PURPOSE: The associate of arts curriculum in liberal arts is designed for students who plan to transfer to four-year colleges or universities and seek bachelor’s degrees in fields, such as English, history, philosophy, political science, archaeology, art history, foreign languages, religious studies and other majors that require foreign language as part of their general education requirements.
By the completion of this program, students will be expected to demonstrate an intermediate level of competency in the following skills:
- Articulate the attainment of an introductory level of proficiency in speaking and listening in a foreign language.
- Demonstrate the attainment of an introductory level of proficiency in reading and writing a foreign language.
- Evaluate information, ideas, and arguments from relevant perspectives to make sense of complex issues and/or reach well-reasoned conclusions.
- Demonstrate civic engagement through an understanding of the knowledge and values necessary to become an informed and contributing member of society.
- Work effectively in teams and display situationally appropriate demeanor and behavior.
- Calculate, interpret, and use numerical and quantitative information.
- Show knowledge of the elements and application of the scientific process, recognize empirical evidence, and draw conclusions based on evidence.
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students may need to complete placement tests in English and mathematics. Visit www.jtcc.edu/placement for all course placement options. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.
Text in italics and parentheses indicates approved course substitutions. Pre-requisite and co-requisite requirements can be found in course details.