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Associate of Arts - AA | Walters State Community College

Associate of Arts - AA

Major: University Parallel - AA
Walters State Community College
Credit Hours Required: 60

Courses

Walters State students are required to meet computer competency during the first 30 hours of coursework. Students must take INFS 1010, BUSN 1360 or AGRM 2630/2631 or successfully complete a Computer Competency Exam. The Computer Competency Exam does not provide course credit. 


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 - American History I - 3 credit hours 
HIST 2020 - American History II - 3 credit hours 
Students who plan to transfer to Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) universities should take six (6) hours of American History (three hours of Tennessee History may substitute). Students who plan to transfer to University of Tennessee System universities or to out-of-state or private universities should check requirements and take the appropriate courses.

Humanities/Fine Arts - 9 credit hours (At least one course must be a Literature course)
ART 1030 -  Art Appreciation  - 3 credit hours 
ARTH 2010 - Survey of Art History I - 3 credit hours 
ARTH 2020 - Survey of Art History II - 3 credit hours
ENGL 2110 - American Literature I - 3 credit hours
ENGL 2120 - American Literature II - 3 credit hours 
ENGL 2210 - British Literature I - 3 credit hours 
ENGL 2220 - British Literature II - 3 credit hours
ENGL 2410 - Western World Literature I - 3 credit hours 
ENGL 2420 -Western World Literature II - 3 credit hours 
HUM 1030 - Introduction to Film Appreciation - 3 credit hours
HUM 2010 - Humanities: The Human Adventure I - 3 credit hours
HUM 2110 - Humanities: The Human Adventure II - 3 credit hours
MUS 1030 - Music Appreciation - 3 credit hours 
PHIL 1030 - Human Nature and Life - 3 credit hours 
PHIL 2020 - Self and Values - 3 credit hours 
PHIL 2210 - Religions and Cultures - 3 credit hours 
PHIL 2400 - Introduction to Ethics - 3 credit hours 
PHIL 2640 - Science and the Modern World - 3 credit hours 
THEA 1030 - Introduction to Theater - 3 credit hours 

Mathematics - 3-4 credit hours
MATH 1530 - Probability and Statistics - 3 credit hours 
MATH 1630 - Finite Mathematics - 3 credit hours 
MATH 1710 - Pre-Calculus Algebra - 3 credit hours 
MATH 1720 - Pre-Calculus (Trigonometry) - 3 credit hours
MATH 1830 - Calculus A - 3 credit hours 
MATH 1910 - Calculus I - 4 credit hours 

Natural Sciences - 8 credit hours
ASTR 1030 - Astronomy & Lab - 4 credit hours 
BIOL 1010 - Introductory Biology I & Lab - 4 credit hours 
BIOL 1020 - Introductory Biology II & Lab - 4 credit hours 
BIOL 1030 - Concepts of Biology & Lab - 4 credit hours 
BIOL 1110 - General Biology I & Lab - 4 credit hours
BIOL 1120 - General Biology II & Lab - 4 credit hours
BIOL 2010 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I & Lab - 4 credit hours 
BIOL 2020 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II & Lab - 4 credit hours 
BIOL 2210 - General Botany & Lab - 4 credit hours 
CHEM 1000 - Basic Chemistry & Lab - 4 credit hours
CHEM 1010 - Introductory Chemistry & Lab - 4 credit hours 
CHEM 1030 - Concepts of Chemistry & Lab - 4 credit hours
CHEM 1110 - General Chemistry I & Lab - 4 credit hours 
CHEM 1120  - General Chemistry II & Lab - 4 credit hours 
GEOL 1030 - Geology & Lab - 4 credit hours 
PHYS 2010 - General Physics I & Lab - 4 credit hours 
PHYS 2020 - General Physics II & Lab - 4 credit hours 
PHYS 2110 - Physics I & Lab - 4 credit hours 
PHYS 2120 - Physics II & Lab - 4 credit hours 
PSCI 1030 - Concepts of Earth and Space Science & Lab  - 4 credit hours

Social/Behavioral Sciences - 6 credit hours
ECON 2010 - Macroeconomics - 3 credit hours 
ECON 2020 - Microeconomics - 3 credit hours 
GEOG 1030 - Cultural Geography - 3 credit hours 
GEOG 2010 - World Regional Geography - 3 credit hours 
PHED 2000 - Personal Wellness - 3 credit hours 
POLS 1030 - American Government - 3 credit hours 
POLS 2100 - Introduction to Political Science - 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 1120 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology - 3 credit hours
SOCI 2210 - Sociology of Citizenship - 3 credit hours 

Area of Emphasis Requirements: 19 credit hours including Foreign Language

General Electives: 13 credit hours 
Humanities courses - 12 credit hours
Other - 1 credit hour
Foreign Language - 6 credit hours (equivalent to intermediate college-level work. 
 

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.