Accelerated Courses for Working Adults

Liberal Arts Degree Requirements – Accelerated Courses

Award: Associate of Arts (AA)
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

The following Liberal Arts courses are offered in the accelerated course format.

Learn more about the Liberal Arts transfer program.

I. Humanities9 credits (minimum)

Requires one course from area A and two courses from different areas – B1, B2, or B3.

A. Western Civilization 3 credits (minimum)

HIS117 Western Civilization I: Ancient and Medieval 3
HIS118 Western Civilization II: Early Modern 3
HIS119 Western Civilization III: The Modern Period 3

B. Humanities 6 credits (minimum)

B1. Literature and Fine Arts
MUS100 Music Appreciation 3
B2. Philosophy and Religion
PHI105 Introduction to Ethics 3
B3. Non-Western Cultures
CLS130 African Cultures 3
CLS141 Middle Eastern History and Culture 3
CLS150 Latin American History and Culture 3
CLS160 East Asian Cultures 3
CLS164 Japanese History and Culture 3
CLS172 Russian Civilization 3
II. Natural Science and Mathematics –
A. Biological Sciences
BIO154 Human Biology 3
II. Natural Science and Mathematics –
B. Physical Sciences
ENV115 Environmental Science 3
II. Natural Science and Mathematics –
C. Mathematics
MAT156 Statistics 3
III. Social Sciences –
A. People and Their Relationships
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology 3
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology 3
IV. Communications –
A. Written Communications
ENG105 Composition I 3
ENG106 Composition II 3
IV. Communications –
B. Oral Communications
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3
V. Social Diversity
SOC205 Diversity in America 3
VI. Electives
ACC131 Principles of Accounting I 4
ACC132 Principles of Accounting II 4
BUS183 Business Law 3
ECN120 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECN130 Principles of Microeconomics 3
MGT101 Principles of Management 3
MKT110 Principles of Marketing 3

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Program Advisors

Lisa Ciesielski
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Nancy Henderson
Student Services
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