Liberal Arts + Sciences Degrees + Certificates

English Transfer Pathway

Mission The objective of this pathway is to prepare students for transfer to a baccalaureate degree in English at a four-year college or university. Outcomes The objective of the English pathway is to prepare students for transfer to a four-year college or university. This pathway specifically prepares students for advanced study in English related fields such as literature, journalism, creative writing, or English education. The courses in this pathway enhance students’ skills in critical thinking, reading, and writing. Specifically, in addition to achieving the general education outcomes, upon completion of the coursework assigned to the English Transfer Pathway a student


Liberal Arts and Sciences A.A.

Mission The Liberal Arts and Sciences degree is designed for students planning to continue their education for a baccalaureate degree. Courses include the General Education classes required by four year colleges and universities. Advisors help choose the best electives according to a student’s area of interest. Outcomes The General Education component in all programs of study at NCCC, including the Liberal Arts and Sciences degree programs, encompass the following competency or knowledge-based learning outcomes: 1. Critical thinking skills. 2. Effective verbal, written, oral and visual communication skills. 3. Familiarity with multiple areas of traditional knowledge supporting intellectual excellence and openness.


Liberal Arts and Sciences A.S.

Mission The Liberal Arts and Sciences degree is designed for students planning to continue their education for a baccalaureate degree. Courses include the General Education classes required by four year colleges and universities. Advisors help choose the best electives according to a student’s area of interest. See the Academic Information section of this catalog for degree requirements for Associate in Art versus Associate in Science degrees. Following are “Special Transfer Programs” for Biology, English, History, Psychology and Teaching Careers Transfer Pathways. Outcomes The General Education component in all programs of study at NCCC, including the Liberal Arts and Sciences degree