General Education Course Requirement

In addition to the state general education core courses, each A.A. degree-seeking student MUST complete the following requirements (21 credits).

A.A. degree-seeking students must select courses from the General Education Institutional core course requirements. Each course addresses institutional competencies and outcomes, and satisfies the Florida State Board of Education standards to meet the Gordon Rule requirements for writing and mathematics. All Gordon Rule writing and mathematics courses must be passed with a grade of C or better. General Education core courses (36 hours in total) must be passed with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.

Note: A.A. degree-seeking students who plan to transfer to a four-year program should be aware that a D grade may not transfer to the institution of their choice.

ENC 1101 is a prerequisite for all courses used to satisfy the Gordon Rule writing requirement. Courses used to satisfy the Gordon Rule requirement must be passed with a grade of C or better.

English

9 Credit Hours Required
(3 hours from State Core, 3 hours from Institutional Core and 3 hours from Oral Communications)

Required State General Education Core Course

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ENC 1101

Freshman Composition Skills I**

Required Institutional General Education Core Course

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ENC 1102

Freshman Composition Skills II**

Choose One Course to Satisfy Oral Communications Requirement

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IDH 2106H

Honors Oratory: Speech, Argumentation and Debate

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SPC 2594

Intercollegiate Forensics Speech

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SPC 2608

Effective Speaking

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SPC 2608H

Honors Effective Speaking

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SPC 2601

Advanced Effective Speaking

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THE 1925

Play Production

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TPP 2100

Acting I

**Gordon Rule course: Requires C or better.

Humanities

6 Credit Hours Required
(3 hours from State Core, 3 hours from Institutional Core)

Choose One Humanities State General Education Core Course

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ARH 1000

Art Appreciation

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HUM 1020

Introduction to the Humanities

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LIT 1000

Introduction to Literature

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MUL 1010

Music Appreciation

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PHI 2010

Introduction to Philosophy

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THE 1000

Introduction to Theatre

Choose One Humanities Institutional General Education Core Course

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ARH 2050

The History of Art I**

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ARH 2051

The History of Art II**

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HUM 2310

Mythology in Religion, Art, Literature and Music**

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HUM 2310H

Honors Mythological Symbolism in Art, Philosophy and Religion**

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HUM 2532

Western Ideologies**

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HUM 2532H

Honors Western Ideologies**

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LIT 2110

World Literature I**

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LIT 2110H

Honors World Literature I**

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LIT 2120

World Literature II**

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REL 2300

Comparative Religions**

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REL 2300H

Honors Comparative Religions**

**Gordon Rule course: Requires C or better.

Social Sciences

9 Credit Hours Required
(3 hours from State Core, 3 hours from Institutional Core, 3 hours from Personal Development)

Choose One Social Sciences State General Education Core Course

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AMH 2020

United States History Since 1877

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ANT 2000

Introduction to Anthropology

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ECO 2013

Principles of Economics — Macro

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POS 2041

American National Government

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PSY 2012

General Psychology

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PSY 2012H

Honors General Psychology

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SYG 2000

Introductory Sociology**

Choose One Social Sciences Institutional General Education Core Course

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CCJ 2010

Criminology**

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CPO 2001

Comparative Politics**

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EDF 2005

Introduction to the Teaching Profession**

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DEP 2004

Human Growth and Development**

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GEA 2000

World Geography**

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INR 2002

International Relations**

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ISS 1013

Introduction to Social Sciences**

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WOH 2012

World Civilizations I**

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WOH 2012H

Honors World Civilizations I**

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WOH 2022

World Civilizations II**

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WOH 2022H

Honors World Civilizations II**

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WOH 2040

Twentieth Century World History

Choose One Personal Development Institutional General Education Core Course

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HLP 1081

Personal Wellness Appraisal and Improvement

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HUS 1111

Strategies for Personal Effectiveness

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PHI 1100

Introduction to Logic

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PHI 2600

Introduction to Ethics

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SLS 1501

College and Career Success

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SLS 2261

Leadership Development

**Gordon Rule course: Requires C or better.

Mathematics

6 Credit Hours Required
(3 hours from State Core and3 hours from either State Core or Institutional Core)

Choose One Mathematics State General Education Core Course

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MAC 1105

College Algebra**

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MAC 2311

Calculus I with Analytical Geometry**

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MGF 1106

Mathematics for Liberal Arts**

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MGF 1107

Mathematical Explorations**

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STA 2023

Elementary Statistics**

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STA 2023H

Honors Elementary Statistics**

Choose One Mathematics Institutional General Education Core Course

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MAC 1114

Trigonometry**

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MAC 1140

Precalculus (Algebra)**

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MAC 1147

Precalculus Algebra/ Trigonometry**

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MAC 2233

Calculus for Business and Social Science**

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MAC 2312

Calculus II with Analytical Geometry**

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MAC 2313

Calculus III with Analytical Geometry**

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MAP 2302

Elementary Differential Equations**

**Gordon Rule course: Requires C or better.

Note: Any Student who successfully completes a mathematics course for which one of the general education core course options in mathematics is an immediate prerequisite shall be considered to have completed the mathematics core.

Natural Science

6 Credit Hours Required
(3 hours from State Core and 3 hours either State Core or Institutional Core)

Choose One Natural Sciences State General Education Core Course

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AST 1002

Descriptive Astronomy

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BSC 1005

Introduction to Biology

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BSC 2010

Integrated Principles of Biology I

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BSC 2085

Human Anatomy and Physiology I

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CHM 1020

Chemistry in Society

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CHM 2045

General Chemistry I

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ESC 1000

Earth Science

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EVR 1001

Introduction to Environmental Science

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PHY 1020

Elementary Physics for the Nonscience Majors

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PHY 1053C

General Physics I with Lab

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PHY 2048C

General Physics with Calculus I with Lab

Choose One Natural Sciences Institutional General Education Core Course

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BSC 1020

Biology and the Human Experience

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BSC 1080

Basic Anatomy and Physiology

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BSC 2011

Integrated Principles of Biology II

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BSC 2086

Human Anatomy and Physiology II

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BOT 1000

Plant Science

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CHM 1025

Introductory Chemistry

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CHM 1032

Chemistry for Health-related Fields

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CHM 2046

General Chemistry II

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CHM 2210

Organic Chemistry I

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CHM 2211

Organic Chemistry II

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ESC 1200C

Earth Science for Educators

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EVR 1264

Environmental Health

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GLY 1102

Age of Dinosaurs

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GLY 2010C

Geology with Lab

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ISC 1004H

Integrated Natural Science: Honors

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MCB 2010C

Microbiology with Lab

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OCB 1630

Introduction to Marine Ecology

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OCE 1001

Introductory Oceanography

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PCB 1431C

Florida Waters Part 1

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PCB 1432C

Florida Waters Part 2

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PCB 1433C

Florida Waters Part 3

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PCB 1434C

Florida Waters Part 4

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PCB 1440C

Florida Landscape Part 1

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PCB 1448C

Florida Landscape Part 2

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PCB 1449C

Florida Landscape Part 3

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PCB 1450C

Florida Landscape Part 4

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PHY 1054C

General Physics II with Lab

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PHY 2049C

General Physics with Calculus II with Lab

Electives — 24 Credit Hours

You may choose any of the General Education courses or the General Electives on the following pages.

See an A.A. advisor for preprofessional course requirements for your area of interest.

Completion of Computer Literacy Requirement

Refer to the list of options.

Summary of Associate in Arts Degree

GENERAL EDUCATION:

36 HOURS

English

9 Hours

Humanities

6 Hours

Social Science

9 Hours

Mathematics

6 Hours

Natural Science

6 Hours

ELECTIVES:

24 HOURS

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

60 HOURS