Liberal Arts (A.A.)


This program provides a broad background in humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and mathematics. It, in conjunction with early advising from four-year institutions, provides a good transfer program.

Download the Liberal Arts degree worksheet.

2.0 GPA required

Number Title Credits
 +ENG* 101 Composition (*) 3
* Minimum "C" grade required
+ENG* 102 Literature and Composition 3
COM* 173 Public Speaking  
THR* 110 Acting I 3

Humanities Elective

Choose one course from:  ART*, CHI*, COM* 101, 121, 152, 171, 173, 204,

ENG* (101 or above), FRE*, GRA*, HIS*, HUM*, MUS* 101, 103, PHL*, SPA*, SGN*, THR*



Fine Arts Elective:
Number Title Credits

Choose one course from:  ART*, COM* 166, DAN*, DGA* 111, 128,

ENG* 206, 207, 213, 263, 264, 281, 282, 285, 289, MUS*, THR*



Foreign Language:
Number Title Credits
Two sequential semesters of language


(WAIVER POLICY: In order to waive the foreign language requirement, a student must have a high school transcript that indicates a minimum of three years of study in a single foreign language and successful completion of the most advanced level with a grade of C or higher.  If waived, 6 additional liberal arts elective credits must be fulfilled.)



Human Development:
Number Title Credits
HDEV 101 First Year Experience• 3
•To be taken within the first 12 credits


Social and Behavioral Sciences:
Number Title Credits
SOC* 190 Self and Others: Dynamics of Diversity 3
Choose one course from:  ANT*, PSY*, SOC*
Choose one course from:  ECN*, POL*
Choose one course from: HIS*


Number Title Credits
+One Math course MAT* 140 or above


Number Title Credits
One Science Elective
One Lab Science Elective


Liberal Arts Electives:
Number Title Credits

Choose any four courses numbered 100 or above from the following:

ANT*, ART*, AST*, BIO*, CHE*, CHI*, COM* 101, 121, 152, 171, 173, 204, DAN*, DFS*, DGA*, ECN*, ENG*, ESL*, EVS*, FRE*, GEO*, GRA*, HIS*, HUM*, MAT*, MUS*, OCE*, PHL*, PHY*, POL*, PSY*, SGN*, SOC*, SPA*, THR*



Open Electives:
Number Title Credits
Choose any two courses numbered 100 or above
Minimum Total:

• Students may be waived from the HDEV 101 requirement if they have attained 12 or more credits, with a minimum 2.5 GPA from either 1) a college/university previously attended or 2) Asnuntuck Community College and now desire to enter a Liberal Arts program of study.  If waived, a three credit course must be chosen from the liberal arts electives to meet the total credit count for the degree program.


+ Prerequisite required

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