1 Nassau Community College MAP* YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS A Personalized Educational Plan for the Liberal Arts Student (Reflects degree requirements effective since May 27, 2008) *Master Academic Plan A Publication of the Academic Advisement Center
2 Hard copies of the MAP are updated periodically. The latest print version is available on the Academic Advisement Center s web page at: The most current course information is available on MyNCC/Banner. The Master Academic Plan (MAP) was conceived and developed by Nancy Rothbaum, Academic Advisor
3 Dear Liberal Arts Student, Welcome to Nassau Community College! As a new or transfer student, you probably have many questions about what is required for your liberal arts degree. Maybe you ve been asked by a parent or friend what you can do with an AA or AS degree. Perhaps you re not sure how to answer because you don t even know what liberal arts means or how one of the liberal arts programs can help you achieve your long-term goals. It s possible that you expect to finish your program in two years because you think community college is only a two-year school but don t realize that may not be a realistic timeline for you. These kinds of questions and concerns are often explored through meaningful conversations with an Academic Advisor. We hope to guide you as you begin to navigate your path toward a college degree. What better way to assist you than to provide you with a MAP! Your Master Academic Plan (MAP) begins right here. We have prepared this comprehensive guide to familiarize you with what is expected of you, the liberal arts student at NCC. Your personalized MAP will consider your individual needs, interests and goals. Don t be overwhelmed by the amount of material presented in this book. There are guidelines which you will follow, one step at a time, to create your MAP. It is a changeable plan. If you take a turn in a new direction, your MAP can be adjusted accordingly. With the help of your Academic Advisor, you can explore all that NCC has to offer and figure out the best route to your destination. Each time you meet with your Academic Advisor, be sure to bring your MAP with you. Check out the Table of Contents. Get a feel for what s ahead. It has been said, A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. So take the first step and begin your expedition on page 1. Just follow each compass point, one step at a time. Time to get going We look forward to accompanying you on your journey! The Professional Staff of the Academic Advisement Center
4 TABLE OF CONTENTS A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Your Master Academic Plan (MAP).1 General Education at Nassau Community College... 3 Understanding Your Liberal Arts Degree... 7 The Associate in Science Degree (AS)... 8 The Associate in Arts Degree (AA)... 9 Academic Advisement and Choosing Courses Academic Advisement for the Liberal Arts Choosing Courses: Things to Consider Special Course Options SUNY General Education Requirements Course Lists by Attribute 15 Attribute: Communication Arts Attribute: Fine and Performing Arts Attribute: Global Awareness and Non-Western Cultures Attribute: Humanities Attribute: Lab Science Attribute: Literature Attribute: Mathematics Attribute: Non-Lab Science Attribute: Physical Education Attribute: Pluralism and Diversity Attribute: Social and Behavioral Science Attribute: Western Heritage Electives 25 Choosing a Realistic Timeline for Achieving Your Goal Degree Tracker and MAP AS Degree Tracker Your Master Academic Plan (MAP) AS Degree AA Degree Tracker Your Master Academic Plan (MAP) AA Degree Appendices I Glossary of Terms page 37 II MyNCC/Banner Helpful Hints page 41 III Remedial/Developmental Requirements and Restrictions page 45 IV Directory of Campus Resources page 47
5 1 A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO CREATING YOUR Master Academic Plan (MAP) Step 1: General Education at Nassau Community College page 3 Step 2: Understanding Your Liberal Arts Degree page 7 Step 3: Academic Advisement and Choosing Courses page 11 Step 4: Course Lists by Attribute page 15 Step 5: Choosing a Realistic Timeline for Achieving Your Goal page 27 Step 6: Degree Tracker and Master Academic Plan (MAP) page 29 Appendices Appendix I: Glossary of Terms page 37 Appendix II: MyNCC/Banner Helpful Hints page 41 Appendix III: Remedial/Developmental Requirements and Restrictions page 45 Appendix IV: Directory of Campus Resources page 47 GO TO STEP 1 ON PAGE 3 TO START
6 3 CREATING YOUR MAP: STEP 1 General Education at Nassau Community College General Education at NCC is a set of specified categories of courses that contribute to your development as an educated person who thinks clearly, communicates effectively, makes informed and thoughtful judgments, distinguishes among sets of values, displays an appreciation for learning and applies knowledge to the understanding of the human experience. At NCC, General Education is achieved by the completion of a distribution of courses designed to enable you to: Read and listen effectively Speak and write clearly and persuasively Think critically and creatively Understand scientific methodology, reason quantitatively and function in a technological environment Develop personal, social, and aesthetic values through an understanding of culture, nature, self and society Develop an understanding of and appreciation for behaviors that promote the good health of body and mind Develop literacy and appreciation in the visual and performing arts The selection of General Education courses depends on the curriculum requirements of your degree. These courses are grouped within the attribute categories listed on the following pages. In order to satisfy a category, you must select a course with the corresponding attribute.
7 4 ATTRIBUTE CATEGORIES ENGLISH COMPOSITION: English Composition courses are designed to give you a critical awareness of written language. They enable you to produce clear, well-developed, well-organized grammatical writing and to interpret and analyze texts of various genres. LITERATURE: Literature courses focus on the study of written works that embody the creative use of language for artistic or stylistic purposes. They express ideas of permanent or universal significance. COMMUNICATION ARTS: Communication Arts courses teach oral communication skills necessary to participate effectively in public and academic debates and discussions, prepare and present researched material, formulate valid arguments and prepare you for successful interpersonal interaction in the academic, social and professional realms. HUMANITIES: Humanities courses teach you to analyze and interpret texts, ideas, discourse systems and the human values, traditions and beliefs they reflect. FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS: Courses in Fine and Performing Arts develop aesthetic awareness by introducing you to the processes by which artists create, perform and/or evaluate works of art. They foster self-expression, understanding and an appreciation of the arts within an historical, cultural, theoretical and critical context. NATURAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES: Natural and Physical Science courses explore how phenomena are observed, understood and theoretically synthesized through study and the application of the scientific method. They provide you with an understanding of scientific terms, concepts and theories as well as the ability to test hypotheses in the laboratory. Study in science helps you develop the scientific literacy necessary to understand an increasingly complex world.
8 5 MATHEMATICS: Courses that satisfy this requirement use mathematical or computer science models which employ numerical, verbal, graphical and analytical tools to strengthen quantitative skills and logical reasoning and enable you to address other disciplines. SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES: Social Science courses investigate behavior in social contexts through analysis of the characteristics and structure of individuals, families, groups and institutions. They provide an understanding of the concepts, methods and models that social scientists use to explore social phenomena. History courses explore institutions and developments that have shaped human experience while providing familiarity with the historic narrative. PHYSICAL EDUCATION: Physical Education courses develop cardiovascular and neuromuscular skill, strength, endurance, flexibility and fitness. They emphasize improved overall conditioning as well as skills in team, individual and leisure activities. Note: Full-time, day students (enrolled in 12 or more credits/credit equivalents in courses beginning 5 pm or earlier) must complete ½ credit of physical education activities for each fall or spring term, to a maximum of two credits. The following are exempt from this requirement: Veterans Students over 25 years of age at first date of attendance Students over 30 years of age at date of graduation CULTURE AND DIVERSITY: This includes three subcategories: Western Heritage, Global Awareness and Non-Western Cultures, and Pluralism and Diversity. WESTERN HERITAGE: Western Heritage courses reflect the distinctive characteristics of western heritage presented in a broad context. They acquaint you with the evolution of western culture and values and relate them to other regions and cultures. GLOBAL AWARENESS AND NON-WESTERN CULTURES: Courses in Global Awareness and Non-Western Cultures examine and foster an appreciation of cultural traditions other than European and North American. They enhance the recognition of the diversity and similarities of the ways in which people in different cultural traditions perceive and experience their lives. PLURALISM AND DIVERSITY: Courses in Pluralism and Diversity expand understanding of the various influences that shape perspectives, values and identities. They explore social divisions such as gender, ethnicity and racial formations in a pluralistic nation and world. Go to STEP 2 on page 7
10 7 CREATING YOUR MAP: STEP 2 Understanding Your Liberal Arts Degree The purpose of the liberal arts degrees of study is to help you build a strong foundation in English, the humanities and social sciences, mathematics and laboratory sciences and to gain exposure to a variety of academic disciplines and courses. The liberal arts degrees afford the undecided student an excellent opportunity to explore possible majors in preparation for transferring to a four-year college. THE ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE DEGREE (AS) For students entering NCC summer 2008 or later The Associate in Science (AS) degree program emphasizes mathematics and science. A minimum of 30 credits of math and science is required for this degree. The required courses are those designed for transfer to upper-division programs emphasizing math and science such as biology, physics, chemistry, mathematics or pre-professional sequences such as pre-med, pre-dental and pre-pharmacy. For AS degree requirements turn to page 8 THE ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE (AA) For students entering NCC summer 2008 or later The Associate in Arts (AA) degree program emphasizes the humanities and social sciences. Students pursuing this degree may prepare for transfer to upper-division study in subject areas such as economics, English, foreign languages, history, philosophy, psychology and sociology, among others. This major may also be appropriate for students completing prerequisites needed to enter many allied health fields and nursing. For AA degree requirements, turn to page 9
11 8 THE ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE DEGREE (AS) For students entering NCC summer 2008 or later # CREDITS COURSE REQUIREMENTS REQUIRED COMMENTS ENGLISH COMPOSITION 6 ENG 101 and ENG 102 are required courses Eligible students may take Honors ENG 108 and 109 instead HUMANITIES 6 Humanities courses are listed on pages SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE 6 Social and Behavioral Science courses are listed on page 23 MATHEMATICS 8 Select one of the following sequences, based on results of College Level Math (CLM) test or completion of the appropriate pre-requisite course: MAT 122 and 123 MAT 111 and 122 or MAT 117 and 122 SCIENCE SEQUENCE 8 Select one of the following sequences: BIO CHE PHY or PHY or PHY AHS SCIENCE/MATHEMATICS ELECTIVES 14 Select additional courses from any of the science and/or math courses listed above (EXCEPT MAT 111 or 117) AND/OR choose from any of the following courses: BIO level 200 or higher CHE level 201 or higher PHY level 200 or higher SCI 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 120, 150, 203 MAT 131, MAT level 200 or higher CSC 120 If more than 14 credits are completed, the additional credits will be applied to the ELECTIVES category below OTHER LIBERAL ARTS No course may be used to satisfy more than one category in the OTHER LIBERAL ARTS section Fine and Performing Arts Literature Communication Arts Fine and Performing Arts courses are listed on page 16 Literature courses are listed on page 21 Communication Arts courses are listed on page 16 Culture and Diversity IMPORTANT NOTE: A course which satisfies a requirement in Other Liberal Arts may also satisfy a Humanities or Social and Behavioral Science requirement above, if it has both attributes. Although the course may satisfy two requirements (i.e. doublecounts ) it only earns credit once. This credit deficit must be made up with additional elective credit (see Comments under ELECTIVES category below.) Go to STEP 3 on page 11 6 Select 2 different courses from 2 separate subcategories: Global Awareness and Non-Western Cultures (GLNW) courses are listed on page 17 Pluralism and Diversity (PLDI) courses are listed on page 22 Western Heritage (WESH) courses are listed on page 24 PHYSICAL EDUCATION 2 Physical Education classes are listed on page 22 A combination of 0.5-credit and/or 1-credit physical activity classes may be used to fulfill this requirement ELECTIVES IMPORTANT NOTE: Any credit-level course can be used as an elective Certain courses can ONLY be used as electives - see page Credits earned above the minimum in any of the above areas count as elective credits At least 1 elective credit is required. However, choosing courses which satisfy both an OTHER LIBERAL ARTS requirement AND a HUMANITIES or SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE requirement will necessitate taking 4, 7, 10 or 13 elective credits, depending on how many courses double-count If pre-requisites are needed before taking required Math/Science courses, they count as electives. Ex. MAT 109, CHE 107 TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED 66 NOTE: AT LEAST 33 OF THE 66 CREDITS MUST BE EARNED AT NCC
12 THE ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE (AA) For students entering NCC summer 2008 or later 9 # CREDITS COURSE REQUIREMENTS REQUIRED COMMENTS ENGLISH COMPOSITION 6 ENG 101 and ENG 102 are required courses Eligible students may take Honors ENG 108 and 109 instead LANGUAGE ARTS Literature (3 cr) 6 Literature courses are listed on page 21 Communication Arts (3 cr) Communication Arts courses are listed on page 16 HUMANITIES 9 Humanities courses are listed on pages Courses must be selected from at least two different humanities departments You may take no more than 3 credits in English and no more than 3 credits in Communications to satisfy this category At least 3 credits must be from the Fine and Performing Arts courses listed on page 16 SCIENCE 7 If two Lab Sciences (8 credits) are completed, 7 credits will be applied to SCIENCE and 1 credit will be applied to the ELECTIVES category below Lab Science (4 cr) Lab Science courses are listed on page 20 Lab Science (4 cr) OR Non-lab Science (3 cr) Non-Lab Science courses are listed on page 21 MATHEMATICS 6 If more than 6 credits are completed, 6 credits will be applied to Mathematics and the additional 1 or 2 credits will be applied to the ELECTIVES category below Math (3-4 cr) Math courses are listed on page 21 Math (3-4 cr) OR Computer Science (3-4 cr) Only CSC 104, 120 or 130 may be selected to satisfy this requirement SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE 12 Social and Behavioral Science courses are listed on page 23 Courses must be selected from at least three different social science departments At least one course must be in history PHYSICAL EDUCATION 2 Physical Education classes are listed on page 22 A combination of 0.5-credit and/or 1-credit physical activity classes may be used to fulfill this requirement CULTURE AND DIVERSITY 6 IMPORTANT NOTE: A course which satisfies this Select 2 different courses from 2 separate subcategories: requirement may also satisfy a Literature, Social and Behavioral Science or Humanities requirement above, Global Awareness and Non-Western Cultures (GLNW) courses are listed on page 17 if it has both attributes. Although the course may Pluralism and Diversity (PLDI) courses are listed on satisfy two requirements (i.e. double-counts ) it only page 22 earns credit once. This credit deficit must be made up Western Heritage (WESH) courses are listed on page 24 with additional elective credit (see Comments under ELECTIVES category below.) ELECTIVES IMPORTANT NOTE: Credits earned above the minimum in any of the above areas count as elective credits Any credit-level course can be used as an elective Certain courses can ONLY be used as electives - see page 25 At least 12 elective credits are required. However, choosing courses which satisfy both a CULTURE AND DIVERSITY requirement AND a HUMANITIES, LITERATURE or SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE requirement will necessitate taking 15 or 18 credits, depending on how many courses double-count TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED 66 NOTE: AT LEAST 33 OF THE 66 CREDITS MUST BE EARNED AT NCC Go to STEP 3 on page 11
13 11 CREATING YOUR MAP: STEP 3 Academic Advisement and Choosing Courses The following pages will help you understand the role of Academic Advisement and the course selection process in creating your Master Academic Plan (MAP).
14 12 ACADEMIC ADVISEMENT FOR THE LIBERAL ARTS Academic advisement is a collaborative process in which you and your advisor work together to develop your academic plan. Your advisor s role is to help you understand your degree requirements and how to select courses with the proper attributes for fulfilling those requirements. This is done with consideration for your interests, abilities and career goals. Your advisor will help you develop strategies for academic success and can provide referrals to other useful resources on campus. Your advisor can also help you understand NCC s academic policies. Academic advisement encourages you to become self-reliant and make appropriate decisions that maximize your educational experience. While advisors are responsible for knowing the College s graduation requirements in liberal arts, you are ultimately responsible for selecting the courses you need to graduate. The Academic Advisement Center The Academic Advisement Center is located in Building U. The Center provides a staff of full- and parttime professional advisors as well as part-time faculty advisors to assist you in the development of meaningful educational plans that are compatible with your goals. No appointment is necessary. You can find our contact information, office hours and other helpful information on our webpage at Advisement at other locations You may also visit faculty in any academic department during their posted office hours. While you are not assigned a specific faculty advisor, the following Academic Departments serve as the designated advisors for liberal arts students: Allied Health Sciences (for pre-physical Therapy students only), Africana Studies, Biology, Chemistry, Economics/Finance, English, Foreign Languages, History/Political Science/Geography, Library, Math, Philosophy, Physical Sciences, Psychology, Reading, and Sociology. Consult the college website for locations and phone numbers. Liberal Arts students with two or more required remedial courses and students in B academic standing should seek an advisement appointment in Student Personnel Services, Nassau Hall (Building M) room 11. Students in D academic standing (due to low GPA) are advised by appointment in the Center for Educational and Retention Counseling in Nassau Hall (Building M) room 19.
15 13 CHOOSING COURSES: THINGS TO CONSIDER Choosing courses is an important skill for a liberal arts student. Aside from English composition, you must select all other courses needed to fulfill your degree requirements. Here are some questions to think about when choosing courses: Do I need to complete any remedial courses? Some courses may not be attempted until certain remedial courses are completed. Have I read the course description? Does the course sound like it would interest me? If there are prerequisites for the course, have I satisfied them? Prerequisites are courses that must be completed before taking a more advanced course. Am I qualified to take any co-requisites that may be required? Co-requisites are courses that must be taken simultaneously. If I am trying to fulfill a specific requirement, have I selected a course with the appropriate attribute? Does the course have relevance to my career goals? Will this course teach me skills that will help me in the work force? If I know what college I will be transferring to, have I checked to see if the course is transferable to that college and/or the program I plan to pursue? If I am trying to improve my grade point average, am I taking the appropriate courses? Should I repeat courses? Am I taking any courses that require more work than I can devote time to? Do I have the reading, math, research or other skills necessary for these courses? Should I take fewer courses so I have more time to focus on each one? What should I consider when scheduling my classes? Can I realistically get to class on time? If I have to work, will I have enough time to get to work? How many classes can I realistically handle in one day? Have I left time for homework, library research and studying? Have I scheduled needed breaks between classes?
16 14 SPECIAL COURSE OPTIONS NCC 101- THE COLLEGE EXPERIENCE (Freshman Seminar) NCC 101 is a one-credit freshman seminar course designed as an introduction to the world of higher education. The purpose of the course is to give you the skills, knowledge and insights necessary to make the most of your college experience. Some of the topics covered are orientation to NCC, time management, test-taking strategies, note-taking methods, library use, academic planning, campus resources, academic etiquette, motivation, stress management, career planning and goal setting. Although this course is highly recommended for all freshmen, it is required for any new student who has placed into two or more remedial courses. LEARNING COMMUNITIES The Learning Communities program offers you an opportunity to take paired courses linked by a common theme. The classes fulfill degree requirements while providing an enriched curriculum and an exciting learning environment. Instructors in the linked courses coordinate their assignments and discussions. Students enroll in both courses, work together and form study groups, creating a friendly and supportive atmosphere. DISTANCE LEARNING Distance learning (online courses and telecourses) can be a great alternative to attending class on campus. Course requirements are satisfied using video, audio, and/or on-line computer-based materials under the guidance of a faculty member. Students enrolling for these courses should be highly motivated and self-disciplined since the work is done independently. SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (SUNY GER) If you plan to transfer and pursue a Bachelor s degree at a SUNY school, it is recommended that you satisfy the SUNY General Education requirements (SUNY GER) while completing your degree at NCC. This will facilitate your graduation from the four-year institution in a timely fashion. The Bachelor s degree requires approximately 120 credits (the number can vary depending on the school and program) and must include 30 credits of SUNY General Education Requirements as described below. 6 credits: Earn at least 3 credits in each of the following two categories: Basic Communication Math 15 credits: Earn at least 3 credits each in five of the following eight categories: The Arts Humanities Natural Sciences Foreign Language Social Sciences American History Western Civilization Other World Civilization 9 credits: Earn an additional 9 credits selected from ANY of the ten categories listed above To be sure that a course will satisfy both an NCC requirement and a SUNY GER, check to see if it has both attributes listed in Banner. Go to STEP 4 on page 15
17 15 CREATING YOUR MAP: STEP 4 Course Lists by Attribute When creating your Master Academic Plan (MAP) you must choose courses that fulfill the requirements of your degree program. For any course to fulfill a specific degree requirement, it must have the associated attribute (ex. to fulfill the Literature requirement for your degree, you must choose a course that has a Literature attribute.) On the following pages, you will find the courses which fulfill specific requirements listed by their corresponding attributes. You should: Circle the titles of several courses that may interest you from each category Go to and click on MyNCC Use the online College Catalog to get more detailed information about each course OR Log into MyNCC/Banner and use the Look Up Classes or Add or Drop Classes screens in the Registration menu (see APPENDIX II on page 41 for MyNCC/Banner Helpful Hints) Observe prerequisites or co-requisites for each course Important Notes: Not every course listed will be available every semester. A course will appear on multiple lists if it has multiple attributes.
18 16 COURSE LISTS BY ATTRIBUTE Note: Not every course will be available every semester A course will appear on multiple lists if it has multiple attributes Abbreviations in parentheses are the attribute codes seen in the Degree Evaluation or course descriptions ATTRIBUTE: COMMUNICATION ARTS (COM) COURSE CREDITS COURSE CREDITS COM Interpersonal Communications 3 COM Argumentation & Debate 3 COM Public Speaking 3 COM Persuasive Speaking 3 ATTRIBUTE: FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS (FAPA) COURSE CREDITS COURSE CREDITS AFR Afro-American Choral Ensemble 1 MUS Freshman Chorus I 1 AFR Afro-American Choral Ensemble 1 MUS Freshman Chorus II 1 AFR Afro-American Choral Ensemble 1 MUS Band I 1 AFR Afro-American Choral Ensemble 1 MUS Band II 1 ART Intro to Visual Arts 3 MUS Jazz Ensemble I 1 ART Dimensional Design 3 MUS Jazz Ensemble II 1 ART Dimensional Design 3 MUS Chamber Music I 1 ART Advertising Art 3 Open to all students by audition/contact Music Dept ART Printmaking I 3 MUS Chamber Music II 1 ART Printmaking II 3 Open to all students by audition/contact Music Dept ART Drawing I 3 MUS Vocal Ensemble I 1 ART Drawing II 3 Open to all students by audition/instructor s permission required ART Painting I 3 MUS Vocal Ensemble II 1 ART Painting II 3 Open to all students by audition/instructor s permission required ART Illustration 3 MUS Afro-American Choral Ensemble 1 ART Ceramics I 3 MUS Afro-American Choral Ensemble 1 ART Sculpture I 3 MUS Intermediate Piano 3 ART Introduction to Studio Arts 3 MUS Intermediate Folk Guitar 3 ART Graphic Design I 3 MUS Beginning Voice 3 ART Graphic Design II 3 MUS Jazz Improvisation Ensemble I 1 ART Raku & Pit-Firing 3 MUS Jazz Improvisation Ensemble II 1 ART Potter's Wheel 3 MUS Orchestra III 1 ART Photography I 3 MUS Orchestra IV 1 ART Black & White Darkroom 3 MUS Chorus III 1 ART Ceramics II 3 MUS Chorus IV 1 ART Sculpture II 3 MUS Band III 1 ART Photojournalism 3 MUS Band IV 1 ART View Camera 3 MUS Jazz Ensemble III 1 COM Film Production I 3 MUS Jazz Ensemble IV 1 COM Television Studio Production 3 MUS Chamber Music III 1 COM Video Field Production 3 MUS Chamber Music IV 1 DAN Dance in the 20th Century 3 MUS Vocal Ensemble III 1 DAN Elem Mod Dance Tech & Ballet 3 MUS Vocal Ensemble IV 1 DAN Elem Mod Dance Tech & Ballet 3 MUS Afro-American Choral Ensemble III 1 ENG Creative Writing 3 MUS Afro-American Choral Ensemble IV 1 ENG Play & Screen Writing 3 THR Theatre Appreciation 3 ENG Fiction Writing 3 THR Intro to Theatre History I 3 ENG Poetry Writing 3 THR Acting I 3 MUS Beginning Piano 3 THR Acting II 3 MUS Beginning Guitar 3 THR Stagecraft 3 MUS Orchestra I 1 THR Intro to Theatre History II 3 MUS Orchestra II 1
19 ATTRIBUTE: GLOBAL AWARENESS AND NON-WESTERN CULTURES (GLNW) 17 COURSE CREDITS COURSE CREDITS AFR History of African Civilization 3 HIS History of the Islamic World 3 AFR History of Contemporary Africa 3 HIS Colonial Latin America 3 AFR Afro-Caribbean World 3 HIS Modern Latin America 3 ANT Cultural Anthropology 3 HIS The Afro-Caribbean World 3 ANT Women/Men Cross-Cult Perspective 3 HIS Modern Mexico & Central America 3 ARA Beginning Arabic I 3 HIS Modern China 3 ARA Beginning Arabic II 3 HIS Modern Imperialism 3 ART Art Beyond the West 3 HRS Human Rights Studies 3 CHI Beginning Chinese I 3 IGS Modern World Societies I 3 CHI Beginning Chinese II 3 IGS Modern World Societies II 3 COM Global Media 3 JPN Beginning Japanese I 3 ECO Economics of Developing World 3 JPN Beginning Japanese II 3 ECO International Economic Systems: Abroad 6 JWS Intro to World Jewish Studies 3 ENG South Asian Literature 3 LAS Intro to Latin American Studies 3 GEO Intro to Geography 3 MDC Studies in World Cultures 3 GEO Human Geography 3 MDC Post-Modern World 3 HEB Beginning Hebrew I 3 MUS Contemporary Music 3 HEB Beginning Hebrew II 3 PHI Asian Philosophy & Religion 3 HEB Intermediate Hebrew I 3 POL Govt & Politics In Modern World 3 HEB Intermediate Hebrew II 3 POL International Relations 3 HIS The World, 1945-Present 3 RUS Beginning Russian I 3 HIS History of Contemporary Africa 3 RUS Beginning Russian II 3 HIS World History Antiquity RUS Intermediate Russian I 3 HIS World History 1500-Present 3 RUS Intermediate Russian II 3 HIS The Ancient World 3 WST Goddess In World Religions 3 HIS The Modern Middle East 3 WST Women s Issues in Global Context 3 ATTRIBUTE: HUMANITIES (HUM) COURSE CREDITS COURSE CREDITS AFR African Art & Culture 3 ART Prepress for Commercial Artists 3 AFR Afro-American Dance Ensemble 1 ART Advertising Art 3 AFR Afro-American Dance Ensemble 1 ART Printmaking I 3 AFR Survey of Black-American Dancers 3 ART Printmaking II 3 AFR Afro-American Dance Ensemble 1 ART Drawing I 3 AFR Afro-American Dance Ensemble 1 ART Drawing II 3 AFR African-American Literature I 3 ART Package Design 3 AFR African-American Literature II 3 ART Typography for Graphic Design 3 AFR Afro-American Choral Ensemble 1 ART Painting I 3 AFR Afro-American Choral Ensemble 1 ART Painting II 3 AFR Perspective on Jazz 3 ART Illustration 3 AFR Afro-American Choral Ensemble 1 ART Figure Drawing I 3 AFR Afro-American Choral Ensemble 1 ART Anatomy & Figure Drawing II 3 AFR Afro-American Music 3 ART Ceramics I 3 AFR Black Social Philosophy 3 ART Sculpture I 3 AFR Intro to Black Theatre in America 3 ART History of Photography 3 AFR Afro-American Theatre Ensemble 1 ART Introduction to Studio Arts 3 AFR Afro-American Theatre Ensemble 1 ART Gallery Survey 3 AFR Afro-American Theatre Ensemble 1 ART Graphic Design I 3 AFR Afro-American Theatre Ensemble 1 ART Digital Imaging 3 AFR Communication In Black America 3 ART Graphic Design III 3 ARA Beginning Arabic I 3 ART Computer Illustrations 3 ARA Beginning Arabic II 3 ART Graphic Design II 3 ART Intro to Visual Arts 3 ART Raku & Pit-Firing 3 ART Art History - Renaissance 3 ART Potter's Wheel 3 ART Art History Baroque - Realism 3 ART Photography I 3 ART Art History - Contemporary 3 ART Black & White Darkroom 3 ART Dimensional Design 3 ART Survey of Art History I 3 ART Dimensional Design 3 ART Survey of Art History II 3
20 18 ATTRIBUTE: HUMANITIES (HUM) continued COURSE CREDITS COURSE CREDITS ART Art Beyond the West 3 ENG Linguistics & Semantics II 3 ART Ceramics II 3 ENG South Asian Literature 3 ART Sculpture II 3 ENG Asian American Literature 3 ART Photojournalism 3 ENG Native American Literature 3 ART View Camera 3 ENG Mystery & Detective Fiction 3 CHI Beginning Chinese I 3 ENG Studies in Science Fiction 3 CHI Beginning Chinese II 3 ENG Literature of the Bible 3 COM Interpersonal Communications 3 ENG Gay & Lesbian Literature 3 COM Public Speaking 3 ENG Women in Literature 3 COM Film Appreciation 3 ENG Women Writers 3 COM Film Production I 3 ENG Film & Literature 3 COM Television Journalism 3 ENG Literature of the Holocaust 3 COM Understanding Mass Media 3 ENG Modern American Short Story 3 COM History of Film 3 ENG Modern American Poetry 3 COM Documentary Media 3 ENG Satire 3 COM Interaction in Oral Interpretation 3 ENG Psychoanalytic Approach to Literature 3 COM Small Group Communication 3 ENG Nature in Literature 3 COM Argumentation & Debate 3 ENG Comedy - Theory & Development 3 COM Communication for Bus & Professions 3 ENG Shakespeare on Stage & Page 3 COM Effective Listening 3 ENG Shakespeare s Comedies & Histories 3 COM Communication in Black America 3 ENG Shakespeare Tragedies 3 COM Radio Production 3 ENG Modern American Novel 3 COM Television Studio Production 3 ENG Modern British & American Drama 3 COM Video Field Production 3 ENG Masterworks of Literature I 3 COM Voice & Diction 3 ENG Masterworks of Literature II 3 COM Persuasive Speaking 3 ENG Creative Writing 3 COM Phonetics 3 ENG Studies in Children s Literature 3 COM Intro to Speech & Hearing Therapy 3 ENG Play & Screen Writing 3 COM Global Media 3 ENG Fiction Writing 3 COM Communication & Language 3 ENG Poetry Writing 3 COM Nonverbal Communication 3 FRE Beginning French I 3 COM Intercultural Communication 3 FRE Beginning French II 3 DAN Dance in the 20th Century 3 FRE Intermediate French I 3 DAN Afro-American Dance Ensemble 1 FRE Intermediate French II 3 DAN Afro-American Dance Ensemble 1 FRE French for Business 3 DAN Survey of Black-American Dancers 3 FRE Advanced French I 3 DAN Intro to Modern Dance 1 FRE Advanced French II 3 DAN Modern Dance I 2 GER Beginning German I 3 DAN Modern Dance II 2 GER Beginning German II 3 DAN Elem Mod Dance Technique & Ballet 3 GER Intermediate German I 3 DAN Elem Mod Dance Technique & Ballet 3 GER Intermediate German II 3 DAN Afro-American Dance Ensemble 1 GER Advanced German I 3 DAN Afro-American Dance Ensemble 1 GER Advanced German II 3 DAN Intermed Mod Dance Technique & Ballet 3 HEB Beginning Hebrew I 3 DAN Intermed Mod Dance Technique & Ballet 3 HEB Beginning Hebrew II 3 ENG Grammar: Structure & Strategy 3 HEB Intermediate Hebrew I 3 ENG Technical Writing 3 HEB Intermediate Hebrew II 3 ENG Early American Lit to ITA Beginning Italian I 3 ENG Modern American Lit 1865-Present 3 ITA Beginning Italian II 3 ENG Early British Lit to ITA Intermediate Italian I 3 ENG Modern British Lit 1800-Present 3 ITA Intermediate Italian II 3 ENG African-American Literature I 3 ITA Italian for Business 3 ENG African-American Literature II 3 ITA Advanced Italian I 3 ENG Modern Irish Literature 3 ITA Advanced Italian II 3 ENG Journalism 3 JPN Beginning Japanese I 3 ENG Autobiographical Writing 3 JPN Beginning Japanese II 3 ENG Mythology & Folklore 3 LAS Latin American Literature 3 ENG Latin American Literature 3 LAT Beginning Latin I 3 ENG Linguistics & Semantics I 3 LAT Beginning Latin II 3 LIB Essential Research 1
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22 ACADEMIC SUPPORT AND DEGREE REQUIREMENTS PLANNING YOUR PROGRAM OF STUDY The most important thing to do to ensure your success at WCCCD is to carefully plan your progress through your program of study,
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Transferring to USC 2015 Founded in 1880, the University of Southern California is a top-tier, private research institution located in the heart of a diverse, dynamic world center. As a transfer student
PROGRAMS OF STUDY ACADEMIC PROGRAMS Gainful Code Degree Diploma Certificate Employment COLLEGE TRANSFER PROGRAMS Associate in Arts A10100 AA Associate in Science A10400 AS Associate in Fine Arts Pre-Majors
Chapter 4 Degree and Certificate Requirements 45 Introduction This section of the Catalog is devoted to describing the options available to the Lee College students who (a) plan to earn a certificate or
Mission Statement The Mission of Granite State College is to expand access to public higher education to adults of all ages throughout the state of New Hampshire. The College achieves this mission by offering
PROGRAMS OF STUDY THE CORE/LIBERAL STUDIES CURRICULUM MOIRA FITZGIBBONS, Ph.D., Core/LS Director MISSION: One enduring element of the mission of Marist College has been to provide students with an experience
for the Bachelor s Degree The university will make every effort to preserve the requirements in this Graduation Requirements section for students subject to this catalog according to the provisions enumerated
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS 49 General Education provides students with a broad, common foundation of study upon which to build an undergraduate education. The program develops skills of oral and written
Curriculum Programs of Study The wide variety of curriculum credit programs at GTCC are designed to meet the educational needs of individual citizens, businesses and industries in Guilford County. When
The new joint transfer program from the California Community Colleges and the California State Universities makes it easier for students like you to transfer between the two school systems. For the first
degrees, certificates, and transfer planning DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES 2014-2015 DegreeS and Certificates DEGREE/CERTIFICATE AA AS CERT PAGE A+, Network+, Linux+ COP 115 Accounting AS COA 99 Acting AA 173