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University Studies, A.A.

Requirements

The University Studies Associate in Arts/Science is designed to provide an opportunity for students who may be potentially exploring their career and major options, or provides flexibility for those that are seeking an Associate that enables transferability or simply completion of a broad variety of curriculum options. The AS/AA UVST enables the ability to begin work toward the General Education requirements while meeting the needs of a broad variety of student circumstances.

Total Program Credits: 60

General Education Requirements: 35 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Context (5)  
  ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing Academic Writing and Research  3
Complete one of the following: 3
  MAT 1030 Quantitative Reasoning (recommended for Humanities or Arts majors) (3)  
  MAT 1035 Quantitative Reasoning with Integrated Algebra (6)  
  STAT 1040 Introduction to Statistics (recommended for Social Science majors) (3)  
  STAT 1045 Introduction to Statistics with Algebra (5)  
  MATH 1050 College Algebra (recommended for Business, Education, Science, and Health Professions majors) (4)  
  MATH 1055 College Algebra with Preliminaries (5)  
  MATH 1090 College Algebra for Business (recommended for Business majors) (3)  
Complete one of the following: 3
  HIST 1700 American Civilization (3)  
  HIST 2700 US History to 1877 (3)  
and HIST 2710 US History since 1877 (3)  
  HIST 1740 US Economic History (3)  
  POLS 1000 American Heritage (3)  
  POLS 1100 American National Government (3)  
Complete the following:  
  PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
or PHIL 205G Ethics and Values (3) 3
  HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness (2)  
or PES 1097 Fitness for Life 2
Distribution Courses:  
  Biology 3
  Physical Science 3
  Additional Biology or Physical Science 3
  Humanities Distribution 3
  Fine Arts Distribution 3
  Social/Behavioral Science 3
Discipline Core Requirements: 25 Credits
  Any course(s) 1000 or higher 17
  One Language (other than English) to include the 1010 or 1020 levels 8

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 60 semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above. (Departments may require a higher GPA.)
  3. Residency hours -- minimum of 20 credit hours through course attendance at UVU.
  4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements.
  5. For the AA degree, completion of 8 credit hours of course work from one language.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and Italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
Elective ( MAT 1010 Intermediate Algebra recommended) 4
ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005 Introduction to Academic Writing or  Literacies and Composition Across Context  3
Elective   3
Elective 3
Elective 3
  Semester total: 16
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours

MAT 1030 or MAT 1035 or STAT 1040 or STAT 1045 or MATH 1050 or MATH 1055 or MATH 1090

Quantitative Reasoning or Quantitative Reasoning with Integrated Algebra or Introduction to Statistics or Introduction to Statistics with Algebra or College Algebra or College Algebra with Preliminaries or College Algebra for Business 3
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing Academic Writing and Research 3
Biology 3
Foreign Language
 Foreign Language (other than English) to include 1010 or 1020 levels 4
Elective  2
  Semester total: 15
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
Physical Science 3
PHIL 2050/205G Ethics and Values 3
HLTH 1100/PES 1097 Personal Health and Wellness/Fitness for Life 2
Fine Arts   3
Foreign Language  Foreign Language (other than English) to include 1010 or 1020 levels 4
  Semester total: 15
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
American Institutions 3
Humanities 3
3 rd Science 3
Social Science 3
Elective 2
  Semester total: 14
  Degree total: 60

Department

Student Leadership and Success Studies

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