Students can choose to earn the general Liberal Arts & Sciences: Humanities degree or can choose to earn the degree with a track in English (a SUNY Transfer Path). Students interested in pursuing this track should speak with an advisor or counselor to make sure the correct program is noted.

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Minimum program credit hours: 60

Program Codes
Degree Option
Associate in Arts Degree
Hegis Code
5649
Curriculum Code
201B
General Requirements
24 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
6 SUNY LAS JCC
ENG 1530: English Composition II3 BCOM H CENG
ENG 1540: Writing About Literature3 HUMA H CWRT, VEDP
9
Social Sciences Electives

(up to 6 credits may need to be SUNY General Education-category specific)

9 (X-X) S (SR)
9
Mathematics Electives (college level)

(3 credits must be SUNY General Education-category specific)

3 MATH N CMAT
Mathematics and Sciences Electives

(up to 3 credits may need to be SUNY General Education-category specific)

6 (X) (SR)
Core Requirements
18 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
9 SUNY LAS JCC
Humanities Electives

(at least 3 credits must be numbered 2000 or higher)

6 H
Modern Language Requirement

(may be language or culture based; 3 credits must be SUNY General Education-category specific)

3 FLAN H
9 SUNY LAS JCC
Choose from any ENG course numbered 2000 or higher or CMM 2530.9 H
Electives
18 credit hours Degree Requirements Met

(up to 6 credits may need to be Liberal Arts and Sciences specific and up to 9 credits may need to be SUNY General Education-category specific)

18 (X)
Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Gather data for research from various sources, including the library and forms of electronic media such as the Internet in order to produce a research paper with proper documentation.
  2. Organize and communicate knowledge and ideas in a logical and purposeful way.  Students will produce an essay in a 2000 level humanities course that demonstrates a grasp of thesis and the ordered, logical support of a thesis.
  3. Write a timed, single-draft essay that meets criteria for coherence, organization, development, and mechanical correctness as indicated in the departmental rubric.
  4. Recognize, explain, and analyze perspectives and values of diverse cultural groups and their historical experiences based on course materials.
  5. Interpret works of art, literature, philosophy, or other aesthetic experiences by interpreting and analyzing them within their historical or literary context.

Transfer Agreements

Our courses and programs are designed to give you a strong foundation in your area of study. But we know that for many of you, your time at JCC is just the first step in your educational journey. And when it's time for you to take your next step, that strong foundation, coupled with the wide variety of transfer agreements we maintain with several top colleges and universities, will help make your transfer process as smooth as possible. Learn More
 
It is important when planning your transfer to talk with your advisor about the specifics of each four-year college or university. 

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Jessica Kubiak, Director, Humanities
Jessica KubiakDirector, Humanities215 LLAC, Cattaraugus County Campus716.376.7548Contact | Full Profile ▸