Accelerated Courses for Working Adults

Liberal Arts Degree Requirements – Accelerated Courses

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

2016–2017 Suggested Sequence of Study and Course Cost

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

General Education courses

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 $505.50
HIS118 Western Civilization II: Early Modern 3 $505.50
HIS119 Western Civilization III: The Modern Period 3 $505.50

B. Humanities 6 credits (minimum)

B1. Literature and Fine Arts
MUS100 Music Appreciation 3 $505.50
B2. Philosophy and Religion
PHI105 Introduction to Ethics 3 $505.50
B3. Non-Western Cultures
CLS130 African Cultures 3 $505.50
CLS141 Middle Eastern History and Culture 3 $505.50
CLS150 Latin American History and Culture 3 $505.50
CLS160 East Asian Cultures 3 $505.50
CLS164 Japanese History and Culture 3 $505.50
CLS172 Russian Civilization 3 $505.50
II. Natural Science and Mathematics –
A. Biological Sciences
BIO154 Human Biology 3 $505.50
II. Natural Science and Mathematics –
B. Physical Sciences
ENV115 Environmental Science 3 $505.50
II. Natural Science and Mathematics –
C. Mathematics
MAT156 Statistics 3 $505.50
III. Social Sciences –
A. People and Their Relationships
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology 3 $505.50
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology 3 $505.50
IV. Communications –
A. Written Communications
ENG105 Composition I 3 $505.50
ENG106 Composition II 3 $505.50
IV. Communications –
B. Oral Communications
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $505.50
V. Social Diversity
SOC205 Diversity in America 3 $505.50
VI. Electives
ACC131 Principles of Accounting I 4 $674.00
ACC132 Principles of Accounting II 4 $674.00
BUS183 Business Law 3 $505.50
ECN120 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 $505.50
ECN130 Principles of Microeconomics 3 $505.50
MGT101 Principles of Management 3 $505.50
MKT110 Principles of Marketing 3 $505.50

Course Cost Calculation:
2016–2017 resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

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