Marta Osby, Division Chair

Milt Phillips Music Building 

 

A.A. for Behavioral Sciences A.A. for Child Development   |  A.S. for Criminal JusticeA.A. for General Studies  |  A.A.  for Social Sciences  | Certificate in Child Development (Mastery)

 

ASSOCIATE IN ARTS FOR BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES

 

Prepares students for transfer to a baccalaureate granting institution

Career Opportunities Examples: Psychologist, Sociologist, Social Worker,Counselor, Criminologist, or Gerontologist

 

General Transfer Degree Requirements - 40 hours

 

3 Hours  GOV 1113 American National Government

3 Hours  HIST 1483 American History Survey to 1877 or

              HIST 1493 American History Survey since 1877

3 Hours  ENG 1113 Principles of English Comp I

3 Hours  ENG 1213 Principles of English Comp II

6 Hours  HUM Any class designated as Humanities

3 Hours  MATH Any College-Level Mathematics

2 Hours  HPER 1012 Wellness and Human Development

8 Hours  SCIENCE One Life Science with Lab and One Physical Science with Lab

3 Hours  SPCH 1143 Introduction to Communications

6 Hours  Required Electives to be selected from Fine Arts, World Environment, Behavioral Science, or

              Accounting, Business, Computer Science

 

First Year Success - 1-3 hours

 

1- 3 Hours SOC 1101 Freshman Seminar or

                  SOC 1003 Personal Academic Success Strategy

 

Major Field Recommendations* - 15 hours

Select from the following:

 

PSY 1113 General Psychology

PSY 1103 Child Psychology

PSY 2023 Developmental Psychology

PSY 2113 Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis

PSY 2053 Social Psychology or

SOC 2053 Social Psychology

SOC 1113 Introduction to Sociology

SOC 2123 Social Problems

SOC 2143 Marriage and Family

 

Electives 3-6 hours

 

(Please see advisor for specific transfer requirements. General Education and Major Field requirements vary between universities)

 

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE: 62

 

 

 

ASSOCIATE IN ARTS FOR CHILD DEVELOPMENT

 

Prepares students for transfer to a baccalaureate granting institution.

Career Opportunities Examples: Head Start Teacher, Child Care Teacher, Nanny or Early Intervention/Special Needs Provider

 

General Transfer Degree Requirements - 40 hours

 

3 Hours  GOV 1113 American National Government

3 Hours  HIST 1483 American History Survey to 1877 or

              HIST 1493 American History Survey since 1877

3 Hours  ENG 1113 Principles of English Comp I

3 Hours  ENG 1213 Principles of English Comp II

6 Hours  HUM Any class designated as Humanities

3 Hours  CD 2123    Health, Safety & Nutrition for Children  or BIOL 2113 Introduction to Nutrition.

3 Hours  MATH Any College-Level Mathematics

8 Hours  SCIENCE One Life Science with Lab and One Physical Science with Lab

3 Hours  SPCH 1143 Introduction to Communications

6 Hours  Required Electives to be selected from Fine Arts, World Environment, Behavioral Science, or

              Accounting, Business, Computer Science

 

First Year Success - 1-3 hours

 

1- 3 Hours SOC 1101 Freshman Seminar or

                  SOC 1003 Personal Academic Success Strategy

 

Major Field Recommendations - 15 hours

 

CD 1103 Child Development OR PSY 1103 Child Psychology

CD 1123 Introduction to Early Childhood Education

CD 1223 Behavior & Guidance of Young Children

CD 2113 Program & Curriculum Planning

CD 2143 Family & Community Relationships

CD 2333 Field Experience*

 

Electives 3-6 hours

 

CD 2101 Developmentally Appropriate Practice
CD 2163 Administration of Early Childhood Programs

 

(Please see advisor for specific transfer requirements. General Education and Major Field requirements vary between universities)

 

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE: 62

 

*For those who have not worked in a Child Care Facility

 

 

 

ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE

 

Prepares students for transfer to a baccalaureate granting institution.

Career Opportunities Examples: Police Officer, Corrections Officer, FBI Agent, U.S. Marshal, or Border Patrol

 

General Transfer Degree Requirements - 40 hours

 

3 Hours  GOV 1113 American National Government

3 Hours  HIST 1483 American History Survey to 1877 or

              HIST 1493 American History Survey since 1877

3 Hours  ENG 1113 Principles of English Comp I

3 Hours  ENG 1213 Principles of English Comp II

6 Hours  HUM Any class designated as Humanities

3 Hours  MATH Any College-Level Mathematics

2 Hours  HPER 1012 Wellness and Human Development

8 Hours  SCIENCE One Life Science with Lab and One Physical Science with Lab

3 Hours  SPCH 1143 Introduction to Communications

6 Hours  Required Electives to be selected from Fine Arts, World Environment, Behavioral Science, or

              Accounting, Business, Computer Science

 

First Year Success - 1-3 hours

 

1- 3 Hours SOC 1101 Freshman Seminar or

                  SOC 1003 Personal Academic Success Strategy

 

Major Field Recommendations* - 15 hours

Select from the following:

 

CJ 1103 Introduction to Criminology

CJ 1123 Introduction to Criminal Justice Systems

CJ 1143 Introduction to Law Enforcement

CJ 1233 Adult Correctional Systems

CJ 2203 Rules of Evidence

CJ 2243 Fundamentals of Criminal Investigation

CJ 2253 Juvenile Justice Procedures

 

Electives 3-6 hours

 

Behavioral Sciences Recommended

 

(Please see advisor for specific transfer requirements. General Education and Major Field requirements vary between universities)

 

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE: 62

 

 

 

ASSOCIATE IN ARTS FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES

 

Prepares students for transfer to a baccalaureate granting institution.

Career Opportunities Examples: Anthropologist, Historian, Lawyer, Political Scientist, Congressional Aide, or Market Research Analyst

 

General Transfer Degree Requirements - 40 hours

 

3 Hours  GOV 1113 American National Government

3 Hours  HIST 1483 American History Survey to 1877 or

              HIST 1493 American History Survey since 1877

3 Hours  ENG 1113 Principles of English Comp I

3 Hours  ENG 1213 Principles of English Comp II

6 Hours  HUM Any class designated as Humanities

3 Hours  MATH Any College-Level Mathematics

2 Hours  HPER 1012 Wellness and Human Development

8 Hours  SCIENCE One Life Science with Lab and One Physical Science with Lab

3 Hours  SPCH 1143 Introduction to Communications

6 Hours  Required Electives to be selected from Fine Arts, World Environment, Behavioral Science, or

              Accounting, Business, Computer Science

 

First Year Success - 1-3 hours

 

1- 3 Hours SOC 1101 Freshman Seminar or

                  SOC 1003 Personal Academic Success Strategy

 

Major Field Recommendations* - 15 hours

Select from the following:

 

ANTH 1113 General Anthropology

ANTH 1203 Native Peoples of North America

ANTH 1313 African Cultures

ANTH 2343 American Multiculturalism Through Film

BA 2253 Business Statistics

GEOG 1123 World Regional Geography

GOV 1023 Modern Political Systems

GOV 1303 State and Local Government

GOV 2403 American Political Parties

HIST 1483 American History Survey to 1877*

HIST 1493 American History Survey since 1877*

HIST 2113 The American West from 1492-Present

HIST 2223 Western Civilization to 1660

HIST 2233 Modern Western Civilization from 1660 to Present

HIST 2323 Social Issues As Perceived through Movies

PSY 1113 General Psychology

PSY 2023 Developmental Psychology

SOC 1113 Introduction to Sociology

SOC 2123 Social Problems

SOC 2133 Marriage and Family

 

 

Electives 3-6 hours

 

(Please see advisor for specific transfer requirements. General Education and Major Field requirements vary between universities)

 

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE: 62

 

*May be taken as General Transfer Degree Requirement

 

 

ASSOCIATE IN ARTS FOR GENERAL STUDIES

 

Prepares students for transfer to a baccalaureate granting institution.

 

 

General Transfer Degree Requirements - 40 hours

 

3 Hours  GOV 1113 American National Government

3 Hours  HIST 1483 American History Survey to 1877 or

              HIST 1493 American History Survey since 1877

3 Hours  ENG 1113 Principles of English Comp I

3 Hours  ENG 1213 Principles of English Comp II

6 Hours  HUM Any class designated as Humanities

3 Hours  MATH Any College-Level Mathematics

2 Hours  HPER 1012 Wellness and Human Development

8 Hours  SCIENCE One Life Science with Lab and One Physical Science with Lab

3 Hours  SPCH 1143 Introduction to Communications

6 Hours  Required Electives to be selected from Fine Arts, World Environment, Behavioral Science, or

              Accounting, Business, Computer Science

 

First Year Success - 1-3 hours

 

1- 3 Hours SOC 1101 Freshman Seminar or

                  SOC 1003 Personal Academic Success Strategy

 

Major Field Recommendations* - 15 hours

 

 

Electives 3-6 hours

 

(Please see advisor for specific transfer requirements. General Education and Major Field requirements vary between universities)

 

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE: 62

 

 

CERTIFICATE OF MASTERY IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT

 

Prepares students for positions in early childhood development programs.

 

 

Required Courses - 18 hours

CD 1103 Child Development
CD 1123 Introduction to Early Childhood Education OR Current CDA
CD 1223 Behavior & Guidance of Young Children
CD 2113 Program & Curriculum Planning
CD 2123 Health, Safety, & Nutrition for Children
ENG 1113 Principles of English Composition I

 

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR CERTIFICATE : 18

 

 

06/24/2014