AA Degrees

 

Associate in Arts Degree

The Gordon Rule

State Board of Education Rule 6A-10.030, the Gordon Rule, requires that students complete with grades of C or better 12 credit hours in designated courses in which the student is required to demonstrate college-level writing skills through multiple assignments and six credits of mathematics course work at the level of college algebra or higher. These courses must be completed successfully (grades of C or better) prior to the receipt of an A.A. Degree and prior to entry into the upper division of a Florida public university.

For graduation with the Associate in Arts Degree from Valencia, the Gordon Rule requirements can be satisfied by completing either the Writing and Mathematics requirements listed below or the Interdisciplinary Studies Program and the Mathematics requirement.

Writing

Each of the following courses requires the demonstration of college-level writing.

Required

  • ENC 1101 Freshman Composition I (3 cr) or
  • ENC 1101H Freshman Composition I - Honors (3 cr)
  • ENC 1102 Freshman Composition II (3 cr) or
  • ENC 1102H Freshman Composition II - Honors (3 cr)

Upon completion of ENC 1101 Freshman Composition I with a grade of C or better, students must complete, with grades of C or better, at least 6 credits from the list that follows. One course must have an HUM prefix.

Art

  • ARH 2051 Introduction to Art History II (3 cr)

History

  • EUH 2000 Western Civilization to 1750 (3 cr)
  • EUH 2001 Western Civilization 1750 to Present (3 cr)

Humanities

  • HUM 2220 Humanities - Greek and Roman (3 cr) or
  • HUM 2220H Humanities - Greek and Roman - Honors (3 cr)
  • HUM 2223 Humanities - Late Roman and Medieval (3 cr)
  • or
  • HUM 2223H Humanities - Late Roman and Medieval Honors (3 cr)
  • HUM 2232 Humanities - Renaissance and Baroque (3 cr)
    or
  • HUM 2232H Humanities - Renaissance and Baroque - Honors (3 cr)
  • HUM 2234 Humanities - Enlightenment and Romanticism (3 cr)
    or
  • HUM 2234H Humanities - Enlightenment and Romanticism Honors (3 cr)
  • HUM 2250 Humanities - Twentieth Century (3 cr) or
  • HUM 2250H Humanities - Twentieth Century - Honors (3 cr)
  • HUM 2310 Mythology (3 cr)
    or
  • HUM 2310H Mythology - Honors (3 cr)
  • HUM 2461 Latin American Humanities (3 cr)

Literature

  • AML 2011 American Literature: Colonial Period to Civil War (3 cr)
    or
  • AML 2021 American Literature: Civil War to Present (3 cr)
    or
  • AML 2021H American Literature: Civil War to Present Honors (3 cr)
  • ENL 2012 English Literature: 1300 to 1800 (3 cr)
  • ENL 2022 English Literature: 1800 to Present (3 cr)
  • LIT 2090 Contemporary Literature (3 cr)
    or
  • LIT 2090H Contemporary Literature - Honors (3 cr)
  • LIT 2110 World Literature: Beginning through Renaissance (3 cr)
  • LIT 2120 World Literature: Enlightenment to Present (3 cr)
    or
  • LIT 2120H World Literature: Enlightenment to Present - Honors (3 cr)

Music

  • MUL 1110 Music Literature (3 cr)

Political Science

  • INR 2002 International Politics (3 cr) or
  • INR 2002H International Politics - Honors (3 cr)

Mathmatics

Students must complete, with grades of C or better, at least 6 credits from the following list:

  • MAC 1105 College Algebra (3 cr)
  • MAC 1114 College Trigonometry (3 cr)
  • MAC 1140 Precalculus Algebra (3 cr)
  • MAC 1147 Precalculus (5 cr)
  • MAC 2233 Calculus for Business and Social Science (3 cr)
  • MAC 2311 Calculus w/Analytic Geometry I (5 cr) or
  • MAC 2311H Calculus w/Analytic Geometry I - Honors (5 cr)
  • MAC 2312 Calculus w/Analytic Geometry II (5 cr) or
  • MAC 2312H Calculus w/Analytic Geometry II - Honors (5 cr)
  • MAC 2313 Calculus w/Analytic Geometry III (4 cr)
  • MAP 2302 Differential Equations (3 cr)
  • MAS 2103 Introduction to Linear Algebra (3 cr) or
  • MAS 2103H Introduction to Linear Algebra - Honors (3 cr)
  • MGF 1106 College Mathematics (3 cr)
  • MGF 1107 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts (3 cr)
  • MHF 2300 Logic and Proof in Mathematics (3 cr)
    or
  • MHF 2300H Logic and Proof in Mathematics - Honors (3 cr)
  • STA 2023 Statistical Methods (3 cr) or
  • STA 2023H Statistical Methods - Honors (3 cr)
    or
  • STA 2930 Selected Topics in Statistics (3 cr)

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