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2021-2022 Course Catalog 
2021-2022 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Arts/Academic Transfer (LATAS)

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

This degree strengthens foundation skills, provides broad understanding, and develops reasoning skills as students prepare for advanced studies in a natural sciences, mathematics, or science-dependent program. By taking the suggested courses below, students are able to transfer into a baccalaureate degree program at a four-year college upon completion of the associate degree. Each transfer institution publishes requirements for admission, general education, and major concentration areas. Students should consult the catalogs of the transfer institution of their choice.

Graduation Requirements
General Education: 51.0-53.0
Major Requirements: 24.0
Elective Requirements: 18.0
Total credit hours required: 93.0-95.0 

*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


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
  • *Take MATH 1315 or higher level MATH course

  • OR

  • 4.5 Credits
  • *Take MATH 1410 or higher level MATH course

  • AND

  • Select 1 additional course from the Mathematics 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

3 Courses needed    13.5 credit hours

Select at least 1 from the Social Science Transfer Course Options   and 1 from the Humanities Transfer Course Options .

Scientific Inquiry

2 Courses needed     10.5 - 12.0 credit hours

Select from the Natural Sciences Transfer Course Options  . At least one course should include a lab.

Professionalism/Life Skills & Information Literacy

1 Course needed     4.5 credit hours

Select one of the following courses.

Major requirements

Students should select courses from each of the following categories to meet the required credit hours. Students should consult with an advisor or counselor both at MCC and the transfer institution of their choice to select major and elective courses that best meet their transfer needs.

Natural Sciences/Quantitative/Numeracy Skills

Select 19.5 credit hours from the natural sciences/mathematics courses listed in Transfer Course Options .


Cultural Studies

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


18.0 credit hours needed

Elective credits may be selected from courses throughout the catalog, but students are strongly advised to consult with the colleges to which they plan to transfer when choosing particular courses. 

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

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