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    Volunteer State Community College
   
 
  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
2013-2014 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

VSCC University Parallel Major


Associate of Arts* and Associate of Science Degree
University Parallel Major

 

Courses Designated to Fulfill General Education Requirements

The general education core curriculum is designed to assist the student in attaining the knowledge and outcomes represented by the General Education Goals of the College. The program of study listed below leads to the Associate of Science Degree. Students who desire to earn the Associate of Arts Degree must complete two semesters of the same college level foreign language. Foreign language taken at the high school level will not count toward the language requirement for the Associate of Arts.  The ♦ symbol denotes courses that fulfill general education requirements for university parallel degrees.

* Students wishing to graduate with an Associate of Arts Degree must have two semesters of the same college-level foreign language.

 

 

Communications Credits: 9 Hours


 

Humanities and/or Fine Arts Credits: 9 Hours


At least one course must be in Literature

 

            *(except for Art and Elementary Education)

 

History Credits: 6 Hours


Choose 2 of the following courses:

 Or both of the following:

 

Mathematics Credits: 3 Hours


Credit toward graduation cannot be received for both courses in any of the following pairs: (BIOL 1030, BIOL 1010); (BIOL 1030, BIOL 2010); (BIOL 1030, BIOL 1110); (BIOL 1010, BIOL 2010); (BIOL 1010, BIOL 1110); (BIOL 2010, BIOL 1110); (CHEM 1030, CHEM 1110); (GEOL 1030, GEOL 1040); (GEOL 1030, GEOL 1050); (MATH 1130, MATH 1710); (MATH 1830, MATH 1910); (PHYS 1030, PHYS 2010); (PHYS 1030, PHYS 2110); (PHYS 2010, PHYS 2110).

If a 4-hour math course is used to satisfy this requirement, the extra credit hour will count as elective credit toward graduation. Students should consult their advisor and the catalog of the institution to which they wish to transfer to determine the level of general education mathematics required.

Additional mathematics courses that fulfill minimum degree requirements may be found at the back of this catalog in the “Description of Courses” section.

 

Natural Sciences Credits: 8 Hours


A sequence specified in the curriculum guide or from the catalog of the institution to which the student wishes to transfer.

  • BIOL 1010, 1020   Introduction to Biology I, II  Credits: (8)
  • BIOL 1050, 1060   Introduction to Environmental Studies, Environmental Science  Credits: (8)
  • BIOL 1110, 1120   General Biology I, II  Credits: (8)
  • BIOL 2010, 2020   Human Anatomy & Physiology I, II  Credits: (8)
  • CHEM 1110, 1120  General Chemistry I, II  Credits: (8)
  • GEOL 1040, 1050  Physical Geology, Historical Geology Credits: (8)
  • GEOL 1040, 1060  Physical Geology, Earth’s Environment Credits: (8)
  • PHYS 2010, 2020  Non-Calculus Based Physics I, II  Credits: (8)
  • PHYS 2110, 2120  Calculus-Based Physics I, II  Credits: (8)

Credit toward graduation cannot be received for both courses in any of the following pairs: (BIOL 1030, BIOL 1010); (BIOL 1030, BIOL 2010); (BIOL 1030, BIOL 1110); (BIOL 1010, BIOL 2010); (BIOL 1010, BIOL 1110); (BIOL 2010, BIOL 1110); (CHEM 1030, CHEM 1110); (GEOL 1030, GEOL 1040); (GEOL 1030, GEOL 1050); (MATH 1130, MATH 1710); (MATH 1830, MATH 1910); (PHYS 1030, PHYS 2010); (PHYS 1030, PHYS 2110); (PHYS 2010, PHYS 2110).

  OR two non-sequential survey courses

 Social/Behavioral Sciences Credits: 6 Hours


  Choose 2 of the following: