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MathematicsRequirements

The coursework for the math associate degree will prepare you to successfully transfer to a participating four-year Colorado school to complete your bachelor’s degree in mathematics. Study a core math curriculum with subjects including:

  • Calculus (three semesters)
  • Computer science (one semester)

Note that College Algebra and Trigonometry are prerequisites for this degree program. These courses can count as electives toward your degree.

General education requirements and electives will round out your learning experience and reinforce the practical soft skills employers desire. Study subjects including statistics, differential equations, and philosophy. Your instructors may recommend that you take as many math courses as possible to prepare you to transfer to your four-year college or university. 

Row Groupings General Education Requirements
Row Groupings (Written) Communication: Credits
required

Emphasizes the planning, writing, and revising of compositions, including the development of critical and logical thinking skills. This course includes a wide variety of compositions that stress analytical, evaluative, and persuasive/argumentative writing. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-CO1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Expands and refines the objectives of English Composition I. Emphasizes critical/logical thinking and reading, problem definition, research strategies, and writing analytical, evaluative, and/or argumentative compositions. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-CO2 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

Course Prerequisites

Any Guaranteed Transfer Pathways Introductory Writing Course (GT-CO1) with a grade of "C" or better.

3
Note: Note: This requirement can also be fulfilled with ENG 1022 (GT-CO2) + a GT Pathways-approved CO3 course (GT-CO3). Aims does not currently offer any GT-CO3 courses, but students should be aware of this option in case they are transferring in coursework that may meet this requirement.
Total (Written) Communication Credits 6
Row Groupings Mathematics: Credits
required

Introduces single variable calculus and analytic geometry. It includes limits, continuity, derivatives, and applications of derivatives as well as indefinite and definite integrals and some applications. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-MA1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

Course Prerequisites

MAT 1340 and MAT 1420 with grades of "C" or better

5
Total Mathematics Credits 5
Row Groupings Arts & Humanities:
Arts & Humanities:

Three GT Pathways Arts & Humanities course (GT-AH1, GT- AH2, GT-AH3, GT-AH4)

Row Groupings GT-AH1 (Arts and Expression) Credits
required

Introduces the cultural significance of the visual arts, including media, processes, techniques, traditions, and terminology. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Provides the knowledge base to understand the visual arts, especially as related to Western culture. This course surveys the visual arts from the Ancient through the Medieval periods. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Provides the knowledge base to understand the visual arts, especially as related to Western culture. This course surveys the visual arts from the Renaissance to 1900. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Introduces the concepts necessary to understand modern visual art, with an emphasis on world art of the 20th century. This course surveys world art of the 20th century, including Modernism to Post-Modernism. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Examines techniques for creative writing by exploring imaginative uses of language through creative genres (fiction, poetry, and other types of creative production such as drama, screenplays, graphic narrative, or creative nonfiction) with emphasis on the student's own unique style, subject matter and needs. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Introduces the study of music focusing on intelligent listening skills, the elements of music and their relationships, the musical characteristics of representative works and composers, common musical forms and genres of various Western, and non-Western historical style periods. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Provides a historical survey of Western art music from the Middle Ages into the Classical period, including styles, genres, composers, works, and significant cultural and historical influences upon the repertoire. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Provides a historical survey of Western art music connecting the classical period to the Romantic period and following to the present. This course includes the study of styles, genres, composers, works, and significant cultural and historical influences upon the repertoire. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Provides an overview of music from around the globe including folk, ethnic, non-Western and popular styles. Develops basic listening skills and builds a historical/cultural context for world music styles to enable an understanding and appreciation of global music. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Provides an overview of jazz history covering the basic materials of music and the forms, media, genres, and the historical and cultural framework of each style period. This course emphasizes the building of critical listening tools and the development of a jazz music vocabulary. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Provides an opportunity to discover, analyze, and evaluate all aspects of the theatre experience: scripts, acting, directing, staging, history, criticism, and theory. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Surveys the history and development of theatrical practices from Ancient Greece to the Renaissance as well as non-western forms, emphasizing all aspects of performance from period values to analysis of dramatic literature and culture. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Surveys the history and development of theatrical practices from Restoration to the present as well as non-Western forms, emphasizing all aspects of performance from period values to analysis of dramatic literature and culture. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
Row Groupings GT-AH2 (Literature and Humanities) Credits
required

Introduces film terminology and narrative techniques to explore how film conveys meaning and to study the relationships among film form, content, and audience reception. This course emphasizes active viewing, discussion, and critical analysis of films from different cultures and eras. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Introduces an interdisciplinary approach to world mythology. The course illustrates and connects common themes in mythology to world religion, philosophy, art, literature, music, and contemporary culture using various interpretive methods. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Introduces the interdisciplinary study of ideas that have defined cultures through a survey of the visual, performing, and literary arts, emphasizing connections among diverse cultures, including European and non-European, from the prehistoric to the early medieval era. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Introduces the interdisciplinary study of ideas that have defined cultures through a survey of the visual, performing, and literary arts, emphasizing connections among global cultures from the medieval to the early modern era. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Introduces the interdisciplinary study of ideas that have defined cultures through a survey of the visual, performing, and literary arts, emphasizing connections among global cultures from the European Enlightenment to the postmodern era. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Introduces fiction, poetry, and drama. This course emphasizes active and responsive reading. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Examines significant writings in world literature from the ancients to the seventeenth century. It emphasizes active reading and understanding of the works and their cultural backgrounds. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Examines the cultural, historical, and social contexts impacting multiple ethnic American identities through critical reading and analysis. This course focuses on significant works by authors who identify as African American, Native American, Latino/a, Asian American, and other ethnicities. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Examines American literary works from pre-European arrival on the continent up to the Civil War, including works from diverse people that contributed to American literature. This course also explores historical and social contexts within various genres. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Examines American literary works from 1865 to the present, distinguishing among literary themes, genres, and schools of thought that illustrate historical and social contexts across a multicultural spectrum. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Examines major works of British literature from the Anglo-Saxon period through the 17th century. Explores the historical, political, and social contexts of the works as well as the major themes which reflect and/or critique the social assumptions and values of the times. Besides fostering an understanding of works essential to western culture, the course will examine how these works are still influential and relevant to contemporary thought and culture. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category. Course is not repetable for credit.

3
required

Examines major works of British literature from the 18th century to the present. Explores the historical, political, and social contexts of the works and the major themes authors used to reflect and critique the social assumptions of their times. Besides fostering an understanding of works essential to western culture, the course examines how these works are still influential and relevant to contemporary thought and culture. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Explores works by William Shakespeare, focusing on a careful reading of these works as well as an exploration of pertinent contextual and historical information. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Examines the techniques and themes in literature of various genres by and about women by considering what it means for women to be in literature, as characters and also as authors. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Examines the criteria for selecting appropriate literature for children. Explores literature through a variety of genres, age levels, values taught through literature, and literary and artistic qualities of various texts. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH2 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
Row Groupings GT-AH3 (Ways of Thinking) Credits
required

Introduces significant theoretical and practical questions and emphasizes understanding the meaning and methods of philosophy. Includes: the human condition, logic, reality, knowledge, freedom, history, ethics, and religion. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Examines human life, experience, and thought to discover and develop the principles and values for pursuing a more fulfilled existence. This course examines ethical theories designed to both justify moral judgments, as well as apply these ethical theories to a selection of personal and social issues in the world today. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Studies effective thinking using language-oriented logic. Provides tools and develops skills for creative and critical thinking and the formal analysis of arguments. Emphasizes the development of decision-making and problem-solving. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Introduces the major religions of the Eastern and Western world. Covers Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Utilizes methods of religious studies to understand the historical development of each religious tradition as well its worldview and teachings. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Introduces the major religions of the Eastern World: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Daoism. Utilizes the methods of religious studies to understand the historical development of each religious tradition in terms of communities, cultural context, and modern manifestations; paying particular attention to differences between sects, denominations, schools, and factions within each tradition. Focus will include the examination of the charismatic leaders, prophets, and narratives that inform the worldview of each tradition. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Covers basic information in semantics and syntax of sentential and predicate logic, construction of truth trees, and derivations of natural deductive systems. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Focuses on the critical analysis and evaluation of the fundamental concepts, ideas, and implications within religious worldviews. This course includes issues such as the nature of God, other conceptions of ultimate reality, arguments concerning God`s existence, the problem of evil and suffering, faith and reason, metaphysical foundations for ethics, the phenomenon of religious experience, and religious diversity. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Analyzes theories of the value of the natural world. Topics may include the relation between scientific and moral principles; theories of the moral worth of persons, animals, plants, and other natural objects; historical, religious, and cultural influences on conceptions of nature; alternative accounts of human relationships and responsibilities to nature; and the connection between moral and political values and economic policies. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Explores the major philosophical questions surrounding death and dying, the metaphysical arguments for and against the existence of the soul, life after bodily death, the major ethical theories and their relation to issues of physician-assisted suicide, care for the dying, the grieving process, death as expressed in aesthetics and contemporary society, as well as the existential contributions concerning meaning of life and the meaning of death. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
Row Groupings GT-AH4 (World Languages; must be Intermediate/2000 level) Credits
required

Continues the development of increased functional proficiency at the intermediate level in speaking, aural comprehension, reading, writing, and cultural competency in the French language. This course is conducted predominantly in French. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH4 category. Prerequisite: FRE 1012 with a grade of "C" or better. Course is not repeatable for credit.  

Course Prerequisites

FRE 1012 with a grade of "C" or better

3
required

Continues the development of increased functional proficiency at intermediate mid level in speaking, aural comprehension, reading, writing, and cultural competency in the French language. This course is conducted predominantly in French. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH4 category. Prerequisite: FRE 2011 with a grade of "C" or better. Course is not repeatable for credit.

Course Prerequisites

FRE 2011 with a grade of "C" or better

3
required

Continues the development of increased functional proficiency at the intermediate level in speaking, aural comprehension, reading, writing, and cultural competency in the German language. This course is conducted predominantly in German. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH4 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

Course Prerequisites

GER 1012 with a grade of "C" or better

3
required

Continues the development of increased functional proficiency at intermediate mid level in speaking, aural comprehension, reading, writing, and cultural competency in the German language. This course is conducted predominantly in German. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH4 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

Course Prerequisites

GER 2011 with a grade of "C" or better

3
required

Continues Italian Language II in the development of increased functional proficiency at the intermediate level in speaking, aural comprehension, reading, writing, and cultural competency in the Italian language. This course is conducted predominantly in Italian. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH4 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

Course Prerequisites

ITA 1012 with a grade of "C" or better

3
required

Continues Italian Language III in the development of increased functional proficiency at intermediate mid level in speaking, aural comprehension, reading, writing, and cultural competency in the Italian language. This course is conducted predominantly in Italian. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH4 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

Course Prerequisites

ITA 2011 with a grade of "C" or better

3
required

Continues the development of increased functional proficiency at the intermediate level in speaking, aural comprehension, reading, writing, and cultural competency in the Japanese language. This course is conducted predominantly in Japanese. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH4 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

Course Prerequisites

JPN 1012 with a grade of "C" or better

3
required

Continues the development of increased functional proficiency at intermediate mid level in speaking, aural comprehension, reading, writing, and cultural competency in the Japanese language. This course is conducted predominantly in Japanese. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH4 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

Course Prerequisites

JPN 2011 with a grade of "C" or better

3
required

Continues Russian Language II in the development of increased functional proficiency at the intermediate level in speaking, aural comprehension, reading, writing, and cultural competency in the Russian language. This course is conducted predominantly in Russian. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH4 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

Course Prerequisites

RUS 1012 with a grade of "C" or better

3
required

Continues Russian Language III in the development of increased functional proficiency at intermediate mid level in speaking, aural comprehension, reading, writing, and cultural competency in the Russian language. This course is conducted predominantly in Russian. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH4 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

Course Prerequisites

RUS 2011 with a grade of "C" or better.

3
required

Continues Spanish Language II in the development of increased functional proficiency at the intermediate level in speaking, aural comprehension, reading, writing, and cultural competency in the Spanish language. This course is conducted predominantly in Spanish. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH4 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

Course Prerequisites

SPA 1012 with a grade of "C" or better

3
required

Continues Spanish Language III in the development of increased functional proficiency at intermediate mid level in speaking, aural comprehension, reading, writing, and cultural competency in the Spanish language. This course is conducted predominantly in Spanish. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-AH4 category. Prerequisite: Course is not repeatable for credit.

Course Prerequisites

SPA 2011 with a grade of "C" or better

3
Total Arts & Humanities Credits 9
Row Groupings History:
History:

One GT Pathways History course (GT-HI1)

Row Groupings GT-HI 1 (History) Credits
required

Explores trends within events, peoples, groups, ideas, and institutions in World History from antiquity to 1500. This course focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening skills historians use while constructing knowledge and studying a diverse set of narratives through perspectives such as gender, class, religion, and ethnicity. This course focuses on common cultural trends. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Explores trends within events, peoples, groups, ideas, and institutions in World History since 1500 as well as on common cultural trends. This course focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening skills historians use while constructing knowledge and studying a diverse set of narratives through the perspectives such as gender, class, religion, and ethnicity. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Explores trends within events, peoples--including Native American--groups, ideas, and institutions in North America and the United States to Reconstruction. This class focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening skills historians use while constructing knowledge and studying a diverse set of narratives through perspectives such gender, class, religion, and ethnicity. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Explores trends within events, peoples, groups, ideas, and institutions since the American Civil War. This course focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening skills historians use while constructing knowledge and studying a diverse set of narratives through perspectives such as gender, class, religion, and ethnicity. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Explores trends within events, peoples, groups, ideas, and institutions in Western Civilization from antiquity to 1650. This course focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening skills historians use while constructing knowledge and studying a diverse set of narratives through perspectives such as gender, class, religion, and ethnicity. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Explores trends within events, peoples, groups, ideas, and institutions in Western civilization since 1650. This course focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening skills historians use while constructing knowledge and studying a diverse set of narratives through perspectives such as gender, class, religion, and ethnicity. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Investigates the major political, social, and economic developments, international relationships, scientific breakthroughs, and cultural trends that have shaped the various global regions, empires, and nation-states since the late nineteenth century. This course focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening skills historians use while constructing knowledge and studying a diverse set of narratives through perspectives such as gender, class, religion, and ethnicity. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Explores the experiences and contributions of African Americans from the colonial period to the present through the social and economic lives and roles of African Americans, their roles in politics and war, their achievements, and movements for self-help and civil rights. This course focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening skills historians use while constructing knowledge and studying a diverse set of narratives through perspectives such as gender, class, religion, and ethnicity. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Analyzes historical and socio-cultural change for Native Americans from pre-colonial America to the present, emphasizing those processes and relations with non-Native Americans which have contributed to current conditions. This course focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening skills historians use while constructing knowledge and studying a diverse set of narratives through perspectives such as gender, class, religion, and ethnicity. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Traces the history of the American West from Native American cultures to the present. It explores the frontier experiences of America's earliest, eastern settlers through the Trans-Mississippi West across the great exploratory and wagon trails including cities, ranching, reservation, resource management, and industry. This course focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening skills historians use while constructing knowledge and studying a diverse set of narratives through perspectives such as gender, class, religion, and ethnicity. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Presents the story of the people, society, and cultures of Colorado from its earliest Native Americans, through the Spanish influx, the explorers, the fur traders, mountain men, the gold rush, railroad builders, the cattlemen and farmers, the silver boom, the tourists, and the modern state. This course focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening skills historians use while constructing knowledge and studying a diverse set of narratives through perspectives such as gender, class, religion, and ethnicity. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Examines the major political, economic, social, and cultural developments that have shaped modern America from 1945 to the present. This course focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening skills historians use while constructing knowledge and studying a diverse set of narratives through perspectives such as gender, class, religion, and ethnicity. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Focuses on the major political, economic, social, and cultural influences that have shaped Latin America from pre-European conquest to the present. Emphasizes the early history of Latin America but connects it to the present. This course focuses on developing, practicing, and strengthening skills historians use while constructing knowledge and studying a diverse set of narratives through perspectives such as gender, class, religion, and ethnicity. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-HI1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Surveys the history of Christianity and its impact on the world from its Jewish origins, into its European expansion, and ending with its modern global presence. This course analyzes foundational theology, the impact of significant events on faith, the influence of Christianity in art and culture, and the role of key people in their historical contexts. This course inspects Christianity's relationship with Judaism, Islam, Enlightenment, modernity, moral systems and values. Guaranteed Transfer in GT-HI1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
Total History Credits 3
Row Groupings Social & Behavioral Sciences:
Social & Behavioral Sciences:

Two GT Pathways Social & Behavioral Sciences courses (GT-SS1, GT-SS2, GT-SS3)

Row Groupings GT-SS1 (Economic or Political Systems) Credits
required

Focuses on economic principles and decision-making by consumers, firms, and government with emphasis on their application to the food, fiber, and natural resource sectors of the economy. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Examines major contemporary socio-economic issues and policies such as drugs and crime, education, health care, poverty and inequality, and globalization. These issues will be explored using economic tools and methods. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Focuses on the study of the national economy, emphasizing business cycles and long-run growth trends. Explores how macroeconomic performance is measured, including Gross Domestic Product and labor market indicators. Examines the saving-investment relationship and its relationship to Aggregate Supply and Aggregate Demand. Discusses money and banking, international trade, fiscal and monetary policy. Explores the macroeconomic role of the public sector. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Focuses on the study of individual decision making, emphasizing households, business firms and industry analysis. Explores market models, including competition, monopoly, monopolistic competition and oligopoly. Examines market failure and related efficiency criteria for government intervention. Explores public policy, including labor market issues, poverty and the environment. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Explores the origins, development, structure, and functions of the American Constitution and national government. This course examines federalism, civil liberties, civil rights, electoral processes, and mechanisms of civic participation and influence. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Emphasizes the structure and function of state, county, and municipal governments including their relations with each other and with national government. Includes a study of Colorado government and politics. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Incorporates an in-depth analysis of the background and nature of political issues and themes. This course is statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Examines the interactions among various levels of actors in the international system. This course attempts to explain behaviors across state boundaries. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Focuses on a survey of the discipline of political science, including political philosophy and ideology, democratic and non-democratic governments and processes, and international relations. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Examines domestic political systems, developments, themes, and events across countries and regions while applying the comparative method to identify similarities and differences. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
Row Groupings GT-SS2 (Geography) Credits
required

Examines the spatial distribution of environmental and societal phenomena in the world's regions. Environmental phenomena includes topography, climate, and natural resources. Societal phenomena include patterns of population and settlement, religion, ethnicity, language, and economic development. This course also analyzes the characteristics that define world regions and distinguishes them from each other. This course examines the relationships between physical environments and human societies, and examines globalization, emphasizing the geopolitical and economic relationships between more developed and less developed regions. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS2 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Introduces geographic perspectives and methods in the study of human societies by examining the spatial characteristics of populations, language, religion, ethnicity, politics, and economics. This course examines the relationships between physical environments and human societies. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS2 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
Row Groupings GT-SS3 (Human Behavior, Culture, or Social Frameworks) Credits
required

Covers concepts and issues related to world population, food, and agriculture. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Examines the study of human cultural patterns, including communication, economic systems, social and political organizations, religion, healing systems, and cultural change. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Introduces the science of recovering the human prehistoric and historic past through excavation, analysis, and interpretation of material remains. The course provides a survey of the archaeology of different areas of the Old and New Worlds, the works of selected archaeologists, and major archaeological theories. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Explores the basic principles of medical anthropology, an applied field within the discipline of cultural anthropology, including the cross-cultural study of illness, health, healing, death, globalization, and the interaction of medical systems between cultures. This course is one of the Statewide Guaranteed Transfer courses. GT-SS3. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Studies the origins of native peoples in the New World, through the development of geographic culture areas, to European contact and subsequent contemporary Native American issues. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Examines the communication involved in interpersonal relationships occurring in family, social, and career situations. Relevant concepts include self-concept, perception, listening, nonverbal communication, and conflict. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Provides a global view of communication across cultures and brings an awareness of how perception, language, race, verbal, and nonverbal communication impact our behaviors, messages, and interactions. Emphasis is on developing effective and ethical cross-cultural communication skills, while also building an appreciation for different cultures. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Introduces the basic components of the criminal justice system in the United States. Concepts of crime, crime data, victimization, perspectives, and views of crime, theory, and law are discussed. Particular attention to the criminal justice process, interaction and conflict between criminal justice agencies, and current criminal justice issues are examined. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Introduces the issues of race and ethnicity through the exploration of four major groups in the United States. This course explores issues of race and identity, racism and discrimination, stereotyping, prejudice, segregation, colonialism, integration, and acculturation pertaining to Americans of African, Asian, Latino, and Indigenous descent, as well as additional ethnic identities. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Places the mass media in a technological, historical, and cultural perspective, considering the validity, integrity, and influence of the evolving media in a democracy. This course is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Focuses on the scientific study of behavior including motivation, emotion, physiological psychology, stress and coping, research methods, consciousness, sensation, perception, learning, and memory. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Focuses on the scientific study of behavior including cognition, language, intelligence, psychological assessment, personality, abnormal psychology, therapy, life span development, sex, gender, sexuality, and social psychology. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Examines gender comparisons in work, courtship, family life, and sexual behavior throughout the life span. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Surveys physiological, psychological, and psychosocial aspects of human sexuality. Topics include relationships, sexual identity, and sexual health. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Focuses on the behavior of humans in a wide variety of social settings and the social influences humans have on each other in those settings. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Examines philosophies of life and death emphasizing dying, death, mourning, and the consideration of one's own death. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Focuses on human strengths and explores strengths-based research and concepts of life satisfaction, well-being, happiness, helpfulness, resiliency, post-traumatic growth, and improving emotional, psychological, and social functioning. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Focuses on an overview of the scientific study of attitudes, behaviors, and personality variables related to health, illness, and bodily systems. The course emphasizes the interaction of biological, psychological, and social factors that cause illness and influence its treatment and prevention. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Examines human development from conception through death, emphasizing physical, cognitive, emotional, and psychosocial factors. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Focuses on the growth and development of the individual, from conception through childhood, emphasizing physical, cognitive, emotional, and psychosocial factors. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Examines abnormal behavior and its classification, causes, treatment, and prevention. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

Course Prerequisites

PSY 1001 or PSY 1002 with a grade of "C" or better

3
required

Examines the structure, function, and development of personality. Investigates the major contemporary theories of personality. Covers psychodynamic, behavioral, cognitive-social learning, humanistic, trait, and, optionally, neurobiological, existential, and/or Eastern, perspectives. The underlying assumptions and research support for these theories are appraised. Enables the student to gain an appreciation of the value of alternative theoretical approaches to this subfield of psychology. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

This course examines the basic concepts, theories, and principles of sociology, including topics of culture, race, class, gender, sexuality, social groups, and deviance through a local and global lens. Analyzes and interprets socio-historic as well as contemporary issues by using critical thinking skills and linking individual experiences to social structures. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Examines the basic concepts, theories, and principles of sociology, including topics of family, religion, education, politics, the economy, health, demography, the environment and social movements through a local and global lens. Analyzes and interprets socio-historical as well as contemporary issues by using critical thinking skills and linking individual experiences to social structures. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Offers a critical exploration of marriage, family and kinship. It examines the family as an institution and how social, cultural and personal factors influence family relations locally and globally. Explores the stability and evolution of the family, along with current trends and a range of family forms. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Investigates current social issues that result in societal problems. Focuses on numerous areas including, but not limited to, the loss of civil liberties, concentration of media ownership, gender discrimination, hate crimes, poverty, hunger, environmental degradation, racism and prejudice, as well as social change. Addresses ways to ameliorate these social ills. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Examines major trends and theoretical approaches within the field of sociology of gender including the impact of intersecting social markers such as race, class, sexuality and gender identities. Addresses gender performance, stratification and inequalities in micro and macro settings in the U.S. Focuses on social movements relating to identities and institutional inequalities. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Explores differences based on race, ethnicity, social class, gender, age, ability status, and sexual identity. Critically examines the dynamics of intergroup relations and how social construction of these differences can lead to patterns of prejudice, discrimination, and inequality nationally and globally. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Critically examines various deviant categories and societal reactions to deviance affecting diverse populations. Examines how sociologists study deviance and the theories they use to explain it. Explains the ways social institutions define deviance and attempt to control, change, or treat those deviant behaviors, attitudes, and conditions. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Explores the interdisciplinary field of women's studies. This course is an examination of the following topics: the historical basis of gender inequality; the history of social movements for gender equality and women's studies; women's achievements throughout history in various professional and academic fields; women's social, economic, religious, health and political status in the U.S. and around the globe; gender relations; intersectionality; cultural, media and artistic representations of women. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
Total Social & Behavioral Sciences Credits 6
Row Groupings Natural & Physical Sciences: Credits
required

Covers the physics of kinematics, dynamics, and conservation laws and requires application of classical physics to both mathematical and conceptual problems. Specific concepts covered include 1D and 2D kinematics, Newton's Laws, rotational motion, energy and work, momentum and impulse, and simple harmonic motion. This course may also cover thermodynamics and fluid mechanics. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. It is recommended that ENG 1021 be completed prior to or be taken concurrently with this course. Course is not repeatable for credit.

Course Prerequisites

MAT 2410 with a grade of "C" or better.

5
required

Covers the physics of electricity and magnetism using conceptual and mathematical reasoning, including calculus. Maxwell's equations, waves, and time-varying circuits will be covered. Optional topics include wave and geometric optics and AC circuits. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SC1 category. It is recommended that ENG 1021 be completed prior to or be taken concurrently with this course. Course is not repeatable for credit.

Course Prerequisites

MAT 2410 and PHY 2111 with grades of "C" or better

5
Total Natural & Physical Sciences Credits 10
Row Groupings Additional Required Courses: Credits
required

Combines the basic theories of communication with public speech performance skills. Emphasis is on speech preparation, organization, support, audience analysis, and delivery. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Examines the communication involved in interpersonal relationships occurring in family, social, and career situations. Relevant concepts include self-concept, perception, listening, nonverbal communication, and conflict. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

3
required

Continues the study of single variable calculus which will include techniques of integration, analytic geometry, improper integrals, convergence of infinite numerical series and power series. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-MA1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

Course Prerequisites

MAT 1420 and MAT 2410 with a grade of "C" or better

5
required

Focuses on the traditional subject matter of multivariable Calculus. Topics include vectors, vector-valued functions, partial derivatives, analytic geometry, multiple integrals, line integrals and applications. This is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-MA1 category. Course is not repeatable for credit.

Course Prerequisites

MAT 2420 with a grade of "C" or better

4
required

Introduces students to the discipline of computer science and programming. Algorithm development, data representation, logical expressions, sub-programs and input/output operations using a high-level programming language are covered. Intensive lab work outside of class time is required. Course is repeatable for credit under different titles.

Course Prerequisites

CSC 1019 or CSC 2036 with a grade of "C" or better

4
Total Additional Required Credits 16-17
Row Groupings Electives:
Electives:

Students must take an additional 4-5 credits of Approved Degree Electives . Electives may be chosen with the following prefixes: AST, BIO, CHE, CIS, COM, CSC, ENV, GEY, MAT, MET or PHY. 

Total Electives Credits 4-5
Total Credits for A.S. Degree 60