Program of Study

Associate in Arts

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COURSE AND HOUR REQUIREMENTS:

English Composition 6
Humanities/Fine Arts 12
Social/Behavioral Science  12
Natural Science  8
Mathematics 7
Other Required Hours 15
TOTAL 60

ENGLISH / COMPOSITION - 6 Semester Hours Credit required

Prefix Number Title Class Lab Clinical Credit
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
ENG 112 Writing & Research in the Disciplines 3 0 0 3
HUMANITIES / FINE ARTS -12 Semester Hours Credit required
Nine (9) credit hours from the following. Select from at least two different disciplines. 
ART 111 Art Appreciation 3 0 0 3
ART 114 Art History Survey I 3 3 0 3
ART 115 Art History Survey II 3 0 0 3
COM 231 Public Speaking 3 0 0 3
ENG 231 American Literature I 3 0 0 3
ENG 232 American Literature II 3 0 0 3
ENG 241 British Literature I 3 0 0 3
ENG 242 British Literature II 3 0 0 3
MUS 110 Music Appreciation 3 0 0 3
PHI 215 Philosophical Issues 3 0 0 3
PHI 240 Introduction to Ethics 3 0 0 3
Select 3 credits from the following:
GER 111 Elementary German I 3 0 0 3
GER 112 Elementary German II 3 0 0 3
HUM 110 Technology and Society 3 0 0 3
HUM 115 Critical Thinking 3 0 0 3
HUM 121 The Nature of America 3 0 0 3
HUM 122 Southern Culture 3 0 0 3
HUM 130 Myth in Human Culture 3 0 0 3
HUM 160 Introduction to Film 2 2 0 3
REL 111 Eastern Religions 3 0 0 3
REL 112 Western Religions 3 0 0 3
SPA 111 Elementary Spanish I 3 0 0 3
SPA 112 Elementary Spanish II 3 0 0 3
SOCIAL / BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE - 12 Semester Hour Credits required
Select nine (9) credit hours from at least two different disciplines: 
ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics 3 0 0 3
ECO 252 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 0 0 3
HIS 111 World Civilizations I 3 0 0 3
HIS 112 World Civilizations II 3 0 0 3
HIS 131 American History I 3 0 0 3
HIS 132 American History II 3 0 0 3
POL 120 American Government 3 0 0 3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 0 3
SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology 3 0 0 3
Select 3 credit hours from the following:
ANT 210 General Anthropology 3 0 0 3
ANT 220 Cultural Anthropology 3 0 0 3
HIS 121 Western Civilization I 3 0 0 3
HIS 122 Western Civilization II 3 0 0 3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 0 3
PSY 237 Social Psychology 3 0 0 3
PSY 241 Developmental Psychology 3 0 0 3
PSY 281 Abnormal Psychology 3 0 0 3
SOC 213 Sociology of the Family 3 0 0 3
SOC 220 Social Problems 3 0 0 3
NATURAL SCIENCE - Eight (8) Semester Hour Credits required
Select 4 credit hours from the following:
AST 111 Descriptive Astronomy 3 0 0 3
AST 111A Descriptive Astronomy Lab 0 2 0 1
BIO 110* Principles of Biology 3 3 0 4
BIO 111* General Biology I 3 3 0 4
CHM 151 General Chemistry I 3 3 0 4
PHY 110 Conceptual Physics 3 0 0 3
PHY 110A Conceptual Physics Lab 0 2 0 1
Select 4 credit hours from the following:
AST 111 Descriptive Astronomy 3 0 0 3
AST 111A Descriptive Astronomy Lab 0 2 0 1
BIO 110* Principles of Biology
BIO  111* General Biology I
BIO  112 General Biology II 3
BIO  120 Introductory Botany
BIO  130 Introductory Zoology
BIO  140 Environmental Biology
BIO 140A Environmental Biology Lab
CHM 131 Introduction to Chemistry
CHM 131A Introduction to Chemistry Lab
CHM 132 Organic and Biochemistry
CHM 152 General Chemistry II
PHY 110 Conceptual Physics
PHY 110A Conceptual Physics Lab
PHY 151 College Physics I 3
*Students may not apply both BIO 110 and BIO 111 towards completion of Arts and Sciences Natural Science requirement.
Mathematics - Seven (7) Semester Hour Credits
Required:
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy 2 2 0 3
Select 4 hours from the following:
MAT 152 Statistical Methods I 3 2 0 4
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra 3 2 0 4
MAT 172 Precalculus Trigonometry 3 2 0 4
MAT 271 Calculus I 3 2 0 4
Required Course:
ACA 122    College Transfer Success 0 2 0 1
Choose 14 Additional hours of transferrable courses focused on future major and closely related areas. Students should check physical education/health and foreign language requirements at the university they plan to attend.
 ACC 120  Principles of Accounting I
 ACC 121  Principles of Accounting II 3
ANT 210  General Anthropology
ANT 220 Cultural Anthropology 3 0 0 3
ART 111 Art Appreciation
ART 114 Art History Survey I
ART  115 Art History Survey II
ART  121 Two-Dimensional Design
ART  122 Three-Dimensional Design
ART  131 Drawing I
ART 231 Printmaking I 0 6 0 3
ART 232 Printmaking II 0 6 0 3
ART  240 Painting I 0
ART 241  Painting II 0
ART  264  Digital Photography 1
ART  281 Sculpture I 0
ART  282 Sculpture II 0
ART  283 Ceramics I 0
ART  284 Ceramics II 0
ART  288 Studio 0
AST 111 Descriptive Astronomy 3 0 0 3
AST 111A Descriptive Astronomy Lab 0 2 0 1
BIO  110 Principles of Biology
BIO  111 General Biology I
BIO  112  General Biology II
BIO  120  Introductory Botany
BIO  130  Introductory Zoology
BIO  140  Environmental Biology
BIO  140A Environmental Biology Lab 0 3
BIO  163  Basic Anatomy and Physiology 4
BIO  168  Anatomy and Physiology I 3
BIO  169  Anatomy and Physiology II 3
BIO  175  General Microbiology 2
BUS  110  Introduction to Business 3 0 0
BUS  115  Business Law I 3 0 0
BUS  137  Principles of Management 3 0 0 3
CHM 131  Introduction to Chemistry 0
CHM 131A Introduction to Chemistry Lab 0
CHM 132  Organic and Biochemistry 3
CHM 151  General Chemistry I 3
CHM 152  General Chemistry II 3
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2
CIS 115  Introduction to Programming & Logic 2
CJC 111  Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CJC 121  Law Enforcement Operations 3
CJC 141  Corrections 3
COM 110  Introduction to Communication
COM 140 Intro to Intercultural Communication 3 0 0 3
COM  231  Public Speaking 3
CSC 134  C++ Programming 2
CSC 139  Visual BASIC Programming 2
CSC 151 JAVA Programming 2 3 0 3
CTS 115 Info Sys Business Concepts 3 0 0 3
ECO 151 Survey of Economics
ECO 251  Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECO 252  Principles of Macroeconomics 3
EDU 216  Foundations in Education 3
EGR 150 Intro to Engineering 1 2 0 2
ENG 114  Professional Research and Reporting 3 0 0
ENG 125  Creative Writing I 3 0 0
ENG 126  Creative Writing II 3 0 0
ENG 231  American Literature I 3 0 0
ENG 232  American Literature II 3 0 0
ENG 241  British Literature I 3 0 0
ENG 242  British Literature II 3 0 0
GER 111 Elementary German I 3 0 0 3
GER 112 Elementary German II 3 0 0 3
GER 181 German Lab I 0 2 0 1
GER 182 German Lab II 0 2 0 1
HEA 110  Personal Health / Wellness 3 0 0
HIS  111  World Civilizations I 3 0 0
HIS  112  World Civilizations II 3 0 0
HIS  121  Western Civilization I  3 0 0
HIS  122  Western Civilization II 3 0 0
HIS  131  American History I 3 0 0
HIS  132  American History II  3 0 0
HIS 237 The American Revolution 3 0 0 3
HIS 275 History of Terrorism 3 0 0 3
HUM 110  Technology and Society 3 0 0
HUM  115  Critical Thinking  3 0 0
HUM  121  The Nature of America  3 0 0
HUM  122  Southern Culture 3 0 0
HUM  130  Myth in Human Culture 3 0 0
HUM  160  Introduction to Film 2 2 0
HUM  230  Leadership Development 3
MAT  141  Mathematical Concepts I  3
MAT 142 Mathematical Concepts II 3 0 0 3
MAT 143  Quantitative Literacy 2 2
MAT 152 Statistical Methods I 3 2 0 4
MAT  171  Precalculus Algebra  3 2 4
MAT  172  Precalculus Trigonometry 3 2 4
MAT  271  Calculus I  3
MAT 272 Calculus II 3 2 0 4
MAT 273 Calculus III 3 2 0 4
MAT 280 Linear Algebra 2 2 0 3
MUS 110  Music Appreciation
MUS 112 Introduction to Jazz 3 0 0 3
PED 110* Fit and Well for Life
PED 111* Physical Fitness I  0 3 0 1
PED 117*  Weight Training I 0
PED 118*  Weight Training II  0
PED 122*  Yoga I 0 2 0
PED 123*  Yoga II 0 2 0
PED 125*  Self-Defense-Beginning 0 2 0
PED 137*  Badminton  0
PED 142*  Lifetime Sports 
PED 143*  Volleyball-Beginning  0 2 0
PED 145*  Basketball-Beginning  0 2 0
PED 162*  Angling  0 2 0
PED 171*  Nature Hiking 0
PHI  215 Philosophical Issues
PHI 240 Introduction to Ethics 3 0 0 3
PHY 110  Conceptual Physics 3
PHY 110A Conceptual Physics Lab 0
PHY 151  College Physics I  3
PHY 152  College Physics II 3
PHY 251 General Physics I 3 3 0 4
PHY 252 General Physics II 3 3 0 4
POL 120  American Government  3 0 0
PSY 150  General Psychology 3 0 0
PSY 215  Positive Psychology 3 0 0
PSY 237  Social Psychology 3 0 0
PSY 241  Developmental Psychology  3 0 0
PSY 275  Health Psychology 3 0 0
PSY 281  Abnormal Psychology 3 0 0
REL 111  Eastern Religions 3 0 0
REL 112  Western Religions 3 0 0
SOC 210  Introduction to Sociology 3 0 0
SOC 213  Sociology of the Family  3 0 0
SOC 220  Social Problems 3 0 0
SPA  111  Elementary Spanish I 3 0 0 3
SPA  112  Elementary Spanish II
SPA  181  Spanish Lab I  0
SPA  182  Spanish Lab II  0
SPA  211  Intermediate Spanish I  3
SPA  212  Intermediate Spanish II 3
SPA 221 Spanish Conversation 3 0 0 3
*Limited to 2 elective credit hours.

NOTES:
Students should check physical education/health and foreign language requirements at the university they plan to attend. 

If all requirements excluding electives, for the AA degree are met, the student has satisfied general education requirements for in-state public universities through the North Carolina Comprehensive Articulation Agreement. Consult with your advisor about courses directly applicable to your future major as you choose electives to complete the Associate in Arts degree.

Degree: 

AA

Program ID: 

A10100

Total Credits (Min): 

60

Credential: 

AA

Eligible for Financial Aid: 

Yes

Offered Online: 

Yes

Online Percentage: 

100