Dec 05, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Liberal Arts - A.S.


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For more information on this program, contact the Humanities division at 615-230-3200 or at humanities@volstate.edu.

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 Science 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) to meet graduation requirements. More information can be found at https://www.volstate.edu/testing.

CIP Code: (16) 24.0101.01

General Education Requirements - Credits (41)


Area of Emphasis Requirements - Credits (19)


  • Electives: Choose at least one course from four of the five following categories to total Credits: (19) 

Social/Behavioral Sciences


  • University Parallel ( Any non-asterisk Course) from the following:  ECON, GEOG, HIST, POLS, PSYC, SOCI Credits: (3)

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


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)


First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (15)


Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (16)


  • Natural Sciences  (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)
  • History  (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts  (Literature - See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Elective: (Choose from Area of Emphasis Elective list above) Credits: (6)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (14)


  • Natural Sciences  (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)
  • History  (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences   (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Elective: (Choose from Area of Emphasis Elective list above) Credits: (4)

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