A.A. Liberal Arts

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
ENG 101: Freshman English I
ENG 102: Freshman English II
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
Mathematics Student must take appropriate course based on major.
MTH 110: College Algebra
MTH 114: College Mathematics
MTH 106: Survey on College Mathematics
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)
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
Physical Education and Health Education
PEH 122
PEH 113-148
Health Education (HEE)
HEE 110, 111, 112
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
Required Core Total Students transferring may need to take additional courses to meet core requirements. 40-43
Program Requirements Credits
Choice of two ENG 231, 233, 234, 236, 238
Communication: COM 121 3
Choice of one from Any 200 level of ARH ; ENG; FA; HUM and one from ARH 211, 213, 214; HUM 221, 250
Creative Arts
Choice of one from ENG 208, 212, 213; FA 215, 221, 231, 245, 290; NIS 205, 208
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
Diné Studies
Choice of one from NIS 220, 226, 371
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 & Contact

Paul Willeto, Dean, Professor of Art
Ed.D., University of New Mexico

Veronica Chee, Administrative Assistant


Mail To:
School of Humanities and English
P.O. Box C23
Tsaile, AZ 86556