The requirements for the Associate in Art 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. Students planning to transfer to four-year colleges or universities should also check with a counselor for the specific requirements of those institutions.
Students 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 and Behavioral Sciences, Communication and Analytical Thinking, United States Cultures and Communities, and two courses in Lifelong Learning from two different academic departments.
Courses may only be used in one area.
Students must successfully complete a total of four units or more in Lifelong Learning 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. Physical activity courses may be taken for up to 2 units.
BIOL 8, 9, 45; BUSI 91L; CIS 2, 50A, 60; COIN 51; CNSL 1, 2, 72, 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 60, 60X, 61, 61X, 62, 62X, 63, 63X, 64, 64X, 66, 66X, 70, 70X, 71, 71X, 80, 80X; LIBR 71; SOC 19, 40: SOSC 20; SPED 52, 61, 72.
Minimum proficiency: ENGL 1A or ESLL 26 and MATH 105*, completed with a letter grade of “C” 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 bachelor’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.
2010 - 2011 Academic Year