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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate of Arts: Liberal Arts & Science (LAS)


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60 credits

2.0 GPA required.

A minimum of 15 credits must be taken at WSU - this does not include credit by exam or equivalency credits.

Students majoring or graduating with an AA are not eligible for minors.

See General Education Program  for specific required course selections.

Goal 1: Communication (7 credits)


  • English course
  • Public Speaking course

Goal 2: Critical Thinking


This requirement is met through completion of other goal areas.

Goal 3: Natural Sciences (7 credits)


Requires one course with a lab and encourages courses from two different subject areas.

  • Natural Science lab requirement (4 credits)
  • One additional Natural Science course requirement (3 credits)

Goal 4: Mathematics/Logic Reasoning (3-4 credits)


Requires a minimum of 3 credits

Goal 5: History & Social Behavioral Sciences (9 credits)


Requires courses from at least two different subject areas.

Goal 6: Humanities & Fine Arts (9 credits)


  • Fine Arts course (3 credits)
  • Humanities course (3 credits)
  • One additional Fine Arts or Humanities course (3 credits)

Goal 7: Human Diversity (3 credits)


Requires a minimum of 3 credits

Goal 8: Global Perspectives (3 credits)


Requires a minimum of 3 credits

Goal 9: Ethical & Civic Responsibility (3 credits)


Requires a minimum of 3 credits

Goal 10: People & the Environment (3 credits)


Requires a minimum of 3 credits

Physical Development & Wellness (2 credits)


Requires a minimum of 2 credits

Additional General Education Credits (20 credits)


Students can choose up to 20 additional credits to meet the 60 credits required for the Associate’s Degree.

Note


MNTC requires a minimum of 40 credits. This requirement is a summary of Goals 1-10. Even with the completion of all WSU GEP requirements, students must also have earned a total of 40 credits in the Goal Areas 1-10 of the General Education Program to meet the MNTC requirements (this does not include the Physical Development & Wellness requirement).

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