Dec 15, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Degree Map: Liberal Arts A.A., Native American Studies Option


If you are a full-time student taking and follow this degree map, you can complete this associate degree in two years.  See an academic advisor for a customized degree map that works for you.  To be recommended for the Associate in Arts degree, you must achieve a grade point average of 2.0 as a minimum on all coursework attempted (minimum of 60 hours).

Note the Milestones below each semester.  Milestones are reminders of actions you should take during that semester to help keep you on track for degree completion.

First Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1113 - Composition I   3
HIST 1483 - U.S. History 1492 to the Civil War Era  or HIST 1493 - U.S. History - Civil War Era to the Present   3
MATH 1473 - Quantitative Reasoning (A)  or higher level General Education Math 3
Native American Studies Major Requirement.  NAMS 2013 - Images of Indians in American Culture (H)  is recommended. 3
Recommended Elective.  CSCI 1203 - Computer Concepts and Applications  is recommended. 3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Download MS Office from MyTCC.
  • Form a study group, join a student organization, or volunteer at a community service site.
  • Visit the writing, math and science, or technology learning centers for free individual tutoring support services.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Second Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1213 - Composition II   3
GEOG 1043 - Introduction to Cultural Geography (S,I,H)   3
General Education Science with Lab.  See the General Education Requirements  for course list.  The following courses are recommended:
BIOL 1114 - General Biology for Non-Majors (L)  
GEOL 1014 - General Geology (Physical) (L)  
PHSC 1114 - General Physical Science (L,N)  
4
American Society Major Requirement.  The following courses are recommended:
HIST 1483 - U.S. History 1492 to the Civil War Era  
HIST 1493 - U.S. History - Civil War Era to the Present  
HUMN 2553 - Introduction to American Humanities (H)  
HUMN 2663 - Hollywood's America (H)  
SOCI 2113 - Social Problems in America (S)  
3
Native American Studies Major Requirement.  NAMS 2113 - Native American Cultures (H)  is recommended. 3
Total Credit Hours 16

Milestones

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.
  • Schedule a campus visit with your transfer institution’s student recruitment office.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Visit Career Services by your 20th credit hour to explore career opportunities associated with this degree.

Third Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
General Education Science (without lab).  See the General Education Requirements  for course list.  The following courses are recommended:
BIOL 1113 - Introduction to Environmental Science  
BIOL 2313 - Principles of Ecology  
3
HUMN 2113 - Humanities I: Prehistory through the Middle Ages (H)  or HUMN 2223 - Humanities II: From the Renaissance to the Present (H)   3
POLS 1113 - American Federal Government   3
American Society Major Requirement.  The following courses are recommended:
HIST 2523 - History of Oklahoma  
HUMN 2553 - Introduction to American Humanities (H)  
HUMN 2663 - Hollywood's America (H)  
HUMN 2773 - American Popular Culture (H)  
HUMN 2883 - Cultural Identities and the Arts in America (H)  
SOCI 2113 - Social Problems in America (S)  
3
Native American Studies Major Requirement.  The following courses are recommended:
NAMS 2213 - Native American Spiritualities (H)  
NAMS 2313 - Native American Literature, Drama, and Film (H)  
NAMS 2343 - Native American History  
3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestone

  • Consult with an academic advisor to complete a Petition for Computer Proficiency.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Complete applications for admission and financial aid for the four-year institution to which you plan to transfer.
  • Visit Career Services to build your resume.

Fourth Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
Native American Studies Major Requirement.  The following courses are recommended:
NAMS 2213 - Native American Spiritualities (H)  
NAMS 2313 - Native American Literature, Drama, and Film (H)  
NAMS 2343 - Native American History  
3
American Society Major Requirement.  The following courses are recommended:
HIST 1483 - U.S. History 1492 to the Civil War Era  
HIST 1493 - U.S. History - Civil War Era to the Present  
HIST 2523 - History of Oklahoma  
HUMN 2553 - Introduction to American Humanities (H)  
HUMN 2663 - Hollywood's America (H)  
3
American Society Major Requirement.  The following courses are recommended:
HUMN 2773 - American Popular Culture (H)  
HUMN 2883 - Cultural Identities and the Arts in America (H)  
RELG 2233 - Religion in America (H)  
SOCI 2113 - Social Problems in America (S)  
SOCI 2143 - Inequalities in America (S) (D)  
3
Recommended Electives.  The following courses are reacommended:
ART 1113 - Art Appreciation (H)  
COMM 2053 - Intercultural Communication (H) (I)  
RELG 1113 - Introduction to Religious Studies (H)  
RELG 2173 - Religion and Society (H) 
SOCI 2123 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (S)  
6
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestone

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.

Transfer Information

This degree is intended for transfer to a four-year university for completion of a baccalaureate degree.  You should work closely with an academic advisor each semester to make certain you are enrolled in the correct courses for a seamless transfer process and you are encouraged to begin a dialogue with your intended transfer school as early as possible. Early coordination between TCC academic advisors and advisors from selected four-year institutions can streamline the transfer process. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that he/she understands the program/admission/transfer requirements for the transfer school.