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Academic Program Model

Academic Program Model

English (AA.ENG)

The English transfer program emphasizes literature, writing, and related areas and is designed to provide a solid background for work at the junior and senior levels in English.

This program follows Math Pathway #1. Math requirements for a specific major may vary from one institution to another. Please consult with an academic counselor or academic advisor to confirm the pathway that is applicable to your major and transfer institution.
FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
ENG-119
Composition I Pathway

ENG-119
Composition I Pathway

Students will study the writing process by reading essays illustrating a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays. Course is for students who have assessed into developmental English, receiving supplemental instruction for course completion.


Course Outline

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ENG-120
Composition I

ENG-120
Composition I

Students will study the writing process by reading essays that illustrate a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing writing tasks and texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays.


Course Outline

*
3.0
LIT-130
Intro to Literature

LIT-130
Intro to Literature

Students will read, examine, and discuss a variety of literary works from different genres as a way to analyze and understand the value, purpose, and components of literature.


Course Outline

3.0
MAT-115
General Education Pathway

MAT-115
General Education Pathway

Survey of mathematical topics including set theory, consumer/financial math, measurement and statistics. Problem solving projects involving detailed written solutions required. Calculators and computers will be used. Intended for students that don't assess directly into MAT-116. Includes supplemental instruction lab


Course Outline

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MAT-116
General Education Math

MAT-116
General Education Math

Survey of mathematical topics with emphasis on solutions to real life problems. Topics will include set theory, consumer/financial math, measurement, and statistics. Problem solving projects involving detailed written solutions will be required. Calculators and computers will be used.


Course Outline

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MAT-124
Statistics Pathway

MAT-124
Statistics Pathway

Application of elementary principles of descriptive statistics. Elements of probability, sampling techniques, binomial and normal distribution, correlation/regression and hypothesis testing. Graphing calculator and Excel required. Intended for students that don't assess directly into MAT-125 Statistics. Includes supplemental instruction lab.


Course Outline

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MAT-125
Statistics

MAT-125
Statistics

Application of elementary principles of descriptive statistics including frequency distribution, graphical presentation, measures of center, location and variation. Elements of probability, sampling techniques, binomial and normal distribution, correlation/regression and hypothesis testing. Graphing calculator and Excel required.


Course Outline

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3.0
PHI-280
Ethics

PHI-280
Ethics

Introduction to issues and theories of ethics. Includes historical survey of major value systems and contemporary issues.

Course Outline

3.0
SPE-111
Intro to Speech Communication

SPE-111
Intro to Speech Communication

Focuses on the fundamental principles and methods of selection, analyzing, organizing, developing and communicating information, evidence, and points of view to audiences.

Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

15.0
Second Semester
ENG-121
Composition II

ENG-121
Composition II

Students will learn how to find, use, assess and document research sources, producing an extended writing project based primarily on library research.


Course Outline

*
3.0
LIT-147
Introduction to Fiction

LIT-147
Introduction to Fiction

Students will read, discuss, and analyze short stories and novels written by different authors from a variety of time periods as a way of appreciating and understanding the purposes, forms, terms, and critical approaches associated with these two literacy modes.


Course Outline

3.0
HUM-150
Humanities Through the Arts

HUM-150
Humanities Through the Arts

Students will survey the human condition as revealed through the arts, including an examination of painting, sculpture, architecture, literature, drama, film, photography, and music.

Course Outline

3.0
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Social/Behavioral Science (IAI S)

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Social/Behavioral Science (IAI S)

No Description Available
3.0
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Physical and Life Sciences (IAI P or IAI L)

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Physical and Life Sciences (IAI P or IAI L)

No Description Available
4.0

Semester Totals

16.0
SECOND YEAR
First Semester
Hours
PHI-290
Intro to Logic

PHI-290
Intro to Logic

Introduction to formal reasoning, including: language and meaning, deduction and induction, evidence, syllogistic argument and science and hypotheses.

Course Outline

3.0
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Social/Behavioral Science (IAI S)

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Social/Behavioral Science (IAI S)

No Description Available
3.0
FLG-140
Elem Spanish I

FLG-140
Elem Spanish I

Fundamentals of Spanish grammar, oral communication, reading and writing and introduction to cultures of various Spanish speaking countries.

Course Outline

3.0
HUM-181
Intro to Film Appreciation

HUM-181
Intro to Film Appreciation

Students will enrich their knowledge of film art and their abilities to critically analyze and evaluate films. By viewing and discussing a variety of films, students will understand film techniques, directorial styles, genres, structure, critical approaches, and cultural influences.


Course Outline

3.0
RTV-165
Broadcast Writing

RTV-165
Broadcast Writing

The principles of broadcast journalism and copy writing are presented along with oral style, editing, rewriting stories, and writing commercials that sell. The legal aspects of libel and slander are discussed.

Course Outline

4.0

Semester Totals

16.0
Second Semester
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Physical and Life Sciences (IAI P or IAI L)

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Physical and Life Sciences (IAI P or IAI L)

No Description Available
3.0
PHI-232
World Religions

PHI-232
World Religions

This course is designed to promote cultural diversity associated with religious practices. It includes a survey of religious systems and examines concepts and theories related to the nature of deities, good and evil, reason and faith, ethics, and afterlife.

Course Outline

3.0
HUM-120
Myths and Legends

HUM-120
Myths and Legends

An introduction to major myths and legends spanning from Ancient Greece to Modern America with an emphasis on how the motifs, archetypes, and themes are consistently revived in popular culture.


Course Outline

3.0
HUM-151
Nature in the Humanities

HUM-151
Nature in the Humanities

An interdisciplinary study of literary, philosophical and historical relationships between the natural environment and the human condition. Focus will be placed on the appreciation of nature and its effect on human endeavor.


Course Outline

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3.0
ART-250
Understanding Art

ART-250
Understanding Art

A survey of the visual arts from Ancient to contemporary times, an understanding the major cultural and historical relationships to the art forms.

Course Outline

3.0
FLG-141
Elem Spanish II

FLG-141
Elem Spanish II

Continued study of basic grammar, oral communication, reading and writing. Includes cultural aspects of various Spanish speaking countries.


Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

18.0

Total Program Hours

65.0
 

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