Associate of Arts Degrees

Liberal Arts (A.A.)

This program offers students an intensive investigation of ideas and practices in the arts, humanities, and social sciences that is required in the general education program with an emphasis on critical inquiry and creative expression. It is designed to prepare students to transfer to four-year programs of study in Liberal Arts or related degree programs in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. The range of courses required in the Liberal Arts program is appropriate for all students seeking a Bachelor of Arts in these areas.

General Education Core Credits
Communications
ENG 101: Freshman English I
ENG 102: Freshman English II
6
Humanities and Fine Arts
Students must choose two courses from:
Art History (ARH)
English (ENG) 212, 213, 231, 233, 234, 241, 297
Fine Arts (FA)
Humanities (HUM)
Theater (THR) 101, 102
6
Mathematics Student must take appropriate course based on major.
MTH 110: College Algebra
MTH 114: College Mathematics
MTH 106: Survey on College Mathematics
3-4
Social and Behavioral Science
Students must choose one History (HST) 101, 102, 135, 136 course and one other course from:
Anthropology (ANT)
Sociology (SOC)
Social Work (SWO)
Social Science (SSC)
Political Science (POS)
Economics (ECO)
Psychology (PSY)
6
Laboratory Science
Students must choose one Life Science and one
Physical Science course both with labs from:
Life Science: BIO
Physical Science: AGR, AST, CHM, ENV, GLG, PHY, PHS
8
Physical Education and Health Education
PEH 122
PEH 113-148
Health Education (HEE)
HEE 110, 111, 112
2-3
Navajo Studies
One Navajo Language Course Based on Placement Test (NAV 101, 102, 201, 202, or 211)
NIS 111: Foundations of Navajo Culture and
NIS 221: Navajo History to Present 9-10
2-3
Required Core Total Students transferring may need to take additional courses to meet core requirements. 40-43
Program Requirements Credits
Literature
Choice of two ENG 231, 233, 234, 236, 238
6
Communication: COM 121 3
Humanities
Choice of one from Any 200 level of ARH ; ENG; FA; HUM and one from ARH 211, 213, 214; HUM 221, 250
6
Creative Arts
Choice of one from ENG 208, 212, 213; FA 215, 221, 231, 245, 290; NIS 205, 208
3
Social Science
Choice of two from ANT 210, 225, 265; HST 201, HST 202; HST 234, 245, HST 256; PSY 215, 240, 250; SOC 215, 230, 275
6
Diné Studies
Choice of one from NIS 220, 226, 371
3
Program Credits 27
Degree Earned Credits
General Education 40-43
Program Requirements 27
Total Credits Earned: 67-70

*This requirement waived for students who have earned the graduation requirement of 64 hours.

Program Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code
Code Title
24.0101 Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.

Dean of the Faculty

Acting Dean of the Faculty

Dr. Paul Willeto
pwilleto@dinecollege.edu

Contact

Call:
928.724.6962

Mail to: Dean of the Faculty
Diné College:
1 Circle Dr.
Tsaile, AZ 86556