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Associate in Arts Degree or Associate in Science Degree/General Education & Graduation Requirements for 2009-2010

The requirements for the Associate in Art Degree or Associate in Science Degree include completion of (1) a minimum of 90 units in prescribed courses; (2) a minimum of 24 units taken at Foothill College; (3) a grade-point average of 2.0 or better in all college courses including Foothill courses; (4) a major of at least 27 units in a curriculum approved by the Foothill Curriculum Committee; and (5) the seven general education requirements listed below. The student who plans to transfer to a four-year college or university should also consult with a counselor for the specific requirements of those institutions.

The student must successfully complete a minimum of 30-35 units from the courses listed below with at least one course in Humanities, English, Natural Sciences (with lab), Social & Behavioral Sciences, Communication & Analytical Thinking, American Cultures & Communities, and two courses in Lifelong Understanding from two different academic departments.

Courses may only be used in one area.

Area I - Humanities
Arts: ART 1, 2A, 2AH, 2B, 2BH, 2C, 2CH, 2D, 2E, 4A with 4AX, 5A with 5AX, 11, 14, 36, 45A with 45AX; F A 1; GID 1; MUS 1, 2A, 2B, 2C, 3A, 3B, 3C, 7, 7D, 7E, 8, 8H, 10, 64A, 64B, 85A, 85B; PHOT 1, 5, 8, 8H, 10, 11; THTR 1, 5, 5B, 20A, 20B, 20C, 20D, 24, 30; VART 2A, 2B, 2C, 36B; WMN 15.

Letters: CHIN 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 13A, 13B, 14A, 14B, 25A, 25B; COMM 24; CRWR 6, 36B, 39A, 39B, 40, 41A, 41B, 60; ENGL 5, 8, 11, 12, 14, 17, 22, 23, 25, 25H, 26, 31, 32, 42A, 42B, 42C, 43, 45, 46A, 46B, 46C, 48A, 48B, 48C; FREN 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 13A, 13B, 14A, 14B, 25A, 25B, 39; GERM 1, 2, 3, 39; HIST 4A, 4B, 4C, 4CH; HUMN 1A, 1B; JAPN 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 13A, 13B, 25A, 25B, 33; LING 23, 25, 25H, 26; PHIL 2, 4, 8, 11, 20A, 22, 24, 25; SPAN 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 10A, 13A, 13B, 14A, 14B, 25A, 25B; THTR 2A, 2B, 2C, 8.
 
Area II - English
ENGL 1A, 1AH; ESL 26.
 
Area III - Natural Sciences (with laboratory)
ASTR 10A with 10L, 10B with 10L, 10BH with 10L; BIOL 1A, 1B, 1C, 9 with 9L, 10, 13, 14, 15, 40A, 40B, 40C, 41; CHEM 1A, 10, 25, 30A; GEOG 1; HORT 10; PHYS 2A, 4A, 10.
 
Area IV - Social & Behavioral Sciences
ANTH 1, 2A, 2B, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8; BUSI 22, 53; CHLD 55; ECON 1A, 1B, 9, 12, 25; GEOG 1, 2, 5, 9, 10; GERM 8; HIST 4A, 4B, 4C, 4CH, 8, 9, 9H, 10, 15, 16, 16H, 17A, 17B, 17C, 18, 19, 20, 23A, 30; POLI 1, 2, 2H, 3, 3H, 5, 7, 8, 9, 15, 15H; PSYC 1, 4, 10, 14, 21, 22, 25, 30, 33, 40, 49, 55; SOC 1, 10, 11, 15, 19, 20, 21, 23, 30, 40; SOSC 20, WMN 5, 11, 21.
 
Area V - Communication & Analytical Thinking
CIS 12A, 15A, 18, 25A; COMM 1A, 1B, 2, 3, 4, 12, 24, 30, 46, 55; ENGL 1B, 1BH, 4; MATH 1A, 1B, 1C, 2A, 2B, 10, 11, 12, 22, 44, 46, 49, 51; PHIL 1, 7, 8, 50.
 
Area VI - United States Cultures & Communities
ANTH 4; ART 2D; BIOL 14; CHLD 11; COMM 10, 12; ENGL 5, 8, 12, 31, 41, 48A, 48B, 48C; HIST 9, 9H, 10; MUS 8, 8H; PHIL 22; PHOT 8, 8H; POLI 7; PSYC 22; SOC 8, 23; SOSC 20; SPED 61; THTR 8; WMN 5, 11.
 
Area VII - Lifelong Understanding
The student must successfully complete a total of four units or more in Lifelong Understanding from two different academic departments. For the purpose of this area, ALAP, DANC and PHED will be considered one academic department and COIN and CIS will be considered one academic department. BIOL 8, 9, 45; BUSI 91L; CIS 2, 50A, 60; COIN 51; CNSL 1, 2, 72, 80, 90; COMM 2, 10, 12; CRLP 55, 70; DANC 1A, 1B, 2, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7; HLTH 21; PHED 4; any physical activity course (PHED) or ALAP ALAP 60, 60X, 61, 61X, 62, 62X, 63, 63X, 64, 64X, 65, 65X, 66, 66X, 70, 70X, 71, 71X, 80, 80X; LIBR 1, 50, 71; SOC 19, 40; SOSC 20; SPED 52, 61, 72.
 
Petition for Graduation
Minimum proficiency: ENGL 1A or ESL 26 and MATH 105*, completed with a letter grade of é─˙Cé─¨ or better.* *Intermediate algebra or equivalent means MATH 105, or mathematics placement test score indicating eligibility for a mathematics course beyond the level of MATH 105, or completion of a higher level course with a grade of "C" or better, or completion of a bacheloré─˘s degree or higher from an accredited U.S. college or university. Note: The student who intends to transfer to a four-year school must meet additional requirements for general education. We strongly encourage you to meet frequently with your counselor. Challenges and questions related to general education or proficiency requirements should be directed to your counselor or the appropriate academic division office.
 

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