Dec 07, 2022  
PVCC 2022-2023 College Catalog 
PVCC 2022-2023 College Catalog

Liberal Arts (AA)

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Associate of Arts Degree
Code: 648
Transfer Program

Purpose: The associate of arts in liberal arts degree program is designed for those who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program, usually the Bachelor of Arts degree, in the liberal arts or social sciences, especially in the fields of economics, education, English, foreign languages, political science, history, humanities, international relations, journalism, literature, philosophy, pre-law, psychology, religion, and sociology.

Graduation Requirements: Students entering all degree programs are required to take one Writing Intensive Course (WIC), which has a pre-requisite of ENG 111  and ENG 112 , in order to graduate. Approved WICs are specified with a “WI” section designation.

Students in all degree programs are required to take at least one Civic Engagement (CE) course to graduate.

Total minimum credits: 63

Foreign language Elective: Students who have satisfactorily completed two years of foreign language in high school may test for advanced placement into the second year of the foreign language.

Literature Transfer Elective: Choose one course from the following options: ENG 225  ENG 245  ENG 246  ENG 250  ENG 255  or ENG 258 . This course will meet the Writing Intensive Course (WIC) requirements for this degree.

A list of courses that fulfills the requirements for  History, Humanities, Mathematics, Science w/Laboratory, Social Science Electives and Transfer Electives can be found on the Transfer Course Electives  page. Introductory (101 or 102 level) foreign language courses will not meet the humanities elective requirement for this program.

Foreign Language Elective: Students may test for advanced placement into the second year of some foreign languages. However, if a student places out of a level of foreign language, the student does not earn college credit for that particular level.

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