1+1 TCAPS/AP and NMC

The Associate in Science and Arts degree is generally pursued by students who are planning to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree. Students who are deciding on a major area and want to explore the curriculum also frequently pursue the ASA degree.

Each Course is listed: NMC Course (AP Exam Score needed) example: BIO 115 (Biology 3)

Communications: 6-8 Credits

Credits

ENG 111 (English-Lang 3-5)

4

ENG 112 (English Composition no AP Credit)

4

ENG 240 (English Lit 3-5)

3

Humanities: 8 credits from at least 2 departments in group 1

HST 102 (History European 4-5)

4

HST 111 & 112 (History U.S. 4-5)

8

Group 1 Humanities (World History 4-5)

4

Science/Math: 8 credits from at least 2 departments in Group 1 courses under Science/Math courses. One must be a Science lecture/lab course.

BIO 115 (Biology 3)

4

BIO 115 & 116 (Biology 4-5)

8

MTH 131 (Statistics 4-5)

3

MTH 141 (Calc AB 3-5)

5

MTH 141 (Calc BC 3)

5

MTH 141 & 142 (Calc BC 4-5)

10

CHM 150 (Chem 3)

5

CHM 150 & 151 (Chem 4-5)

10

GRP 1 Science and MTH (Environ. Science 4-5)

2

PHY 121 & 122 (Physics B 4-5)

8

PHY 221 & 221R (Physics C-Mechanics 3-5)

5

PHY 222 & 222R (Physics C- Electricity & Magnetism 3-5)

5

Social Science: 8 credits from at least 2 departments in Group 1 Social Science courses.

ECO 201 (Econ-Macro 4-5)

3

ECO 202 (Econ-Micro 4-5)

3

PLS 101 (Govt. & Politics 3-5)

3

PSY 101 (Psychology 4-5)

3

Major Area Requirements
A combination of 34 credits from Group 1 or Group 2 courses

FRN101 & 102 (French 3-5)

8

MLG 111 & 112 (German 3-5)

8

SPN 101 & 102 (Spanish 3-5)

8

Math Competency required.*
Reading Competency required.**

Total Degree Credits: Minimum of 64

Math and Reading Competency

*Math Competency may be fulfilled in one of two ways:

  • COMPASS placement into MTH 121 or higher, or
  • Successful completion of MTH 111 or higher with a grade of 2.0 or better.

**Reading Competency: Guide available from academic advisors.

Other Requirements

  • Complete at least 64 credit hours with a 2.0 or higher cumulative grade point average.
  • Complete a minimum of 24 of the 64 credits through NMC classes.
  • One Cultural Perspectives & Diversity Course.

Notes

  • A maximum of two physical education credits, two professional development seminar credits, and four Academic Service Learning Internship credits may be used toward a degree.
  • Courses with numbers below 100 level do not count toward graduation, even though they may be prerequisites for other courses needed to complete degree or certificate requirements. Some courses may require prerequisites which may add to the total number of credits taken. Review course prerequisites carefully.
  • To count toward graduation, a course must be completed with a grade of 1.0 or higher. See Applying for a degree or certificate.

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