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2022-2023 Catalog

Associate in Arts

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60 Credit Hours

This University Transfer degree, which emphasizes communication, social sciences and humanities, can provide students with the first two years of a four-year degree. The degree is designed to prepare students for majors in the following fields:

  • Business Administration
  • Accounting
  • Communication
  • Management
  • English
  • Foreign Language
  • Education
  • Music
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • History
  • Pre-Law
  • Sociology
  • Other Humanities, Fine Arts and Social Sciences

 

Strongly Recommended:
Students should choose courses that not only fulfill AA curriculum requirements but also meet the general education requirements at the four-year institution to which they plan to transfer. Students should review the curriculum requirements at their transfer school and meet with their Navigator or faculty advisor to select appropriate courses.

Program Credit Requirements

Communication

ENG 101 English Composition I 3
ENG 102 English Composition II 3
ENG 260 Advanced Technical Communications 3
or
ENG 263 Writing for Social Media 3
or
ENG 265 Advanced Professional Communications 3
or
SPC 205 Public Speaking 3
or
SPC 209 Interpersonal Communication 3
or
THE 101 Introduction to Theater 3

Total:   9

First Year Experience

IDS 109 First Year Experience Seminar 3

Total:   3

Social Science

Select three semester credit hours from the following.

ANT 101 General Anthropology 3
ECO 210 Macroeconomics 3
ECO 211 Microeconomics 3
GEO 102 World Geography 3
PSC 201 American Government 3
PSY 201 General Psychology 3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3

Total:   3

Mathematics

Select three hours from the following.  Courses not selected for this category can be applied to the Mathematics or Natural Sciences category below.

MAT 110 College Algebra 3
MAT 120 Probability and Statistics 3
MAT 123 Contemporary College Mathematics 3

Total:   3

History

Select six semester credit hours from the following.

HIS 101 Western Civilization to 1689 3
HIS 102 Western Civilization Post 1689 3
HIS 104 World History I 3
HIS 105 World History II 3
HIS 201 American History: Discovery to 1877 3
HIS 202 American History - 1877 to Present 3

Total:   6

Mathematics or Natural Sciences

Select six semester hours from the following.  Additional courses from the Mathematics category above may also be used.

AST 101 Solar System Astronomy 4
AST 102 Stellar Astronomy 4
BIO 101 Biological Science I 4
BIO 102 Biological Science II 4
BIO 210 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIO 211 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
BIO 225 Microbiology 4
CHM 110 College Chemistry I 4
CHM 111 College Chemistry II 4
MAT 111 College Trigonometry 3
MAT 112 Precalculus 5
MAT 130 Elementary Calculus 3
MAT 140 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I 4
PHY 201 Physics I 4
PHY 202 Physics II 4

Total:   6

Communication, Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences

Select 18 semester credit hours from the following.  Additional courses from the Communication, Social Science and History categories above may also be used.

ART 101 Art History and Appreciation 3
ART 107 History of Early Western Art 3
ART 108 History of Western Art 3
ENG 203 American Literature Survey 3
ENG 205 English Literature I 3
ENG 206 English Literature II 3
ENG 208 World Literature I 3
ENG 209 World Literature II 3
ENG 236 African-American Literature 3
ENG 238 Creative Writing 3
ENG 242 Advanced Creative Writing 3
ENG 299 Special Topics in English 3
FRE 101 Elementary French I 4
FRE 102 Elementary French II 4
FRE 201 Intermediate French I 3
FRE 202 Intermediate French II 3
HIS 106 Introduction to African History 3
HIS 130 African-American History to 1877 3
HIS 131 African-American History: 1877 to Present 3
HIS 226 Black History and Culture of the South Carolina 3
HSS 110 History of Ideas 3
JOU 101 Journalism 3
MUS 105 Music Appreciation 3
MUS 110 Music Fundamentals 3
PHI 101 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PHI 105 Introduction to Logic 3
PHI 110 Ethics 3
PSC 215 State and Local Government 3
PSC 220 Introduction to International Relations 3
PSY 203 Human Growth and Development 3
PSY 212 Abnormal Psychology 3
REL 101 Introduction to Religion 3
SOC 102 Marriage and the Family 3
SOC 205 Social Problems 3
SOC 210 Juvenile Delinquency 3
SPA 101 Elementary Spanish I 4
SPA 102 Elementary Spanish II 4
SPA 201 Intermediate Spanish I 3
SPA 202 Intermediate Spanish II 3
SPC 210 Oral Interpretation of Literature 3
SPC 225 Introduction to Communication Theory 3

Total:   18

Electives

Select twelve (12) hours of college-level credit from the current Catalog. Excess credit hours in the Communication, Social Science, Mathematics, History, Natural Sciences, Languages and Humanities categories may count toward the 12 elective hours. Please contact your Navigator or faculty advisor to request that extra credits be moved to the elective category. Up to 12 hours of nonequivalent transfer credit also may be used toward electives.

Exceptions: MAT 155, ENG 150 and any course listed in the Catalog as a non-degree course cannot be counted toward the twelve house of electives.

No course can count more than once.

Students may earn transfer credit towards the degree from other regionally accredited colleges, but at least 25% of the total hours for the AA program (i.e., a minimum of 15 credits) must be taken at TTC.

Students should not complete more than 15 hours of courses with he same prefix.

Total:   12

Admission into this program requires proof of high school graduation (or GED) and qualifying placement levels.