Oct 02, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Liberal Arts & Sciences, AA (LASC-AA)

Location(s): Asnuntuck, Capital, Gateway, Housatonic, Manchester, Middlesex, Naugatuck Valley, Northwestern Connecticut, Norwalk, Quinebaug Valley, Three Rivers, Tunxis

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CT State Community College Catalog 2023-2024

  • New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this catalog. 
  • Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
  • The policies, courses and programs described are applicable as of the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.

The Liberal Arts and Science Associate in Arts degree program provides students with a broad background that prepares them for transfer to a bachelor’s degree program at a four-year college or university. Students will take a wide range of courses with an emphasis on fulfilling general education or similar requirements at four-year colleges and universities. The Associate of Arts (A.A.) emphasizes courses in the humanities, arts, and social sciences.

Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Communicate clearly and persuasively both in written and oral forms, including in ways that involve and document outside sources. 
  • Analyze literary, artistic, or philosophical works of world cultures. 
  • Analyze changes and developments in history, including their causes and effects.
  • Apply social scientific theories to understand human behavior and world events.
  • Use mathematical tools and technology to create mathematical models. 
  • Describe scientific principles and apply them to understand the physical world.
  • Identify the various ways in which diversity exists in our world, such as through analyzing artistic and literary works, historical examples, statistical information, or present-day cases.

Program Courses (30-32 credits)

Total Credits: 60-66

Diversity Requirement

Students must take two courses totaling 6 credits or more designated to meet the CT State Diversity requirements. This requirement can be met with General Education courses and/or with Liberal Arts & Science program or elective courses.

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