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Associate of Arts Louisiana Transfer (Social Sciences Concentration)

The goal of the Louisiana Transfer Associate Degree is to maximize the transfer process, meet the needs of students who enroll at a 2-year college with the intent to work toward a baccalaureate, and develop a universal transfer program for which the coursework completed in pursuit of the degree will be accepted by all public universities in the state.

Learning Outcomes:

Recipients of the Associate of Arts Louisiana Transfer will have demonstrated:

  1. comprehension of college-level material in the general education curriculum consisting of English composition, mathematics/analytical reasoning, natural sciences, humanities, social/behavioral sciences, and fine arts;
  2. proficiency in general education competencies including reading, written communications, oral communication, mathematical computation, critical thinking, library skills, and computer literacy; and
  3. comprehension of basic concepts derived from concentration or track specific courses in disciplines based upon the student's area of interest and anticipated baccalaureate major.

Required courses for Associate of Arts Louisiana Transfer (Social Sciences Concentration)


Freshman Year
First Semester Hours
ENGL 101: Composition & Rhetoric I 3
MATH 102: College Algebra 3
  1Natural Science Sequence 3
  2Social Sciences Track Elective (Social Sciences Elective) 3
  3Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
    15
     
Second Semester Hours
ENGL 102: Composition and Rhetoric II 3
SPCH 110: Public Speaking 3
  1Natural Science Sequence 3
  2Social Sciences Track Elective (Humanities Elective) 3
  3Social Sciences Track Elective (Social Sciences Elective) 3
    15
     
Sophomore Year
Second Semester Hours
  4Mathematics Elective 3
  5Humanities - Literature 3
  3Social / Behavioral Science Elective (200-Level) 3
  2Social Sciences Track Elective (History Sequence) 3
  2Social Sciences Track Elective (Humanities Elective) 3
    15
     
Second Semester Hours
  6Natural Science - Other Discipline 3
  7Fine Arts Elective 3
  2Social Sciences Track Elective (Social Sciences Elective) 3
  2Social Sciences Track Elective (History Sequence) 3
  8Humanitites Elective 3
    15
     
Total Credit Hours 60
     
Students must demonstrate competency in computer literacy by successful completion of a competency exam or through completion of a college level computer science course (CIS 105).
     
1Natural Science Sequence: BLGY 101 & 102, BLGY 105 & 106, BLGY 224 & 225; CHEM 101 & 102; CHEM 107 & 108; PHSC 105 & 106; PHYS 201 & 202; or SCI 101 & SCI 102 (Note: 0-1 hour lab course when applicable)
2Social Science Track Elective: 9 hours social science, 6 hour humanities, 6 hours history sequence
3Social/Behavioral Science Elective: ANTH 201, 202; BADM 201, 202: GPHY 101, 102: POSC 201, 202; PSYC 201, 202, 205, 206, 210, 215, 220, 225; or SLGY 201, 202, 203, 207
4Mathematics Elective: MATH 111, MATH 112, MATH 114, MATH 124, MATH 131, MATH 210, MATH 250, MATH 251, or MATH 252
5Humanitites - Literature Course: ENGL 201, ENGL 202, ENGL 255, ENGL 256, or ENGL 257
6Natural Science - Other Discipline: Biological - BLGY 101, BLGY 105, BLGY 106, BLGY 107, BLGY 120, BLGY 201, BLGY 224; MICR 110, 206; ZLGY 201;
Physical - CHEM 101, CHEM 107, PHSC 105, PHSC 106, PHSC 107, PHSC 110, PHSC 111; PHYS 201; SCI 101, SCI 102 (Note: 0-1 hour lab course when applicable)
7Fine Arts Elective: ART 201, ART 202, ART 206; MUSC 120, MUSC 121; COMM 240; or THTR 101, THTR 131
8Humanities Elective: ENGL 201, ENGL 202, ENGL 255, ENGL 256, ENGL 257; FREN 101, FREN 102, FREN 201; *HIST 101, *HIST 102, *HIST 103, *HIST 104, *HIST 201, *HIST 202, HIST 203; RLGN 201, RLGN 202, RLGN 203; SPAN 101, SPAN 102, or SPAN 201 (*History Sequence)

Note: The Louisiana Transfer Associate Degree consists of 39 hours of General Education (GenEd) and 21 hours of additional coursework. Students who enter a four-year public university with this degree will have met the institution's general education requirements and will be granted upper division (junior) status. This guarantee applies to those who successfully complete the degree with the required grade of "C" or better in each course.

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