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Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Humanities and Social Sciences


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Associate of Arts (A.A.)
Transfer Pattern

General Education - 36-39 Credits


General Education Electives:


(Choose courses in each category from the list of approved General Education courses . One 3-credit General education course must be a Diversity course.)

  • Arts and Humanities 3 Credits.
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences (from two different disciplines) 6 Credits.
  • Biological and Physical Sciences (from 2 different disciplines or 2-course sequence, 1 with a lab) 7-8 Credits.
  • Mathematics 3-5 Credits.
  • Wellness and Health 3 Credits.
  • Information Technology 3 Credits.
  • Global, Historical and Cultural Perspectives 2 Credits.

Degree Requirements - 9 Credits


Two-Semester Sequence - 6 Credits


Choose a Two-Semester sequence from this list:

Critical Thinking - 3 Credits


 Choose one from this list:

Electives - 12-15 Credits


Total Number of Credits Required for Degree: 60 min*


Depending on the General Education electives completed, more than 15 credits of Electives may be needed to reach a minimum of 60 credits for the degree

*If you are a credit student who is new to college (meaning you have not successfully completed transferable college credits at another institution(s)), you are required to take ACDV 101  during your first semester at CCBC, possibly increasing the number of credits required for the degree to 61 credits. Students are required to provide an official transcript(s) to document successful completion of college coursework at another institution(s) in order for this requirement to be waived.

Program Outcomes:


Upon successful completion of this degree, students will be able to:

  1. use reading, writing, and oral or signed communication skills to organize, express, and absorb ideas and information in interpersonal, group, organizational, and presentational settings;
  2. speak clearly, concisely, and accurately in a variety of contexts and formats; 
  3. use critical thinking skills to analyze and solve problems, to reason logically, and to distinguish between good and bad reasoning in a variety of contexts; 
  4. understand themselves and others from various cultural, social, aesthetic, political, philosophical, and environmental perspectives;
  5. demonstrate a grasp of the fundamental concepts and principles of their intended major field of study for the baccalaureate degree; and
  6. demonstrate the technological skills needed to advance their academic pursuits at the upper division level of their baccalaureate degree programs.

Program Description:


This degree program is designed to serve students who plan to transfer to a baccalaureate degree program in the humanities or social sciences.

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