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1Written and Oral Communication. For A.A. and A.S. degrees, ENG 111-ENG 112, College Composition I-II are required. A 3-credit speech course is also required.
2Humanities. Humanities requirements in A.A. and A.S. degrees may be met by courses in art (ART), literature (ENG), humanities (HUM), music (MUS), philosophy (PHI), religion (REL), speech and drama (SPD), or foreign languages.
3Foreign Language. If you are in an A.A. program, you must demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language through the intermediate (201-202) level, which is consistent with the lower division requirements for most B.A. degrees. Waivers or credit by exam (through CLEP) for previous experience may be available for some languages.
4Social Sciences. The social science requirement may be met by courses in economics (ECO), geography (GEO), history (HIS), political science (PLS), psychology (PSY), and sociology (SOC). Where the social science is listed as an elective in a curriculum, you may select from courses in any of these areas.
5Mathematics. A.A. and A.S.: A minimum of 6 credits in mathematics at or above MTH 151 is required.
6Natural Sciences. A.A. and A.S. degrees require 8 credits in courses in the natural sciences that include laboratories. Courses may be chosen from biology, chemistry, geology, natural science (non-science majors only) or physics. Some four-year degree programs require a two-semester sequence in a single laboratory science.
7STD Elective. A one-credit STD course is required. A variety of topics (including study skills, test-taking skills, life skills, and college learning resources) may be covered. First-time college students, should take STD 100 or other STD elective during their first semester at NVCC.
8Physical Education/Wellness. The 2-credit physical education/wellness requirement may be met by one of the following options:
9Computer Usage. Students who plan to complete a degree may be expected to:
10General Elective and Major Area Requirements. Not all courses will transfer or meet the requirements of a four-year degree. You should see a counselor or faculty advisor prior to registering for general electives. If your primary goal is to transfer to a four-year degree program, you should become familiar with the requirements of your intended transfer institution and select electives that meet that institutionís requirements.
11Total Credits. The total credits in A.A.S. degrees are between 65 and 69 credits, with the exception of the programs in Health Technology and Veterinary Medicine which may have as many as 72 credits.
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