Liberal Studies

Liberal Studies Associate in Arts Degree 2020-2021

(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:


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

  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.

2020-2021 Liberal Studies Associate in Arts Degree