Associate in Arts Degree
The HUMANITIES program has been suspended and we are not accepting any new applications.
General Education Requirements - 32 credits
The Humanities Transfer program prepares students for transfer to a four-year college or university. It offers students a broad base of courses that focus on literature, philosophy, music, art and history as a foundation for future areas of specialization. This program also enable students to perceive relationships among disciplines.
Required Program of Study
|Course Number||Course Title||Credits|
|HIS120||Western Civilization to 1600||3|
|OR HIS125||Western Civilization 1600-1945|
|OR MUS221||Music Appreciation|
|PHI271||Intro. to Philosophy||3|
|HUM - -||Literature Electives||6|
|(ENG231, ENG235, ENG241, ENG245, ENG249, ENG251, ENG255)|
|Courses chosen as electives depend upon the institution to which the student transfers. It is essential that the student consult with a faculty advisor for assistance in selecting courses. The student is also responsible for meeting with an admissions representative from the four-year institution to determine its transfer policies.|
|Consult with a transfer advisor.|
|Minimum Credit Hours Required for the Program||60|
Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:
- Interpret the ways in which the Humanities influence cultures, societies and the lives of individuals.
- Discover the ways in which disciplines such as arts, history, philosophy, and language enrich the human condition.
- Listen, speak, read, write and make presentations on a college level.
- Identify personal values and recognize ethical choices as well as the social and environmental consequences of personal decisions.
- Demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity for cultural heritage, cultural diversity, and diverse viewpoints.
- Apply critical thinking, problem-solving and study strategies.
- Employ appropriate methods of research by assessing and evaluating information from a variety of credible sources.
- Transfer to an accredited college or university.
Please note: These programs can be pursued on a part-time basis.
Appropriate placement test scores, or the completion of certain developmental courses, are required for all programs of study. Additional prerequisites may be necessary for some courses and can be found in the course descriptions section of the catalog.
It is recommended that students confer with their advisor when selecting electives.