Morgan Community College

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS

The Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree is designed for students planning to continue their education at 4-year institutions. It generally equates to the first two years of a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree.

Also see EXPLANATION OF TYPES OF DEGREES & CERTIFICATES

Also see EXPLANATION OF STATEWIDE ARTICULATION AGREEMENTS

Also see DEGREES WITH DESIGNATION http://highered.colorado.gov/academics/transfers/students.html

Associate of Arts Course & Other Requirements

DEGREE PREREQUISITES:

Upon admittance to MCC, all students entering any one of the College’s degree programs or those entering ENG 121, or any college-level math will be required to take the ACCUPLACER® assessment test. Alternatively, if taken with the last 5 years, documentation of ACCUPLACER® scores from another two-year Colorado college or ACT® scores of Reading 17, English 18, and Math 23 will meet the assessment requirement.

See ASSESSMENT & PLACEMENT for Assessment Exemptions

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum grade of "C" for each course
  • Minimum cumulative MCC GPA of 2.0 to graduate
  • Remedial or developmental courses do not apply
  • 15 credits in this program must be taken at MCC

WRITTEN COMMUNICATION

Select a 2-course option, 6 credits:

Course (Credits) Course Title

ENG 121 (3)

ENG 122 (3)

English Composition I: CO1

English Composition II: CO2

or

ENG 122 (3)

ENG 201 (3)

English Composition II: CO2

English Composition III: CO3

ORAL COMMUNICATION

Select ONE course, 3 credits:

COM 115 (3)

COM 125 (3)

Public Speaking

Interpersonal Communication

COMPUTER SCIENCE

Select ONE course, 3 credits:

CIS 118 (3)

CSC 160 (3)

Introduction to PC Applications

Computer Science I [Language]

MATHEMATICS

Select ONE course, 3 credits:

Credits over 3 may be applied to Electives

MAT 120 (4)

MAT 121 (4)

MAT 122 (3)

MAT 123 (4)

MAT 125 (4)

MAT 135 (3)

 

 

Mathematics for Liberal Arts:MA1

College Algebra: MA1

College Trigonometry: MA1

Finite Mathematics: MA1

Survey of Calculus: MA1

Introduction to Statistics: MA1

or any other MA1 designated course

(excludes MAT 155 and 156)

HISTORY

Select ONE course, 3 credits:

HIS 101 (3)

HIS 102 (3)

HIS 111 (3)

HIS 112 (3)

HIS 201 (3)

HIS 202 (3)

HIS 215 (3)

HIS 225 (3)

HIS 247 (3)

HIS 260 (3)

 

Western Civ: Antiquity-1650: HI1

Western Civ: 1650 to Present: HI1

The World : Antiquity-1500: HI1

The World : 1500-Present: HI1

U.S. History to Reconstruction: HI1

U.S. History Since Civil War: HI1

Women in U.S. History: HI1

Colorado History: HI1

20th Century World History: HI1

U.S. Foreign Relations: HI1

or any other HI1 designated course

ARTS & HUMANITIES

Select TWO courses, 6 credits, from TWO DIFFERENT

Arts & Humanities areas:

 

ARTS & EXPRESSION: AH1

ART 110 (3)

ART 111 (3)

ART 112 (3)

ART 207 (3)

MUS 120 (3)

MUS 121 (3)

MUS 122 (3)

THE 105 (3)

THE 211 (3)

THE 212 (3)

 

Art Appreciation: AH1

Art History: Ancient-Medieval: AH1

Art History: Renaissance to 1900: AH1

Art History: 1900-Present AH1

Music Appreciation: AH1

Music History: Medieval-Classical: AH1

Music History: Romantic-Present: AH1

Theatre Appreciation: AH1

Devel.of Theatre: Greek-Renaissance: AH1

Devel.of Theatre:Restoration-Modern: AH1

or any other AH1 designated course

LITERATURE & HUMANITIES: AH2

HUM 121 (3)

HUM 122 (3)

HUM 123 (3)

LIT 115 (3)

LIT 201 (3)

LIT 202 (3)

LIT 211 (3)

LIT 212 (3)

LIT 225 (3)

 

Humanities: Early Civilization: AH2

Humanities: Medieval-Modern: AH2

Humanities: Modern World: AH2

Introduction to Literature: AH2

World Literature to 1600: AH2

World Literature after 1600: AH2

American Lit to the Civil War: AH2

American Lit after the Civil War: AH2

Introduction to Shakespeare: AH2

or any other AH2 designated course

WAYS OF THINKING: AH3

PHI 111 (3)

PHI 112 (3)

PHI 113 (3)

 

Introduction to Philosophy: AH3

Ethics: AH3

Logic: AH3

or any AH3 designated course

FOREIGN LANGUAGE: AH4

SPA 211 (3)

SPA 212 (3)

 

Spanish Language III: AH4

Spanish Language IV: AH4

or any other AH4 designated course

SOCIAL & BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES

Select TWO courses, 6 credits, from TWO DIFFERENT

Social & Behavioral Sciences areas:

 

ECONOMIC OR POLITICAL SYSTEMS: SS1

ECO 201 (3)

ECO 202 (3)

POS 105 (3)

POS 111 (3)

POS 205 (3)

 

Principles of Macroeconomics: SS1

Principles of Microeconomics: SS1

Intro. to Political Science: SS1

American Government: SS1

International Relations: SS1

or any other SS1 designated course

GEOGRAPHY: SS2

GEO 105 (3)

World Regional Geography: SS2

or any other SS2 designated course

HUMAN BEHAVIOR/SOCIAL FRAMEWORKS: SS3

ANT 101 (3)

PSY 101 (3)

PSY 102 (3)

PSY 205 (3)

PSY 226 (3)

PSY 235 (3)

PSY 238 (3)

SOC 101 (3)

SOC 102 (3)

SOC 215 (3)

SOC 231 (3)

 

Cultural Anthropology: SS3

General Psychology I: SS3

General Psychology II: SS3

Psychology of Gender: SS3

Social Psychology: SS3

Human Growth & Development: SS3

Child Development: SS3

Introduction to Sociology I: SS3

Introduction to Sociology II: SS3

Contemporary Social Problems: SS3

Sociology of Deviant Behavior: SS3

or any other SS3 designated course

NATURAL & PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Select TWO courses:

ONE must have a lab component

Credits over 7 may be applied to Electives

AST 101 (4)

AST 102 (4)

BIO 105 (4)

BIO 111 (5)

BIO 112 (5)

BIO 201 (4)

BIO 202 (4)

BIO 204 (4)

CHE 101 (5)

CHE 102 (5)

CHE 111 (5)

CHE 112 (5)

GEY 111 (4)

GEY 112 (4)

PHY 105 (4)

PHY 111 (5)

PHY 211 (5)

 

Astronomy I: SC1

Astronomy II: SC1

Science of Biology: SC1

General College Biology I: SC1

General College Biology II: SC1

Human Anatomy & Physiology I: SC1

Human Anatomy & Physiology II: SC1

Microbiology: SC1

Introduction to Chemistry I: SC1

Introduction to Chemistry II: SC1

General College Chemistry I: SC1

General College Chemistry II: SC1

Physical Geology: SC1

Historical Geology: SC1

Conceptual Physics: SC1

Physics: Algebra-Based I: SC1

Physics: Calculus-Based: SC1

or any other SCI designated course

except SCI 155 or SCI 156

A.A. ELECTIVES

Select 20 credits from any of the courses on the A.A. Approved Electives list or any gtPathways designated course (AH1, AH2, AH3, AH4, CO2, CO3, HI1, MA1, SC1, SC2, SS1, SS2, SS3). Other courses may apply - contact your Academic Advisor if you have questions.

Associate of Arts Approved Electives (Long List)

Course (Credits) Course Title

ACCOUNTING

ACC 121 (4)

Accounting Principles I

ACC 122 (4)

Accounting Principles II

ANTHROPOLOGY

ANT 101 (3)

Cultural Anthropology: SS3

ART

ART 110 (3)

Art Appreciation: AH1

ART 111 (3)

Art History: Ancient to Medieval: AH1

ART 112 (3)

Art History: Renaissance to 1900: AH1

ART 121 (3)

Drawing I

ART 124 (3)

Watercolor I

ART 151 (3)

Painting I

ART 207 (3)

Art History: 1900-Present: AH1

ASTRONOMY

AST 101 (4)

Astronomy I: SC1

AST 102 (4)

Astronomy II: SC1

BIOLOGY

BIO 105 (4)

Science of Biology: SC1

BIO 111 (5)

General College Biology I: SC1

BIO 112 (5)

General College Biology II: SC1

BIO 201 (4)

Human Anatomy & Physiology I: SC1

BIO 202 (4)

Human Anatomy & Physiology II: SC1

BIO 204 (4)

Microbiology: SC1

BIO 216 (4)

Pathophysiology

BUSINESS

BUS 216 (3)

Legal Environment of Business

BUS 217 (3)

Business Com. & Report Writing

BUS 226 (3)

Business Statistics

CHEMISTRY

CHE 101 (5)

Introduction to Chemistry I: SC1

CHE 102 (5)

Introduction to Chemistry II: SC1

CHE 111 (5)

General College Chemistry I: SC1

CHE 112 (5)

General College Chemistry II: SC1

COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS

CIS 118 (3)

Introduction to PC Applications

COMMUNICATION

COM 115 (3)

Public Speaking

COM 125 (3)

Interpersonal Communication

COM 220 (3)

Intercultural Communication

COM 226 (3)

Oral Interpretation

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

CRJ 110 (3)

Introduction to Criminal Justice

CRJ 205 (3)

Principles of Criminal Law

COMPUTER SCIENCE COURSES

CSC 160 (3)

Computer Science I (C++)

CSC 161 (3)

Computer Science II (C++)

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

ECE 101 (3)

Intro to Early Childhood Education

ECE 102 (3)

Introduction to ECE Lab Techniques

ECE 103 (3)

Guidance Strategies /Children

ECE 205 (3)

Nutrition, Health & Safety

ECE 220 (3)

Curriculum Development: Methods/Techniques

ECE 225 (3)

Language & Cognition/ Child

ECE 226 (3)

Creativity & the Young Child

ECE 260 (3)

Exceptional Child

ECONOMICS

ECO 201 (3)

Principles of Macroeconomics: SS1

ECO 202 (3)

Principles of Microeconomics: SS1

EDUCATION

EDU 188 (V)

Practicum I

EDU 221 (3)

Introduction to Education

EDU 231 (4)

Introduction to Bilingual Education

EDU 232 (3)

Literacy- Multicultural

EDU 233 (3)

English Language Learning (K-12)

EDU 234 (3)

Multicultural Education

EDU 261 (3)

Teaching, Learning & Techniques

ENGLISH

ENG 121 (3)

English Composition I: CO1

ENG 201 (3)

English Composition III: CO3

ENG 221 (3)

Creative Writing I

ENG 222 (3)

Creative Writing II

ENG 226 (3)

Fiction Writing

ENG 227 (3)

Poetry Writing

GEOGRAPHY

GEO 105 (3)

World Regional Geography: SS2

GEOLOGY

GEY 111 (4)

Physical Geology: SC1

GEY 112 (4)

Historical Geology: SC1

HISTORY

HIS 101 (3)

Western Civilization: Antiquity-1650: HI1

HIS 102 (3)

Western Civ 1650 -Present: HI1

HIS 111 (3)

The World: Antiquity-1500: HI1

HIS 112 (3)

The World: 1500-Present: HI1

HIS 201 (3)

U.S. History to Reconstruction: HI1

HIS 202 (3)

U.S. History Since the Civil War: HI1

HIS 215 (3)

Women in U.S. History: HI1

HIS 225 (3)

Colorado History: HI1

HIS 235 (3)

History of the American West

HIS 236 (3)

U.S. History Since 1945: HI1

HIS 247 (3)

20th Century World History: HI1

HIS 260 (3)

U.S. Foreign Relations: HI1

HEALTH PROFESSIONS

HPR 217 (4)

Kinesiology

HUMANITIES

HUM 121 (3)

Humanities: Early Civilization: AH2

HUM 122 (3)

Humanities: Medieval-Modern: AH2

HUM 123 (3)

Humanities: Modern World: AH2

HEALTH & WELLNESS

HWE 100 (3)

Human Nutrition

JOURNALISM

JOU 105 (3)

Introduction to Mass Media

JOU 106 (3)

Fundamentals of Reporting

LITERATURE

LIT 115 (3)

Introduction to Literature: AH2

LIT 125 (3)

Study of the Short Story

LIT 126 (3)

Study of Poetry

LIT 201 (3)

World Literature to 1600: AH2

LIT 202 (3)

World Literature after 1600: AH2

LIT 211 (3)

American Lit. to the Civil War: AH2

LIT 212 (3)

American Lit. after the Civil War: AH2

LIT 225 (3)

Introduction to Shakespeare: AH2

LIT 255 (3)

Children’s Literature

MANAGEMENT

MAN 226 (3)

Principles of Management

MATHEMATICS

MAT 111 (1)

Technology Lab for Algebra

MAT 120 (4)

Mathematics for Liberal Arts: MA1

MAT 121 (4)

College Algebra: MA1

MAT 122 (3)

College Trigonometry: MA1

MAT 125 (4)

Survey of Calculus: MA1

MAT 135 (3)

Introduction to Statistics: MA1

MAT 155 (3)

Integrated Math I

MAT 156 (3)

Integrated Math II

MAT 201 (5)

Calculus I: MA1

MAT 202 (5)

Calculus II: MA1

MAT 204 (5)

Calculus III w/Engineering Aps: MA1

MAT 215 (4)

Discrete Mathematics: MA1

MAT 255 (3)

Linear Algebra: MA1

MAT 261 (4)

Differential Equations: MA1

MUSIC

MUS 120 (3)

Music Appreciation: AH1

MUS 121 (3)

Music History Med-Classical: AH1

MUS 122 (3)

Music History Romantic-Present: AH1

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

All PED courses 100-299 are approved for use in the AA as Electives (credit maximums apply- see below#)

Effective Fall 2013

PHILOSOPHY

PHI 111 (3)

Introduction to Philosophy: AH3

PHI 112 (3)

Ethics: AH3

PHI 113 (3)

Logic: AH3

PHI 115 (3)

World Religions – West

PHI 116 (3)

World Religions – East

PHYSICS

PHY 105 (4)

Conceptual Physics: SC1

PHY 111 (5)

Physics: Algebra I/Lab: SC1

PHY 112 (5)

Physics: Algebra II/Lab: SC1

PHY 211 (5)

Physics: Calculus I/Lab: SC1

PHY 212 (5)

Physics: Calculus II/Lab: SC1

POLITICAL SCIENCE

POS 105 (3)

Introduction to Political Science: SS1

POS 111 (3)

American Government: SS1

POS 205 (3)

International Relations: SS1

POS 215 (3)

Current Political Issues

PSYCHOLOGY

PSY 101 (3)

General Psychology I: SS3

PSY 102 (3)

General Psychology II: SS3

PSY 205 (3)

Psychology of Gender: SS3

PSY 226 (3)

Social Psychology: SS3

PSY 235 (3)

Human Growth & Development: SS3

PSY 237 (3)

Child & Adolescent Psychology

PSY 238 (3)

Child Development

PSY 245 (3)

Educational Psychology

PSY 249 (3)

Abnormal Psychology: SS3

PSY 265 (3)

Psychology of Personality: SS3

SCIENCE

SCI 155 (4)

Integrated Science I: SC1

SCI 156 (4)

Integrated Science II: SC1

SOCIOLOGY

SOC 101 (3)

Introduction to Sociology I: SS3

SOC 102 (3)

Introduction to Sociology II: SS3

SOC 215 (3)

Contemporary Social Problems: SS3

SOC 231 (3)

Sociology-Deviant Behavior: SS3

SPANISH LANGUAGE

SPA 111 (5)

Foreign Language I: Spanish

SPA 112 (5)

Foreign Language II: Spanish

SPA 115 (3)

Foreign Language for the Pro I

SPA 211 (3)

Foreign Language III: Spanish

SPA 212 (3)

Foreign Language IV: Spanish

SPA 261 (3)

Grammar/Heritage Language Speaker

SPA 262 (3)

Composition/Heritage Language Speaker

THEATRE

THE 105 (3)

Theatre Appreciation: AH1

THE 111 (3)

Acting I

THE 112 (3)

Acting II

THE 211 (3)

Dev. of Theatre: Greek-Renais: AH1

THE 212 (3)

Dev. of Theatre: Restoration-Modern: AH1

gtPathways

Any gtPathways designated course (AH1, AH2, AH3, AH4, CO2, CO3, HI1, MA1, SC1, SC2, SS1, SS2, SS3) is approved as an elective for the A.A. degree.

To see a list of all gtPathways courses go to: www.cccs.edu/Docs/CCCNS/gtPathways-CCCS-Courses.pdf

Other courses may apply -

Contact your Academic Advisor.

#Students may apply up to a total of 3 credits of:

Physical Education (PED/PER) courses

*Independent Study 185-186 courses

*Seminar/Workshop courses

*Special Topics courses 175-178; 275-278 (ST:xxx)

*Independent Study, Seminar/Workshop, and Special Topics courses require written permission from the Academic VP, Division Chair, or Center Director to apply.

-Approved by MCC VP for Instruction



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2013-2014 Morgan Community College Catalog w/March 2014 Addendum

Additions, Changes, Deletions, and Corrections

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

CATALOG INFORMATION

ACCREDITATION

ABOUT MCC, GOVERNANCE, MISSION & HISTORY

MAPS, DIRECTIONS, ADDRESSES & LOCATIONS

ADMISSIONS

ASSESSMENT

ADVISING

REGISTRATION

TUITION CLASSIFICATION

PRIVACY

COURSE OPTIONS

GRADES AND GRADING

ACADEMIC STANDING AND ACADEMIC RENEWAL

GRADUATION POLICIES

STUDENT RECORDS AND TRANSCRIPTS

TRANSFER FROM MCC

FINANCIAL AID

TUITION, FEES, PAYMENTS & REFUND POLICIES

STUDENT LIFE, ACTIVITIES, & SERVICES FOR STUDENTS

SAFETY ISSUES & NOTICES

COLLEGE CLOSURES

STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

LEGAL NOTICES & CONSUMER INFORMATION

DEGREES & CERTIFICATES

Explanation of Types of Degrees & Certificates

Explanation of Statewide Articulation Agreements

Associate of Arts Degrees with Designation

Associate of Science Degrees with Designation

Other Agreements

AG/BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

APPLIED TECHNOLOGY

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS

ASSOCIATE OF GENERAL STUDIES

ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE

AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION TECHNOLOGY

AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE TECHNOLOGY

BUSINESS

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

FIRE SCIENCE

HEALTH SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY

HUMAN RESOURCES

MASSAGE THERAPY

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

MULTIMEDIA

NURSE AIDE

NURSING

OFFICE SUPPORT SPECIALIST

PHLEBOTOMY

PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT

RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY

REAL ESTATE

SUPERVISION

WELDING

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Courses (Alphabetical)

AAA-Academic Achievement Strategies Courses

ABM-Agriculture & Business Management Courses

ACC-Accounting Courses

ACT-Automotive Collision Technology Courses

AGB-Agriculture Business

AGE-Agriculture Economics Courses

AGY- Agriculture Crop and Soils Courses

AME-Agriculture Mechanics Courses

ANT-Anthropology Courses

ART-Art Courses

ASE-Automotive Service Technology Courses

ASL-American Sign Language Courses

AST-Astronomy Courses

BIO-Biology Courses

BTE-Business Technologies Courses

BUS-Business Courses

CCR 091 College Composition and Reading Lab

CCR 092 College Composition and Reading

CCR 093 College Composition and Reading Studio D

CCR 094 College Composition and Reading Studio 121

CHE-Chemistry Courses

CIS-Computer Information Systems Courses

COM-Communication Courses

CRJ-Criminal Justice Courses

CSC-Computer Science Courses

CSL-Counseling Courses

ECE-Early Childhood Education Courses

ECO-Economics Courses

EDU-Education Courses

EMS-Emergency Medical Services Courses

ENG-English Courses

ENV-Environmental Science Courses

ESL-English as a Second Language Courses

FST-Fire Science Technology Courses

Foreign Language Courses***

GEO-Geography Courses

GEY-Geology Courses

HHP-Holistic Health Professional Courses

HIS-History Courses

HPR-Health Professional Courses

HUM-Humanities Courses

HWE-Health and Wellness Courses

JOU-Journalism Courses

LIT-Literature Courses

MAN-Management Courses

MAR-Marketing Courses

MAT-Mathematics Courses

MGD-Multimedia Graphic Design Courses

MOT-Medical Office Technology Courses

MST-Massage Therapy Courses

MUS-Music Courses

NUA-Nursing Assistant Courses

NUR-Nursing Courses

PED-Physical Education Courses

PER-Physical Education Recreation Courses

PHI-Philosophy Courses

PHY-Physics Courses

POS-Political Science Courses

PSY-Psychology Courses

PTA-Physical Therapist Assistant Courses

RAM-Range Management Courses

REA-Reading Courses

REE-Real Estate Courses

RTE-Radiologic Technology Courses

SCI-Science Courses

SOC-Sociology Courses

SPA-Spanish Language Courses

SVT-Sport Vehicle Technology Courses

THE-Theatre Courses

WEL-Welding Courses

Course Numbering System

Credit Hours

Course Prerequisites

Course Co-requisites

Guaranteed Transfer Courses (GT/gtPathways)

Internship/Clinical/ Practicum/Service Learning/Cooperative Education Work Experience Courses

Special Topics: Seminars, Workshops (175-178 and 275-278)

Prefix Discipline/Program Area

PERSONNEL/STAFF DIRECTORY

Index