Associate in Arts

Note: Courses listed on degree plan are suggested. Students should consult with their advisor concerning their unique transfer decisions.

Total Degree Credits60
General Education Courses
Arts & Humanities 1
Select three of the following recommended courses:9
Introduction to the Visual Arts
United States to 1877
United States Since 1877
Music Appreciation
Social & Behavioral Sciences
PSYC 111Introduction to Psychology3
Select two of the following recommended courses:6
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
American Government
Introduction to Sociology
Written Communications
ENGL 110College Composition I3
Select one of the following:3
College Composition II
Introduction to Professional Writing
Oral Communications
COMM 110Fundamentals of Public Speaking3
Math, Science & Technology
MATH 110Math in Society3
Select one of the following recommended Science with lab combinations:4
Concepts of Biology
and Concepts of Biology Lab
Anatomy and Physiology I
and Anatomy and Physiology I Lab
Select from the following recommended courses:3
(Needed if 9 credits for Math, Science & Technology have not been met.)
Introduction to Computers 2
Principles of Information Security 2
Enrichment Course Matrix - may be fulfilled with applicable Arts & Humanities course2
General Education Matrix - may be fulfilled with applicable Arts & Humanities course or Social & Behavioral Sciences course
Digital Literacy Requirements
Select one of the following:
Introduction to Computers 2
Principles of Information Security 2
BSC Approved Training Course
NDUS Institution Approved Training Course
NDUS Institution Designated Digital Literacy Course
Psychology Courses
Be sure to check with your anticipated transfer school in making your selections.
Select 21 credits — The following is a list of recommended courses:21
Human Relations In Organizations
Relationships and Self-Esteem
Foundations of Psychology
Introduction to Sports and Performance Psychology
Introduction to Behavior Modification
Educational Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Child and Adolescent Psychology
Psychology of Adjustment
Abnormal Psychology
Social Psychology
Total Credits21

Proficiency in foreign language is required in some psychology programs. If you are considering a transfer program that requires a foreign language, it is recommended that you complete SPAN 101SPAN 102SPAN 201 and SPAN 202. If you are considering a transfer program that does not have this requirement, you may substitute other Arts and Humanities courses.


CSCI 101, CIS 147 or courses transferred in from another NDUS Institution that are listed as both general education and digital literacy may satisfy both requirements upon successful completion.

College Degree & Digital Literacy Requirements

General Education & Diversity Course Matrix Requirements