General Studies AA – Communication and Analytical Thinking Emphasis

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These courses improve effective communication and analytical thinking, which enable the bridging of disciplines. Through the use of effective resources, students are able to interpret and analyze problems, evaluate answers, make judgments, and enhance their general knowledge.

Complete Major, MPC General Education Pattern, Competency Requirements, and 60 degree-applicable units.

Online courses that satisfy Associates Degree requirements
Select 18 units from at least two disciplines from the following courses:

Units

Offered Online

BUSI 42

Human Resources Management

3.0

BUSI 110 Business Mathematics 3.0

CSIS 1

Computer Information Systems

3.0

CSIS 9

Programming Fundamentals: Python

3.0

CSIS 10A

Programming Methods I: Java

4.0

CSIS 87
Computer Forensics
3.0
ENGL 2
Argumentative Writing and Critical Thinking
3.0

LING 49

Introduction to Discourse Analysis

3.0

MATH 13 Pre-Calculus  5.0

MATH 16

Elementary Statistics

4.0

MATH 17

Finite Math

4.0

MATH 18

Calculus/Analytic Geom. for Bio/Soc Sci/Bus

4.0

MATH 263

Intermediate Algebra and Coordinate Geometry

5.0

PHIL 10

Introduction to Critical Thinking

3.0

 

SPCH 3 Interpersonal Communication 3.0

Refer to the MPC Catalog for additional face-to-face courses offered at MPC that satisfy degree requirements.

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