Community College of Aurora

2014-2015 Academic Catalog


Associate of General Studies Degree - Generalist

Associate of General Studies

This degree is designed to meet individual career and personal goals and allows students the flexibility of taking a broad range of courses without the constraints of specialization. It is not designed for transfer to four-year institutions; however, courses may be transferable on a course-by-course basis, depending on the transfer institution.

Associate of General Studies Degree Requirements: 60 credits

General Education Core Requirements: 15 credits

English and Communication

(3 credits – GT-CO1)

Course #

Course Title

Credits

ENG 121

English Composition I

3

Mathematics

(3 credits – GT-MA1)

(Credits over 3 will be applied to electives)

Course #

Course Title

Credits

MAT 120

Mathematics for the Liberal Arts

4

 

or higher level Math

 

Natural and Physical Sciences

(3 credits – GT-SC1)

(Credits over 3 will be applied to electives)

Astronomy: AST

Biology: BIO

Chemistry: CHE

Environmental Science: ENV 101

Geography: GEO 111, 112

Geology: GEY

Physics: PHY

Science: SCI

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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

Select 1 course

Course #

Course Title

Credits

Category I (GT-HI1)

HIS 101

Western Civilization: Antiquity - 1650

3

HIS 102

Western Civilization: 1650 - Present

3

HIS 111

The World: Antiquity - 1500

3

HIS 112

The World: 1500 - Present

3

HIS 121

U.S. History to Reconstruction

3

HIS 122

U.S. History Since the Civil War

3

HIS 205

Women in World History

3

HIS 207

American Environmental History

3

HIS 208

American Indian History

3

HIS 215

Women in U.S. History

3

HIS 225

Colorado History

3

HIS 236

U.S. History Since 1945

3

HIS 243

History of Modern China

3

HIS 244

History of Latin America

3

HIS 245

U.S. In the World

3

HIS 247

20th Century World History

3

HIS 249

History of Islamic Civilization

3

HIS 250

African American History

3

HIS 255

The Middle Ages

3

HIS 260

U.S. Foreign Relations History

3

Category II (GT-SS1)

AGE 102

Agricultural Economics

3

ECO 101

Economics of Social Issues

3

ECO 201

Principles of Macroeconomics

3

ECO 202

Principles of Microeconomics

3

ECO 211

Gender in the Economy

3

ECO 245

Environmental Economics

3

POS 105

Introduction to Political Science

3

POS 111

American Government

3

POS 125

American State and Local Government

3

POS 205

International Relations

3

POS 215

Current Political Issues

3

POS 225

Comparative Government

3

Category III (GT-SS2)

GEO 105

World Regional Geography

3

GEO 106

Human Geography

3

Category IV (GT-SS3)

ANT 101

Cultural Anthropology

3

ANT 102

Cultural Anthropology Lab

1

ANT 103

Archaeology Lab

1

ANT 104

Physical Anthropology

1

ANT 107

Introduction to Archaeology

3

ANT 108

Archaeology of World Rock Art

3

ANT 111

Physical Anthropology

3

ANT 201

Introduction to Forensic Anthropology

3

ANT 215

Indians of North America

3

AGR 260

World Independence: Population and Food

3

COM 220

Intercultural Communication

3

ETH 200

Introduction of Ethnic Studies

3

JOU 105

Introduction to Mass Media

3

PSY 101

General Psychology I

3

PSY 102

General Psychology II

3

PSY 205

Psychology of Gender

3

PSY 217

Human Sexuality

3

PSY 226

Social Psychology

3

PSY 227

Psychology of Death and Dying

3

PSY 235

Human Growth & Development

3

PSY 238

Child Development

3

PSY 240

Health Psychology

3

PSY 249

Abnormal Psychology

3

PSY 265

Psychology of Personality

3

SOC 101

Introduction to Sociology I

3

SOC 102

Introduction to Sociology II

3

SOC 205

Sociology of Family Dynamics

3

SOC 207

Environmental Sociology

3

SOC 215

Contemporary Social Problems

3

SOC 216

Sociology of Gender

3

SOC 218

Sociology of Diversity

3

SOC 220

Sociology of Religion

3

SOC 231

The Sociology of Deviant Behavior

3

SOC 237

Sociology of Death and Dying

3

WST 200

Introduction to Women’s Studies

3

WST 225

Women and Social Action

3

WST 240

Goddesses & Women of the Ancient World

3

WST 249

Women's Sexuality

3

Arts and Humanities

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

Select 1 course

Course #

Course Title

Credits

Category I (GT-AH1)

ART 110

Art Appreciation

3

ART 111

Art History - Ancient to Medieval

3

ART 112

Art History - Renaissance to Modern

3

ART 207

Art History, 1900-Present

3

DAN 125

History of Dance

3

MUS 120

Music Appreciation

3

MUS 121

Music History I

3

MUS 122

Music History II

3

MUS 123

Survey of World Music

3

MUS 125

History of Jazz

3

THE 105

Theatre Appreciation

3

THE 108

Theatre Script Analysis

3

THE 211

Development of Theatre I

3

THE 212

Development of Theatre II

3

THE 215

Playwriting

3

Category II (GT-AH2)

HUM 115

World Mythology

3

HUM 121

Humanities I

3

HUM 122

Humanities II

3

HUM 123

Humanities III

3

LIT 115

Introduction to Literature

3

LIT 201

World Literature to 1600

3

LIT 202

World Literature after 1600

3

LIT 205

Ethnic Literature

3

LIT 211

American Literature to Civil War

3

LIT 212

American Literature after Civil War

3

LIT 221

British Literature to 1770

3

LIT 222

British Literature after 1770

3

LIT 225

Introduction to Shakespeare

3

LIT 259

Survey of African American Literature

3

LIT 268

Celtic Literature

3

Category III (GT-AH3)

PHI 111

Introduction to Philosophy

3

PHI 112

Ethics

3

PHI 113

Logic

3

PHI 114

Comparative Religions

3

PHI 115

World Religions West

3

PHI 116

World Religions East

3

PHI 214

Philosophy of Religion

3

PHI 218

Environmental Ethics

3

PHI 220

Philosophy of Death and Dying

3

Category IV (GT-AH4)

FRE 211

French III

3

FRE 212

French IV

3

GER 211

German III

3

GER 212

German IV

3

ITA 211

Italian III

3

ITA 212

Italian IV

3

JPN 211

Japanese III

3

JPN 212

Japanese IV

3

RUS 211

Russian III

3

RUS 212

Russian IV

3

SPA 211

Spanish III

3

SPA 212

Spanish IV

3

Many 4-year institutions require foreign language for admission.

Check with your college of transfer intent.

General Education Core Credits

15

General Education Electives: 15 credits**

Select from the general education courses not taken to meet requirements listed above. Courses must be numbered 100 or higher. Communication classes also apply.

**Courses may only apply once toward degree requirements.

Electives: 30 credits

See a CCA advisor and transfer guide to assist in selecting

appropriate electives/courses for your objective. Electives must be

numbered 100 or above, unless specifically noted. Courses may

only apply once toward degree requirements. Up to 30 credits from

a completed Pickens Tech Certificate are eligible.

Select from the following:

Academic Achievement Strategies: AAA

Accounting: ACC

Anthropology: ANT

Art: ART

American Sign Language: ASL

Astronomy: AST

Biology/Biotechnology: BIO

Business: BUS

Chemistry: CHE

Chinese: CHI

Communications: COM

Computer Information Systems: CIS, BTE

Computer and Networking Technology: CNG

Computer Science: CSC

Computer Web Based: CWB

Criminal Justice: CRJ

Dance: DAN

Early Childhood Education: ECE

Education: EDU

Emergency Medical Services: EMS

English: ENG 121+

Ethnic Studies: ETH

Film and Video Media: FVM

Fire Science Technology: FST

Foreign Language: FOR

French: FRE

Geography: GEO

Geology: GEY

German: GER

Health Professional: HPR

Health Wellness: HWE

Hebrew: HEB

History: HIS

Humanities: HUM

Japanese: JPN

Jewelry Design: JRD

Law Enforcement Academy: LEA

Literature: LIT

Management: MAN

Marketing: MAR

Math: MAT 107+

Multimedia Graphic Design: MGD

Music: MUS

Paralegal: PAR

Philosophy: PHI

Photography: PHO

Physical Education: PED

Physics: PHY

Political Science: POS

Public Security Management: PSM

Psychology: PSY

Real Estate: REE

Russian: RUS

Science: SCI

Sociology: SOC

Spanish: SPA

Theatre: THE

Translation and Interpretation: TRI

Women's Studies: WST

World Languages: WOL

Total General Education Core Requirements

15

Total General Education Electives

15

Total Electives

30

A.G.S. Degree, Generalist, Total Required Credits

60

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2014-2015 Academic Catalog

Community College of Aurora Catalog

Academic Calendar

College Facilities and Locations

Welcome to the Community College of Aurora

Getting Started and Admissions

Advising and Registration

Financial Matters

Academic Matters

Services for Students

My Student Record

Graduation Requirements

Student Rights and Responsibilities

List of Degrees and Certificates

Catalog Guide

Associate Degrees and Certificates

Course Descriptions

Academic Achievement Courses

Accounting Courses

American Sign Language (ASL) Courses

Agriculture Courses

Agriculture Crops and Soils Courses

Agriculture Economics Courses

Anthropology Courses

Arabic Courses

Art, Design, Jewelry and Photography

Astronomy Courses

Biology Courses

Biotechnology Courses

Business Courses

Chemistry Courses

Chinese Courses

Communication Courses

CHW 100 Introduction to Community Health Work

COM 126 Communication in Healthcare

CHW 297 Community Health Worker Field Experience

CHW 138 Patient Navigation

CHW 135 Basics of Chronic Disease

CHW 136 Psych Impact Chronic Disease

CHW 120 Community Health Issues

CHW 137 End-of-Life/Palliative Care

Computer Assisted Drafting Courses

Computer Networking Technology Courses

Computer Information Systems Courses

Computer Science Courses

Computer Web Based Courses

Criminal Justice Courses

CRJ 209 Criminal Investigation I

Dance Courses

Diesel Power Mechanics Courses

Early Childhood Education Courses

Economics Courses

Education Courses

Electricity Industrial/Commercial Course

Emergency Medical Provider Courses

EMT – Paramedic Courses

Energy Technologies Courses

Engineering Courses

EGG 151 Experimental Design (Introduction to Experimental Design and Engineering)

English as a Second Language Courses

English Courses

Environmental Science Courses

Ethnic Studies Courses

Film and Video Media Courses

Fire Science Technology Courses

Fire Science Wildland Courses

French Courses

Geography Courses

Geology Courses

German Courses

Government Courses

Health Professional Courses

Health Wellness Education Courses

Hebrew Courses

History Courses

Holistic Health Professional Courses

Humanities Courses

Italian Courses

Japanese Courses

Journalism Courses

Law Enforcement Academy Courses

Literature Courses

Management Courses

Marketing Courses

Mathematics Courses

Meteorology Courses

Music Courses

Music Private Instruction Courses

Natural Resource Courses

Occupational Safety Course

Paralegal Courses

Philosophy Courses

Photography Courses

Physical Education Courses

Physics Courses

Political Science Courses

Psychology Courses

Public Security Management Courses

Real Estate Courses

Respiratory Care Courses

Russian Courses

Science Courses

Small Business Management Courses

Sociology Courses

Spanish Courses

Speech Courses

Study Skills Courses

Theatre Courses

Translation and Interpretation Courses

Women’s Studies Courses

Administration and Staff

Faculty and Staff

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