Requirements for the A.A. Degree

Common Core Requirements

Common Core Categories Courses Credits
REQUIRED CORE: 1A. ENGL-101: English Composition I 3
REQUIRED CORE: 1A. ENGL-102: English Composition II 3
REQUIRED CORE: 1B. Mathematical & Quantitative Reasoning (Select one course) 3-41
REQUIRED CORE: 1C. Life & Physical Sciences (Select one course) 3-41
FLEXIBLE CORE: 2A. World Cultures & Global Issues (Select one course) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: 2B. U.S. Experience in Its Diversity (Select one course) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: 2C. Creative Expression (Select one course) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: 2D. Individual & Society (Select one course) 3
FLEXIBLE CORE: 2E. Scientific World (Select one course) 3-41
FLEXIBLE CORE: 2A., 2B., 2C., 2D. or 2E. Select one course from 2A., 2B., 2C., 2D. or 2E 3-41
Subtotal 30-341

Major Requirements

Courses/Concentrations Credits
All students in the Liberal Arts and Sciences A.A. Degree Program must choose from and complete one of the concentrations (see details below) to complete the degree requirements.
A minimum of 48 credits must come from Liberal Arts and Sciences courses.
14-18
Subtotal 14-18

Additional Major Requirements

Courses Credits
HE-101: Introduction to Health Education
or
HE-102: Health Behavior & Society

1-2
Two courses in Phys. Ed. or Dance from PE-400 or 500 series or DAN-100 series 2
Subtotal 3-4

Electives or Concentrations

Courses Credits
Free electives or concentration choices – see below 8-9
Subtotal 8-9

Total Credits Required

60


The credit range accounts for those students who opt to take STEM Variants in 1B, 1C,  2E, and the additional course in the flexible core.

All students must successfully complete two (2) writing-intensive classes (designated “WI”) to fulfill degree requirements

Concentrate in...

American Studies: To complete a concentration in American Studies, students must complete the major requirements below:

Communication Studies: To complete a concentration in Communication Studies, students must complete the major requirements below:

  • Two Foreign Language courses (two sequential courses are required, level and sequence to be determined by Foreign Languages & Literature department placement)
  • SP-211 (if already taken in common core, one additional Social Science course from Anthropology, CRIM-101 or CRIM-102, Economics, Sociology, Political Science, or Psychology is recommended)
  • One science lab. course (STEM variant in common core satisfies this requirement): Applicable courses include BI-132, BI-171; CH-102, CH-106, CH-111, CH-121; ET-842; PH-112.
  • One English course from ENGL-200 series
  • One History course from HIST-110HIST-111, or HIST-112 (if already taken in common core, one additional course from SP-213, SP-214 or TH-152
  • Communication Studies Concentration (8-9 credits): Take SP-101 and two courses from the following: SP-212,SP-213SP-214SP-275, SP-321, TH-152 (If any of these courses are taken as a part of common core, students must select courses from this list to complete the 9 credits in the concentration.)

Education: To complete a concentration in Education, students must complete the major requirements below:

  • Two Foreign Language courses (two sequential courses are required, level and sequence to be determined by Foreign Languages & Literature department placement)
  • PSYC-215
  • SP-211 (if already taken in common core, choose from HIST-110HIST-111, or HIST-112)
  • One English course from ENGL-200 series; recommended courses: ENGL-231, ENGL-232, or ENGL-251
  • One science lab. course (STEM variant in common core satisfies this requirement): Applicable courses include BI-132, BI-171; CH-102, CH-111, CH-121ET-842PH-112.
  • Education concentration (8-9 credits): Take EDUC-101 and MUS-210; Remaining credits may be selected from common core or are free electives.

English: To complete a concentration in English, students must complete the major requirements below:

  • Two Foreign Language courses (two sequential courses are required, level and sequence to be determined by Foreign Languages & Literature department placement)
  • SP-211 (if already taken in common core, one additional course from the ENGL-200 series is recommended)
  • One science lab. course (STEM variant in common core satisfies this requirement): Applicable courses include BI-132, BI-171CH-102CH-111CH-121ET-842PH-112.
  • One Social Sciences course from ANTH-101, SOCY-101, SOCY-125, PLSC-101CRIM-101 or CRIM-102 (if already taken in common core, one additional course from choices above recommended; if two of these Social Sciences courses have been taken in common core, one additional course from ENGL-200 series is recommended)
  • One History course from HIST-110HIST-111, or HIST-112 (if already taken in common core, one additional History course is recommended; if two History courses have been taken in common core, one additional course from ENGL-200 series is recommended)
    English Concentration (8-9 credits): Take ENGL-201 and choose another from ENGL-200 series or ENGL-321.

Exercise Science: To complete a concentration in Exercise Science, students must complete the major requirements below:

  • Two Foreign Languages courses (two sequential courses are required, level and sequence to be determined by Foreign Languages & Literature department placement)
  • HIST-110HIST-111, or HIST-112 (if already taken in common core, one course from HIST-100 series is recommended; if two History courses have been taken in common core, one additional course from Anthropology, Economics, Sociology, Political Science, Psychology is recommended)
  • SP-211 (if already taken in common core, one course from HIST-100 series is recommended; if two History courses have been taken in common core, one additional course from PSYC-100 series is recommended)
  • One English course from ENGL-200 series
  • One science lab. course (STEM variant in common core satisfies this requirement): Applicable courses include BI-132, BI-171CH-102CH-111CH-121ET-842PH-112.
  • Exercise Science Concentration (8-9 credits): Take PE-825 and choose courses from HE-103, HE-108, HE-110, and PE-540.

Gender Studies: To complete a concentration in Gender Studies, students must complete the major requirements below:

  • Two Foreign Language courses (two sequential courses are required, level and sequence to be determined by Foreign Languages & Literature department placement)
  • HIST-110HIST-111, or HIST-112 (if already taken in common core, one course from HIST-100 series is recommended; if two History courses have been taken in common core, one additional course from Gender Studies concentration is recommended)
  • SP-211
  • Choose one English course from ENGL-200 series (recommended: ENGL-231 or ENGL-232)
  • One science lab. course (STEM variant in common core satisfies this requirement): Applicable courses include BI-132, BI-171CH-102CH-111CH-121ET-842PH-112.
    Gender Studies Concentration (8-9 credits): Choose from HIST-152, HIST-226, ANTH-170, SOCY-230, SOCY-250, PSYC-255, ENGL-231, ENGL-232, HE-105

History: To complete a concentration in History, students must complete the major requirements below:

  • Two Foreign Language courses (two sequential courses are required, level and sequence to be determined by Foreign Languages & Literatures department placement)
  • SP-211 (if already taken in common core, one additional course from the ENGL-200 series is recommended)
  • One science lab course (STEM variant in common core satisfies this requirement): Applicable courses include BI-132; BI-171CH-102CH-111CH-121ET-842PH-112.
  • One Social Science course from Anthropology, CRIM-101 or CRIM-102, Economics, Sociology, Political Science, or Psychology is recommended.
  • One History course from HIST-110HIST-111, or HIST-112 (if already taken in common core, one course from HIST-200 series is recommended; if two History courses have been taken in common core, one additional course from HIST-200 series is recommended).
  • History Concentration (8-9 credits): Choose three additional courses from HIST-100 and/or HIST-200 series.

International Studies: To complete a concentration in International Studies, students must complete the major requirements below.

Liberal Studies: To complete a concentration in Liberal Studies, students must complete the major requirements below:

  • Two Foreign Language courses (two sequential courses are required, level and sequence to be determined by Foreign Languages & Literature department placement)
  • HIST-110HIST-111, or HIST-112  (if already taken in common core, one course from HIST-100 series is recommended; if two History courses have been taken in common core, one Social Science course from Anthropology, CRIM-101 or CRIM-102, Economics, Sociology, Political Science, or Psychology is recommended)
  • SP-211 (if already taken in common core, one Social Science course from Anthropology, CRIM-101 or CRIM-102, Economics, Sociology, Political Science, or Psychology is recommended)
  • One English course from ENGL-200 series
  • One science lab. course (STEM variant in common core satisfies this requirement): Applicable courses include BI-132, BI-171CH-102CH-111CH-121ET-842PH-112.
  • Free electives (8-9 credits)

Nutrition: To complete a concentration in Nutrition, students must complete the major requirements below:

  • Two Foreign Language courses (two sequential courses are required, level and sequence to be determined by Foreign Languages & Literature department placement)
  • HIST-110HIST-111, or HIST-112 (if already taken in common core, one course from HIST-100 series is recommended; if two History courses have been taken in common core, one additional course from Anthropology, Economics, Sociology, Political Science, Psychology is recommended)
  • SP-211 (if already taken in common core, one course from HIST-100 series is recommended; if two History courses have been taken in common core, one additional course from PSYC-100 series is recommended)
  • One English course from ENGL-200 series
  • One science lab. course (STEM variant in common core satisfies this requirement): Applicable courses include BI-132, BI-171CH-102CH-111CH-121ET-842PH-112.
  • Nutrition Concentration (8-9 credits): Take HE-103 and choose from HE-114, IS-151, and PE-540.

Personal Training: To complete a concentration in Personal Training, students must complete the major requirements below:

  • Two Foreign Language courses (two sequential courses are required, level and sequence to be determined by Foreign Languages & Literature department placement)
  • HIST-110HIST-111, or HIST-112 (if already taken in common core, one course from HIST-100 series is recommended; if two History courses have been taken in common core, one additional course from Anthropology, Economics, Sociology, Political Science, Psychology is recommended)
  • SP-211 (if already taken in common core, one course from HIST-100 series is required; if two History courses have been taken in common core, one additional course from PSYC-100 series is required)
  • One English course from ENGL-200 series
  • One science lab. course (students who take STEM variant in common core have satisfied this requirement) Applicable courses include BI-132BI-171CH-102CH-111CH-121ET-842PH-112.
  • Personal Training concentration (8-9 credits): Take PE-826 and PE-827, and choose from PE-540 or PE-825
    Note: Students who take HE-101 (1 credit) under “additional major requirement above are recommended to take PE-416 (1 credit).

Physical Education: To complete a concentration in Physical Education, students must complete the major requirements below:

  • Two Foreign Language courses (two sequential courses are required, level and sequence to be determined by Foreign Languages & Literature department placement)
  • HIST-110 or HIST-111 or HIST-112 (if already taken in common core, one course from HIST-100 series is recommended; if two History courses have been taken in common core, one additional course from Anthropology, Economics, Sociology, Political Science, Psychology is recommended)
  • SP-211 (if already taken in common core, one course from HIST-100 series is recommended; if two History courses have been taken in common core, one additional course from PSYC-100 series is recommended)
  • One English course from ENGL-200 series
  • One science lab. course (STEM variant in common core satisfies this requirement): Applicable courses include BI-132, BI-171CH-102CH-111CH-121ET-842PH-112.
  • Physical Education Concentration (8-9 credits): Take PE-815, HE-110, and PE-540, and choose from PE-400 or PE-500 series or DAN-100 series.

Sociology: To complete a concentration in Sociology, students must complete the major requirements below:

Urban Studies: To complete a concentration in Urban Studies, students must complete the major requirements below:

Student Learning Outcomes for Academic Programs

A.A. in Liberal Arts and Sciences: American Studies Concentration - Catalog Year 2017-18

General Education Outcomes

A robust general education is founded on the knowledge, concepts, methods, and perspectives that students gain through the study of many academic disciplines. These disciplinary studies stimulate intellectual inquiry, global awareness, and cultural and artistic appreciation: they equip students to make informed judgments and remain engaged beyond the classroom. To that end, QCC promotes educational activities that allow students to demonstrate that they can:

  1. Communicate effectively in various forms
  2. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions
  3. Reason quantitatively as required in various fields of interest and in everyday life
  4. Apply information management and digital technology skills useful for academic research and lifelong learning

To support these institutional general education outcomes, the academic departments—through their programs—may also assess the ability of students to:

  • Integrate knowledge and skills in the program of study
  • Make ethical judgments while recognizing multiple perspectives, as appropriate in the program of study
  • Work collaboratively to accomplish learning objectives

Approved by the Academic Senate on February 13, 2018.

Program Outcomes

  1. Integrate knowledge and skills in the program of American Studies
  2. Make ethical judgments while recognizing multiple perspectives, as appropriate in American Studies
  3. Work collaboratively to accomplish learning objectives
  4. Apply an understanding of American social, economic and political issues and events in and/or across the disciplines, with major emphasis on both the historical and contemporary United States
  5. Demonstrate competency in research, writing, and/or oral presentation as related to the program of American Studies

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A.A. in Liberal Arts and Sciences: Education Concentration - Catalog Year 2017-18

General Education Outcomes

  1. Communicate effectively through written and oral forms
  2. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions
  3. Reason quantitatively as required in various fields of interest and in everyday life
  4. Apply information management and digital technology skills useful for academic research and lifelong learning
  5. Discipline specific outcomes: A robust general education is founded on the knowledge, concepts, methods and perspectives that students gain through study of the social sciences and history, the natural sciences, the arts and the humanities. These disciplinary studies stimulate intellectual inquiry, global awareness, and cultural and artistic appreciation; they equip students to make informed judgments and engage with life beyond the classroom.
    1. Apply concepts and perspectives from history or the social sciences to examine the formation of ideas, human behavior, social institutions, or social processes and to make informed judgments
    2. Apply concepts and methods of the natural and physical sciences to examine natural phenomena and to make informed decisions
    3. Apply aesthetic and intellectual criteria to examine or create works in the humanities and the arts and to make informed judgments

Program Outcomes

  1. Integrate knowledge and skills in the program of study
  2. Make ethical judgments while recognizing multiple perspectives, as appropriate in the program of study
  3. Work collaboratively to accomplish learning objectives
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of the core curriculum of liberal arts and sciences
  5. Demonstrate a conceptual and practical foundation in the field of education

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A.A. in Liberal Arts and Sciences: Exercise Science Concentration - Catalog Year 2017-18

General Education Outcomes

  1. Communicate effectively through written and oral forms
  2. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions
  3. Reason quantitatively as required in various fields of interest and in everyday life
  4. Apply information management and digital technology skills useful for academic research and lifelong learning
  5. Discipline specific outcomes: A robust general education is founded on the knowledge, concepts, methods and perspectives that students gain through study of the social sciences and history, the natural sciences, the arts and the humanities. These disciplinary studies stimulate intellectual inquiry, global awareness, and cultural and artistic appreciation; they equip students to make informed judgments and engage with life beyond the classroom.
    1. Apply concepts and perspectives from history or the social sciences to examine the formation of ideas, human behavior, social institutions, or social processes and to make informed judgments
    2. Apply concepts and methods of the natural and physical sciences to examine natural phenomena and to make informed decisions
    3. Apply aesthetic and intellectual criteria to examine or create works in the humanities and the arts and to make informed judgments

Program Outcomes

  1. Integrate knowledge and skills in the context of Exercise Science
  2. Work collaboratively to accomplish learning objectives
  3. Apply knowledge of the human body, nutrition and psychology as they relate to Exercise Science
  4. Explain how exercise affects the body
  5. Describe, explain, and discuss basic concepts of movement biomechanics and  exercise physiology
  6. Explain the role of exercise science in society and the basis for developing an exercise science related career
  7. Assess an individual’s physical health and design an appropriate exercise program based on client’s needs

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A.A. in Liberal Arts and Sciences: English Concentration - Catalog Year 2017-18

General Education Outcomes

  1. Communicate effectively through written and oral forms
  2. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions
  3. Reason quantitatively as required in various fields of interest and in everyday life
  4. Apply information management and digital technology skills useful for academic research and lifelong learning
  5. Discipline specific outcomes: A robust general education is founded on the knowledge, concepts, methods and perspectives that students gain through study of the social sciences and history, the natural sciences, the arts and the humanities. These disciplinary studies stimulate intellectual inquiry, global awareness, and cultural and artistic appreciation; they equip students to make informed judgments and engage with life beyond the classroom.
    1. Apply concepts and perspectives from history or the social sciences to examine the formation of ideas, human behavior, social institutions, or social processes and to make informed judgments
    2. Apply concepts and methods of the natural and physical sciences to examine natural phenomena and to make informed decisions
    3. Apply aesthetic and intellectual criteria to examine or create works in the humanities and the arts and to make informed judgments

Program Outcomes

  1. Integrate knowledge and skills in English
  2. Make ethical judgments while recognizing multiple perspectives, as appropriate in English
  3. Work collaboratively to accomplish learning objectives
  4. Analyze and interpret texts by drawing upon appropriate methods or frameworks, while remaining attentive to genre, rhetorical characteristics, or historical and cultural contexts
  5. Write clearly and effectively, incorporating research appropriately

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May 2017

A.A. in Liberal Arts and Sciences: Gender Studies Concentration - Catalog Year 2017-18

General Education Outcomes

  1. Communicate effectively through written and oral forms
  2. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions
  3. Reason quantitatively as required in various fields of interest and in everyday life
  4. Apply information management and digital technology skills useful for academic research and lifelong learning
  5. Discipline specific outcomes: A robust general education is founded on the knowledge, concepts, methods and perspectives that students gain through study of the social sciences and history, the natural sciences, the arts and the humanities. These disciplinary studies stimulate intellectual inquiry, global awareness, and cultural and artistic appreciation; they equip students to make informed judgments and engage with life beyond the classroom.
    1. Apply concepts and perspectives from history or the social sciences to examine the formation of ideas, human behavior, social institutions, or social processes and to make informed judgments
    2. Apply concepts and methods of the natural and physical sciences to examine natural phenomena and to make informed decisions
    3. Apply aesthetic and intellectual criteria to examine or create works in the humanities and the arts and to make informed judgments

Program Outcomes

  1. Integrate knowledge and skills in the program of study
  2. Make ethical judgments while recognizing multiple perspectives, as appropriate in the program of study
  3. Work collaboratively to accomplish learning objectives
  4. Apply a framework of gender to issues in and/or across the disciplines
  5. Demonstrate competency in research, writing, and/or oral presentation as related to the study of gender

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A.A. in Liberal Arts and Sciences: History Concentration - Catalog Year 2017-18

General Education Outcomes

  1. Communicate effectively through written and oral forms
  2. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions
  3. Reason quantitatively as required in various fields of interest and in everyday life
  4. Apply information management and digital technology skills useful for academic research and lifelong learning
  5. Discipline specific outcomes: A robust general education is founded on the knowledge, concepts, methods and perspectives that students gain through study of the social sciences and history, the natural sciences, the arts and the humanities. These disciplinary studies stimulate intellectual inquiry, global awareness, and cultural and artistic appreciation; they equip students to make informed judgments and engage with life beyond the classroom.
    1. Apply concepts and perspectives from history or the social sciences to examine the formation of ideas, human behavior, social institutions, or social processes and to make informed judgments
    2. Apply concepts and methods of the natural and physical sciences to examine natural phenomena and to make informed decisions
    3. Apply aesthetic and intellectual criteria to examine or create works in the humanities and the arts and to make informed judgments

Program Outcomes

  1. Integrate knowledge and skills in the program of study
  2. Make ethical judgments while recognizing multiple perspectives, as appropriate in the program of study
  3. Work collaboratively to accomplish learning objectives
  4. Evaluate the reliability and usefulness of different forms of historical evidence.
  5. Construct a historical argument grounded in evidence from primary and/or secondary sources
  6. Locate an event and sources in historical context

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April 2017

A.A. in Liberal Arts and Sciences: International Studies Concentration - Catalog Year 2017-18

General Education Outcomes

  1. Communicate effectively through written and oral forms
  2. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions
  3. Reason quantitatively as required in various fields of interest and in everyday life
  4. Apply information management and digital technology skills useful for academic research and lifelong learning
  5. Discipline specific outcomes: A robust general education is founded on the knowledge, concepts, methods and perspectives that students gain through study of the social sciences and history, the natural sciences, the arts and the humanities. These disciplinary studies stimulate intellectual inquiry, global awareness, and cultural and artistic appreciation; they equip students to make informed judgments and engage with life beyond the classroom.
    1. Apply concepts and perspectives from history or the social sciences to examine the formation of ideas, human behavior, social institutions, or social processes and to make informed judgments
    2. Apply concepts and methods of the natural and physical sciences to examine natural phenomena and to make informed decisions
    3. Apply aesthetic and intellectual criteria to examine or create works in the humanities and the arts and to make informed judgments

Program Outcomes

  1. Integrate knowledge and skills in international studies
  2. Make ethical judgments while recognizing multiple perspectives, as appropriate in international studies
  3. Work collaboratively to accomplish learning objectives
  4. Apply an understanding of international, social, economic and political events in and/or across disciplines, with major emphasis on both the historical and contemporary global community.
  5. Demonstrate competency in research, writing and/or oral presentation as related to the field of International Studies.

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June 2017

A.A. in Liberal Arts and Sciences: Liberal Studies Concentration - Catalog Year 2017-18

General Education Outcomes

  1. Communicate effectively through written and oral forms
  2. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions
  3. Reason quantitatively as required in various fields of interest and in everyday life
  4. Apply information management and digital technology skills useful for academic research and lifelong learning
  5. Discipline specific outcomes: A robust general education is founded on the knowledge, concepts, methods and perspectives that students gain through study of the social sciences and history, the natural sciences, the arts and the humanities. These disciplinary studies stimulate intellectual inquiry, global awareness, and cultural and artistic appreciation; they equip students to make informed judgments and engage with life beyond the classroom.
    1. Apply concepts and perspectives from history or the social sciences to examine the formation of ideas, human behavior, social institutions, or social processes and to make informed judgments
    2. Apply concepts and methods of the natural and physical sciences to examine natural phenomena and to make informed decisions
    3. Apply aesthetic and intellectual criteria to examine or create works in the humanities and the arts and to make informed judgments

Program Outcomes

  1. Integrate knowledge and skills in the program of study
  2. Make ethical judgments while recognizing multiple perspectives, as appropriate in the program of study
  3. Work collaboratively to accomplish learning objectives

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June 2017

A.A. in Liberal Arts and Sciences: Nutrition Concentration - Catalog Year 2017-18

General Education Outcomes

  1. Communicate effectively through written and oral forms
  2. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions
  3. Reason quantitatively as required in various fields of interest and in everyday life
  4. Apply information management and digital technology skills useful for academic research and lifelong learning
  5. Discipline specific outcomes: A robust general education is founded on the knowledge, concepts, methods and perspectives that students gain through study of the social sciences and history, the natural sciences, the arts and the humanities. These disciplinary studies stimulate intellectual inquiry, global awareness, and cultural and artistic appreciation; they equip students to make informed judgments and engage with life beyond the classroom.
    1. Apply concepts and perspectives from history or the social sciences to examine the formation of ideas, human behavior, social institutions, or social processes and to make informed judgments
    2. Apply concepts and methods of the natural and physical sciences to examine natural phenomena and to make informed decisions
    3. Apply aesthetic and intellectual criteria to examine or create works in the humanities and the arts and to make informed judgments

Program Outcomes

  1. Integrate knowledge and skills in the field of Nutrition Science
  2. Make ethical judgments while recognizing multiple perspectives, in the context of Dietetics
  3. Work collaboratively to accomplish learning objectives
  4. Interview and convey relevant information to professional clients
  5. Demonstrate competence in nutritional analysis, body composition analysis, health risk appraisal, and dietary reference intakes
  6. Demonstrate skill in personal training techniques such as resistance training, weight training, and stretching techniques
  7. Create an individual dietary meal plan based on client’s needs and health assessment

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A.A. in Liberal Arts and Sciences: Personal Training Concentration Catalog Year 2017-18

General Education Outcomes

  1. Communicate effectively through written and oral forms
  2. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions
  3. Reason quantitatively as required in various fields of interest and in everyday life
  4. Apply information management and digital technology skills useful for academic research and lifelong learning
  5. Discipline specific outcomes: A robust general education is founded on the knowledge, concepts, methods and perspectives that students gain through study of the social sciences and history, the natural sciences, the arts and the humanities. These disciplinary studies stimulate intellectual inquiry, global awareness, and cultural and artistic appreciation; they equip students to make informed judgments and engage with life beyond the classroom.
    1. Apply concepts and perspectives from history or the social sciences to examine the formation of ideas, human behavior, social institutions, or social processes and to make informed judgments
    2. Apply concepts and methods of the natural and physical sciences to examine natural phenomena and to make informed decisions
    3. Apply aesthetic and intellectual criteria to examine or create works in the humanities and the arts and to make informed judgments

Program Outcomes

  1. Integrate knowledge and skills in the program of study
  2. Make ethical judgments while recognizing multiple perspectives, as appropriate in the program of study
  3. Work collaboratively to accomplish learning objectives
  4. Interview and convey relevant information to professional clients
  5. Demonstrate competence in biomechanics analysis, nutritional analysis, body composition analysis, physiological assessment, health risk appraisal, aerobic and anaerobic evaluation
  6. Demonstrate skill in personal training techniques such as resistance training, stretching techniques, and weight training
  7. Create an individualized personal training plan based on client’s needs for diverse populations
  8. Incorporate knowledge and skills to obtain various Personal Training Certification

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A.A. in Liberal Arts and Sciences: Physical Education Concentration Catalog Year 2017-18

General Education Outcomes

  1. Communicate effectively through written and oral forms
  2. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions
  3. Reason quantitatively as required in various fields of interest and in everyday life
  4. Apply information management and digital technology skills useful for academic research and lifelong learning
  5. Discipline specific outcomes: A robust general education is founded on the knowledge, concepts, methods and perspectives that students gain through study of the social sciences and history, the natural sciences, the arts and the humanities. These disciplinary studies stimulate intellectual inquiry, global awareness, and cultural and artistic appreciation; they equip students to make informed judgments and engage with life beyond the classroom.
    1. Apply concepts and perspectives from history or the social sciences to examine the formation of ideas, human behavior, social institutions, or social processes and to make informed judgments
    2. Apply concepts and methods of the natural and physical sciences to examine natural phenomena and to make informed decisions
    3. Apply aesthetic and intellectual criteria to examine or create works in the humanities and the arts and to make informed judgments

Program Outcomes

  1. Make ethical judgments while recognizing multiple perspectives, in the context of physical education
  2. Employ the concepts, principles, and sport rules in physical activity including proper etiquette of play, safety procedure, scoring and competition strategies
  3. Apply knowledge of human anatomy and psychology as they relate to instruction and performance of physical activity
  4. Demonstrate competent performance techniques in a variety of physical exercises in several different sports
  5. Describe, develop and implement components of a lesson plan based on program goals and student needs
  6. Assess and propose appropriate physical education or sport programs in multiple settings

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June 2017

A.A. in Liberal Arts and Sciences: Sociology Concentration Catalog Year 2017-18

General Education Outcomes

  1. Communicate effectively through written and oral forms
  2. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions
  3. Reason quantitatively as required in various fields of interest and in everyday life
  4. Apply information management and digital technology skills useful for academic research and lifelong learning
  5. Discipline specific outcomes: A robust general education is founded on the knowledge, concepts, methods and perspectives that students gain through study of the social sciences and history, the natural sciences, the arts and the humanities. These disciplinary studies stimulate intellectual inquiry, global awareness, and cultural and artistic appreciation; they equip students to make informed judgments and engage with life beyond the classroom.
    1. Apply concepts and perspectives from history or the social sciences to examine the formation of ideas, human behavior, social institutions, or social processes and to make informed judgments
    2. Apply concepts and methods of the natural and physical sciences to examine natural phenomena and to make informed decisions
    3. Apply aesthetic and intellectual criteria to examine or create works in the humanities and the arts and to make informed judgments

Program Outcomes

  1. Integrate knowledge and skills in the sociology concentration
  2. Make ethical judgments while recognizing multiple perspectives, as appropriate in the sociology concentration
  3. Work collaboratively to accomplish learning objectives
  4. Demonstrate competency regarding the knowledge base in the sociology major

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May 2017

A.A. in Liberal Arts and Sciences: Weekend Program - Catalog Year 2017-18

General Education Outcomes

  1. Communicate effectively through written and oral forms
  2. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions
  3. Reason quantitatively as required in various fields of interest and in everyday life
  4. Apply information management and digital technology skills useful for academic research and lifelong learning
  5. Discipline specific outcomes: A robust general education is founded on the knowledge, concepts, methods and perspectives that students gain through study of the social sciences and history, the natural sciences, the arts and the humanities. These disciplinary studies stimulate intellectual inquiry, global awareness, and cultural and artistic appreciation; they equip students to make informed judgments and engage with life beyond the classroom.
    1. Apply concepts and perspectives from history or the social sciences to examine the formation of ideas, human behavior, social institutions, or social processes and to make informed judgments
    2. Apply concepts and methods of the natural and physical sciences to examine natural phenomena and to make informed decisions
    3. Apply aesthetic and intellectual criteria to examine or create works in the humanities and the arts and to make informed judgments

Program Outcomes

  1. Integrate knowledge and skills in the program of study
  2. Make ethical judgments while recognizing multiple perspectives, as appropriate in the program of study
  3. Work collaboratively to accomplish learning objectives

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Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center (KHC)Opens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

The KHC uses the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art GalleryOpens in a new window
QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.