Course Listing

Dougherty Family College students follow a structured liberal arts curriculum that will prepare them to transfer to a four-year college. Students will take 64 credits during their two years in the program. Some courses are required. In other cases, students may choose from a limited range of courses to meet a degree requirement. 

Requirement for the Associate of Arts Degree (2017-2018)

Areas of Concentrations and Courses - 64 Courses
LITERATURE, WRITING, COMMUNICATION (12-16 CREDITS)
  • ENGLISH 110: Intensive Writing [Students may place out of 110]
  • ENGLISH 121: Critical Thinking: Literature and Writing
  • ENGLISH 203: Texts in Conversation, Writing Intensive
  • COMMUNICATION AND JOURNALISM 100: Public Speaking
NATURAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES (8 CREDITS)
  • BIOLOGY 102: Conservation Biology
  • GEOLOGY 115: Environmental Geology
MATH AND QUANTITATIVE LITERACY (4 CREDITS)
  • MATH 101: Finite Mathematics
HISTORY AND SOCIAL SCIENCE (12 CREDITS)
  • HISTORY 115: The World Since 1900
  • PSYCHOLOGY 111: General Psychology
  • SOCIOLOGY 100: Introduction to Sociology
FAITH, SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND HUMAN DIVERSITY (12 CREDITS)
  • THEOLOGY 101: The Christian Theological Tradition
  • PHILOSOPHY 115: Philosophy of the Human Person
  • JUSTICE AND PEACE STUDIES 250: Introduction to Justice and Peace Studies
FINE ARTS (4-8 CREDITS)
  • ART HISTORY 110: Introduction to Art History
  • MUSIC 115: Understanding Music and Culture (only for students who place in English 121 first semester)
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: (8 CREDITS)
  • First-Year Seminar: Leading and Serving
  • HEALTH 250: Personal Health and Wellness