Jul 20, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog

Liberal Arts/Academic Transfer (LATAS)

Location(s): Fort Omaha Campus, South Omaha Campus, Elkhorn Valley Campus, Online

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Award: Associate in Science Degree
Academic Focus Area: Transfer

This degree strengthens foundation skills, provides broad understanding, and develops reasoning skills as students prepare for advanced studies in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) program.  Students completing this degree are able to transfer their credits into a bachelor’s degree program at a four-year institution.


*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.


Graduation Requirements
General Education: 51.0 - 53.0
Major Requirements: 22.5 - 24.0
Elective Requirements: 16.5 - 18.0
Total credit hours required: 90.0-95.0 

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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-requisites may be required.

Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness

3 courses needed     13.5 credit hours

  • Select one course from the Humanities Transfer Course options
  • Select one course from the Social Sciences Transfer Course options
  • Select one course from either the Humanities Transfer Course options OR 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 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 18.0 - 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 .


16.5 - 18.0 credit hours needed

Select 16.5 - 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.

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