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hcc catalogue '11-'12




Social Sciences - Programs of Study

American Studies
A.A. Degree (Transfer) An Arts and Sciences Area of Study
Application Code 140
For curriculum information, contact the Social Sciences and Teacher Education Division—Room ST-149—443-518-1620.



This curriculum is designed as a guide to students planning to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a bachelor’s degree in the social sciences, emphasizing American Studies. This curriculum prepares students for careers requiring a broad knowledge of American culture which may include teaching, public service, history, government and corporate archival work, law, journalism, and social work. Geography, history, political science, pre-law, etc., students are advised to check the requirements of the institution to which they intend to transfer.



GENERAL EDUCATION CORECredits
Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a
minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s
total of general education and required courses must equal
at least 60 semester hours of credit.
CompositionENGL-121 College Composition3
Humanities, Arts &
 Literature1Humanities Core Course (see p. 62)

Arts Core Course (see p. 62)

Literature Core Course (see p. 61)9-11
Social Sciences2Social and Behavioral Sciences Core

Courses (see p. 63)6
ScienceScience Core Courses (see p. 64; must

include one course with lab) 7-8
MathematicsMathematics Core Course (see p. 64)3-5
InterdisciplinaryInterdisciplinary and Emerging Issues

Core Course (see p. 64)2-3



REQUIRED COURSES RELATED TO MAJOR
HIST-111American History to 18773
HIST-112American History Since 18773
POLI-101American Federal Government3
POLI-102State and Local Government3
History Electives – Select 6 credits from the following (3 credits each):
HIST-205A History of Race and Ethnicity in the
HIST-221United States American History Since 1945
HIST-226History of African American Experience
Humanities Electives – Select 3 credits from the following (3 credits each):
FILM-171Introduction to the American Cinema
MUSC-107American Popular Music
MUSC-108African American Music
PHIL-202Critical Thinking and Creative Problem Solving3
Literature Electives – Select 3 credits from the following (3 credits each):
ENGL-201American Literature I
ENGL-202American Literature II
ENGL-206African American Literature
ENGL-208Contemporary American Poetry3
Social SciencesSocial Sciences Electives (see p. 65)6


60-66



1One Humanities Core Course (3 credits), plus one Arts Core Course (3 credits), plus one Literature Core Course (3 credits) satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement, OR a World Language Sequence (8 credits), plus another Humanities, Arts, and Literature Core (3 credits) in a second discipline other than a world language satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement.
2One History Core Course is required and may be taken as either a Social and Behavioral Sciences Core or a Humanities Core. No more than 6 credits may be taken in History to meet Humanities Core and Social and Behavioral Sciences Core requirements.




hcc catalogue '11-'12


Accounting - ACCT
Aging Services - AGNG
American Sign Language - AMSL
Anthropology - ANTH
Arabic - ARAB 
Art - ARTT 
Astronomy - ASTR
Bioinformatics - BFMT 
Biology - BIOL 
Biomechanical Engineering - BMET
Business - BMGT 
Cardiovascular Technology - CARD
Chemistry - CHEM 
Chinese - CHNS 
Cisco - CSCO 
Computer-Aided Design - CADD
Computer Forensics - CFOR 
Computer Systems - CMSY 
Conflict Resolution - CRES
Construction Management - CNST 
Cooperative Education - COOP
Criminal Justice - CRIM 
Culinary Management - CMGT 
Dance - DANC
Dental Hygiene - DHYG 
Diagnostic Medical
Sonography - DMSU

Economics - ECON 
Education - EDUC 
Electronics - ELEC 
Emergency Medical Technician/
Paramedic - EMSP
 
Engineering -ENES 
English- ENGL 
Entrepreneurship - ENTR 
Environmental Science - ENST
Exercise Science - EXSC 
Farsi - FARS
Film - FILM 
Financial PLanning- FNPL 
Fine Arts - FINE 
French - FREN 
Geography - GEOG 
Geology - GEOL 
German - GERM 
Greek - GREK 
Health Care - HEAL 
Health Education - HEED 
Hebrew - HBRW
Hindi - HNDI
History - HIST 
Horticulture - HORT 
Hospitality Management - HMGT
Human Development - HMDV 
Human Services - HUMS 
Humanities - HUMN
Interior Design - INDS
Italian - ITAL 
Japanese - JPNS
Korean - KORE 
Life Fitness - LFIT 
Mathematics - MATH 
Medical Laboratory
Technician - MLTS

Meteorology - METO 
Microsoft - MSFT 
Music - MUSC 
Nursing - NURS 
Nutrition - NUTR
Office Technology - OFFI 
Philosophy - PHIL 
Photonics - PHOT
Physical Therapist
Assistant - PTAP
 
Physics - PHYS 
Political Science - POLI 
Portuguese - PORT
Psychology - PSYC 
Public Health - PUBH
Radiologic Technology - RADT
Retailing - RETL 
Russian - RUSS 
Social Work - SOWK
Sociology - SOCI 
Spanish - SPAN 
Speech - SPCH 
Telecommunications - TELE
Television and Radio - TVRD
Theatre - THET 
Turkish - TURK
Wireless Communications - WCOM
Women's Studies - WMST