Walters State Community College
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Humanities offers general courses of study devoted to the concerns of human thought and culture. Emphasis is placed upon the investigation and discovery of past, present and future civilizations through the process of critical thinking.
Degree: Associate of Arts
Emphasis: Liberal Arts
Approved Humanities General Education elective1 3 credits
2See note below.
Approved Behavioral/Social Science General Education electives1 6 credits
Approved Natural Science w/Lab General Education electives 8 credits
Foreign Language (Intermediate sequence)3 6 credits
Electives4 Humanities 12 credits
Other 1 credit
1 General Education electives in each category must be chosen from approved courses listed in the General Education Program .
2 See senior institution for history requirements.
3 This A.A. degree requires proficiency in a foreign language equivalent to 6 hours of intermediate college-level work, which can be applied toward B.A. degree requirements at a senior institution.
4 Students should consult a faculty advisor to determine appropriate course selections transferable to specific institutions.