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  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 VSCC Catalog

Liberal Arts - A.A.


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The Liberal Arts degree program provides students with broad knowledge of the wider world as well as in-depth study in a specific area of interest. The Associate of Art in Liberal Arts is a two-year program for students planning to continue their education to earn a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts or related fields. Below are a few examples of possible careers for those with a degree in Liberal Arts and the associated salary information.

Transfer Options:
The University Parallel Degree program is designed for transfer to universities offering a Baccalaureate degree.  Contact your advisor for additional information.

All students graduating with a degree from VSCC are required to take the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile (ETSP). More information can be found at http://www.volstate.edu/Testing/Services.php.

General Education Requirements - Credits (41)


Area of Emphasis Requirements - Credits (19)


  • Foreign Language (One Year Sequence in Single Foreign Language) Credits: (6)

Electives


 Choose at least one course from four of the five following categories to total 13 credits.

Social/Behavioral Sciences


  • Any University Parallel course from the following: ECON, GEOG, HIST, POLS, PSYC, SOCI  Credits: (3)

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Computer Literacy Requirement


See http://www.volstate.edu/ComputerLiteracy/ for Computer Literacy Requirements

Career and Salary Information


The following is a list of some of the career choices that may be obtained upon completion of this program. Please visit the following website www.onetonline.org  or speak to an advisor for additional career opportunities, salary information and education requirements.  Salaries are not guaranteed. 

Career Beginning Salary with Bachelor Degree Experienced Salary with Bachelor Degree
Human Resource Assistants $22,890 $49,680
Secondary School Teachers $35,330 $67,120
Administrative Service Manager $35,470 $125,720

 

Recommended Schedule


This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

DegreeWorks, along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the DegreeWorks audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (15)


  • Elective (Choose from list above) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (13)


  • Elective (Choose from list above) Credits: (4)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)                                               

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (16)


  • Elective (Choose from list above) Credits: (3)
  • Foreign Language (One Year Sequence in Single Foreign Language) Credits: (3) 
  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (Literature Course - See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (16)


  • Foreign Language (One Year Sequence in Single Foreign Language) Credits: (3) 
  • Elective (Choose from list above) Credits: (3)
  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3)

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