Requirements for the Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts Degree

Community Christian College confers the Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Arts upon those candidates who have satisfied the following course requirements by earning a total of 90 quarter credits (at least 60 quarter credits of which must be from Community Christian College courses), with a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher. All 17 required courses and 3 elective courses must be passed with a grade of D- or higher to count as credit towards “graduation.”

For course descriptions and more information, please review the course catalog.

Starred (**) courses are electives. All others are required for the A.A. in Liberal Arts degree. See Course Offerings (Example).

TYPICAL SCHEDULE LEADING TO THE AA DEGREE

First Year

FALL QUARTER

  • ColFor 101 College Thinking and Learning 4.5 units
  • HlthSci 101 Introduction to Health Science 3.0 units
  • PhysEd 101 Physical Education for Life 1.5 units
  • RelStd 101 Introduction to the History and Literature of the Old Testament 4.5 units
  • Quarter Total 13.5 units

WINTER QUARTER

  • Art 101 Introduction to Visual and Performing Arts 4.5 units
  • Engl 101 Freshman Composition: Expository Writing** 4.5 units
  • RelStd 105 Introduction to the History and Literature of the New Testament 4.5 units
  • Quarter Total 13.5 units

SPRING QUARTER

  • Comm 105 Intercultural Communication 4.5 units
  • Math 101 Introduction to College Algebra* 4.5 units
  • Psyc 101 Introduction to Psychology 4.5 units
  • Quarter Total 13.5 units

First Year Total 40.5

Second Year

FALL QUARTER

  • Biol 201 Introduction to Biology  4.5 units
  • Biol 201L Biology Laboratory 1.5 units
  • ColFor 201 College Thinking and Learning II 1.5 units
  • Engl 223 Intermediate Composition and Critical Thinking*** 4.5 units
  • ELECTIVE HISTORY ELECTIVE 4.5 units

Quarter Total 16.5

WINTER QUARTER

  • Phil 201 Introduction to Philosophy 4.5 units
  • ELECTIVE LITERATURE ELECTIVE 4.5 units
  • ELECTIVE HISTORY or MATH/SCIENCE ELECTIVE (Depends on track) 4.5 units
  • Soc 201 Introduction to Sociology 4.5 units

Quarter Total 18.0 units

SPRING QUARTER

  • Comm 210 Elements of Public Speaking*** 4.5 units
  • ELECTIVE FREE ELECTIVE 4.5 units
  • PolSci 205 Introduction to U.S. Government 4.5 units
  • RelStd 210 Introduction to Christian Thought and Contemporary Issues**** 4.5 units
  • Quarter Total 18.0 units

Second Year Total 93.0 units

* PRE-REQUISITE = MATH 091 OR APPROPRIATE SCORE ON MATH PLACEMENT TEST.
**PRE-REQUISITE = ENGLISH 092, ESL IV OR APPROPRIATE SCORE ON ENGLISH PLACEMENT TEST.
***PRE-REQUISITE = ENGLISH 101
****PRE-REQUISITE = ENGLISH 223, PHIL 201, RELSTD 101, RELSTD 105

Legend: R = Required E = Elective