Associate in Arts Degree with a major in Liberal Arts
The Associate in Arts degree with a specialization in Liberal Arts is designed for the student who wishes to explore various disciplines. At the completion of the Associate in Arts program, the student may pursue a major leading to a Baccalaureate degree in her chosen field and/or she may enter a career which utilizes the benefits from her interdisciplinary program. For transfer to the Baccalaureate program on the Chalon campus, the student should consult her advisor regarding General Studies requirements. Requirements for admission into the Liberal Arts program are the same as those for admission into the Associate degree program.
The Liberal Arts Program requirements include:
*Students may take placement exams offered by MSMC's Language and Culture Department in Spanish or French to fulfill the requirement. Successful completion will waive the Modern Language Requirement but no units will be awarded.
Math 2X meets the requirement for mathematics in the AA Liberal Arts major.
The student must complete all Liberal Arts requirements with a grade of C- or better (except for English classes where grades must be C or better).
Total units in the Liberal Arts Program: 46
Plus additional General Studies requirements and electives totaling 60 semester units.
Students interested in pursuing the following majors in the Baccalaureate program may declare an emphasis and are required to take these courses.
PHI 5 or 10
POL 1 & 2
HIS 1A & 1B
Students interested in pursuing the following majors in the Baccalaureate program can declare an emphasis and are recommended to take these courses.
HIS 1A & 1B
ART 2 or ART 5
BIO 10 & BIO 5 or BIO 67
MTH 50 or 51
Film and Social Justice
SPA 1/ SPA 2/ SPA 3 or 3A/ SPA 4
or SPA 27 & SPA 44
FRE 1/ FRE 2/ FRE 3/ FRE 4
JPN 1 & JPN 2
EDU 36 or PSY 36