Philosophy and Religion - AA

FINE ARTS & HUMANITIES

Contact: CHARLES KERSCHEN KERSCHENC@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3529
Department Chair: CHARLENE WIDENER Widenerc@hutchcc.edu (620)665-3544

For course descriptions and course prerequisites, click on the course name.

Total Credit Hours

This degree requires 64 credit hours.

Requirements

Course Title Credits
ED105 Success Seminar/College Orientation 1

Experiences designed to help with the transition into college life; exploration of essential techniques for success as a college student.

EN101 English Composition IA 3

Essentials of composition. Emphasis is placed on practice in writing expository paragraphs and themes and in using the techniques of research. Selected readings for models and criticism are used. Based on placement scores, students may be required to enroll in EN100 English Composition IB and EN099 Elements of Writing instead of EN101. Additionally, honors students may elect to take EN103H Honors English Composition I in lieu of EN101.
Pre-Reqs: Asset Writing Score of 45 or above, or ACT English Score of 20 to 36, or Compass Writing Score of 76 or above

EN102 English Composition II 3

Compositions of techniques of persuasive and research writing, and critical reading and writing on selected thematic units.
Pre-Reqs: EN103 English Composition I with a grade of C or higher, or EN101 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher

HI115 History of Ancient Rome 3

Origin of Rome, history of Republic and Early Empire, decline and fall of Roman Empire, origins and development of Christianity and origins and development of Feudalism.

MA106 College Algebra 3

Theory of equations, functions, inverse functions, complex numbers, determinants and matrices.
Pre-Reqs: Accuplacer Score of 75 or higher, or Compass Algebra Score of 48 or higher, or MA105 Intermediate Algebra with a grade of C or higher, or ACT Math Score of 21 or higher

PL101 Introduction to Philosophy 3

Origin and development of significant concepts that have influenced modern man's ideological heritage.

PL103 Introductory Logic 3

Language as a logical tool, formal and informal fallacies involved in thinking including argumentation, definition, deduction, induction, categorical propositions and syllogisms, analogy, probability inference and the scientific method.
Pre-Reqs: PL101 Introduction to Philosophy, or PL104 Ethics

PL104 Ethics 3

The dynamics of moral decision-making with consideration of major ethical systems and their biblical, theological and philosophical foundations.

PS100 General Psychology 3

A survey of the fundamental principles of behavior including physiological, perceptual, historical, methodological, learning, memory, development, motivational, emotional, social and applied perspectives.

PS201 Psychology of Personality 3

An examination of psychoanalytic, behavioral, trait, cognitive, humanistic and other contemporary theories of human personality including personality research, assessment and applications.
Pre-Reqs: PS100 General Psychology with grade of C or higher

RE101 New Testament Literature 3

Introduction to the New Testament Literature as a literary product of the early Christian movement and an exploration of the nature of its life and thought.

RE102 Old Testament Literature 3

The Old Testament, its transmission; history of Hebrew Commonwealth; the literature produced during its various historical periods; the changes occurring in religious concepts of God, human, sin, covenant and suffering; the biblical philosophy of history.

RE106 Introduction to World Religions 3

An introduction to the major religious traditions of the Eastern and Western world.

SH101 Public Speaking 3

Principles and practices of oral communication that will help the student develop skills in communication and acquire an understanding of oral communication as a vital human skill and activity.

SH122 Voice and Diction 3

Improving the speaking voice by gaining control over articulation, enunciation and pronunciation of spoken English. Studies will include the anatomy of speaking mechanism, the International Phonetic Alphabet and the nuances of regional or foreign accents and dialects. The class is performance-oriented but practical for the non-performing student who wishes to improve his/her speaking abilities.

SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3

Development and interaction of the individual in society with consideration of the culture, structures, functions of societies, social groups and institutions with emphasis on social interaction and its relation to personality and human action.

SO201 Social Problems 3

Problems of personal, social disorganization; adolescence, juvenile delinquency, crime, mental illness, unemployment and family instability; methods of prevention and treatment.
Pre-Reqs: SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology

TH115 Theatre Appreciation 3

A study of the background of the theatre including, but not limited to, a historical overview of the theatre, selected play script readings from historical periods, surveys of playwrights and their times and critical analyses of play scripts read.

Biology Options 4
Course Title Credits
BI101 General Biology 4.00

BI104 Biology I 5.00

Necessary Skills Options 1
Course Title Credits
BU107 Personal Finance 3.00

BU112 Creative Problem Solving Strategies 3.00

BU118 Introduction to Leadership 3.00

BU120 Job Search/Retention 1.00

BU121 Customer Service/Professional Image 3.00

ED105 Success Seminar/College Orientation 1.00

ED105H Honors Success Seminar/College Orientation 1.00

ED110 Career Decision Making 1.00

ED115 College Orientation and Career Exploration 2.00

ED118 Introduction to Leadership 3.00

HE202 Nutrition 3.00

IS103 Microcomputer Literacy 2.00

IS104 Microcomputer Applications 3.00

IS105 Advanced Microcomputer Applications 3.00

IS135 Essentials of Web Interaction 2.00

IS137 Website Ethics and Security 3.00

PE106 First Aid and CPR 2.00

PE122 Rhythms I 2.00

PE123 Rhythms II 2.00

PE124 Aquatic Fitness 1.00

PE126 Conditioning and Fitness Concepts I 1.00

PE127 Conditioning and Fitness Concepts II 1.00

PE130 Beginning Bowling 1.00

PE131 Advanced Bowling 1.00

PE137 Beginning Swimming 1.00

PE138 Intermediate Swimming 1.00

PE140 Badminton/Tennis 1.00

PE141 Volleyball/Slow Pitch Softball 1.00

PE142 Flag Football/Basketball 1.00

PE145 Golf 1.00

PE146 Beginning Horsemanship 1.00

PE148 Karate I 1.00

PE149 Handball and Racquetball 1.00

PE150 Karate II 1.00

PE151 Social Dance-Beginning 1.00

PE152 Social Dance-Advanced 1.00

PE153 Modern Jazz 1.00

PE156 Aerobic Dance 1.00

PE157 Advanced Horsemanship 1.00

PE173 Fitness for Life 1.00

SH122 Voice and Diction 3.00

SH210 Interpersonal Communication 3.00

SH220 Persuasive Communication 3.00

SH225 Argumentation and Advocacy 3.00

SO103 Stress Management 1.00

SO104 Assertiveness Training 2.00

TH122 Voice and Diction 3.00

Physical Science Options 4
Course Title Credits
PY103 Physical Geology 3.00

PY104L Physical Geology Lab 1.00

PY110 Physical Science 5.00

PY112 General Physics I 5.00

PY201 Engineering Physics I 5.00

Electives

Additional Credits Required - 3

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