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Associate of Arts Louisiana Transfer (Humanities 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 (Humanities Concentration)

Freshman Year
First Semester Hours
ENGL 101: Composition and Rhetoric I 3
MATH 102: College Algebra 3
  Natural Science Sequence1 3
  Humanities Concentration Elective2 3
  Social/Behavioral Science Elective3 3
Second Semester Hours
ENGL 102: Composition and Rhetoric II 3
SPCH 110: Public Speaking 3
  Natural Science Sequence1 3
  Humanities Elective4 3
  Humanities Concentration Elective (Foreign Language)2 3
Sophomore Year
First Semester Hours
  Mathematics Elective5 3
  Humanities - Literature6 3
  Social/Behavioral Science Elective (200-Level)3 3
  Humanities Concentration Elective (Foreign Language)2 3
  Humanities Concentration Elective (History Sequence)2 3
Second Semester Hours
  Natural Science - Other Discipline7 3
  Fine Arts Elective8 3
  Humanities Concentration Elective (Foreign Language)2 3
  Humanities Concentration Elective (History Sequence)2 3
  Humanities Concentration Elective (Humanities Elective)2 3
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).
Students must meet prerequisites before taking any given course.
Students must make a “C” or higher in all courses which satisfy graduation requirements in order to receive the Associate of Arts Louisiana Transfer in Fine Arts from BPCC.
1Natural Science Sequence: BLGY 101 and 102; BLGY 105 and 106; BLGY 224 and 225; CHEM 101 and 102; CHEM 107 and 108; PHSC 105 and 106; PHYS 201 and 202; or SCI 101 and 102 (Note:  Students may choose to add 1 hour science lab to lecture course.)
2Humanities Concentration Elective:  12 hours foreign language, 3 hours 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
4Humanities Elective: ENGL 201, 202, 255, 256, 257; FREN 101, 102, 201; HIST 101, 102, 103, 104, 201, 202, 203; RLGN 201, 202, 203; or SPAN 101, 102, 201
5Mathematics Elective - MATH 111, 112, 114, 124, 131, 210, 250, 251, 252, 253
6Humanities - Literature Course:  ENGL210, ENGL202, ENGL255, ENGL256, or ENGL257
7Natural Science - Other Discipline:
- BLGY 101, 105, 106, 107, 120, 201, 224; MICR 110; ZLGY 201; CHEM 101, 107; PHSC 105, 106, 107, 110, 111; PHYS 201; or SCI 101, 102;
PHYSICAL - CHEM101, CHEM107; PHSC105, PHSC106, PHSC107, PHSC110, PHSC111; PHYS201; or SCI 101, SCI 102 (Note:  Students may choose to add 1 hour science lab to lecture course.)
8Fine Arts Elective: ART201, ART202, ART206; MUSC120, MUSC121; COMM240; or THTR101, THTR131
NOTE: The anticipated major or area of interest will impact the type and number of fine arts classes that should be completed.  Many majors in the arts have selective admission based on audition or portfolio; successful completion of the transfer associate degree program does not guarantee admission to the desired baccalaureate.                                                        
The Louisiana Transfer Associate Degree consists of 39 hours of General Education (Gen Ed) and 21 hours of additional coursework. Students who enter a four-year public university with this degree will have met the institutions general education requirements and will be granted (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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