Mar 19, 2018  
Guam Community College 2017-2018 Catalog 
Guam Community College 2017-2018 Catalog

Liberal Studies, A.A.

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Program Mission

The Liberal Studies program aims to provide students with the means to engage in critical insight, reasoning, mature judgment, and independent thinking; awakens students to a sense of the importance of values, self-awareness, and responsibility; and prepares students for scholarly excellence.

Program Description

The Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies is designed to provide a broad-based interdisciplinary education to prepare students who want to pursue a four-year degree. Courses include core subjects such as English, Math, Science, Social Sciences, the Arts, and languages.

Program Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs):

Upon successful completion of the AA in Liberal Studies program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an ability to connect knowledge of human culture and the natural world to a variety of disciplines and perspectives.
  2. Demonstrate effective reasoning, problem solving, critical thinking, and creative achievement, and an inclination to life-long inquiry and the pursuit of learning.
  3. Identify and articulate the intellectual, ethical, cultural, and social qualities essential for leadership in a changing global community through awareness and respect for cultures diverse in thought, values, and beliefs.

A. General Education Requirements

Please refer to the General Education  requirements in this catalog.

Note:  Liberal Studies students must take EN 110  , SI 103  & SI 103L  or SI 110  & SI 110L  , SO 130  or PY 120  , and CS 151  as part of their General Education requirements.  For the Humanities and Fine Arts requirement, one of the modern language choices must be taken (ASL 100  , JA 110  or CH 110  ).

Minimum Total General Education Requirements - 20

Total Technical Requirements - 35

C. Electives

Subject to academic avisor approval.

Total Elective Requirements - 6

Minimum Total Credits Required - 61

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