Associate of Arts/Associate of Science General Education and Additional Degree Requirements

General Education 

English3-6
Must include ENG 102 or ENG 114
Composition I
Composition I for International Students
Composition II
Composition II For International Students
Fine Arts3
Visual Foundations
Drawing I
Introduction to Printmaking
Introduction to Digital Photography
Art Appreciation
Survey of Art History I
Survey of Art History II
Survey of African, Oceanic, & Native American Art 1
Introduction to Contemporary Art
Women in Art 1
Dance Appreciation 1
Film Analysis and Interpretation
Intro to Creative Writing: Fiction and Poetry
Writing Poetry
Writing Fiction
Introduction to Screenwriting
Introduction to the Short Story
Introduction to the Novel
Introduction to Drama
Intro to Poetry
Writing About Literature
The Art of Film
Introduction to the American Motion Picture
Film and Literature
Music Fundamentals
Music Appreciation
Survey of Jazz
History of Rock Music
Introduction to Music History I
Introduction to Music History II
Introduction to the Philosophy of the Arts
Introduction to Theater
Introduction to Acting I
Cinema as Art and Communication
Theater: a Cultural Context 1
Humanities3
History of the Built Environment 1
Introduction to Digital Photography
Ancient and Medieval Cultures
The Modern World
American Experiences and Constitutional Change 2
Novels Into Film
Intro to Creative Writing: Fiction and Poetry
Writing Poetry
Writing Fiction
World Literature I 1
World Literature II 1
Introduction to Women and Literature 1
Writing About Literature
European Civilization to 1648
European Civilization since 1648
World History I 1
World History II 1
Introduction to Humanities I
Introduction to Humanities II
The Art of Film
Introduction to the American Motion Picture
History of the Built Environment 1
Survey of Chinese Culture
Film and Literature
Music Appreciation
Survey of Jazz
Introduction to Philosophy
Introduction to Ethics
Introduction to the Philosophy of the Arts
World Religions 1
Introduction to Ancient Philosophy
Introduction to Modern Philosophy
Contemporary Moral Issues 1
Introduction to Theater
Cinema as Art and Communication
Theater: a Cultural Context 1
Mathematics3
Fundamentals of College Mathematics (Associate of Arts only - Does *NOT* count for Associate of Science)
Pre-Calculus I
Pre-Calculus II
Introductory Calculus for Business and Social Sciences
Calculus I
Calculus II
Introduction to Statistics
Science6
Must include at least one lab course.
Introduction to Physical Anthropology
and Physical Anthropology Laboratory
Introductory Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies
General Biology for Non-Majors
Introduction to Evolution and Adaptation
Life in the Ocean
Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology
Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology Laboratory
Introduction to Organismal Biology
and Intro to Organismal Biology Lab
General Microbiology
Molecules and Life in the Modern World
General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
General Chemistry for Scientists and Engineers
General Chemistry for Scientists and Engineers II
Introduction to Environmental Science
Physical Geography of Earth's Environment
and Physical Geography Lab
Climate Change: the Science Basis
Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Natural Disasters
Geology: Exploring Planet Earth
Earth and Life Through Time
Introduction to Geology of National Park
Geology of Geothermal Energy Resources
Human Nutrition
Introductory Physics
Introduction to Space Science and Engineering
General Physics I
General Physics II
Physics for Scientists and Engineers I
and Physics for Scientists/Engineers Lab I
Physics for Scientists and Engineers II
and Physics for Scientists/Engineers Lab II
Social Science3
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Peoples and Cultures of the World 1
Archaeology
Ethnic Groups in Contemporary Societies 1
Ancient and Medieval Cultures
The Modern World
American Experiences and Constitutional Change 2
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Introduction to Cultural Geography
World Regional Geography 1
US History to 1877 2
U. S. History since 1877 2
European Civilization to 1648
European Civilization since 1648
Survey of U.S. Constitutional History 2
World History I 1
World History II 1
History of Sexuality in the United States
Nevada History 2
Introduction to American Politics 2
Introduction to Comparative Politics
Introduction to International Relations
General Psychology
Principles of Sociology
Ethnic Groups in Contemporary Societies
Introduction to Women's Studies 1
Total Units24
1

Course also satisfies Diversity

2

Course also satisfies U.S. and Nevada Constitutions

Additional College Requirements 

Associate of Arts Additional College Requirements[20]
GE units24
Diversity 1,23
U.S. and Nevada Constitutions 1,33
Foreign Language 40-14
American Sign Language IV
Second Year French II
Second Year German II
Intermediate Hebrew II
Second Year Italian II
Second-Year Portuguese II
Second-Year Russian II
Second Year Spanish II
Spanish for Heritage Speakers II
Emphasis and Elective units may be necessary to meet the total minimum of 60 units for your chosen AA degree.16-40
Total Units60
Associate of Science Additional College Requirements[12]
GE Units24
Diversity 1, 23
Science6
Any transferable science units
U.S. and Nevada Constitutions 1, 33
Emphasis and Elective units may be necessary to meet the total minimum of 60 units for your chosen AS degree.12-24
Total Units60

Diversity 

Diversity Course List
AAD/HUM 201History of the Built Environment3
ANTH 201Peoples and Cultures of the World3
ANTH/SOC 205Ethnic Groups in Contemporary Societies3
ANTH 208Fundamentals of Cultural Diversity3
ANTH 229Fundamentals of Applied Anthropology3
ART 263Survey of African, Oceanic, & Native American Art3
ART 270Women in Art3
COM 285Communication Disabilities and Film3
DAN 101Dance Appreciation3
EDU 203Introduction to Special Education3
ENG 231World Literature I3
ENG 232World Literature II3
ENG 267Introduction to Women and Literature3
ENG 288Multicultural Literature3
ENG 294Intro to Women's History and Literature in the Us3
ENT 220International Women's Entrepreneurship3
GEOG 200World Regional Geography3
HDFS 232Diversity in Children3
HIST 208World History I3
HIST 209World History II3
HIST 215History of Sexuality in the United States3
HIST 227Introduction to Latin American History & Culture I3
HIST 228Intro to Latin American History and Culture II3
HIST 289Introduction to the History of the Middle East3
HIST 291Intro to Women's History and Literature in the Us3
HIST 294Introduction to African American History II3
HUM/AAD 201History of the Built Environment3
HUM 211Survey of Chinese Culture3
HUM 214Survey of Middle East Culture3
HUM/SPAN 225A Cultural Perspective: Spain...New Mexico3
HUM 260American Indian Literature and Culture3
LGM 202International Logistics Management3
NRES 211Conservation, Humans and Biodiversity3
NURS 212Cultural Aspects of Nursing Care3
NUTR 253Cultural Considerations in Nutrition and Health Care3
PHIL 210World Religions3
PHIL 245Contemporary Moral Issues3
PSY/SOC 276Aging in Modern American Society3
SOC/ANTH 205Ethnic Groups in Contemporary Societies3
SOC/PSY 276Aging in Modern American Society3
SPAN 221Iberia and Its Cultures3
SPAN 222Hispanic-America and Its Culture3
SPAN/HUM 225A Cultural Perspective: Spain...New Mexico3
THTR 210Theater: a Cultural Context3
WMST 101Introduction to Women's Studies3
WMST 250Introduction to Feminist Theory3
WMST 255The American Women's Movement3

U.S. and Nevada Constitutions 

CH 203American Experiences and Constitutional Change3
HIST 111Survey of U.S. Constitutional History3
PHIL 207CIntroduction to Social and Political Philosophy3
PSC 101Introduction to American Politics3
HIST 101
HIST 102
US History to 1877
and U. S. History since 1877
6
HIST 101
HIST 217
US History to 1877
and Nevada History
6
HIST 101
PSC 100
US History to 1877
and Nevada Constitution
4
HIST 101
PSC 208
US History to 1877
and Survey of State and Local Government
6
1

May also satisfy another degree requirement. 

2

Three units of diversity course work are required to satisfy all associate degrees granted. A course used to satisfy the diversity requirement may also apply to a degree requirement. See the complete diversity list and refer to your specific program worksheet for more details. 

3

 A course used to satisfy the U.S. & Nevada constitution requirement may also apply to a degree requirement. See the complete list in this section and refer to your specific program worksheet for details.

4

Options to Complete the Foreign Language Requirement:

  • Complete a fourth-semester transferable college course in a foreign language.
  • Complete a fourth-semester transferable college course in American Sign Language (AM).
  • Demonstrate proficiency through placement examination or other means. Students interested in taking a placement examination should contact the TMCC testing center at 775-673-8241 for information.
  • Complete four years of high school foreign language.

Students who have proficiency in a foreign language that is equivalent to that of students who have completed four semesters of college-level foreign language may be eligible to waive this requirement. Students will be required to provide appropriate documentation to the department to support this claim. Contact the Humanities department at 775-674-7945 or TMCC Academic Advising at 775-673-7062 for information.