Associate of Science Degree Core

Degree Requirements: 60 credits

General Education Core Requirements: 39 credits

English and Communication

(9 credits – GT-CO1, GT-CO2)

ENG 121English Composition I (GT-CO1)

3

AND

ENG 122English Composition II (GT-CO2)

3

 

OR

 

ENG 122English Composition II (GT-CO2)

3

AND

ENG 201Composition III: Writing for Public Discourse (GT-CO3)

3

 

AND

 

COM 115Public Speaking

3

OR

COM 125Interpersonal Communication

3

OR

COM 220Intercultural Communication (GT-SS3)

3

Mathematics

(3 credits – GT-MA1)

Credits over 3 will count as electives. Select from the following or any MAT course higher than MAT 201.


MAT 121College Algebra: GT-MA1

4

MAT 122College Trigonometry: GT-MA1

3

MAT 166Pre-Calculus: (GT-MA1)

5

MAT 201Calculus I: GT-MA1

5

MAT 202Calculus II: GT-MA1

5

MAT 203Calculus III: GT-MA1

4

MAT 204Calculus III with Engineering Applications: GT-MA1

5

MAT 215Discrete Mathematics: (GT-MA1)

4

MAT 261Differential Equations with Engineering Applications: GT-MA1

4

MAT 265Differential Equations: GT-MA1

3


Arts and Humanities

(6 credits – GT-AH1, GT-AH2, GT-AH3, AH4)

Select two guaranteed transfer Arts & Humanities courses from two different areas:

Note: For Arts and Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences, select two guaranteed transfer Arts and Humanities courses from two different areas (GT-AH1, GT-AH2, GT-AH3, GT-AH4), and two guaranteed transfer Social and Behavioral Sciences courses from two different areas (GT-SS1, GT-SS2, GT-SS3), and one additional guaranteed transfer course from either Arts and Humanities or Social and Behavioral Sciences (GT-AH1, GT-AH2, GT-AH3, GT-AH4, GT-HI1, GT-SS1, GT-SS2, GT-SS3) and one additional guaranteed transfer History course (GT-HI1). Total of 18 credit hours for both Arts and Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences combined.

Category-I-(GT-AH1)

ART 110Art Appreciation (GT-AH1)

3

ART 111Art History - Ancient to Medieval (GT-AH1)

3

ART 112Art History – Renaissance to Modern (GT-AH1)

3

ART 207Art History - 1900 to Present (GT-AH1)

3

DAN 125History of Dance I (GT-AH1).

3

MUS 120Music Appreciation (GT-AH1)

3

MUS 121Music History: Medieval through Classical Period (GT-AH1)

3

MUS 122Music History Early Romantic Period to the Present (GT-AH1)

3

MUS 123Survey of World Music (GT-AH1)

3

MUS 125History of Jazz (GT-AH1)

3

THE 105Theatre Appreciation (GT-AH1)

3

THE 108Theater Script Analysis (GT-AH1)

3

THE 211Development of Theater Greek-Reniassance (GT-AH1)

3

THE 212Development of Theatre Restoration to Modern (GT-AH1)

3

THE 215Playwriting (GT-AH1)

3

Category II (GT-AH2)

HUM 103Introduction to Film Art (GT-AH2)

3

HUM 115World Mythology (GT-AH2)

3

HUM 121Humanities: Early Civilizations (GT-AH2)

3

HUM 122Humanities: Medieval-Modern (GT-AH2)

3

HUM 123The Modern World (GT-AH2)

3

LIT 115Introduction to Literature (GT-AH2)

3

LIT 201World Literature to 1600 (GT-AH2)

3

LIT 202World Literature after 1600 (GT-AH2)

3

LIT 205Ethnic Literature (GT-AH2)

3

LIT 211American Literature to Civil War (GT-AH2)

3

LIT 212American Literature after Civil War (GT-AH2)

3

LIT 221British Literature to 1770 (GT-AH2)

3

LIT 222British Literature since 1770 (GT-AH2)

3

LIT 225Introduction to Shakespeare (GT-AH2)

3

LIT 246Literature of Women (GT-AH2)

3

LIT 259Survey of African American Literature (GT-AH2)

3

LIT 268Celtic Literature (GT-AH2)

3

Category III (GT-AH3)

PHI 111Introduction to Philosophy (GT-AH3)

3

PHI 112Ethics (GT-AH3)

3

PHI 113Logic (GT-AH3)

3

PHI 114Comparative Religions (GT-AH3)

3

PHI 115World Religions-West (GT-AH3)

3

PHI 116World Religions-East (GT-AH3)

3

PHI 214Philosophy of Religion (GT-AH3)

3

PHI 218Environmental Ethics (GT-AH3)

3

PHI 220Philosophy of Death and Dying (GT-AH3)

3

Category IV (GT-AH4)

FRE 211French Language III (GT-AH4)

3

FRE 212French Language IV (GT-AH4)

3

GER 211German Language III (GT-AH4)

3

GER 212German Language IV (GT-AH4)

3

ITA 211Italian Language III (GT-AH4)

3

ITA 212Italian Language IV (GT-AH4)

3

JPN 211Japanese Language III (GT-AH4)

3

JPN 212Japanese Language IV (GT-AH4)

3

RUS 211Russian Language III (GT-AH4)

3

RUS 212Russian Language IV (GT-AH4)

3

SPA 211Spanish Language III (GT-AH4)

3

SPA 212Spanish Language IV (GT-AH4)

3

Many CO 4-year institutions require foreign language for admission.  Check with your college of transfer institution.

History

(3 credits – GT-HI1)

Select 1 guaranteed transfer History course:

HIS 101Western Civilization: Antiquity - 1650 (GT-HI1)

3

HIS 102Western Civilization: 1650 - Present (GT-HI1)

3

HIS 111The World: Antiquity - 1500 (GT-HI1)

3

HIS 112The World: 1500 - Present (GT-HI1)

3

HIS 121US History to Reconstruction (GT-HI1)

3

HIS 122US History Since Civil War (GT-HI1)

3

HIS 203Civil War Era in American History (GT-HI1)

3

HIS 205Women in World History (GT-HI1)

3

HIS 207American Environmental History (GT-HI1)

3

HIS 208American Indian History (GT-HI1)

3

HIS 215Women in U.S. History (GT-HI1)

3

HIS 218History of Science and Technology (GT-HI1)

3

HIS 225Colorado History (GT-HI1)

3

HIS 235History of the American West (GT-HI1)

3

HIS 236U.S. History Since 1945 (GT-HI1)

3

HIS 243History of Modern China (GT-HI1)

3

HIS 244History of Latin America (GT-HI1)

3

HIS 245U.S. in the World (GT-HI1)

3

HIS 24720th Century World History (GT-HI1)

3

HIS 249History of Islamic Civilization (GT-HI1)

3

HIS 250African American History (GT-HI1)

3

HIS 251The History of Christianity in the World (GT-HI1)

3

HIS 255The Middle Ages (GT-HI1)

3

HIS 259Modern Middle East (GT-HI1)

3

HIS 260U.S. Foreign Relations History (GT-HI1)

3

Social and Behavioral Sciences

(6 credits – GT-HI1, GT-SS1, GT-SS2, GT-SS3)

Select 2 guaranteed transfer Social and Behavioral Science courses from two different areas (GT-SS1, GT-SS2, GT-SS3)

OR

One guaranteed transfer Social and Behavioral Science course (GT-SS1, GT-SS2, GT-SS3) AND One guaranteed transfer History course (GT-HI1)

Category I (GT-SS1)

AGE 102Agriculture Economics (GT-SS1)

3

ECO 101Economics of Social Issues (GT-SS1)

3

ECO 201Principles of Macroeconomics (GT-SS1)

3

ECO 202Principles of Microeconomics (GT-SS1)

3

ECO 211Gender in the Economy (GT-SS1)

3

ECO 245Issues in Environmental Economics (GT-SS1)

3

POS 105Introduction to Political Science (GT-SS1)

3

POS 111American Government (GT-SS1)

3

POS 125American State and Local Government (GT-SS1)

3

POS 205International Relations (GT-SS1)

3

POS 215Current Political Issues (GT-SS1)

3

POS 225Comparative Government (GT-SS1)

3

Category II (GT-SS2)

GEO 105World Regional Geography (GT-SS2)

3

GEO 106Human Geography (GT-SS2)

3

Category III (GT-SS3)

ANT 101Cultural Anthropology (GT-SS3)

3

ANT 102Cultural Anthropology Lab (GT-SS3)

1

ANT 103Archaeology Lab (GT-SS3)

1

ANT 104Physical Anthropology Lab (GT-SS3)

1

ANT 107Introduction to Archaeology (GT-SS3)

3

ANT 108Archaeology of World Rock Art (GT-SS3)

3

ANT 201Introduction to Forensic Anthropology (GT-SS3)

3

ANT 215Indians of North America (GT-SS3)

3

ANT 250Medical Anthropology (GT-SS3)

3

AGR 260World Interdependence - Population and Food (GT-SS3)

3

COM 220Intercultural Communication (GT-SS3)

3

ETH 200Introduction to Ethnic Studies (GT-SS3)

3

JOU 105Introduction to Mass Media (GT-SS3)

3

PSY 101General Psychology I (GT-SS3)

3

PSY 102General Psychology II (GT-SS3)

3

PSY 205Psychology of Gender (GT-SS3)

3

PSY 217Human Sexuality (GT-SS3)

3

PSY 226Social Psychology (GT-SS3)

3

PSY 227Psychology of Death and Dying (GT-SS3)

3

PSY 235Human Growth and Development (GT-SS3)

3

PSY 238Child Development (GT-SS3)

3

PSY 240Health Psychology (GT-SS3)

3

PSY 249Abnormal Psychology (GT-SS3)

3

PSY 265Psychology of Personality (GT-SS3)

3

SOC 101Introduction to Sociology I (GT-SS3)

3

SOC 102Introduction to Sociology II (GT-SS3)

3

SOC 205Sociology of Family Dynamics (GT-SS3)

3

SOC 207Environmental Sociology (GT-SS3)

3

SOC 215Contemporary Social Problems (GT-SS3)

3

SOC 216Sociology of Gender (GT-SS3)

3

SOC 218Sociology of Diversity (GT-SS3)

3

SOC 220Sociology of Religion (GT-SS3)

3

SOC 231Sociology of Deviant Behavior (GT-SS3)

3

SOC 237Sociology of Death and Dying (GT-SS3)

3

WST 200Introduction to Women's Studies (GT-SS3)

3

WST 225Women and Social Action (GT-SS3)

3

WST 240Goddesses and Women in the Ancient World (GT-SS3)

3

WST 249Women's Sexuality (GT-SS3)

3

Natural and Physical Sciences

(12 credits – GT-SC1)

One 2-lab course sequence in any guaranteed transfer science discipline (GT-SC1) and additional guaranteed transfer lab science course(s) (GT-SC1).

ANT 111Biological Anthropology w/Lab (GT-SC1)

4

AST 101Astronomy I with Lab (GT-SC1)

4

AST 102Astronomy II with Lab (GT-SC1)

4

BIO 111General College Biology I with Lab (GT-SC1)

5

BIO 112General College Biology II with Lab (GT-SC1)

5

BIO 201Human Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab (GT-SC1)

4

BIO 202Human Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab(GT-SC1)

4

BIO 204Microbiology with Lab (GT-SC1)

4

BIO 208General College Microbiology with Lab (GT-SC1)

5

BIO 220General Zoology with Lab (GT-SC1)

5

BIO 221Botany with Lab (GT-SC1)

5

CHE 111General College Chemistry I with Lab (GT-SC1)

5

CHE 112General College Chemistry II with Lab (GT-SC1)

5

GEO 111Physical Geography-Landforms with Lab (GT-SC1)

4

GEO 112Physical Geography-Weather and Climate with Lab (GT-SC1)

4

GEY 111Physical Geology, with Lab (GT-SC1)

4

GEY 112Historical Geology, with Lab (GT-SC1)

4

GEY 135Environmental Geology,with Lab (GT-SC1)

4

PHY 111Physics: Algebra Based I with Lab (GT-SC1)

5

PHY 112Physics: Algebra Based II with Lab (GT-SC1)

5

PHY 211Physics: Calculus Based I with Lab (GT-SC1)

5

PHY 212Physics: Calculus Based II with Lab (GT-SC1)

5

SCI 155Integrated Science I - Physics and Chemistry (GT-SC1)

4

SCI 156Integrated Science II - Earth and Life Science (GT-SC1)

4

Note: students MUST successfully pass BOTH SCI 155 and SCI 156 to satisfy the gtPathways science requirement.

Electives: 21 credits

Electives may by chosen from any gtPathway course or from the following list of non-gtPathway courses.

Select from the following:

Academic Achievement Strategies:

AAA

Accounting:

ACC 121Accounting Principles I

4

ACC 122Accounting Principles II

4

ACC 135Spreadsheet Applications for Accounting

3

American Sign Language

ASL 121American Sign Language I

5

ASL 122American Sign Language II

5

ASL 123American Sign Language III

5

ASL 125Fingerspelling

3

ASL 221American Sign Language IV

3

ASL 222American Sign Language V

3

Anthropology:

ANT 275Special Topics in Anthropology

0-6

ANT 275: Study Abroad

Art:

ART 121Drawing I

3

ART 128Figure Drawing I

3

ART 131Visual Concepts 2-D Design

3

ART 132Visual Concepts 3-D Design

3

ART 134Visual Concepts 4-D Design

3

ART 139Digital Photography I

3

ART 150Digital Art Foundations I

3

ART 151Painting I

3

ART 161Ceramics I

3

ART 221Drawing II

3

Biology:

BIO 106Basic Anatomy and Physiology

4

BIO 160Introduction to Biotechnology

3

BIO 216Human Pathophysiology

4

BIO 268Cell Biology and Immunology

4

BIO 269Nucleic Acid Techniques and Molecular Cloning

4

Business:

BUS 115Introduction to Business

3

BUS 216Legal Environment of Business

3

BUS 217Business Communication and Report Writing

3

BUS 226Business Statistics

3

Chemistry:

CHE 211Organic Chemistry I with Lab

5

CHE 212Organic Chemistry II with Lab

5

Chinese:

Communication:

COM 115Public Speaking

3

COM 125Interpersonal Communication

3

COM 220Intercultural Communication (GT-SS3)

3

Computer Information Systems:

CIS 115Introduction to Computer Information Systems

3

CIS 118Introduction to PC Applications

3

CIS 267Management of Information Systems

3

Computer Networking:

CNG 101Network Fundamentals

3

Computer Science:

CSC 119Introduction to Programming

3

Criminal Justice:

CRJ 110Introduction to Criminal Justice (GT:SS3)

3

Economics:

ECO 201Principles of Macroeconomics (GT-SS1)

3

ECO 202Principles of Microeconomics (GT-SS1)

3

Engineering:

Any 100 level course or above

English:

ENG 221Creative Writing I

3

ENG 222Creative Writing II

3

ENG 231Literary Magazine

3

French:

FRE 111French Language I

5

FRE 112French Language II

5

German:

GER 111German Language I

5

GER 112German Language II

5

Health Wellness:

HWE 100Human Nutrition

3

Japanese:

Literature

LIT 275Special Topics: Survey of Chicano/a Literature

3

Management:

MAN 156Problem Solving-Business Environment

3

MAN 200Human Resources Management I

3

MAN 201Human Resources Management II

3

MAN 212Negotiation/Conflict Resolution

3

MAN 225Managerial Finance

3

MAN 226Principles of Management

3

Marketing:

MAR 216Principles of Marketing

3

MAR 240International Marketing

3

Mathmatics:

MAT 136Computer Applications for Statistics

1

Multimedia Graphic Design:

MGD 102Introduction to Multimedia

3

MGD 106Creativity and Visual Thinking

3

Music:

MUS 106Intro to Songwriting

3

MUS 107Entrep/Artistry for Musicians

3

MUS 110Music Theory I

3

Physical Education:

Any course 100 or above

Physics:

PHY 213Physics: Calculus Based III Modern Physics

3

Russian:

Spanish:

SPA 111Spanish Language I

5

SPA 112SpanishLanguage II

5

SPA 235Spanish Reading-Writing

3

Note: These courses will meet the requirements for an A.S. degree granted by CCA. However, transferring requirements vary by receiving institutions. See an advisor for help with choosing electives.

NOTE: This guarantee excludes majors in Education, Business, Engineering, or Nursing, and certain Liberal Arts and Sciences majors.

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