2016-2017 Catalog

General Studies Emphasis AA Degree

A program recommended for the student who is unsure of his/her major

This suggested program is designed for the student who intends to transfer to a four-year baccalaureate program, but who has not selected a specific major area of study. This program is also designed to meet the needs of students in the WWCC outreach service area.

This program should provide for completion of most general education requirements at surrounding four-year institutions as well as meet WWCC Associate of Arts requirements. Students should be aware of WWCC general education requirements as they select options in this program. See the General Education section for specific courses that fulfill the General Education requirements.

See Associate of Arts degree requirements for more information.

Degree Requirements

First Year - Fall Semester

ENGL 1010ENGLISH COMPOSITION I

3

COLLEGE LEVEL MATH

3-4

SOCIAL SCIENCE

3

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS COURSE

3

ELECTIVE

2-3

Total Credit Hours:15-16

First Year - Spring Semester

ENGL 1020ENGLISH COMPOSITION II

3

OR

ENGL 1111ADVANCED COMPOSITION

3

OR

ENGL 2005TECHNICAL WRITING

3

LAB SCIENCE

4

HUMANITIES/APPLIED ARTS

3

HEALTH & HUMAN ACTIVITY

1

ELECTIVE

2-3

Total Credit Hours:16

Second Year - Fall Semester

US GOVERNMENT

3

HUMANITIES/APPLIED ARTS

3

ELECTIVE

2-3

Total Credit Hours:16

Second Year - Spring Semester

SOCIAL SCIENCE

3

HUMANITIES/APPLIED ARTS

3

ELECTIVE

2-3

ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENT

0

Total Credit Hours:17

Total of 64 credits minimum required, 2.00 cumulative GPA

Electives must be transfer level courses that preferably relate to the student’s future educational plans. (Suggestions: Communications, Philosophy, Art, Theatre, Psychology, Sociology, or Advanced Writing Courses) Students may require developmental coursework in math and English before entry into program requirements. If so, these hours do not count towards the minimum 64 credits needed to meet degree requirements.