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NOVA 2012-2013 College Catalog: Programs of Study

NOVA ADVISING SHEET

SOCIAL SCIENCES Code: 8820 Catalog Year: 2012-2013
Associate of Science Degree   AL, AN, LO, MA, WO, ELI
  Courses Credits Grade
Two Years
CST 110 Introduction to Communication or 3  
  Interpersonal Communication or    
  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 HIS 101 or 102 are recommended to meet the Western Civilization requirement at many universities.

2 Many universities require MTH 151 or higher while others require MTH 163 or 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.

3 The science elective may be selected from biology, chemistry, 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 Students can take the SDV 101 Orientation section related to their particular program.

5 ENG 125 may be substituted with the advice of a counselor or academic advisor according to requirements of transfer institutions.

6 The social science elective may be selected from the social/behavioral sciences 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 Humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from the 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, 202, 211 or 212 are recommended to meet the Sociology requirement at many universities.

9 General Education Electives may be met by one of the courses listed under General Education Electives.