ACADEMIC MAP
Associate of Arts

Semester 1

COURSE CR COMMENTS
MATH 121, 126, 128, 141, 155, 156 OR 211 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
COMM 111 OR COMM 112 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
HIST 101, 102, 152, 153 POLS 101, 102, 220 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
PSYC 101, 241 OR SOC 101, 232, OR ECON 201, 202, PHIL 111, 170, OR EDUC 300 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
ENGL 101 ~COMPOSITION 1 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
COLL 101 ORIENTATION TO COLLEGE 1 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 16

Semester 2

COURSE CR COMMENTS
ENGL 102 ~COMPOSITION 2 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
PSYC 101, 241 OR SOC 101, 232, OR ECON 201, 202, PHIL 111, 170, OR EDUC 300 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
ART 101, MUSI 170, OR THEA 101 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
BIOL 101 &103L, BIOL 102 & 104L, BIOL 107, BIOL 108, BIOL 115, BIOL 107, CHEM 111, CHEM 112, CHEM 115, CHEM 116, GEOL 101 & GEOL 102L, GEOL 103 & 104L, PSCI 101, PSCI 111, SPCI 112, PHYS 101, PHYS 102, PHYS 111, OR PHYS 112 4 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
ELECTIVE FROM CORE TRANSFER AGREEMENT OF TRANSFER PROGRAM 2 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 15

Semester 3

COURSE CR COMMENTS
ENGL 131, 132, 221, 222, 241, 242, 261, OR 262 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
FREE ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
FREE ELECTIVE 2 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
INSTITUTIONAL LEARNING OUTCOMES CATEGORY ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TRANSFER SPECIFIC ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 14

Semester 4

COURSE CR COMMENTS
BIOL 101 &103L, BIOL 102 & 104L, BIOL 107, BIOL 108, BIOL 115, BIOL 107, CHEM 111, CHEM 112, CHEM 115, CHEM 116, GEOL 101 & GEOL 102L, GEOL 103 & 104L, PSCI 101, PSCI 111, SPCI 112, PHYS 101, PHYS 102, PHYS 111, OR PHYS 112 4 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TRANSFER SPECIFIC ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
FREE ELECTIVE 2 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
INSTITUTIONAL LEARNING OUTCOMES CATEGORY ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
HIST 101, 102, 152, 153 POLS 101, 102, 220 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 15

The Associate of Arts (AA) degree provides an easy and affordable way for you to complete a portion of any other college or university’s 4-year degree while on WVUP’s campus. Students who wish to earn a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree at any other institution can work with one our advisors to customize your AA so that you earn college credits in the areas of General Education, Free Electives of your choosing, and degree or discipline-specific courses that combine into a college degree that can then be transferred into your 4-year college program of choice.  WVUP’s small class sizes and professional, experienced, and dedicated faculty and staff insure a personalized and high-quality education that prepares you for your future academic endeavors.

In addition to being an excellent transfer degree program, the AA is well suited for yet undecided students. Many students wish to explore college life and offerings before taking a particular path. The first semesters provide the General Education courses required by most any other college program at WVUP or elsewhere. 

Finally, if you are considering employment that requires a non-specific college degree, the Associate of Arts Degree may well suit your purpose.

Just a few of the subjects that can be selected in customizing your degree include: Art, Education, English, History, Journalism, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Political Science,  Psychology, Religion, Sociology, Communications, Media Studies, and Theatre.

MILESTONE COURSE:

These courses are the keys to graduation. Courses should be taken in the recommended semesters to stay on time for completion

FIELD/CLINICAL COURSE:

CAREER PLANNING:

na

CAPSTONE COURSE:

na

ELECTIVES: na

CONCURRENT COURSES:


CERTIFICATION:

PRACTICUM and SEMINAR

2+2 with WVU Parkersburg
CAREER LADDER:

Students should average 15 credit hours per semester, or 30 per year, to graduate on time.

TOTAL DEGREE CREDITS:
60


2022-2023

Foundational Learning Courses (FLCs):

To ensure breadth and depth as students meet these broad education goals, the curriculum focuses on six academic “strands.”

Aesthetics,
Creativity, and
Appreciation
Human
Communication
and Interaction 
People and
Their Worlds
 Quantitative
Reasoning 
Scientific InquiryWriting and
Rhetoric

 ART-101

 ART-111

 ENGL-131

 ENGL-132

 ENGL-221

 ENGL-222

 ENGL-241

 ENGL-242

 ENGL-257

 ENGL-261

 ENGL-262

 ENGL-285

 MUSI-170

 THEA-101

 COMM-105

 COMM-111

 COMM-112

 COMM-202

 ECON-201

 ECON-202

 GEOG-102

 HIST-101

 HIST-102

 HIST-152

 HIST-153

 HIST-250

 PHIL-111

 PHIL-150

 PHIL-231

 POLS-101

 POLS-102

 PSYC-101
 
 PSYC-241

 SOC-101

 SOC-107

 SOC-221

 MATH-120

 MATH-125

 MATH-126

 MATH-211

 ASTR-106
 BIOL-101

 BIOL-102

 BIOL-103

 BIOL-104

 BIOL-107

 BIOL-108

 BIOL-109

 BIOL-115

 BIOL-117

 BIOL-171

 CHEM-111

 CHEM-115

 CHEM-116

 GEOL-101

 GEOL-102

 GEOL-103

 GEOL-104

 GEOL-105

 PSCI-101

 PSCI-111

 PSCI-112

 PHYS-101

 PHYS-102
 
PHYS-111

 ENGL-101

 ENGL-102

 ENGL-107

 

2022-2023

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