1 ARTICULATION AGREEMENT INTRODUCTION This Articulation Agreement has been developed by Mount Saint Mary s University and San Diego Mesa College. Its purpose is to help the prospective Mount Saint Mary's student plan a course of study that will facilitate a more effective transfer into Mount Saint Mary s University. Mount Saint Mary s University accepts a maximum of 70 transferable community college units that may be applied toward the units required for a baccalaureate degree. This Agreement contains three sections: Section I - lists relevant information about MSMU General Studies Requirements. The General Studies requirements at MSMU include five areas: Communication Skills; Critical Thinking; Arts & Sciences; Modern Language, and Religious Studies and Philosophy. Listed under each area are equivalent courses offered at San Diego Mesa College. Section II - lists lower division courses within six major areas selected by MSMU Admission and Advisement offices for Articulation due to their complexity. These six majors are Biological Sciences with emphasis in Pre-Physical Therapy, Business, Child Development, English, Nursing, and Social Work. Section III- lists lower division courses within the Liberal Studies major, selected by the Education Department for articulation. Students interested in a Liberal Studies major should disregard section I and II. Please refer to the MSMU Catalog or contact a Transfer Admission Counselor in the Admission Office at MSMU for a complete list of required lower-division courses for majors not listed in this Agreement.
2 MOUNT SAINT MARY S UNIVERSITY SAN DIEGO MESA COLLEGE ARTICULATION AGREEMENT SECTION I GENERAL STUDIES I. Communication Skills A. Written (6 units with grade C or better) B. Oral (1-3 units) English 101, 105, 205 Speech Communications 103, 104 II. Critical Thinking (minimum 3 units) Philosophy 100, 101, 205 III. Arts and Sciences (minimum 21 units) At least one course must be taken in each of the following categories (A-G) A. Art/Music B. Literature C. History D. Natural and Physical Architecture 126 Black Studies 110, 111, Chicano Studies 130, 135, 138 Black Studies 140A, 140B, 145A, 120 English 208, 209, Chicano Studies 141A, Chicano Studies , 211, 215, 216, 141B, 150 Fine Art 100, 109, 110, 220, 221, 230, 240 History 100, 101, 105, 111, 113, 115, 102, 125 Black Studies , 109, 110, 115A, Humanities 101, B, 120, 121, 123, 130, Music 100, 101, 102, 131, 132, 141, 142, 150, 105, 109, 111, 125 Music 100, 109, 111 E. Mathematics Mathematics 104, 116, 119, 121, 122, 141, 150, 151, 210A, 210B, 252, , 154 Sciences Anthropology 102, 107 Astronomy 101, 109, 111 Biology 107, 110, 115, 120, 130, 160, 180, 210A Chemistry 100, 100L,111, 111L, 152, 152L, 200, 200L Geography 101, 101L Geology 100, 101, 104 Physical Science 100, 101, 120 Physics 100, 125, A, 195B, 197 F. Social and Behavioral G. Contemporary Economics or Sciences Politics Anthropology 103 Economics 120, Economics 121 Political Science 102, 140 Geography 102 Political Science 103 Psychology 101, 230 Sociology 101, 125 Sociology 10 IV. Modern Language A. A student who begins a language must complete course 1 and 2 of the same language B. Students whose native language is not English may demonstrate academic proficiency in English as a second language by passing the TOEFL examination with scores above 550. C. To meet the requirement students must demonstrate proficiency at the second semester level. If they have knowledge, and test into the second semester of the language, they need only take the second semester course, i.e., Span 2. V. Religious Studies and Philosophy (Minimum 15 units; must include 3 units of Ethics and 3 units of a Philosophical Ideas course) A. Religious Studies (6-9 units) B. Philosophy (6-9 units) a. Scripture: Humanities 103, 104 a. Philosophical Ideas: Philosophy 102A, 103,
3 b. Religion & Religions: Humanities 106, Philosophy A, 104B, 106, 109, 110,111, 112, 125, 130 b. Ethics: 102A c. Other: 100, 101, 112, 205 VI: Diversity Anthropology 103, 200, 215 Humanities 106 Black Studies 100, 104, 116, 120, 130, 150, 155, Music 109, Philosophy 111, 125, 126, 130 Chicano Studies 110A, 110B, 130, 135, 138, 170, Political Science Psychology 133 English 230 Sociology 101, 125 VII. Quantitative Literacy A. QL1 B. QL2 Biology 107 Chemistry 160 Math 210A Philosophy 100 Chemistry 200, 201 Math 104, 119, 141, 150, 151, 245, 252 Philosophy 101 Physics 100, 125, 195, 197 Disclaimer Other courses not listed in the above sections may be approved for general studies credit. To ensure receiving the appropriate credit, please complete a transfer credit clearance form before registering for the course. The advisement center will then determine the eligibility of the course. Submission of a transfer credit clearance form does not guarantee approval of transfer credit. SECTION II BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES WITH EMPHASIS IN PRE-PHYSICAL THERAPY BIO 1A &1B Biological Dynamics BIOL 210A & 210B CHE 1A &1B/L General Chemistry CHEM 200, 200L & 201, 201L CHE 6A & 6B/L Organic Chemistry PHY 1A & 1B Introductory Physics PHYS 120A & 120B BIO 50A Human Anatomy BIOL 230 MTH 38/PSY 40 Elements of Probability and MATH 119 or PSYC 258 Statistics/ Basic Statistical Methods PSY 1 Introduction to Psychology PSYC 101 PSY 12 Lifespan Human Development CHIL 100 Adult development course needs to be taken at MSMU BUSINESS BUS 4 Business Foundations & Analysis BUS 100 BUS 5/POL 5 Business Law BUS 140 BUS 15A Accounting Principles I ACCT 116A BUS 15B Accounting Principles II ACCT 116B ECO 1 Microeconomics ECON 121 ECO 2 Macroeconomics ECON 120
4 MTH 28 Mathematical Analysis for MATH 116 Business MTH 38 Elements of Probability & MATH 119 Statistics CIS 1A Computer Processes & No equivalent Applications PHI 92 Business Ethics No equivalent SPE 10 Introduction to Communication BUS 119 or SPEE 103 or 104 ENGLISH ENG 1 AB or 1C Freshman English ENGL 101 & 105 or 205 ENG 5H Freshman Honors English HIS 1 AB Western Civilization HIST 105 & 106 SPE 10 Introduction to Communication SPEE 103 or 104 CHILD DEVELOPMENT PSY 1 PSY 12 SOC 6 EDU 33/133 BIO 10 Intro to Psychology Child/Human Development Family, Child & Community Visual & Performing Arts for the Young Child Health Science SOCIAL WORK SOC 5 Sociological Perspectives SOCO 101 SOC 13 / BIO 40 Anatomy for Social BIOL 230 Sciences/Anatomy PSY 1 Introduction to Psychology PSYC 101 MTH 38 Elements of Probability and Statistics MATH 119 NURSING FRESHMAN YEAR (Prerequisite courses) CHE 3/PHS 1 Foundations of CHEM 152 or PHYN 100 Chemistry/Scientific Concepts BIO 50 A Human Anatomy BIOL 230 BIO 50 B Human Physiology BIOL 235 BIO 3/103 General Microbiology BIOL 205 PSY 1 Introduction to Psychology PSYC 101 SOC 5 Sociological Perspectives SOCO 101 ENG 1AB Freshman English ENGL 101 & 105 or 205 SPE 10 Introduction to Communication SPEE 103
5 PSY 12 Lifespan Developmental Psych 230 Psychology *Anatomy and Physiology 34A and 34B must be taken in sequence in order to fulfill the prerequisite. SOPHOMORE YEAR BIO 112 Nutrition Refer to General Studies Section V PHI 21/ RST 41 Moral Values/Introduction to No equivalent Christian Values Religious Studies Refer to General Studies VA Art or Music Refer to General Studies IIIA JUNIOR YEAR PHI 168 Bioethics No equivalent Literature Refer to General Studies IIIB History Refer to General Studies IIIC SENIOR YEAR Philosophical Ideas Refer to General Studies VB Economics or Politics Refer to General Studies IIIG SECTION III LIBERAL STUDIES Students planning to major in Liberal Studies at Mount Saint Mary s University may take the following courses at San Diego Mesa College to meet selected subject matter content requirements. ENG 1A, 1B Freshman English ENGL 101 & 105 ENG Literature SPE 10 Introduction to Communication SPA 1 Elementary Spanish I SPAN 101 SPA 2 Elementary Spanish II SPAN 102 MTH 50 Elementary Number Systems MATH 210A MTH 51 Elements of Geometry and MATH 210B Statistics BIO 5 with lab Life Sciences BIOL 107 BIO 10 Health Science PHI 92 Business Ethics *PHS 2A with lab General Physical Science PHYN 100 & 101 *Study of Physics *Study of Chemistry *PHS 2B *Study of Astronomy *Study of Geology *Study of physics, chemistry, geology and astronomy is General Physical Science
6 required. One course must include Lab. CIS 1 Computer Processes & No equivalent Applications POL 1 American Government and POLI 102 Institutions HIS 25 Cultural and Historical GEOG 102 Geography HIS 188 California History HIS 106 U.S. History Colonization to HIST 109 & 110 Present HIS 3 World History HIST 100 & 101 PSY 12 Lifespan Development CHIL 100 Psychology PHIL 15 Intro to Philosophy PHIL 10 Critical Thinking PHIL 100 Art Appreciation Refer to General Studies III A Music Appreciation MUS *109 or 100*MUS 109 preferred course for Liberal Studies Transfers ETHICS Ethics RST 61 World Religions *One additional Course in Philosophy or religious studies to equal 15 units in philosophy & religious studies that meets MSMU Articulation Agreement Mount Saint Mary s University (MSMU) offers a concurrent program of Teacher Preparation. Students take courses toward their baccalaureate degree (in Liberal Studies) and courses in education concurrently. The Mount Saint Mary s University Elementary Teacher Preparation Program is a California Commission on Teacher Credentialing-approved program for the preparation of students for the Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential as defined by SB Students considering transferring to Mount Saint Mary s University are encouraged to retain copies of syllabi and course assignments. A Liberal Studies Portfolio documenting the study of each of the above listed subject areas is required for the major. Transfer students are encouraged to obtain a passing score on the CBEST (California Basic Education Skills Test) and to take CSET (California Subject Examination for Teachers). According to current state and federal legislation and regulations, passing scores on the three sections of the CSET must be attained before supervised teaching. A passing score on CBEST at entry to Mount Saint Mary s University is required for students intending to apply for supervised teaching in the eighth semester of college study (or the fourth semester of study at MSMU). Other MSMU Education Department requirements must also be met before enrolling in supervised teaching. Contact the Liberal Studies Coordinator for additional information, California Credential requirements are subject to change pending direction from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC). These changes take precedence over the MSMU catalog, as well as any other MSMU information.