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Associate in Arts Degree 2014 - 2019

I.  General Education Requirements
Minimum 30 Credits

A.  English Composition
One Course

B.  English Composition (second course) or Communication
One Course.  See Majors/ Areas of Study for specific requirements.

C.  Humanities and Fine Arts
A total of 2 courses, each from a different discipline.

D.  Mathematics
One course from Quantitative Reasoning, College Algebra or Statistics.

E.  Natural Sciences
A total of 2 courses, each from a different discipline, one must be a lab course.  See Majors/ Areas of Study for specific requirements.

F.  Social Science
A total of 2 courses, each from a different discipline. See Majors/ Areas of Study for specific requirements.

II.  Courses within Major:
12-20 Credits  (Some major courses also fulfill General Education requirements.  In such cases, the credits will only be counted once.)

III.  Electives: As needed to reach the 60 credit minimum.

Total:  Minimum 60 Credits 

This degree is designed for students who intend to transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a baccalaureate degree (BA/BS). Students completing this curriculum will also satisfy the Michigan Transfer Agreement between two-year and four-year institutions in Michigan. General education and subject area requirements vary from one college or university to another. Prior to beginning any curriculum, students should contact an academic advisor to create an Educational Development Plan (EDP). You can contact an advisor at the Academic Advising Center, Room 200, Gannon Building (GB), by phone 517.483.1904 or 800.644.4522, ext. 1904, or by e-mail at eadvising@lcc.edu

Students should also contact the school to which they will transfer for specific transfer institution requirements.

PREREQUISITES: Students should see Course Descriptions for course prerequisite information.  See Academic Assessment and Placement Testing for Student Success for skills assessment and advising information.

Information about the Michigan Transfer Agreement between two-year and four-year institutions in Michigan is available at  http://www.lcc.edu/transfer/mta.aspx.  How LCC courses transfer to other Michigan schools can be found at http://www.michigantransfernetwork.org/.

Majors: Areas of Study

Click on the Area of Study below for the curricular guide which includes specific degree requirements.  Click here for information on how to use and interpret these curricular guides.

African-American History (0137)

International Studies (0252)

American Studies (0142)

Japanese (1627)

Anthropology (1621)

Journalism (1628)

Art Foundation (1716)

Literature (0124)

Art History (0746)

Music (1477)

Business and Accounting (1622)

Philosophy (0159)

Creative Writing (1623)

Political Science (0750)

Criminal Justice (0146)

Psychology (0215)

Economics (0230)

Religious Studies (0751)

Education (1624)

Social Science (0121)

French (1625)

Sociology (0753)

Geography (0749)

Spanish (1629)

German (1626)

Speech Communication (0136)

History (0197)

Theatre (1483)

Interdisciplinary Humanities (0119)

General Education

A.  English Composition
Complete with a minimum grade of 2.0, one of the following courses.

Course Code

Title

Credits

WRIT 121

Composition I

4

WRIT 131

Honors Composition I

4

Students placing beyond WRIT 121 or 131 due to testing have the option to complete this English Composition requirement with one 200-level course in ENGL or WRIT, instead of taking WRIT 121 or WRIT 131.  The 200-level ENGL or WRIT course may not be cross-counted in the English Composition (second course) or Communications category, or the Humanities and Fine Arts category.

General Education

B.  English Composition (second course) or Communication
Complete with a minimum grade of 2.0, one of the following courses.

Course Code

Title

Credits

ENGL 122

Writing About Literature & Ideas

4

ENGL 132

Honors Writing - Literature & Ideas

4

SPCH 110

Oral Comm in the Workplace

3

SPCH 120

Dynamics of Communication

3

SPCH 130

Fund of Public Speaking

3

WRIT 122

Composition II

4

WRIT 124

Technical Writing

3

WRIT 127

Business Writing

3

WRIT 132

Honors Composition II

4

WRIT 260

Creative Writing I

3

WRIT 264

Nonfiction Writing

3

WRIT 270

Creative Writing II

3

WRIT 276

Lyric Writing

3

WRIT 278

Writing the Novel

3

WRIT 279

Prose Style

3


General Education
C.  Humanities and Fine Arts
Complete with a minimum grade of 2.0, a total of 2 courses, each from a different discipline.

Course Code

Title

Credits

Art

ARTS 102
ARTS 130
ARTS 211
ARTS 212

 

Design & Communication
Masterpieces of Art & Music
Art History to the Renaissance
Art Hist from the Renaissance

 

3
4
4
4

Chinese

CHIN 121
CHIN 122

 

Elementary Chinese I
Elementary Chinese II

 

4
4

English

ENGL 201
ENGL 202
ENGL 203
ENGL 208
ENGL 211
ENGL 212
ENGL 220
ENGL 240
ENGL 245
ENGL 255
ENGL 256
ENGL 260
ENGL 266
ENGL 267
ENGL 270
ENGL 290

 

Introduction to Poetry
World Drama
Introduction to Prose
Children's Literature
World Literature
World Literature II
Science Fiction
The Film as Art
Popular Culture and Mass Media
American Lit to 1865
American Lit 1865 to Present
African-American Literature
British Lit to 1800
British Lit 1800 to Present
Literature by Women
Shakespeare

 

4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4

Fashion

FASH 230

 

Costume History

 

3

French

FREN 121
FREN 122
FREN 201
FREN 202

 

Elementary French I
Elementary French II
Intermediate French I
Intermediate French II

 

4
4
4
4

German

GRMN 121
GRMN 122
GRMN 201
GRMN 202

 

Elementary German I
Elementary German II
Intermediate German I
Intermediate German II

 

4
4
4
4

History

HIST 150
HIST 211
HIST 212
HIST 214
HIST 220
HIST 230
HIST 235
HIST 240
HIST 250
HIST 260
HIST 271

 

African-American History
U.S. History to 1877
U.S. History: 1877 to Present
African History
Michigan History
British History
Modern European History
Latin American History
History of Modern Asia
Conflict in Southern Africa
History of US Foreign Policy

 

4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4

Humanities

HUMS 125
HUMS 140
HUMS 160
HUMS 213
HUMS 214
HUMS 215

 

Japan: Past and Present
Art of Being Human
Mythology
World Civilizations to 1600
World Civilizations from 1600
American Cultural Experience

 

4
4
4
4
4
4

Japanese

JAPN 121
JAPN 122
JAPN 201
JAPN 202

 

Elementary Japanese I
Elementary Japanese II
Intermediate Japanese I
Intermediate Japanese II

 

4
4
4
4

Music

MUSC 199
MUSC 240
MUSC 241

 

Music Appreciation
Musical Cultures to 1750
Musical Cultures 1750-Present

 

2
4
4

Philosophy

PHIL 151
PHIL 152
PHIL 153
PHIL 211
PHIL 212

 

Intro to Logic & Critical Think
Introduction to Ethics
Knowledge and Reality
Philosophy: Ancient & Medieval
Philosophy: Modern & Contemp

 

4
4
4
4
4

Religion

RELG 150
RELG 211
RELG 212
RELG 241
RELG 242
RELG 250

 

Intro to World Religions
Religions of South/SE Asia
Judaism, Christianity & Islam
Old Testament Literature
New Testament Literature
Religions of East Asia

 

4
4
4
4
4
4

Sign

SIGN 160

 

Intro to the Deaf Community

 

3

Spanish

SPAN 121
SPAN 122
SPAN 201
SPAN 202

 

Elementary Spanish I
Elementary Spanish II
Intermediate Spanish I
Intermediate Spanish II

 

4
4
4
4

Theatre

THEA 110
THEA 210

 

Introduction to Theatre
Theatre History

 

3
4


General Education

D.  Mathematics
Complete with a minimum grade of 2.0, one course from Quantitative Reasoning, College Algebra or Statistics.

Course Code

Title

Credits

Quantitative Reasoning  

MATH 119

Math - Applications for Living

4

College Algebra  

MATH 120

College Algebra

4

MATH 121

Precalculus I

4

MATH 122

Precalculus II

4

MATH 126

Accelerated Pre-Calculus

5

MATH 130

Finite Math w/College Algebra

4

MATH 141

Calculus with Applications

4

MATH 151

Calculus I

4

MATH 152

Calculus II

4

MATH 161

Honors Calculus I

4

MATH 162

Honors Calculus II

4

MATH 202

Math for Elementary Teachers II

4

MATH 253

Calculus III

4

MATH 254

Intro to Differential Equation

4

MATH 260

Linear Algebra

4

Statistics  

STAT 170

Introduction to Statistics

4

STAT 215

Intro to Probability and Stats

4


General Education

E.  Natural Sciences
Complete with a minimum grade of 2.0, a total of 2 courses, each from a different discipline.  One of those courses must be a lab course.  The lab courses are marked with an asterisk.

Course Code

Title

Credits

Astronomy

 

 

ASTR 201*

Introductory Astronomy

4

Biology

 

 

BIOL 120*
BIOL 121*
BIOL 125*
BIOL 127*
BIOL 128*
BIOL 145*
BIOL 201*
BIOL 202*
BIOL 203
BIOL 204*
BIOL 210*
BIOL 229*
BIOL 260*
BIOL 265*
BIOL 270

Environmental Science
Biological Found for Physiology
Introductory Biology
Cell Biology
Organismal Biology
Intro Anatomy & Physiology
Human Anatomy
Human Physiology
Microbiology
Microbiology Lab
Natural Resource Conservation
Nature Study for Educators
Botany
Zoology
Human Genetics

4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
3
1
4
4
4
4
3

Chemistry

 

 

CHEM 125
CHEM 135*
CHEM 151
CHEM 152
CHEM 161*
CHEM 162*
CHEM 182
CHEM 192*
CHEM 251
CHEM 252
CHEM 262*
CHEM 272*

Basic Chemistry
Chemistry in Society
General Chemistry Lecture I
General Chemistry Lecture II
General Chemistry Lab I
General Chemistry Lab II
Introductory Organic Chemistry
Intro Organic Chem Lab
Organic Chemistry Lecture I
Organic Chemistry Lecture II
Quantitative Analysis
Organic Chemistry Laboratory

4
4
4
3
1
1
3
1
4
4
3
2

Geography

 

 

GEOG 121*
GEOG 220*

Physical Geography
Weather, Forecasting & Climate

4
4

Geology

 

 

GEOL 221*
GEOL 222*
GEOL 230*

Physical Geology
Historical Geology
Environmental Geology

4
4
4

Integrated Science

 

 

ISCI 121*
ISCI 122*
ISCI 131*

Integrated Sci for Education I
Integrated Sci for Education II
Integrated Science - Physical

4
4
4

Manufacturing

 

 

METM 190*

Metallurgy and Heat Treatment

4

Nutrition

 

 

PFHW 123

Human Nutrition

3

Physics

 

 

PHYS 120*
PHYS 200*
PHYS 221*
PHYS 222*
PHYS 251*
PHYS 252*

The Art of Physics
Intro Physics with Application
Introductory Physics I
Introductory Physics II
Physics I: Mechanics
Physics II: Electrom/Wave/Optic

4
4
4
4
5
5


General Education

F.  Social Science
Complete with a minimum grade of 2.0, a total of 2 courses, each from a different discipline.

Course Code

Title

Credits

Anthropology

ANTH 270
ANTH 271
ANTH 275
ANTH 276

 

Cultural Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
Physical Anthro & Archaeology
World Archaeology

 

3
3
4
3

Child Development

CHDV 101

 

Child Growth/Develop: 0-10 Yrs

 

4

Criminal Justice

CJUS 101
CJUS 102
CJUS 106
CJUS 255

 

Intro to Criminal Justice
Crime Causes and Conditions
Intro to Juvenile Justice
Human Relations/Crim Justice

 

3
3
3
3

Economics

ECON 120
ECON 201
ECON 202
ECON 213
ECON 260

 

Power, Authority & Exchange
Principles of Economics - Micro
Principles of Economics - Macro
US Economic/Business History
Comparative Economic Systems

 

4
4
4
3
3

Education

EDUC 204
EDUC 220

 

Educational Psychology
Introduction to Education

 

3
3

Geography

GEOG 120
GEOG 200
GEOG 202

 

Introduction to Geography
World Regional Geography
Geography of North America

 

3
4
3

Gerontology

GERO 100

 

Introduction to Human Aging

 

4

Management

MGMT 234

 

Diversity in the Workplace

 

3

Political Science

POLS 120
POLS 121
POLS 201
POLS 260
POLS 270

 

American Political Systems
State and Local Government
Intro to Political Science
Comparative Political Systems
International Relations

 

4
4
3
3
3

Psychology

PSYC 200
PSYC 202
PSYC 203
PSYC 205
PSYC 221
PSYC 222
PSYC 250

 

Introduction to Psychology
Psychology of Personality
Social Psychology
Human Growth & Development
Child Psychology
Adolescent Psychology
Abnormal Psychology

 

4
3
3
3
3
3
3

Social Work

SOWK 101

 

Introduction to Social Work

 

3

Sociology

SOCL 120
SOCL 254
SOCL 255
SOCL 260

 

Introduction to Sociology
Marriage and Family
Contemporary Social Problems
Race and Ethnicity

 

4
3
3
3

Speech

SPCH 280

 

Intercultural Communication

 

3


List of Elective Courses

Choose Elective Courses from the following list. Note: Not all courses on the list transfer to all colleges.

ACCG 210, 211, 220, 221, 230, 231, 240, 241, 250, 260, 271, 280, 290, 292
ANTH 270, 271, 275, 276
ARTS 102, 103, 130, 131, 132, 140, 141, 151, 162, 171, 173, 175, 195, 200, 201, 210, 211, 212, 229, 240, 251, 252, 253
ASTR 201
BIOL 120, 121, 125, 127, 128, 145, 201, 202, 203, 204, 210, 214, 229, 260, 265, 270, 275, 276, 287
BUSN 118, 201, 250, 251
CHDV 101, 111, 112, 113, 121, 189, 220, 221
CHEM 120, 125, 130, 135, 151, 152, 161, 162, 182, 192, 251, 252, 262, 272
CHIN 121, 122
CITD 250
CITF 110
CITN 120, 220
CITP 110
CITW 160, 175, 180
CJUS 101, 102, 103, 106, 126, 131, 134, 135, 201, 203, 204, 205, 250, 255, 263
CPSC 120, 131, 227, 230, 231, 260
DANC 101, 102, 103, 104, 201, 202, 203, 204
DMAC 120, 130, 260
ECON 120, 201, 202, 213, 260
EDUC 204, 220, 226, 228, 230
ENGL 122, 132, 201, 202, 203, 205, 208, 211, 212, 220, 240, 245, 255, 256, 260, 266, 267, 270, 290
FREN 115, 116, 121, 122, 201, 202
GEOL 221, 222, 230
GERO 100
GRMN 115, 116, 121, 122, 201, 202
HIST 150, 210, 211, 212, 214, 220, 230, 240, 250, 263, 271
HONR 151, 152, 155, 156
HUMS 125, 140, 160, 213, 214, 215, 221, 225, 260
HUSE 100

ISCI 121, 122, 131
JAPN 115, 116, 121, 122, 201, 202
JRNL 151, 251, 254
LEGL 215, 216
LING 230
MATH
112, 120, 121, 122, 126, 130, 141, 151, 152, 161, 162, 201, 202, 253, 254, 260, 281
MGMT 224, 225, 228, 234
MKTG 140, 200, 202, 221, 229
MUSC
101, 108, 119, 121, 122, 123, 124, 138, 143, 144, 145, 155, 156, 163, 164, 168, 181, 182, 183, 187, 188, 193, 194, 197, 199, 200, 219, 233, 237, 240, 241, 246, 247, 253, 254, 270, 280, 292, 298
PFHW 105, 123, 163, 190
PFKN 105, 106, 170, 210, 250, 260
PHIL 151, 152, 153, 211, 212, 265
PHOT 101, 111
PHYS 120, 221, 222, 251, 252
POLS 120, 121, 201, 240, 250, 260, 270, 271
PSYC 175, 180, 200, 202, 203, 205, 209, 210, 221, 222, 240, 250
RELG 150, 211, 212, 241, 242, 250
SDEV 101, 124
SIGN 161, 162, 163, 164
SOCL 120, 185, 254, 255, 260
SOWK 101, 205
SPAN 104, 106, 115, 116, 121, 122, 201, 202
SPCH 120, 130, 140, 260, 270, 280
STAT 170, 215
THEA 110, 114, 120, 131, 132, 141, 143, 150, 160, 171, 173, 181, 210, 220, 224, 233, 240, 285
WRIT 121, 122, 124, 127, 131, 132, 260, 264, 270, 276, 278, 279

A maximum of TWO credit hours from courses with any of the course codes listed below:
PFAQ, PFDA, PFFT, PFHW, PFSP,   PFWT

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