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2015-2016 VSCC Catalog 
    
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED 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.

General Education Requirements - Credits (41)


  • History Credits: (6)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (Must include at least one Literature) Credits: (9)
  • Natural Sciences Credits: (8)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences Credits: (6)

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


Career Beginning Salary with Bachelor Degree Experienced Salary with Bachelor Degree
Human Resource Assistants $24,700 $49,400
Secondary School Teachers $35,200 $66,600
Administrative Service Manager $34,000 $121,700

Career and salary information taken from onetonline.org. Check out this website for additional information about education requirements and preferred work styles and abilities for these careers.  Salaries are not guaranteed.

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.

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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