RESPONSIBILITY OF THE STUDENT
It is the responsibility of the student to know and to observe the requirements of his/her curriculum and the rules governing academic work. Although the advisor will attempt to help the student make wise decisions, the ultimate responsibility for meeting the requirements rests with the student.

The Associate in Science and Liberal Arts and Sciences Degree requires satisfactory completion of a minimum of 60 semester hours of academic work with a cumulative grade-point average of not less than “C” (2.0). Candidates for this degree must present an organized program of study which meets the following core requirements. Authority for substitutions must be obtained from the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

College Requirement: All first time degree-seeking students who score 73 or above on the COMPASS reading exam are required to take HUDV0100, First Year Experience. 11 All degree-seeking students who score below 73 on the COMPASS reading exam will take HUDV 101, Strategies for Academic Excellence/Lifelong Learning. (See exemptions)

Basic Skills courses, including:
• 6 hours of Composition
• 3 hours of Public Speaking or Interpersonal Communication

6 hours of Humanities courses from at least two of the following disciplines:
• Art*
• History
• Literature
• Modern Language
• Music*
• Philosophy
• Theater*
*Performance courses are excluded; check the General Education Core Curriculum for the specific courses available as required by program.

6 hours of Social and Behavioral Science courses from two of the following disciplines:
• Anthropology
• Economics
• Geography
• Political Science
• Psychology

Check the General Education Core Curriculum for the specific courses available as required by program.

13-15 credit hours in Mathematics and the Natural and Physical Sciences; both a College Algebra (Math 105) course (or above) and a Natural and Physical Sciences laboratory course are needed to complete this requirement. Check the General Education Core Curriculum for specific courses available.

Additional course work to equal a 60-hour degree.

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