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Humanities (AA)


Please note:  These requirements are based on 2018-2019 LAVC Catalog.

Complete a minimum of 60 degree applicable semester units consisting of required courses for major, general education and elective courses as needed.  Some major courses may double count for general education.  Each major course must be completed with a grade of C or higher. Download Graduation Petition Form and return the completed form to the Admissions and Records Office early in your last semester of completing the requirements.  Indicate the degree(s) and general education plan(s) you are completing. For the latest degree requirements, please see the LAVC catalog.


Complete the following 3 required courses

Course Course Title UNITS
HUMAN 1 Cultural Patterns of Western Civilization 3
HUMAN 3 The Beginnings of Civilization 3
HUMAN 30 The Beginnings of Civalization 3

Plus one course chosen from each of the three categories listed below:

The Arts (3 units):

Course Course Title UNITS
ART 101 Survey of Art History I 3
ART 102 Survey of Art History II 3
ENGLISH 203* World Literature I 3
ENGLISH 204* World Literature II 3
MUSIC 121* Music History and Literature I 3
MUSIC 122* Music History and Literature II 3
THEATER 110 History of World Theater 3

Additional Civilization Course (3 units):

Course Course Title UNITS
HISTORY 1 Introduction to Western Civilization I 3
HISTORY 2 Introduction to Western Civilization II 3
HUMAN 2 Studies in Selective Cultures 3
HUMAN 6 Great Men, Great Eras 3
HUMAN 8 Great Women in the Humanities 3

Religious and Philosophical Ideas (3 units);

Course Course Title UNITS
PHILOS 1 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PHILOS 12 History of Greek Philosophy 3
PHILOS 14 History of Modern European Philosophy 3

Total units required for major: 18

Follow Associate Degree General Education Requirements – LACCD Plan to meet general education unit requirements.

Required general education units: 21

Required degree applicable elective units: 21

Total units required: 60

*This course has a prerequisite or a corequisite.
#Cross-referenced course.