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Associate of Arts - AA | Southwest Tennessee Community College

Associate of Arts - AA

Major: University Parallel - AA
Southwest Tennessee Community College
Credit Hours Required: 60

Courses

General Studies Area of Emphasis for AA Degree 

The following list of degree requirements is for informational purposes only and may be subject to change. Upon acceptance to the institution, you should work closely with an academic advisor to ensure that your degree and course plans are current and accurate.

General Education - 41 credit hours

Communications - 9 credit hours
ENGL 1010 - English Composition I - 3 credit hours 
ENGL 1020 - English Composition II - 3 credit hours 
SPCH 1010 - Fundamentals of Speech Communication - 3 credit hours 

History6 credit hours
HIST 1110 - Survey of World Civilization I - 3 credit hours 
HIST 1120 - Survey of World Civilization II - 3 credit hours 
HIST 2010 - United States History to 1877 - 3 credit hours 
HIST 2020 - United States History Since 1877 - 3 credit hours 
Students transferring to a university should take U.S. History; students transferring to other universities should take the sequence required at the university to which they are transferring. Students who lack the required one unit (one year) of American History from high school as an admissions requirements must complete six (6) semester hours of U.S. History or three (3) semester hours of U.S. History and three (3) semester hours of Tennessee History to fulfill the history requirement in general education.

Humanities and/or Fine Arts - 9 credit hours (At least one course must be a Literature course)
ART 1030 - Art Appreciation - 3 credit hours 
ENGL 1065 - Introduction to Film and Lab - 3 credit hours
ENGL 2110 - American Literature I - 3 credit hours 
ENGL 2120 - American Literature II - 3 credit hours 
ENGL 2130 - Contemporary American Literature - 3 credit hours
ENGL 2210 - British Literature I - 3 credit hours
ENGL 2220 - British Literature II - 3 credit hours
ENGL 2310 - World Literature I - 3 credit hours 
ENGL 2320 - World Literature II - 3 credit hours
ENGL 2650 - African-American Literature - 3 credit hours 
ENGL 2340 - World Fiction - 3 credit hours
ETHC 2030 - Ethics - 3 credit hours
MUS 1030 - Music Appreciation - 3 credit hours 
PHIL 1030 - Introduction to Philosophy - 3 credit hours
PHIL 2030 - Values in the Modern World - 3 credit hours
THEA 1030 - Introduction to Theater - 3 credit hours 

Mathematics - 3-4 credit hours
MATH 1410* - Math for Elementary Education I - 3 credit hours 
MATH 1530 - Probability and Statistics - 3 credit hours 
MATH 1630 - Finite Math - 3 credit hours 
MATH 1710 - Pre-Calculus I - 3 credit hours 
MATH 1830 - Calculus - 3 credit hours 
MATH 1910 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry I - 4 credit hours 
*Foundations of Mathematics I fulfills the general education requirement only for students in programs that also require Foundations of Mathematics II.

Natural Sciences - 8 credit hours
BIOL 1010 - Introduction to Biology I - 4 credit hours 
BIOL 1020 - Introduction to Biology II - 4 credit hours 
BIOL 1110 - General Biology I - 4 credit hours
BIOL 1120 - General Biology II - 4 credit hours
BIOL 2010 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I - 4 credit hours 
BIOL 2020 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II - 4 credit hours 
CHEM 1010 - Introduction to Chemistry I - 4 credit hours 
CHEM 1020 - Introduction to Chemistry II - 4 credit hours
CHEM 1110 - General Chemistry I - 4 credit hours 
CHEM 1120  - General Chemistry II - 4 credit hours 
ESCI 1010 - Physical Geography I - 4 credit hours
ESCI 1020  - Physical Geography II - 4 credit hours
PHYS 1010 - Introduction to Physics - 4 credit hours
PHYS 1030/1031 - Introduction to Astronomy & Lab - 4 credit hours 
PHYS 2010 - Non-Calculus-Based Physics I - 4 credit hours 
PHYS 2020 - Non-Calculus-Based Physics II - 4 credit hours 
PHYS 2110 - Calculus-Based Physics I - 4 credit hours
PHYS 2120 - Calculus-Based Physics II - 4 credit hours 
PSCI 1010 - Physical Science I  - 4 credit hours 
PSCI 1020 - Physical Science II - 4 credit hours 

Social/Behavioral Sciences - 6 credit hours
ANTH 2010 - Cultural Anthropology - 3 credit hours
ECON 2010 - Macroeconomics - 3 credit hours 
ECON 2020 - Microeconomics - 3 credit hours 
GEOG 2010 - World Regional Geography - 3 credit hours 
HIST 2650 - African-American History - 3 credit hours
HPER 1570 - Wellness Perspectives - 3 credit hours
POLS 1030 - American Government - 3 credit hours 
PSYC 1030 - General Psychology - 3 credit hours 
PSYC 2130 - Lifespan Psychology - 3 credit hours
SOCI 1010 - Introduction to Sociology - 3 credit hours 
SOCI 1020 - Social Problems - 3 credit hours 
SOCI 2020 - Family in Global Perspective - 3 credit hours

Area of Emphasis Requirements: 19 credit hours including Foreign Language

Foreign Language - 6 credit hours
General Electives: 13 credit hours 
Courses must be appropriate to the program in which the student plans to major upon transfer as listed under the program of study.
 

Total hours for an Associate of Arts Degree = 60 credit hours

NOTE: See the institution's current year school catalog for additional information on program/degree requirements and academic policies and procedures.