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    Tulsa Community College
   
 
  Jan 23, 2018
 
2017-2018 College Catalog 
  
2017-2018 College Catalog

Degree Map: Religious Studies A.A.


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
COMM 1113 - Public Speaking   3
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)   3
RELG 1113 - Introduction to Religious Studies (H)   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
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)  
CHEM 1114 - Principles of Chemistry (L)  
CHEM 1315 - General Chemistry I (L)  
PHSC 1114 - General Physical Science (L,N)  
4-5
(4 required)
POLS 1113 - American Federal Government   3
Religious Studies Requirement.  Select one course from the following:
RELG 1213 - Religions of the World: The Eastern Tradition (H) (I)  
RELG 1223 - Religions of the World: The Western Tradition (H)  
RELG 2113 - Old Testament (H)  
RELG 2123 - New Testament (H)  
3
Religious Studies Recommended Elective.  The following courses are recommended:
HUMN 2113 - Humanities I: Prehistory through the Middle Ages (H)  
HUMN 2223 - Humanities II: From the Renaissance to the Present (H)  
PHIL 1113 - Introduction to Philosophy (H)  
SOCI 1113 - Introduction to Sociology (S)  
3
Total Credit Hours 16-17

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 Required Elective. Select one three-hour course from one of the following: Psychology, Social Sciences, Foreign Language, or Fine Arts (Art, Music, Theatre). The following courses are recommended:
HUMN 2113 - Humanities I: Prehistory through the Middle Ages (H)  
HUMN 2223 - Humanities II: From the Renaissance to the Present (H)  
SOCI 1113 - Introduction to Sociology (S)  
Any Foreign Language
3
Religious Studies Requirement.  Select one course from the following:
RELG 1213 - Religions of the World: The Eastern Tradition (H) (I)  
RELG 1223 - Religions of the World: The Western Tradition (H)  
RELG 2113 - Old Testament (H)  
RELG 2123 - New Testament (H)  
3
Religious Studies Controlled Electives.  Select two courses. The following are recommended:
RELG 2173 - Religion and Society (H)  
RELG 2233 - Religion in America (H)  
RELG 2313 - Religion in Film (H)  
OR Religious Studies Requirement not previously taken.
6
Recommended Elective.  The following courses are recommended:
HUMN 2113 - Humanities I: Prehistory through the Middle Ages (H)  
HUMN 2223 - Humanities II: From the Renaissance to the Present (H)  
PHIL 1113 - Introduction to Philosophy (H)  
SOCI 1113 - Introduction to Sociology (S)  
3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • 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
General Education Recommended Elective.  CSCI 1203 - Computer Concepts and Applications  is recommended. 3
General Education Science (without lab).  The following courses are recommended:
BIOL 1383 - Nutrition  
BIOL 2213 - Brain and Behavior  
BIOL 2313 - Principles of Ecology  
GEOG 2013 - Meteorology  
3
Religious Studies Requirement.  Select one course from the following:
RELG 1213 - Religions of the World: The Eastern Tradition (H) (I)  
RELG 1223 - Religions of the World: The Western Tradition (H)  
RELG 2113 - Old Testament (H)  
RELG 2123 - New Testament (H)  
3
Religious Studies Controlled Electives.  Select two courses. The following are recommended:
RELG 2173 - Religion and Society (H)  
RELG 2233 - Religion in America (H)  
RELG 2313 - Religion in Film (H)  
OR Religious Studies Requirement not previously taken.
6
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • 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.