2020-2021 Catalog

Multidisciplinary Studies, Associate of Arts

The Associate of Arts in Multidisciplinary Studies provides students with the opportunity to explore several disciplines while completing their degree. These options will allow students to make a more informed decision regarding what major they decide to take as they move on to a 4-year college/university.

Degree Requirements

Focus Areas

Associate of Arts and Associate of Science students who have not picked an “In” degree path must choose three Focus Areas from the following list of options in order to provide structure to their studies while providing them with the flexibility to explore a number of disciplines that they are interested in. A total of 27 credits must be completed within the three chosen Focus Areas.

 

Anthropology (A minimum of nine (9) credits from the following list)

ANTH 1100

Biological Anthropology

(4)

ANTH 1200

Intro to Cultural Anthropology

(3)

ANTH 1300

Intro to Archaeology

(3)

ANTH 2000

Intro to Linguistics

(3)

ANTH 2200

World Culture

(3)

 

Art (A minimum of nine (9) credits from the following list)

ART 1005

Drawing I

(3)

ART 1110

Design: 2D

(3)

ART 1120

Design: 3D

(3)

ART 1130

Design: Color

(3)

ART 1178

Digital Photography

(3)

ART 2410

Ceramics I

(3)

 

Biology (A minimum of eight (8) credits from the following list)

BIOL 1010/1011 General Biology                                           (4)

BIOL 2010/2011   Human Anatomy and Physiology I               (4)

BIOL 2015/2016   Human Anatomy and Physiology II              (4)

MOLB 2210/2211 General Microbiology                                   (4)

BIOL 2022/2032 Animal Biology                                             (4)

BIOL 2023/2024   Plant and Fungal Biology                             (4)

 

Business (A minimum of nine (9) credits from the following list)

MGT 1040

Legal Environment of Business

(3)

MGT 2100

Principles of Management

(3)

MKT 2100

Marketing

(3)

ECON 1010

Macroeconomics

(3)

ECON 1020

Microeconomics

(3)

BADM 2030

Business Ethics

(3)

 

Chemistry (A minimum of eight (8) credits from the following list)

CHEM 1000/1001 Introductory Chemistry                                (4)

CHEM 1020/1021 General Chemistry                                      (4)

CHEM 1030           General Chemistry II                                   (4)


Communication (A minimum of nine (9) credits from the following list)

COMM 1030

Interpersonal Communication

(3)

COMM 2010

Public Speaking

(3)

COMM 2110

Nonverbal Communication

(3)

 

Computer Science (A minimum of seven (7) credits from the following list)

COSC 1010

Introduction to Computer Science

(4)

COSC 1030

Computer Science I

(4)

COSC 2030

Computer Science II

(4)

COSC 1350

Web Development

(3)

 

Criminal Justice (A minimum of nine (9) credits from the following list)

CRMJ 1001

Intro to Criminal Justice

(3)

CRMJ 2210

Criminal Law

(3)

CRMJ 2400

Criminology

(3)

CRMJ 2420

Juvenile Justice

(3)

CRMJ 2550

Criminal Investigation I

(3)

 

Dance (A minimum of eight (8) credits from the following list)

DANC 1410

Ballet I/I

(2)

DANC 1420

Ballet I/II

(2)

DANC 1450

Tap Dance I

(2)

DANC 1480

Jazz Dance I

(2)

DANC 2450

Tap Dance II

(2)

DANC 2480

Jazz Dance II

(2)

 

Education (A minimum of seven (7) credits from the following list)

EDCI 2440

Intro to Classroom Management

(2)

EDEX 2484

Intro to Special Education

(3)

EDFD 2020

Foundations of Education

(4)

ITEC 2360

Teaching with Technology

(3)

 

English (A minimum of nine (9) credits from the following list)

ENGL 2310

American Lit I

(3)

ENGL 2320

American Lit II

(3)

ENGL 2020

Intro to Lit

(3)

ENGL 2250

Women in Lit

(3)

ENGL 2340

Native American Lit

(3)

ENGL 2019

Writing Studies

(3)

 

Exercise Science (A minimum of seven (7) credits from the following list)

PEPR 2130

Fundamentals of Exercise Science

(4)

PEPR 2230

Applied Exercise Science

(4)

PEPR 2470

Practicum I

(0.5-2)

HLED 1140

Nutrition

(3)

HLED 1003

Wellness

(3)


PEPR 2400            Fundamentals of Exercise Physiology            (4)

 

Geology (A minimum of eight (8) credits from the following list)

GEOL 1100

Physical Geology

(4)

GEOL 2010

Mineralogy

(4)

GEOL 2080

General Field Geology

(4)

GEOL 2050

Principles of Paleontology

(4)

GEOL 2020

Introduction to Petrology

(4)

 

History (A minimum of nine (9) credits from the following list)

HIST 1211

US to 1865

(3)

HIST 1221

US from 1865

(3)

HIST 1320

World History to 1750

(3)

HIST 1330

World History since 1750

(3)

HIST 1290

History of the US West

(3)

HIST 2290

History of North American Indians

(3)

 

Mathematics & Statistics (A minimum of nine (9) credits from the following list)

MATH 1405

Trigonometry

(3)

MATH 2200

Calculus I

(3)

MATH 2205

Calculus II

(3)

MATH 2350

Business Calculus

(3)

STAT 2050

Fundamentals of Statistics

(3)

MATH 2210

Calculus III

(3)

 

Physics (A minimum of eight (8) credits from the following list)

PHYS 1110

General Physics I

(4)

PHYS 1120

General Physics II

(4)

PHYS 1310

College Physics I

(4)

PHYS 1320

College Physics II

(4)

 

Political Science (A minimum of nine (9) credits from the following list)

POLS 1200

Non-Western Political Cultures

(3)

POLS 2000

Current Issues in American Government

(3)

POLS 2128

Terrorism

(3)

POLS 2250

Latin American Studies

(3)

POLS 2310

Introduction to International Relations

(3)

POLS 2460

Intro to Political Philosophy

(3)

 

Psychology (A minimum of seven (7) credits from the following list)

PSYC 1000

General Psychology

(3)

PSCY 2000

Research Psychology Methods

(4)

PSYC 2210

Drugs and Behavior

(3)

PSYC 2300

Developmental Psychology

(3)

PSYC 2340

Abnormal Psychology

(3)

PSYC 2380

Social Psychology

(3)


 

Sociology/Social Work (A minimum of nine (9) credits from the following list)

SOC 1000

Sociological Principals

(3)

SOC 2350

Race and Ethnicity

(3)

SOC 2325

Marriage and Family

(3)

SOWK 2000

Introduction to Social Work

(3)

 

Spanish (A minimum of eight (8) credits from the following list)

SPAN 1010

First Year Spanish I

(4)

SPAN 1020

First Year Spanish II

(4)

SPAN 2030

Second Year Spanish I

(4)

SPAN 2040

Second Year Spanish II

(4)

 

Theatre (A minimum of nine (9) credits from the following list)

THEA 1100

Beginning Acting

(3)

THEA 1115

Play Script Analysis

(3)

THEA 2220

Stagecraft

(3)


Freshman Year - Fall Semester

HMDV 10051st YEAR SUCCESS

1

ENGL 1010ENGLISH COMPOSITION I

3

MATH 1000PROBLEM SOLVING

3

APPROVED HUMANITIES OR APPLIED ART

3

US & WYOMING CONSTITUTION

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Freshman Year - Fall Semester Notes:

  • In addition to ENGL 1010, students may be required to also take ENGL 1011 (2 credits) due to placement, adding 2 additional credits to their graduation total.
  • US & Wyoming Constitution can be fulfilled by HIST 1211, HIST 1221, HIST 1251, or POLS 1000.
  • MATH 1000 or higher level.
  • 3 semester hours from Focus Area 1.
  • Humanities/Applied Arts: Any Humanities or Applied Arts General Education course not being used otherwise in a Focus Area.
  • Freshman Year - Spring Semester

    ENGL 1020ENGLISH COMPOSITION II

    3

    APPROVED SCIENCE COURSE

    4

    APPROVED HUMANITIES OR APPLIED ART

    3

    Total Credit Hours:16

    Freshman Year - Spring Semester Notes:

    • 3 semester hours from Focus Area 1.
    • 3 semester hours from Focus Area 2.
    • Humanities/Applied Arts: Any Humanities or Applied Arts General Education course not being used otherwise in a Focus Area.
    • Approved Science course: Any 4 semester hour lab General Education science course.

    Sophomore Year - Fall Semester

    APPROVED HUMANITIES OR APPLIED ART

    3

    SOCIAL SCIENCE

    3

    APPROVED ELECTIVE

    1

    FOCUS AREA 3

    Total Credit Hours:16

    Sophomore Year - Fall Semester Notes:

    • 3 semester hours from Focus Area 1.
    • 3 semester hours from Focus Area 2.
    • 3 semester hours from Focus Area 3.
    • Humanities/Applied Arts: Any Humanities or Applied Arts General Education course not being used otherwise in a Focus Area.
    • Social Science: Any Social Science General Education course not being used otherwise in a Focus Area.

    Sophomore Year - Spring Semester

    APPROVED ELECTIVE

    3

    APPROVED ELECTIVE

    3

    APPROVED ELECTIVE

    1

    FOCUS AREA 3

    Total Credit Hours:16

    Sophomore Year - Spring Semester Notes:

    • Electives: Any courses 1000 level or higher and adding up to 7 semester hours.
    • 3 semester hours from Focus Area 2.
    • 6 semester hours from Focus Area 3.

     

    Total Credit Hours: 64