This program prepares for transfer to a four-year program in business, social sciences or humanities with an international orientation. Along with providing a coherent liberal arts base, it provides access to instruction in French, German, Italian, and Spanish. High School Mathematics Course 1 and 2 or the equivalent, and one year of a laboratory science are required; two years of a foreign language are recommended.

Goals & Outcomes

Goal 1 To develop a range of skills including critical thinking, problem solving

  • Identify, analyze, and evaluate arguments as they occur in their own or other’s work
  • Develop well-reasoned arguments

Goal 2 To promote support for an interest in foreign language and culture

  • Students will demonstrate knowledge and an understanding from an international perspective about the human condition and past and present culture

Goal 3 To develop an understanding and proficiency in the intellectual skills in the use of a second spoken and written language

  • Students will demonstrate a proficiency in a second spoken and written language
  • Students will demonstrate a proficiency in knowledge of international culture

Goal 4 To promote diversity awareness and a global view


Students will demonstrate an understanding of global:

  • economic issues
  • historical perspectives
  • social issues and/or
  • environmental developments

Goal 5 To provide opportunities for students to demonstrate a range of skills in written and oral proficiency

  • The student will devise and confidently deliver oral proposals and reports
  • The student will compose clear and coherent written reports and essays

Goal 6 To prepare the student to transfer to a four-year program in the social sciences or humanities

  • Graduates will transfer to a four-year institution with junior status or before completing a degree, students may transfer general education courses towards upper level programs in other institutions

Goal 7 To create an opportunity for the student to gain: depth in the humanities breadth in other subject areas

  • Graduates will have taken sequences of courses in languages, literature, social sciences, the arts, mathematics, and natural sciences
  • Graduates will have taken a variety of subjects, such as languages, literature, social sciences, the arts, mathematics, and sciences

Goal 8 To provide opportunities for students to study abroad while earning up to 15 hours toward a degree from MVCC

  • Students with an interest in study abroad will participate in academic programs in other countries

Goal 9 To prepare students to demonstrate information literacy

  • Students will use traditional and contemporary information technology
  • Students will identify, access, and appropriately use authoritative sources of information

First Semester

  • ED100 College Seminar 1.0
  • EN101 English 1: Composition 3.0
  • HI101 History of Civ 1 3.0
  • MA108 Concepts in Mathematics 3.0
  • PS202 Comparative Poltcs (IS 1) 3.0
  • Foreign Language 1 3.0
  • PEXXX Physical Education Elective 0.5

Second Semester

  • AN102 Cultural Anthropology 3.0
  • EN102 English 2:Idea&Values Lit 3.0
  • HI102 History of Civ 2 3.0
  • MA110 Elementary Statistics 3.0
  • Foreign Language 2 3.0
  • PEXXX Physical Education Elective 0.5

Third Semester

  • BM101 Survey Economics 3.0
  • EN150 Effective Speech 3.0
  • EN255 World Literature 1 3.0
  • Core GE Natural Science 4.0
  • Restricted Elective 3.0
  • PEXXX Physical Education Elective 0.5

Fourth Semester

  • EN256 World Literature 2 3.0
  • PS205 International Politics 3.0
  • GE Natural Science 4.0
  • Restricted Elective 3.0
  • PEXXX Physical Education Elective 0.5

Restricted Electives

Business Electives include:

  • BM212 International Marketing 3.0
  • IS101 Computers and Society 3.0

Social Science Electives include:

  • SO101 Intro Sociology 3.0
  • PY101 Intro General Psychology 3.0
  • AN101 Biological Anthropology 3.0

Humanities Electives include

  • HU204 History of Art 1 3.0
  • HU205 History of Art 2 3.0
  • HU220 Studies in Mexcn Art/Culture 3.0
  • HU292 Topics/Humanities 3.0
  • HU186 Music Appreciation 3.0
  • HU187 Art Appreciation 3.0
  • HU188 Film Appreciation 3.0
  • EN280 Drama Lit:Classic 3.0
  • EN281 Drama Lit:Modern 3.0
  • HU289 Humanities:The Greek World 3.0
  • HU290 Medvl&Early Renis 3.0
  • HU291 ID Hum:Modern Age 3.0
  • HU295 Surv West Philosophy 3.0
  • HU296 Topics in Philosophy 3.0
  • SA300 Study Abroad 15.0
Program taught in:
  • English

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