A. A. Degree

Communication 9 hours
  ENGL 1010 Composition I 3 hours  
  ENGL 1020 Composition II 3 hours  
  SPCH 1010 Fundamentals of Speech Comm. or other approved speech/communication course 3 hours  
Humanities and/or Fine Arts (at least one course in literature) 9 hours
Social/Behavioral Sciences 6 hours
History 6 hours
Natural Sciences 8 hours
Mathematics 3 hours
General Education Total 41 hours

English 6 hours
  Two from the following:    
    ENGL 2110 Survey of American Literature I    


ENGL 2120 Survey of American Literature II    
    ENGL 2130 Survey of American Literature    


ENGL 2210 Survey of British Literature I    
    ENGL 2220 Survey of British Literature II    
    ENGL 2230 Survey of British Literature    
    ENGL 2310 Survey of World Literature I    
    ENGL 2320 Survey of World Literature II    
    ENGL 2330 Survey of World Literature    
    ENGL 2410 Survey of Literature of the Western World I    
    ENGL 2420 Survey of Literature of the Western World II    
    ENGL 2430 Survey of Literature of the Western World    
  Foreign Language (Two-year Sequence) 12 hours  
  General Electives 1 hour  
Area of Emphasis Total 19 hours
English Total 60 hours


Pathway Worksheet: 

Curricular Map

Semester 1 (Fall)   Semester 2 (Spring)  
English 1010: Composition I 3 English 1020: Composition II 3
Humanities/Fine Arts 3 Humanities/Fine Arts 3
Foreign Language I* 3 Foreign Language II* 3
Mathematics 3 Speech 3
History 3 History 3
Subtotal Semester 1 15 Subtotal Semester 2 15
Semester 3 (Fall)   Semester 4 (Spring)  
Literature course to meet General Education requirement 3 Elective (unspecified) 1
Literature course to fulfill area of emphasis requirement** 3 Literature course to fulfill area of emphasis requirement** 3
Natural Science (lab) 4 Natural Science (lab) 4
Foreign Language III* 3 Foreign Language IV* 3
Social/Behavioral Science 3 Social/Behavioral Scienc 3
Subtotal Semester 3 16 Subtotal Semester 4 14
    Total Credit Hours 60
*Two-year sequence of a single foreign language
**For English area of emphasis requirement, choose two courses from the following: ENGL 2110, 2120, 2130, 2210, 2220, 2230, 2310, 2320, 2330, 2410, 2420, 2430.


Academic Focus Areas

  • Arts
  • Business
  • Humanities

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