Liberal Arts AA
The template below is for students declaring a major for the catalog year 2018-19. The Advising Sheet Archive contains printable advising sheets for the catalog years 2016-17, 2017-18, and 2018-19. Students already with a declared major should view their advising report in SIS for appropriate course selection.
Associate of Arts (AA)
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.
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.
- Students are strongly encouraged to complete their SDV, ENG, and MTH requirements first.
- Students should enroll in the highest-level foreign language course for which they are prepared. Heritage or conversationally fluent speakers may enroll directly into 102. The Liberal Arts degree requires completion of a foreign language at the 202-level; 101, 102, and 201 should be taken as required in preparation for 202. Students who are not required to complete lower-level foreign language must select approved Electives to fulfill those credits. Please check with your advisor to determine the best option(s) for course substitution or if you wish to take a foreign language other than Spanish or French.
- Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor, confirm requirements at their intended four-year transfer institution, and check their advisement report in MyTyler – SIS.
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