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2013 - 2014 Catalog
Core Options for AAS Awards


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This Web page includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2013.
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NOTE: This version of Core Options of AAS Awards became effective fall 2012 and was modified fall 2013.

IMPORTANT: Courses listed on this page do not include the complete list of Core Curriculum courses selected by the colleges of DCCCD. This page only contains a specific list of courses to meet Career and Technical Education requirements and to also meet the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) requirements for the Associate in Applied Sciences (AAS) awards.

HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS AAS REQUIRED COURSES (9 CREDIT HOURS)

ENGLISH 1301 and SPEECH 1311, 1315 or 1321 are required as two of the three required courses in the Humanities/Fine Arts category. The additional three (3) credit hour required course MUST be selected from a specific list of courses as shown below.

Select the following:

[CB010; Core Curriculum Tier 1; Critical Reading and Writing - This learning category prepares you to analyze and interpret printed materials for a variety of different courses. You will be asked to produce clear, correct, and coherent work.]
ENGL 1301 (a grade of "C" or better is required)

Select ONE 3-credit hour course from the following:

[CB011; Core Curriculum Tier 1; Speaking and Listening - This learning category develops your ability to communicate effectively individually, in pairs and in groups. Instructors will place an emphasis on listening, critical and reflective thinking and responding.]
SPCH 1311, 1315, or 1321

Select ONE 3-credit hour course from the following:

[CB050; Core Curriculum Tier 2; Humanity, Creativity, and the Aesthetic Experience - This learning category focuses on the value of literature, philosophy, and the visual and performing arts. You will be able to critically analyze and form artistic judgments about the arts and humanities.] ARTS 1301, 1303, 1304; DANC 2303; DRAM 1310, 2361, 2366; HUMA 1311, 1315; MUSI 1306, 1308, 1309, 1310

[CB040; Core Curriculum Tier 2; Humanity, Creativity, and the Aesthetic Experience - This learning category focuses on the value of literature, philosophy, and the visual and performing arts. You will be able to critically analyze and form artistic judgments about the arts and humanities.]
CUST 2370; ENGL 2321, 2322, 2323, 2326, 2327, 2328, 2331, 2332, 2333, 2342, 2343, 2351; HUMA 1302, 1305, 2319; PHIL 1301, 1304, 1316, 1317, 2303, 2306, 2307, 2316, 2317, 2318, 2321, [Foreign Language: ARAB 2311, 2312; CHIN 2311, 2312, CZEC 2311, 2312; FREN 2311, 2312; GERM 2311, 2312; GREE 2311, 2312; ITAL 2311, 2312; JAPN 2311, 2312; KORE 2311, 2312; LATI 2311, 2312; PORT 2311, 2312; RUSS 2311, 2312; SPAN 2311, 2312, 2321, 2322, 2323, 2324; VIET 2311, 2312]

Select ONE 3-4 credit hour course from one of the following groups:

GROUP 1 (MATHEMATICS ELECTIVE):
[CB020; Core Curriculum Tier 1; Quantitative Reasoning - This learning category promotes the application of mathematics to increase your ability to solve “real-world” problems. When you are quantitatively literate, you can use logic and critical thinking in new ways.]
MATH 1314, 1316, 1324, 1325, 1332, 1333, 1348, 1350, 1351, 1414, 1425, 2305, 2318, 2320, 2321, 2342, 2412, 2413, 2414, 2415, 2418, 2420, 2421, 2442; (a grade of "C" or better is required in MATH)

OR

GROUP 2 (NATURAL SCIENCES ELECTIVE):
[CB030; Core Curriculum Tier 2; Scientific Discovery and Sustainability - This learning category enables you to construct and examine the relationship of the natural sciences to the world around you. Becoming a scientifically literate person can develop your ideas of how science and technology influence one another and contribute to modern culture.
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; 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 PHYS 1405; PHYS 1401 and 2425; PHYS 1405 and 2425.

Select ONE 3-credit hour course from one of the following groups:

GROUP 1:
[CB060; Core Curriculum Tier 1; Critical Reading and Writing - This learning category focuses on the investigation of various issues and being able to reflect on how these issues affect you and others. You will be asked to reflect on your contributions as a responsible member of society.]
HIST 1301

OR

GROUP 2:
[CB0080; Core Curriculum Tier 2; Self and Society - This learning category is designed to compare and contrast your knowledge of social behaviors. You will find opportunities to question the roles both you and others play in addressing the issues of our society.]
ANTH 2302, 2346, 2351; ECON 1301, 2301, 2302, 2311; GEOG 1302, 1303, 2312; GOVT 2304, 2305, 2311; HIST 1302, 2301, 2321, 2322, 2327, 2328, 2381; PSYC 2301, 2306, 2314, 2316; SOCI 1301, 1306, 2306, 2319, 2336

OR

GROUP 3:
[CB070; Core Curriculum Tier 3; Critical Issues in Local, National, and Global Contexts - This learning category focuses on the investigation of various issues and being able to reflect on how these issues affect you and others. You will be asked to reflect on your contributions as a responsible member of society.]
GOVT 2306


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