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NOVA Liberal Arts A.A.

This grid offers a suggested approach for students to complete the A.A. in Liberal Arts degree at NOVA while best satisfying Marymount University's Liberal Arts Core and University requirements. A full description of the MU requirements is available online. Please verify with your NOVA advisor that the courses you choose are appropriate for a timely NOVA graduation. Additionally, keep in mind that you would receive your four-year degree in the fewest hours by following the advising sheet provided for a particular major.
 
If you are an adult student returning to school or a student with interests in multiple disciplines, you may wish to consider Marymount's B.A. in Liberal Studies program upon transfer. Learn more here >>
 
NOVA Course & Title Credits MU Notes or Equivalents MU Core &/or Major Req.
1st Semester (15 credits)
ENG 111 College Composition I
3
EN 101 Composition I Written Communication core (WR)
MTH 151 or higher
3
See list for MTH courses that will satisfy MU Mathematics requirement Mathematics core(MT)
Natural Science/Lab elective
4
See list for BIO, CHM, ENV, GOL, NAS, PHY courses that will satisfy MU Natural Science requirement Natural Science core (NS)
Foreign Language ( ___ 201)
3
Elective credit Global Perspective (GP)
PED 116 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness
1
Elective credit  
SDV Elective
1
Does not count towards MU graduation requirements  
2nd Semester (17 credits)
ENG 112 College Composition I
3
EN 102 Composition II Written Communication core (WR)
MTH 152 or higher
3
See list for MTH courses that will satisfy MU Mathematics requirement Mathematics core (MT) 
Natural Science/Lab elective
4
See list for BIO, CHM, ENV, GOL, NAS, PHY courses that will satisfy MU Natural Science requirement Natural Science core (NS)
PED/RPK Elective
1
Elective credit  
Foreign Language ( ___ 202)
3
Elective credit
CST 110 or 126 Communication
3
Elective credit  
3rd Semester (15 credits)
ENG Literature Elective
3
See list for ENG courses that will satisfy MU Literature requirement Introductory Literature core (LT-1)
HIS Elective
3
See list for HIS courses that will satisfy MU History requirement Introductory History core (HI-1)
Social Science Elective
4
See list for ECO, PLS, PSY, SOC courses that will satisfy MU Social Science requirement 1st Introductory Social Science core (SS-1)
General Elective I
3
Consider a course satisfying MU's Philosophy core requirement. See list for PHI courses. Introductory Philosophy core (PH-1)
General Elective II
3
Consider a course satisfying MU's Theology/Religious Studies core requirement. See list for REL courses. Introductory Theology/Religious Studies core (TRS-1)
4th Semester (13 credits)
HIS Elective
3
Elective credit
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective
3
See list for ART or MUS courses that will satisfy MU Fine Arts requirement Humanities/Fine Arts core (FNA)
Social Science Elective
4
See list for ECO, PLS, PSY, SOC courses that will satisfy MU Social Science requirement 2nd Introductory Social Science core (SS-1)
General Electives
4
Elective credit  
 

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