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College Catalog 2014-2015

NOVA ADVISING SHEET

SOCIAL SCIENCES Code: 8820 Catalog Year: 2014-2015
Associate of Science Degree   Offered through AL, AN, ELI, LO, MA, WO
  Courses Credits
Two Years
CST 110 Introduction to Communication or 3
  CST 126  Interpersonal Communication or  
  CST 229  Intercultural Communication or  
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
5ENG 112 College Composition II 3
9___ General Education Elective 3
9___ General Education Elective 3
9___ General Education Elective 3
1HIS Elective 3
7___ ___    Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
7___ ___    Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
ITE 115 Intro to Computer Applications & Concepts 3
2MTH 151 Math for the Liberal Arts I or higher level MTH 3
2MTH 152 Math for the Liberal Arts II or higher level MTH 3
PED 116 Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 1
3___ ___    Physical or Life Science Elective w/Lab 4
3___ ___    Physical or Life Science Elective w/Lab 4
6___ Social Science Elective 3
8SOC Elective 3
6___ Social Science Elective 3
6___ Social Science Elective 3
6___ Social Science Elective 3
4SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
Total 61
Total credits for the Social Sciences A.S.=61

1 See HIS courses listed under social/behavioral sciences under General Education Electives. HIS 101 or HIS 102 is recommended to meet the Western civilization requirement at many universities.

2 Many universities require MTH 151 or higher while others require MTH 163 or MTH 166 or higher, often including a statistics course for majors in the social sciences. It is, therefore, important that students confer with a counselor to determine the appropriate mathematics courses for their intended transfer university. 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 See social/behavior science courses listed under General Education Electives. To meet requirements at many universities, students should enroll in at least one U.S. History course and one Western civilization course. Students should consult with a counselor to determine the appropriate social science courses for their intended transfer university.

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

8 SOC 201, SOC 202, SOC 211 or SOC 212 is recommended to meet the Sociology requirement at many universities.

9 See any of the courses listed under General Education Electives

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