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NOVA ADVISING SHEET

LIBERAL ARTS Code: 6480 Catalog Year: 2014-2015
Associate of Arts Degree   Offered through AL, AN, ELI, LO, MA, WO
  Courses Credits
Two Years
CST 110 Intro to Communication or 3
  CST 126  Interpersonal Communication  
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
5ENG 112 College Composition II 3
6ENG Literature Elective 3
1___ 201 Foreign Language 3
1___ 202 Foreign Language 3
7___ General Electives 6
7___ General Electives 5
8HIS Elective 3
8HIS Elective 3
10___ ___    Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
2MTH 151 Math for the Liberal Arts I 3
2MTH 152 Math for the Liberal Arts II 3
3___ ___    Physical or Life Science Elective w/Lab 4
3___ ___    Physical or Life Science Elective w/Lab 4
PED 116 Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 1
9___ Social Science Elective 3
9___ Social Science Elective 3
4SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
Total 60
Total credits for the Liberal Arts A.A.=60

1 Students completing the A.A. in Liberal Arts must demonstrate intermediate college-level (201–202) proficiency in a language other than English. The 201–202 courses require a prerequisite proficiency equivalent to the 101–102 sequence in the language. Placement testing determines initial foreign language level. Students completing 101–102 foreign language may use those credits to meet general elective requirements. Waivers or credit by exam (through CLEP) for previous experience is available for some languages. Students whose native language is not English may substitute general electives for foreign language upon the approval of the advising division dean.

2 May substitute any higher-level mathematics course. See transfer requirements. Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 173 and MTH 271. Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 174 and MTH 272.

3 See biology, chemistry, ENV 121–122, physics, geology, or natural science courses with a lab component, listed under General Education Electives. Some four-year colleges require a two-semester sequence.

4 May substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.

5 May substitute ENG 125 with the advice of a counselor or academic advisor according to the requirements of the transfer institution.

6 Any 200-level literature course with an ENG prefix satisfies this requirement.

7 Consult an advisor for assistance in selecting general electives that will meet the requirements of the transfer institution. In most cases, general electives should be selected from the approved courses listed under General Education Electives.

8 See HIS courses listed under social/behavioral sciences under General Education Electives. HIS 101–102 or HIS 121–122 are recommended.

9 See social/behavioral science courses listed under General Education Electives.

10 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives. Elective should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet requirements of transfer institution.

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