Academic Program Proposal

Date
Proposal
Activated
Institution
and
Proposal
Degree
Awarded
Academic
Program
Name
Objections
Received
Decision
Deadline
MHEC Final
Action
Final
Decision
Date
11/3/2016Cecil College
Proposal
A.A.General Studies Transfer1/2/2017Approved3/9/2017
General Studies Transfer Program Description
The Associate of Arts (A.A.) in General Studies Transfer is designed for students who want maximum flexibility in their choice of courses.  The program provides core foundation in the humanities, mathematics, computer science, science and social sciences.  The program offers numerous selections for areas of concentration as well as the opportunity to design, in cooperation with an academic advisor, a series of courses for exploring career opportunities, achieving personal goals or meeting transfer requirements.  Graduates of the program will demonstrate college-level competency in critical and creative thinking skills and problem solving strategies; analyze, evaluate and/or criticize various academic disciplines and/or regional/national/global issues; and locate, collect and organize evidence on research topics, among other skills.