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2021-2022 NOVA Catalog 
    
2021-2022 NOVA Catalog

Liberal Arts: Art History Specialization, A.A.


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CIP Code: 24.0199

NOVA Code: 6489 

Offered through AL, AN, LO, MA, NOL, WO

Purpose: An Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Arts is designed to provide an understanding and appreciation for the ideas and ideals that are the basis of human civilization. It offers a foundation in the arts and sciences and prepares students for transfer into a Bachelor of Arts program. Liberal arts BA degrees prepare graduates for careers in a wide array of professions by enabling them to write well, critically analyze issues, place problems in a variety of contexts, and work competently with diverse groups of colleagues.

Transfer Information: Students are advised to work closely with the faculty and counseling staff for program and course scheduling. Electives should be chosen carefully to meet requirements of the transfer institution. The responsibility for proper course selection rests with the student.

Two Years


Total credits for the A.A. Degree in Liberal Arts with a Specialization in Art History: 60-62 credits


Placement testing determines initial foreign language level. Students who place directly into intermediate level foreign language or ASL may take any General Education course to meet the required number of credits. Waivers or credit by exam for previous experience is available for some languages. See the ‘World Language Credit and Waiver’ section of the [Credit for Prior Learning Manual]. Students must take sufficient General Education Elective courses so that they can apply at least 60 credits toward the Liberal Arts degree.

2 May substitute any higher-level mathematics course. See transfer requirements. Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 262  and MTH 264 .

3 Select from the following: CST 100 , CST 110 , CST 126 , or CST 229 .

Select any course listed under General Education Electives  or any ART course. Electives should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet the requirements of the transfer institution.

Any 200-level literature course with an ENG prefix satisfies this requirement.

6 See physical and life science courses listed under General Education Electives . Electives should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet the requirements of the transfer institution.

7 See social/behavioral science courses listed under General Education Electives . Elective should be selected with advice of a counselor
or academic advisor to meet requirements of the transfer institution.

8 Select any HIS courses listed under social/behavioral sciences in General Education Electives . Elective should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet requirements of the transfer institution.

9 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives . Elective should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet requirements of the transfer institution. This elective is not required if World Languages total more than 15 credits.

10 Select any course listed under General Education Electives . Electives should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet the requirements of the transfer institution.

 

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