May 20, 2019  
2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog

Associate of Arts, Option B

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This degree is a specialized transfer degree, individually designed to meet the requirements for certain majors at specific colleges and universities.  It does not meet the requirements of the ICRC.  In order to plan this degree program, it is essential to know both the major and college or university to be attended.  Students must work closely with their adviser.

Learning Outcomes

Written Communication/Communication Studies
After successfully completing the Written Communication/Communication Studies requirement, students will:

  • Effectively communicate orally and in writing to and with diverse audiences in public and human communication contexts.

After successfully completing the Diversity and Globalism requirement, students will:

  • Articulate the political, social, legal, global or systemic issues that manifest or contribute to discrimination and marginalization of individuals or groups.
  • Explain different cultural perspectives on a topic.
  • Critically analyze human diversity through the lens of the academic discipline in a particular Diversity and Globalism studies class.

Physical Education
After successfully completing the Physical Education requirement, students will:

  • Identify and assess factors that influence personal and community health and wellness while employing lifestyle choices to enhance life-long well-being and quality of life.

Quantitative Skills
After successfully completing the Quantitative Skills requirement, students will:

  • Draw logical conclusions using symbolic or quantitative methods.  This includes comprehending, analyzing, representing, calculating, and communicating information presented using numbers, words, graphs, and/or symbols.

Social Science, Area I
After successfully completing the Social Science Area I requirement, students will:

  • Analyze and interpret evidence using social science framework.

Social Science, Area II
After successfully completing the Social Science Area II requirement, students will:

  • Explain the relationships between social structures and human behavior.

Humanities, Area I & II
After successfully completing the Humanities Area I & II requirement, students will:

  • Analyze and/or produce forms of creative expression, applying critical thinking and exhibiting cultural competence.

After successfully completing the Sciences requirement, students will:

  • Use scientific, analytic, or logical methods, modes of inquiry, and terminology to demonstrate knowledge, comprehension, and application of science concepts and insights.
  • Collect and analyze data quantitatively using appropriate tools within a discipline specific setting (i.e., lab or field).

AA, Option B Requirements

General Requirements

For a detailed list of these requirements, general information and information on exceptions to general or specific requirements, students should refer to the overview information on Transferable Degrees and Certificates .

Specific Requirements

  • Student must declare specific major and university;
  • Faculty adviser must approve all courses.

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