Liberal Arts & Sciences: Humanities & Social Sciences, A.S., Major #1120

This is a university-parallel program that gives the student a solid foundation in the Liberal Arts and Sciences similar to the first two years of the curriculum at a four- year liberal arts college or university. It provides a basis for further study leading to a bachelor degree in a variety of liberal arts areas, among them: psychology, sociology, anthropology, education, human services, English, history, philosophy, communication and the arts.

 Student Learning Outcomes

Upon Successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Think critically, and utilize information to support reasoning in writing. Communicate ideas effectively orally.

  • Recognize a variety of literary and artistic forms of expression. Develop a foundation of ethical awareness in academic life.

  • Give concrete examples of a major theme across time and/or cultures.

  • Differentiate institutions, social groups, and cultures and recognize how diversity and change in the human experience contributes to identities.      

 

Curriculum Requirements - 60 Credits

course

credits

Required Humanities Courses

COMP 101 Composition & Research

3

COMP 102 Writing About Literature

3

COMM 111 Introduction to Speech

3

Foreign Language or the Arts taken from the appropriate SUNY General Education list

3

LITR 2xx 200-level or above  

3

One 200-level or above in SUNY General Education Arts, Basic

Communication, Foreign Language, or Humanities taken from the appropriate SUNY General Education list

3

Required Social Science Courses

One 100-level course in American History taken from the appropriate SUNY General Education list

3

One 100-level course in Western Civilization taken from the appropriate SUNY General Education list

3

One 100-level course in Other World Civ taken from the appropriate SUNY General Education list

3

One 100-level course in Social Science taken from the appropriate SUNY General Education list

3

Two 200-level or above courses in SUNY General Education American History Other World Civilizations, Social Science, or Western Civilization taken from the appropriate SUNY General Education list

6

Required Mathematics & Natural Science

Natural Science with a lab taken from the appropriate SUNY General Education list

3-4

Mathematics as advised taken from the appropriate SUNY General Education list

3

Mathematics or Natural Science taken from the appropriate SUNY General Education list

3

General Elective Credits

15

Suggested Course Sequence

Course

Credits

Year 1/Fall - 15 Credits

COMP 101 Composition & research

3

100 level American History

3

100 level social science

3

Math by placement

3

General elective

3

Year 1/Spring - 15-16 Credits

COMP 102 Writing about Literature

3

100 level Western Civilization

3

100 level Other World Civilization

3

Natural science w/lab

 3 or 4

Art or Foreign Language

3

Year 2/Fall - 15 Credits

COMM 111 Intro to Speech

3

200 level or higher literature

3

200 level or higher Gen Ed (WC/AH/OWC/SS)

3

Math or science elective

3

General elective

3

Year 2/Spring - 15 Credits

200 level or higher Gen Ed (H/Art/BC/FL)

3

200 level or higher Gen Ed (WC/AH/OWC/SS)

3

General elective

3

General elective

3

General elective

3