Liberal Arts

Associate of Arts

The Program

The liberal arts program includes courses in freshman composition, languages, literature, mathematics, the sciences, speech, and the social studies. Art and music courses may be included for they are liberal arts of excellence. These courses are intended to provide the student with a background for intelligent living and for specialization in many vocational and professional career fields, or in one of the above mentioned fields of study.

This is the suggested curriculum which should be taken if the student desires a baccalaureate degree at an independent liberal arts college or at a university studying liberal arts, journalism, library or science.

The Requirements

The following are the required courses necessary to receive an Associate of Arts in Liberal.

Prefix Course Title Credits
ORI 100 College Experience  1
ENG 101 English Composition I  3
ENG 102 English Composition II 3
Foreign Language Elective 8
College Level Math 4
General Science/Lab Science 8
*History Elective 6-8
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
PSY 101 General Psychology  4
SPE 101 Public Speaking 3
Social Science Elective 3
Humanities Electives 6
Elective Major & Minor 12
**PE Electives
Total Credits: 64-66


At least one history course should be selected from the humanities area, specifically, HST 101, HST 102, HST 103, or HST 104.

**Students pursuing a baccalaureate degree may also wish to complete future physical education requirements while at GCC.

Faculty:
Cynthia Brandon-Slocum, English
Nicole Ellet-Petersen, English
Apryl Vidlak, English

Two GCC Students

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