Mar 04, 2024  
2021-2022 Course Catalog 
2021-2022 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Arts/Academic Transfer (LATAA)

Award: Associate in Arts Degree
Program Location: Elkhorn Valley Campus, Fort Omaha Campus, South Omaha Campus

This degree strengthens foundation skills, provides broad understanding, and develops thinking skills as students prepare for advanced sequences of courses at four-year institutions. Each transfer institution publishes requirements for admission, general education, and major concentration areas. Students should consult the catalog of the transfer institution of their choice. This degree can be completed online by selecting courses with the online course designation.

Graduation Requirements
General Education: 46.5 - 48.5
Major Requirements: 31.5
Elective Requirements: 13.5
Total credit hours required: 91.5 - 93.5

*Note: Please check with the institution you plan to transfer to for recommendations of courses that best fit your intended plan of study.


General Education Requirements

Students should select courses from each of the following categories to meet the required credit hours. Students should consult with an MCC advisor and an advisor at the institution they are planning to transfer to select courses that best meet their transfer needs.

Students may not use the same course to satisfy more than one degree requirement.


3 Courses needed   13.5 credit hours

Quantitative/Numeracy Skills

2 Courses needed     9.0-9.5 credit hours needed

*Based on the math course you select, pre-requisties may be required.

  • 4.5 Credits
  • OR

  • 4.5 Credits
  • And

  • Select 1 additional course from the mathematics courses listed in Transfer Course Options 
  • See your MCC advisor and the advisor at the institution you are planning to transfer to for recommendations of mathematics courses that best fit your intended plan of study. If no additional math is required, select another major requirement.

Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness

2 Courses needed    9.0 credit hours

Select 1 Humanities and 1 Social Sciences course from the General Education course options in the current course catalog.


Scientific Inquiry

2 Courses needed     10.5 - 12.0 credit hours

Select from the natural sciences courses listed in Transfer Course Options . At least one course should include a lab.

Professionalism/Life Skills & Information Literacy

1 Course needed    4.5

Select one of the following courses.

Major Requirements

Social Sciences/Humanities

27.0 credit hours

Select a total of 27.0 credit hours combined from the social sciences and humanities transfer course options. Note that students must take a minimum of 9.0 credit hours in both social sciences and in humanities; the remaining 9.0 credit hours can be any combination of transfer courses listed in Transfer Course Options .

Cultural Studies

1 Course needed  - 4.5 credit hours

Select 4.5 credit hours from the cultural studies courses listed in Transfer Course Options .


13.5 credit hours

Select 13.5 credit hours. Elective credits may be selected from courses throughout the catalog, but students are strongly advised to consult with the four-year college to which they plan to transfer when choosing particular courses. The degree plan to be followed at a four-year institution should also be followed where possible in choosing elective courses at MCC.

Counselors and advisors are available to provide assistance with the selection of MCC courses that transfer to area four-year institutions.