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Associate in Arts


The Associate in Arts degree with an emphasis in Humanities is designed for those planning to major in English, History, Political Science, or related academic areas after transferring to a four-year college or university.

The study of a foreign language is highly recommended.

The educational planner offers a possible course of study. You are urged to consult with your advisor before selecting electives. This will allow your advisor to coordinate the electives with your desired career goals.

Program Outcomes

Please refer to the Distribution Requirements and their criteria listed on pages 36-38 of the 2013-14 Centralia College catalog.

Recommended Course Schedule

Fall Quarter, First Year

ENGL& 101 English Composition I (C) 5
HUM& 116 Humanities I (H) 5
  Quantitative Skills Distribution (M) 5
  Total Credits 15

Winter Quarter, First Year

ENGL& 102 Composition II (C) 5
HUM& 117 Humanities II (H) 5
  Science Distribution (S) 5
  Total Credits 15

Spring Quarter, First Year

HIST& 118 Western Civilization III (SS) 5
HUM& 118 Humanities III (H) 5
PSYC& 100 General Psychology (SS) 5
  Health & Fitness Distribution (HF) 3
  Total Credits 18

Fall Quarter, Second Year

ENGL& 244 American Literature I (H) 5
HUM 110 Ethics & Cultural Values (H) (D) 5
SPEE 110 Prin of Speech Communication (H) 5
  Total Credits 15

Winter Quarter, Second Year

HUM 270 Survey of Film Studies (H) 5
SOC& 101 Intro to Sociology (SS) 5
  Science Distribution (S) 5
  Total Credits 15

Spring Quarter, Second Year

MUSC 140 History of American Music (D)(H) 5
  Science Distribution (S) 5
  Elective 2
  Total Credits 12

Students are required to complete 3-5 credits in a Diversity course (D). A list of courses that satisfy the Diversity Requirement can be found in the college catalog.

This Educational Plan is intended as a guide for students who wish to emphasize a specific area of study for the Associate in Arts degree. It is not a guarantee that the courses listed in the plan will be available in the sequence suggested. In some instances, due to low enrollment, some courses may not be offered at all.

Updated 2014