM 120 Cultural Studies Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
HUM 122 Southern Culture Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
HUM 130 Myth in Human Culture Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
HUM 150 American Women's Studies Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
HUM 160 Introduction to Film Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
HUM 161 Advanced Film Studies Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
HUM 170 The Holocaust   Pre-Major/Elective
HUM 211 Humanities I Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
HUM 212 Humanities II Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
HUM 220 Human Values and Meaning Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
HUM 230 Leadership Development   Pre-Major/Elective
COURSE MAT - MATHEMATICS Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
MAT 140 Survey of Mathematics Mathematics
A.A. and A.F.A. only
Mathematics
MAT 151 Statistics I Mathematics
(quantitative option)
Also Pre-Major/Elective
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra Mathematics Also Pre-Major/Elective
MAT 172 Precalculus Trigonometry Mathematics Also Pre-Major/Elective
MAT 263 Brief Calculus Mathematics Also Pre-Major/Elective
MAT 271 Calculus I Mathematics Also Pre-Major/Elective
MAT 272 Calculus II Mathematics Also Pre-Major/Elective
MAT 273 Calculus III Mathematics Also Pre-Major/Elective
MAT 285 Differential Equations   Premajor/Elective
COURSE MUS - MUSIC Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
MUS 110 Music Appreciation Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
MUS 111 Fundamentals of Music   Pre-Major/Elective
MUS 113 American Music Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
MUS 121 Music Theory I   Pre-Major/Elective
MUS 122 Music Theory II   Pre-Major/Elective
MUS 123 Music Composition I   Pre-Major/Elective
MUS 131 Chorus I   Pre-Major/Elective
MUS 132 Chorus II   Pre-Major/Elective
MUS 133 Band I   Pre-Major/Elective
MUS 134 Band II   Pre-Major/Elective
MUS 135 Jazz Ensemble I   Pre-Major/Elective
MUS 136 Jazz Ensemble II   Pre-Major/Elective
MUS 137 Orchestra I   Pre-Major/Elective
MUS 138 Orchestra II   Pre-Major/Elective
MUS 141 Ensemble I   Pre-Major/Elective
MUS 142 Ensemble II   Pre-Major/Elective
MUS 151 Class Music I   Pre-Major/Elective
MUS 152 Class Music II   Pre-Major/Elective
MUS 161 Applied Music I   Pre-Major/Elective
MUS 162 Applied Music II   Pre-Major/Elective
MUS 210 History of Rock Music Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
MUS 221 Music Theory III   Pre-Major/Elective
COURSE PED - PHYSICAL EDUCATION Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
PED *** All PED Prefix Courses   Pre-Major/Elective
COURSE PHI - PHILOSOPHY Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
PHI 215 Philosophical Issues Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
PHI 240 Introduction to Ethics Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
COURSE PHY - PHYSICS Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
PHY 110 Conceptual Physics Natural Science Also Pre-Major/Elective
PHY 110A Conceptual Physics Lab Natural Science Also Pre-Major/Elective
PHY 151 College Physics I Natural Science Also Pre-Major/Elective
PHY 152 College Physics II Natural Science Also Pre-Major/Elective
PHY 251 General Physics I Natural Science Also Pre-Major/Elective
PHY 252 General Physics II Natural Science Also Pre-Major/Elective
COURSE POL - POLITICAL SCIENCE Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
POL 110 Introduction to Political Science Social/Behavioral Sciences Also Pre-Major/Elective
POL 120 American Government Social/Behavioral Sciences Also Pre-Major/Elective
POL 210 Comparative Government Social/Behavioral Sciences Also Pre-Major/Elective
POL 220 International Relations Social/Behavioral Sciences Also Pre-Major/Elective
COURSE PSY - PSYCHOLOGY Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
PSY 150 General Psychology Social/Behavioral Sciences Also Pre-Major/Elective
PSY 231 Forensic Psychology   Pre-Major/Elective
PSY 237 Social Psychology Social/Behavioral Sciences Also Pre-Major/Elective
PSY 239 Psychology of Personality Social/Behavioral Sciences Also Pre-Major/Elective
PSY 241 Developmental Psychology Social/Behavioral Sciences Also Pre-Major/Elective
PSY 263 Educational Psychology   Pre-Major/Elective
PSY 281 Abnormal Psychology Social/Behavioral Sciences Also Pre-Major/Elective
COURSE REL - RELIGION Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
REL 110 World Religions Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
REL 211 Introduction to Old Testament Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
REL 212 Introduction to New Testament Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
REL 221 Religion in America Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
COURSE SOC - SOCIOLOGY Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology Social/Behavioral Sciences Also Pre-Major/Elective
SOC 213 Sociology of the Family Social/Behavioral Sciences Also Pre-Major/Elective
SOC 220 Social Problems Social/Behavioral Sciences Also Pre-Major/Elective
SOC 225 Social Diversity Social/Behavioral Sciences Also Pre-Major/Elective
SOC 230 Race and Ethnic Relations Social/Behavioral Sciences Also Pre-Major/Elective
COURSE SPA - SPANISH Gen. Ed. Category Pre-Major/Elective
SPA 111 Elementary Spanish I Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
SPA 112 Elementary Spanish II Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
SPA 161 Cultural Immersion   Pre-Major/Elective
SPA 181 Spanish Lab 1   Pre-Major/Elective
SPA 182 Spanish Lab 2   Pre-Major/Elective
SPA 211 Intermediate Spanish I Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
SPA 212 Intermediate Spanish II Humanities/Fine Arts Also Pre-Major/Elective
SPA 281 Spanish Lab 3   Pre-Major/Elective
SPA 282 Spanish Lab 4   Pre-Major/Elective

Updated June 22, 2011

 

 
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