Associate of Arts in Multidisciplinary Studies / Online Option

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Associate of Arts in Multidisciplinary Studies / Online Option

The Associate in Arts is intended primarily for students planning on transferring to a senior college or university to receive a baccalaureate degree in the following areas: communication, business, social sciences, humanities, and fine arts. Commencing the fall of 1999, all Associate in Arts academic core curriculum courses taken at HCC are guaranteed to transfer and count toward the core curriculum at all Texas public higher educational institutions.

Prerequisites

Prerequisite Courses

YEAR 1

Semester 1
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
HIST #3## American History Elective (May choose HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, 2327, 2328, or 2381) 3
XXXX #3## Transferable Elective 3
MATH #3## Approved Mathematics Elective (May choose MATH 1314, MATH 1332, MATH 1342) 3
15
Semester 2
ENGL 1302 Composition II OR
ENGL 2311 Technical & Business Writing 3
HIST #3## American History Elective (May choose HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, 2327, 2328, or 2381) 3
XXXX #3## Transferable Elective 3
XXXX #3## Life & Physical Sciences Elective 3
XXXX #3## Creative Arts Elective 3
15
Semester 3

YEAR 2

Semester 1
XXXX #3## Language, Philosophy, & Culture Elective 3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3
XXXX #3## Component Area Option Elective 3
XXXX #3## Life & Physical Sciences Elective 3
XXXX #3## Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective 3
15
Semester 2
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
XXXX #3## Transferable Elective 3
XXXX #3## Transferable Elective 3
XXXX #3## Transferable Elective 3
XXXX #3## Transferable Elective 3
15
Semester 3
Total Credits 60

Core Curriculum Electives for Academic Degree Programs

Minimum SCH Required for the AA or AS Degree

Communication

6

Mathematics

3

Life & Physical Sciences

6

Language, Philosophy, & Culture

3

Creative Arts

3

American History

6

Government/Political Science

6

Social & Behavioral Sciences

3

Component Area Option

6

Total

42

 

 

Communication - 6 SCH

ENGL

1301

Composition I

3

ENGL

1302

Composition II

3

ENGL

2311

Technical & Business Writing

3

 

 

Mathematics - 3 SCH

MATH

1314

College Algebra

3

MATH

1316

Plane Trigonometry

3

MATH

1324

Mathematics for Business & Social Sciences

3

MATH

1325

Calculus for Business & Social Sciences

3

MATH

1332

Contemporary Mathematics

3

MATH

1342

Elementary Statistical Methods

3

MATH

1350

Mathematics for Teachers I

3

MATH

2318

Linear Algebra

3

MATH

2320

Differential Equations

3

MATH

2412

Pre-Calculus Math

4

MATH

2413

Calculus I

4

PHIL

2303

Introduction to Formal Logic

3

PSYC

2317

Statistical Methods in Psychology

3

 

 

Life & Physical Sciences - 6 SCH

ANTH

2301

Physical Anthropology (Lecture)

3

ASTR

1303

Stars & Galaxies (Lecture)

3

ASTR

1304

Solar System (Lecture)

3

ASTR

1403

Stars & Galaxies (Lecture & Lab)

4

ASTR

1404

Solar System (Lecture & Lab)

4

BIOL

1306

Biology for Science Majors I (Lecture)

3

BIOL

1308

Biology for Non-Science Majors I (Lecture)

3

BIOL

1309

Biology for Non-Science Majors II (Lecture)

3

BIOL

1322

Nutrition & Diet Therapy

3

BIOL

1407

Biology for Science Majors II (Lecture & Lab)

4

BIOL

2301

Anatomy & Physiology I (Lecture)

3

BIOL

2302

Anatomy & Physiology II (Lecture)

3

CHEM

1305

Introductory Chemistry I (Lecture)

3

CHEM

1311

General Chemistry I (Lecture)

3

CHEM

1405

Introductory Chemistry I (Lecture & Lab)

4

CHEM

1412

General Chemistry II (Lecture & Lab)

4

GEOG

1301

Physical Geography

3

GEOL

1301

Earth Sciences for Non-Science Majors I (Lecture)

3

GEOL

1305

Environmental Science (Lecture)

3

GEOL

1345

Oceanography (Lecture)

3

GEOL

1347

Meteorology (Lecture)

3

GEOL

1403

Physical Geology (Lecture & Lab)

4

GEOL

1404

Historical Geology (Lecture & Lab)

4

PHYS

1305

Elementary Physics I (Lecture)

3

PHYS

1401

College Physics I (Lecture & Lab)

4

PHYS

1402

College Physics II (Lecture & Lab)

4

PHYS

2325

University Physics I (Lecture)

3

PHYS

2326

University Physics II (Lecture)

3

 

 

Language, Philosophy, & Culture - 3 SCH

ENGL

2322

British Literature I

3

ENGL

2323

British Literature II

3

ENGL

2327

American Literature I

3

ENGL

2328

American Literature II

3

ENGL

2332

World Literature I

3

ENGL

2333

World Literature II

3

ENGL

2341

Forms of Literature

3

ENGL

2351

Mexican American Literature

3

HIST

2311

Western Civilization I

3

HIST

2312

Western Civilization II

3

HIST

2321

World Civilizations I

3

HIST

2322

World Civilizations II

3

HUMA

1305

Introduction to Mexican American Studies

3

HUMA

2319

American Minority Studies

3

HUMA

2323

World Cultures

3

PHIL

1301

Introduction to Philosophy

3

PHIL

1304

Introduction to World Religions

3

PHIL

2306

Introduction to Ethics

3

PHIL

2307

Introduction to Social & Political Philosophy

3

PHIL

2316

Classical Philosophy

3

 

 

Creative Arts - 3 SCH

ARTS

1301

Art Appreciation

3

ARTS

1303

Art History I

3

ARTS

1304

Art History II

3

DANC

1305

World Dance

3

DANC

2303

Dance Appreciation

3

DRAM

1310

Introduction to Theater

3

DRAM

2361

History of the Theater I

3

DRAM

2366

Introduction to Cinema

3

HUMA

1301

Introduction to Humanities I

3

HUMA

1311

Mexican American Fine Arts Appreciation

3

MUSI

1306

Music Appreciation

3

MUSI

1307

Music Literature

3

 

 

American History - 6 SCH

HIST

1301

United States History I

3

HIST

1302

United States History II

3

HIST

2301

Texas History

3

HIST

2327

Mexican American History I

3

HIST

2328

Mexican American History II

3

HIST

2381

African-American History

3

 

 

Government/Political Science - 6 SCH

GOVT

2305

Federal Government

3

GOVT

2306

Texas Government

3

 

 

Social & Behavioral Sciences - 3 SCH

ANTH

2346

General Anthropology

3

ANTH

2351

Cultural Anthropology

3

ECON

1301

Introduction to Economics

3

ECON

2301

Principles of Macroeconomics

3

ECON

2302

Principles of Microeconomics

3

GEOG

1302

Human Geography

3

GEOG

1303

World Regional Geography

3

PSYC

2301

General Psychology

3

PSYC

2314

Lifespan Growth & Development

3

PSYC

2316

Psychology of Personality

3

PSYC

2319

Social Psychology

3

SOCI

1301

Introduction to Sociology

3

SOCI

1306

Social Problems

3

SOCI

2336

Criminology

3

TECA

1354

Child Growth & Development

3

 

 

Component Area Option - 6 SCH

Any course listed above, or:

ANTH

2101

Physical Anthropology (Lab)

1

ANTH

2302

Introduction to Archaeology

3

ARAB

1411

Beginning Arabic I 

4

ARAB

1412

Beginning Arabic II

4

BIOL

1106

Biology for Science Majors I (Lab)

1

CHEM

1111

General Chemistry I (Lab)

1

CHIN

1411

Beginning Chinese I

4

CHIN

1412

Beginning Chinese II

4

COMM

1307

Introduction to Mass Communication

3

COMM

2311

Media Writing

3

COSC

1436

Programming Fundamentals I

4

EDUC

1300

Learning Framework

3

FREN

1411

Beginning French I

4

FREN

1412

Beginning French II

4

GERM

1411

Beginning German I

4

GERM

1412

Beginning German II

4

JAPN

1411

Beginning Japanese I

4

JAPN

1412

Beginning Japanese II

4

KORE

1411

Beginning Korean I

4

KORE

1412

Beginning Korean II

4

MATH

1351

Mathematics for Teachers II

3

MATH

2414

Calculus II

4

MATH

2415

Calculus III

4

KINE

13041

Personal/Community Health

3

KINE

13061

First Aid

3

PHIL

2303

Introduction to Formal Logic

3

PHYS

2125

University Physics I (Lab)

1

PHYS

2126

University Physics II (Lab)

1

PSYC

2320

Abnormal Psychology

3

PSYC

2330

Biological Psychology

3

SOCI

2301

Marriage & the Family

3

SOCI

2326

Social Psychology

3

SPAN

1411

Beginning Spanish I

4

SPAN

1412

Beginning Spanish II

4

SPCH

1311

Introduction to Speech Communication

3

SPCH

1315

Public Speaking

3

SPCH

1318

Interpersonal Communication

3

SPCH

1321

Business & Professional Communication

3


  • 1 AA and AS students may use either KINE 1304 or KINE 1306 to fulfill 3 SCH of the Component Area Option. 
    A student cannot use both of these courses to satisfy the 6 SCH CAO requirement for the academic degree.

 

1 A list of electives appears in the Core Curriculum section of this catalog.
2 Consult with an advisor to select an appropriate MATH course.
3 Consult with an advisor to select an appropriate elective.