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Emphasis Degrees


ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE WITH AN EMPHASIS IN PEACE STUDIES
Available at Richland College and Tranferable to University of North Texas Political Science Department

Degree Code: AA.PEACE.STUDIES

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 University of North Texas and pursue a minor in Peace Studies. Students who wish to transfer to another university must confirm this plan with that institution.

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

  1. Complete a minimum of 61 credit hours including all the required courses listed;
  2. Earn a grade of "C" or better in English 1301, either Speech 1311 or 1315, 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) standards and course prerequisites; and
  5. Complete 25% of the degree requirements at Richland 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. UNT is not required to accept a grade below "C" in transfer.

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


Course Requirements for the AA Degree Emphasis in Peace Studies Credit Hours
COMMUNICATIONS
Select each of the following:
English 1301 (a grade of "C" or better required), English 1302, and either Speech 1311 or 1315 (a grade of "C" or better required)
9
MATHEMATICS (A grade of "C" or better required.)
Select one from the following:
Math 1314, 1324, 1332, 1333, 1348, 1414, 2342, 2412, 2442 or higher level
3-4
LAB SCIENCES
Select two from the following:
Biology 1406, 1407, 1408, 1409; Chemistry 1405, 1407, 1411, 1412; Geology 1401, 1403, 1404, 1445; Physics 1401, 1402, 1405, 1407, 1411, 1412, 1415, 1417, 2425, 2426

NOTE: This requirement cannot be met by using the following combinations: BIOL 1406 and 1408; CHEM 1405 and 1411; PHYS 1401 and 1405; PHYS 1401 and 2425; PHYS 1405 and 2425.
8
SOCIAL/BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
Select each of the following:
History 1301, 1302; Government 2301, 2302

Select one from the following:
Anthropology 2346, 2351; Economics 1303, 2301, 2302, 2311; Psychology 2301, 2314, 2316; Sociology 1301, 1306
15
HUMANITIES/VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Select one from each of the following groupings:

  1. Arts 1301, 1303, 1304; Dance 2303; Drama 1310, 2366; Humanities 1315; Music 1306, 1308, 1309
  2. English 2321, 2322, 2323, 2326, 2327, 2328, 2331, 2332, 2333
  3. History 2321, 2322, 2380, 2381; Philosophy 1301, 2307, 2316, 2317; Religion 1304
9
INSTITUTIONAL OPTIONS
Select each of the following:
Physical Education 1164 and Computer Science 1300 or higher level COSC course
4
PEACE STUDIES EMPHASIS
Select each of the following:
Cultural Studies 2370
Philosophy 2306
Sociology 2372 and 2373
These courses must be selected from specific sections especially marked for this program.

Select any additional one credit hour

Note: It is strongly recommended that students take a variety of additional peace studies courses. Please refer to the current schedule of classes for listings.

13
Total Credit Hours 61-62

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