Liberal Studies

Associate in Arts Degree in Liberal Studies 2017-2018

(Major C. 5890.AA)

Students completing the Liberal Studies associate degree will have the knowledge, skills, and attributes necessary to successfully transfer into the elementary school teaching programs offered at four-year institutions. In addition, students will obtain a strong foundation for other professions inn fields of public services. Please consult with a counselor for specific information regarding your intended major at the specific college/ university of your choice.

Major requirements (18 units minimum)
A grade of “C” or better is required in the following courses:

Select one from the following options:
Course Course Description Units C-ID
COMM 25 Argumentation 3 -
ENGL 3 or
ENGL 3H
Introduction to the Study of Literature or
Honors Introduction to the Study of Literature
3 ENGL 120
PHIL 2 Critical Reasoning and Analytic Writing 3 N/A
PHIL 4 Introduction to Logic 3 PHIL 110
PHIL 6 Symbolic Logic 3 PHIL 210
Select one course:
Course Course Description Units C-ID
BIOL 3 Introduction to Life Science 4 -
GEOL 9 Introduction to Earth Science 4 -
SCI 1A Introductory Chemical and Physical Science 4 -
Select one course:
Course Course Description Units C-ID
ART 2 Art History 1 3 -
ART 5 Art Appreciation 3 -
ART 6 or
ART 6H
Art History 2 or
Honors Art History 2
3 -
MUS 12 Music Appreciation 3 -
Select one course:
Course Course Description Units C-ID
ENGL 1B or
ENGL 1BH
Introduction to the Study of Literature or
Honors Introduction to the Study of Literature
3 ENGL 120
HIST 11 History of the United States to 1877 3 HIST 130
HIST 20 World History I, to 1600 3 HIST 150
Select two courses:
Course Course Description Units C-ID
CHDEV 39 Child Growth and Development 3 -
EDUC 10 Introduction to Teaching 3 -
GEOG 6 World Regional Geography 3 -
HLTH 1 Contemporary Health Issues 3 -
IS 15 Computer Concepts 3 -
PSY 2 or
PSY 2H
General Psychology or
Honors General Psychology
3 -

Notes:

Total Units Required - 60

  • Choose either option I or II or III for the General Education pattern related to your educational goal.
    1. Associate in Arts Degree General Education
    2. CSU GE - minimum units necessary to meet the CSU General Education Certification requirements.
    3. IGETC - minimum units necessary to meet the IGETC Certification Requirements.
  • For All Options (I, II, III): Complete necessary Clovis Community College Graduation and Competency requirements (see catalog).
  • Complete 18 units as listed above.
  • Electives may be necessary to total 60 degree applicable units required for the Associate degree.

Program Learning Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills across the broad categories of intellectual heritage, artistic expression, the natural and physical world, human behavior, and health concepts.

2017 - 2018 Associate in Arts Degree in Liberal Studies