Liberal Arts — General Studies A.S. OVERVIEW LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES: GENERAL STUDIES A.S. Distribution Requirements Credit Hours HUMANITIES: 9

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  • Liberal Arts General Studies A.S.School of Arts and HumanitiesDONT SEE THE PROGRAM YOU ARE INTERESTED IN? The Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies A.S. degree at MCC can still get you where you want to go.This two-year liberal arts program allows you to tailor your studies to your individual career and educational goals. Designed for studentswho plan to transfer into a four-year program, this degree helps you confirm your academic interests while you select courses that meetthe requirements of the college to which you intend to transfer. This program enables you to transfer to numerous majors at four-yearcolleges and universities nationwide. You should discuss your transfer plans with an advisor or counselor.

    In addition to the transferable degrees already housed in the SCHOOL OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES, some of the 4 year college majors that MCC students transfer into include:*

    American Sign Language Art History Foreign Languages Linguistics New Media Design Media Production Music Industry Religious Studies And many moreYou may also to explore our 2+2 Dual Admission Degree Programs. These are guaranteed transfer programs offered by MCC and participating four-year colleges. Upon completion of a prescribed sequence of courses leading to an Associates degree, students admitted to these programs will be assured transfer with full junior-year status. For more information, please visit:http://www.monroecc.edu/go/twoplustwo.*Source: What Happened to the Class of 2012 and 2013, A Comprehensive Follow-Up Study of MCC Graduates

    WHERE WILL YOU GO?Whatever your major liberal arts degrees develop skills valued highly by employers. These include:

    Critical, analytical, and creative thinking

    Strong written and oral communication Quantitative and information literacy Teamwork and problem solving Civic knowledge and engagement

    local and global Ethical reasoning and action Foundations and skills for lifelong

    learning Understanding of human cultures and

    the physical and natural world

    Graduates from MCCs Liberal Arts General Studies program have transferred to outstanding colleges and universities across the country, including:

    Brooklyn College Cornell University Keuka College Louisiana State University Nazareth College Ohio State University St. Bonaventure University St. John Fisher College All SUNY Colleges & Universities Syracuse University

    A liberal arts education can open the door to explore different pathways to success.

    Nayda Pares-Kane, Chairperson, Anthropology/History/ Political Science/Sociology

    MCC is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individuals race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status or criminal conviction. Employees, students, applicants, or other members of the College community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic. 08_17

  • CURRICULUM OVERVIEWLIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES: GENERAL STUDIES A.S.

    Distribution RequirementsCreditHours

    HUMANITIES: 9 Credit Hours

    ENG 101 College Composition ORENG 200 Advanced Composition 3

    LITERATURE ELECTIVE 3

    HUMANITIES ELECTIVE 3

    Total 9

    SOCIAL SCIENCE: 12 Credit Hours

    ANY FOUR SOCIAL SCIENCE COURSES 12

    Total 12

    NATURAL SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS: 11 CreditHours (minimum)

    ONE MATHEMATICS COURSE (MTH 150 or higher) 3-4

    TWO NATURAL SCIENCE COURSES 6-8

    Total 11

    ELECTIVES: 28-29 Credit Hours

    ELECTIVES 28-29

    Total 28-29

    PHYSICAL/HEALTH EDUCATION: 2 Credit Hours

    PHYSICAL/HEALTH EDUCATION ELECTIVE 2

    Total 2

    TOTAL CREDITS 62