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2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College 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 studies in Communication, Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.  Students completing this degree can transfer their credits into a bachelor’s degree program at a four-year institution.

Graduation Requirements
General Education: 42.0 - 44.0
Major Requirements: 31.5
Elective Requirements: 18.0
Total credit hours required: 91.5 - 93.5

*Note: Students should select courses from each category to meet required credit hours.  Students should consult with advisors at MCC and the chosen transfer institution to select courses that best meet transfer program requirements. Students can also refer to the MCC Transfer Center for specific pathways to our partner schools. 

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

General Education Requirements


3 Courses needed   13.5 credit hours

Quantitative/Numeracy Skills

1 Course needed     4.5 - 5.0 credit hours needed

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

Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness

2 Courses needed    9.0 credit hours

  • Select one course from the Humanities Transfer Course options
  • Select one course from the Social Sciences Transfer Course options

Scientific Inquiry

2 Courses needed     10.5 - 12.0 credit hours

Select 2 courses 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

Select one of the following courses.

Major Requirements

Social Sciences/Humanities

27.0 credit hours

  • Select 9 credit hours from the Social Sciences Transfer Course options
  • Select 9 credit hours from the Humanities Transfer Course options
  • Select 9 credit hours from the Social Sciences or Humanities Transfer Course options

Cultural Studies

1 Course needed  - 4.5 credit hours

Select 4.5 credit hours from the Cultural Studies Transfer Course Options .


18.0 credit hours

Select 18.0 credit hours from the MCC Catalog.  Students are strongly advised to consult with the transfer institution or transfer pathway when choosing elective courses. 

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