2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Emphasis Degrees

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS DEGREE WITH AN EMPHASIS IN PEACE AND HUMAN RIGHTS STUDIES

Offered on Richland Campus and Transferable to Southern Methodist University

Degree Code: AA.SMU.PEACE/HUMAN

This is an "Articulated Emphasis" degree. Students should read and understand the paragraphs below.

The plan is designed to meet the needs of students who plan to transfer to the Southern Methodist University (SMU) and pursue a major or minor in Human Rights. Students who wish to transfer to another university must confirm this plan with that institution.

In order to be eligible to receive this A.A. degree, a student must:

  1. Complete a minimum of 60 credit hours including all the required courses listed;
  2. Earn a grade of "C" or better in English 1301 and the selected college-level mathematics course;
  3. Receive a GPA (2) of at least 2.00 ("C");
  4. Meet all Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirements and course prerequisites; and
  5. Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

This degree may be taken through a combination of on-campus and distance education offerings; or if planned correctly, the degree may be completed entirely through distance education. SMU is not required to accept a grade below "C" in transfer.

Students who plan to transfer must work closely with an advisor/counselor.

This page includes Coordinating Board (CB) Codes.




Courses Required for the A.A. Degree with an Emphasis in Peace and Human Rights Studies
Component Areas
and CB Codes
Courses Semester-Credit Hours Required
Communication
(CB010)
Select EACH of the following:

ENGL 1301 (a grade of "C" or better is required)
ENGL 1302
6
Mathematics
(CB020)
Select ONE of the following:

(A grade of "C" or better is required.)
MATH 1314, 1316, 1324, 1325, 1332, 1342, 1350, 1414, 1442, 2412, 2413, 2414

*Note: If a student takes the four (4) credit hour mathematics course; three (3) of those hours will apply towards the mathematics requirement. The remaining one (1) credit hour from that mathematics course will be applied to the general elective requirement and does not count towards the 42-hour Core.

3-4*
Life and Physical Sciences
(CB030)
Select TWO of the following:

ANTH 2401, BIOL 1406, 1407, 1408, 1409, 1411, 2401, 2402, 2406, 2416, 2420, 2421 CHEM 1405, 1406, 1407, 1411, 1412, 2423, 2425 ENVR 1401, 1402 GEOL 1401, 1402, 1403, 1404, 1405, 1445, 1447 PHYS 1401, 1402, 1403, 1404, 1405, 1407, 1415, 1417, 2425, 2426

NOTE: This requirement cannot be met using the following combinations: BIOL 1406 and 1408; BIOL 1407 and 1409; BIOL 2420 and 2421; CHEM 1405 and 1411; CHEM 1406 and 1411; CHEM 1405 and 1406; CHEM 1406 and 1407; GEOL 1401 and 1403; PHYS 1401 and 1405; PHYS 1401 and 2425; PHYS 1405 and 2425.

8
Language, Philosophy and Culture
(CB040)
Select ONE of the following:

ENGL 2321, 2322, 2323, 2326, 2327, 2328, 2331, 2332, 2333, 2341, 2351 HUMA 1302, 1305, 2319 PHIL 1301, 1304, 2307, 2316, 2321 FOREIGN LANGUAGE: ARAB 2311, 2312; CHIN 2311, 2312; FREN 2311, 2312; GERM 2311, 2312; ITAL 2311, 2312; JAPN 2311, 2312; KORE 2311, 2312; PORT 2311, 2312; RUSS 2311, 2312; SGNL 2301, 2302; SPAN 2311, 2312
3
Creative Arts
(CB050)
Select ONE of the following:

ARTS 1301, 1303, 1304 DANC 2303 DRAM 1310, 2361, 2366 HUMA 1311, 1315 MUSI 1306, 1307, 1310
3
American History
(CB060)
Select the following:

HIST 1301

and

Select ONE of the following:
HIST 1302, 2301, 2328, 2381

6
Government/Political Science
(CB070)
Select EACH of the following:

GOVT 2305, 2306
6
Social and Behavioral Sciences
(CB080)
Select ONE of the following:

ANTH 2302, 2346 BIOL 1322 COMM 1307 CRIJ 1301, 1307 ECON 1301, 2301, 2302 GEOG 1302, 1303 GOVT 2304, 2311 HIST 2321, 2322, 2327 PHED 1304 PSYC 2301, 2306, 2314, 2316 SOCI 1301, 1306, 2301, 2306, TECA 1303, 1354
3
Component Area Option
(CB090)
Select four (4) credit hours from ONE of the following options:

Option A: SPCH 1311, 1315, 1321 or SGNL 1301, 1302 and PHED 1164

OR

Option B: FOREIGN LANGUAGE - ARAB 1411, 1412; CHIN 1411, 1412; FREN 1411, 1412; GERM 1411, 1412; ITAL 1411, 1412; JAPN 1411, 1412; KORE 1411, 1412; PORT 1411, 1412; RUSS 1411, 1412; SPAN 1411, 1412
4
CORE CREDIT HOURS FOR THIS A.A. DEGREE 42

GENERAL ELECTIVE CREDITS

Select TWO 3-credit hours of elective college credit courses other than those with the prefix of BIOL, CHEM, ENGR, ENVR, GEOL, MATH, or PHYS.

NOTE: Courses previously taken cannot be used to satisfy both the Core and a requirement in this group.

6

PEACE AND HUMAN RIGHTS STUDIES EMPHASIS REQUIRED COURSES

Select EACH of the following:
ANTH 2351
PHIL 2306
PSYC 2319
SOCI 2319

These courses MUST be selected from specific sections especially marked PEACE AND HUMAN RIGHTS STUDIES. Please refer to the current schedule of classes for listings.

12
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS FOR THIS A.A. DEGREE
60