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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 and Rhetoric I 3
MATH 102: College Algebra 3
  Natural Science Sequence 3
  Social Sciences Track Elective  (Social Sciences) 3
  Social/Behavioral  Sciences  Elective 3
    15
     
Second Semester Hours
ENGL 102: Composition and Rhetoric II 3
SPCH 110: Public Speaking 3
  Natural Science Sequence 3
  Social Sciences Track Elective  (Humanities) 3
  Social Sciences Track Elective  (Social Sciences) 3
    15
     
Sophomore Year
Third Semester Hours
  Mathematics Elective 3
  Humanities-Literature 3
  Social/Behavioral  Sciences  Elective (200 Level) 3
  Social Sciences Track Elective  (History Sequence) 3
  Social Sciences Track Elective  (Humanities) 3
    15
     
Fourth Semester Hours
  Natural Science--Other Discipline 3
  Fine Arts Elective 3
  Social Sciences Track Elective  (Social Sciences) 3
  Social Sciences Track Elective  (History Sequence) 3
  Humanities Elective 3
    15
     
Total Credit Hours 60
     
Students must demonstrate competency in computer literacy by successfully completing a challenge examination or through successful completion of a college level computer science course (CIS 105).
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.
Natural Science Sequence: BLGY 101 and 102, BLGY 105 and 106, BLGY 230 and 231; CHEM 101 and 102; PHSC 105 and 106; PHYS 201 and 202; or SCI 101 and 102 (Note: 0-1 hour lab course when applicable)

Social Science Track Elective: 9 hours social science,6 hour humanities,6 hours history sequence

Social/Behavioral Science Elective: ANTH 201, 202; GPHY 101, 102; POSC 201, 202; PSYC 201, 205, 206, 210, 220, 290; or SLGY 201, 202, 203, 204, 207

Mathematics Elective: MATH 111, 112, 114, 124, 131, 210, 250, 251, or 252

Humanitites - Literature Course: ENGL 201, 202, 255, 256, or 257

Natural Science - Other Discipline:
Biological - BLGY 101, 105, 106, 107, 120, 230; 
Physical - CHEM 101, 107; PHSC 105, 106, PHSC 107, PHSC 110, PHSC 111; PHYS 201; or SCI 101, 102 (Note: 0-1 hour lab course when applicable)

Fine Arts Elective: ART 201, 202, 206;  MUSC 120, 121;  COMM 240;  or THTR 101, 131

Humanities Elective: ENGL 201, 202, 255, 256, 257; FREN 101, 102, 201; *HIST 101 and 102, *HIST 103 and 104, *HIST 201 and 202,  HIST 203; HMAN 201, 202; RLGN 201, 202, 203; SPAN 101, 102, or 201
(*History Sequence)

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