Associate of Arts



The Associate of Arts Degree

Courses by Placement/Transfer

The following courses may be prerequisites for your program depending upon your placement scores or transfer evaluation.  Advisors can assist you to integrate these into your program of study during your first semester at West Shore.  Contact Student Services at 231.843.5510.

Course Code

Course Title

Credits/Contact

ENG 051 or

ENG 098

Introduction to College Writing or

Writing Essentials

4/4

3/3

ENG 052

Introduction to College Reading

4/4

MTH 051

MTH 120

Pre Algebra and/or

Introduction to Algebra

4/4

FYS 101

First-Year Seminar

2/2

Program of Study

Course Code

Course Title

Credits/

Contact

Pre/Corequisites

Semester 1

ENG 111

English Composition I

3/3

ENG 051 or ENG 098 and
ENG 052 or Placement

MTH 125

Mathematical Reasoning or comparable math (MTH 123 Intro to Statistics or MTH 151 College Algebra, or higher level MTH)

3/3

MTH 120 or MTH 121 or Placement

PSY 161 or

SOC 171

Introduction to Psychology or

Introduction to Sociology

3/3

Humanities

One Humanities elective from categories A, B, or C

3/3

Elective

Explore an area of interest; Select with an advisor

3/3

Total

15/15

Semester 2

ENG 112

English Composition II

3/3

ENG 111

Science

One Science from either Biological or Physical Science categories

4/5

POL 151

American National Government

3/3

Elective

Explore an area of interest; Select with an advisor

3/3

Elective

Explore an area of interest; Select with an advisor

3/3

Total

16/17

Semester 3

Humanities

One Humanities elective from remaining two categories

3/3

Social Science

One Social Science elective

3/3

Elective

Select with an advisor

3/3

Elective

Select with an advisor

3/3

SPE 101 or SPE 110

Principles of Speaking or

Interpersonal Communications

3/3

Total

15/15

Semester 4

Science

One Science elective from remaining category

4/5

Humanities

One Humanities elective from remaining category

3/3

Elective

Select with an advisor

3/3

Elective

Select with an advisor

3/3

Elective

Select with an advisor

3/3

Total

16/17

Degree Total

 

62/64

The terms of the Michigan Transfer Agreement have been embedded in all AA and AS programs.