Jul 19, 2019  
2018-2019 General Catalog 
  
2018-2019 General Catalog

Louisiana Transfer - Humanities Concentration, AALT


The goal of the Louisiana Transfer Associate Degree is to maximize the transfer process, meet the needs of students who enroll at a 2-year college with the intent to work toward a baccalaureate, and develop a universal transfer program for which the coursework completed in pursuit of the degree will be accepted by all public universities in the state. This program is part of the Transfer Degree Guarantee to ensure articulation with any public four-year institution in the State of Louisiana; however, this BPCC program also has articulations with other institutions. Refer to the Articulation Agreements  section of the catalog for further detail.

Learning Outcomes:

Recipients of the Associate of Arts Louisiana Transfer will have demonstrated:

  1. comprehension of college-level material in the general education curriculum consisting of English composition,mathematics/analytical reasoning, natural sciences, humanities, social/behavioral sciences, and fine arts;
  2. proficiency in general education competencies including reading, written communications, oral communication,mathematical computation, critical thinking, research skills, and computer literacy; and
  3. comprehension of basic concepts derived from concentration or track specific courses in disciplines based upon the student’s area of interest and anticipated baccalaureate major.

Required Courses For Associate Of Arts Louisiana Transfer Humanities Concentration:

Freshman Year


First Semester: 15 Hours


Second Semester: 15 Hours


Sophomore Year


First Semester: 15 Hours


  • Mathematics Elective Credit Hours: 3 5
  • Humanities - Literature Credit Hours: 3 6
  • Behavioral/Social Sciences Elective (200-Level) Credit Hours: 3 3
  • Humanities concentration Elective (Foreign Language) Credit Hours: 3 2
  • Humanities concentration Elective (History Sequence) Credit Hours: 3 2

Second Semester: 15 Hours


  • Natural Science - Other Discipline Credit Hours: 3 7
  • Fine Arts Elective Credit Hours: 3 8
  • Humanities concentration Elective (Foreign Language) Credit Hours: 3 2
  • Humanities concentration Elective (History Sequence) Credit Hours: 3 2
  • Humanities concentration Elective (Humanities Elective) Credit Hours: 3 2

Total Credit Hours: 60


Students must demonstrate competency in computer literacy through completion of a college level computer science course or identified program course whose learning objectives align with computer literacy competency.

Students must meet prerequisites before taking any given course.

Students must make a “C” or higher in all courses which satisfy graduation requirements in order to receive the Associate of Arts Louisiana Transfer in Fine Arts from BPCC.

1Natural Science Sequence: BLGY 101  and BLGY 102 ; BLGY 105  and BLGY 106  ; BLGY 230  and BLGY 231 ; CHEM 101  and CHEM 102 ; PHSC 105  and PHSC 106 ; PHYS 201  and PHYS 202  , PHYS 211  and PHYS 212 ; or SCI 101  or SCI 102  (Note: Students may choose to add 1 hour science lab to lecture course.)

2 Humanities concentration Elective: 12 hours foreign language, 3 hours humanities, 6 hours history sequence

3 Behavioral/Social Sciences Elective: ANTH 201 , ANTH 202 ; BADM 201 , BADM 202 ; CJUS 101 ; GPHY 101 , GPHY 102  ; POSC 201 , POSC 202 ; PSYC 201 , PSYC 202 , PSYC 205 , PSYC 206 , PSYC 210 PSYC 220 , PSYC 225  or SLGY 201 , SLGY 202 , SLGY 203 , SLGY 204 , SLGY 207  

4 Humanities Elective: ENGL 201 , ENGL 202 , ENGL 250 , ENGL 251 , ENGL 252 , ENGL 255 , ENGL 256 , ENGL 257 ; FREN 101 , FREN 102 , FREN 201 ; HIST 101 *, HIST 102 *, HIST 103 *, HIST 104 *, HIST 201 *, HIST 202 *, HIST 203 ; HMAN 201 , HMAN 202 , HMAN 203 ; RLGN 201 , RLGN 202 , RLGN 203 ; SPAN 101 , SPAN 102 , SPAN 201 ; or SPCH 115  (*History Sequence)

5 Mathematics Elective: MATH 111 , MATH 112 , MATH 114 , MATH 124 , MATH 131 , MATH 210 , MATH 250 , MATH 251 , MATH 252 , or MATH 253 .

6 Humanities - Literature Course - ENGL 201 , ENGL 202 , ENGL 250 , ENGL 251 , ENGL 252 , ENGL 255 , ENGL 256 , or ENGL 257  

7 Natural Science - Other Discipline:

BIOLOGICAL - BLGY 101 , BLGY 105 , BLGY 106 , BLGY 107 , BLGY 120 , BLGY 202 , BLGY 203 , BLGY 206 , BLGY 230 , BLGY 231 , BLGY 244  

PHYSICAL - CHEM 101 , CHEM 102 , CHEM 107 , CHEM 250 , PHSC 105 , PHSC 106 , PHSC 107 , PHSC 110 , PHSC 111 ; PHYS 201 , PHYS 202 , PHYS 211 , PHYS 212 ; or SCI 101 , SCI 102  (Note: Students may choose to add 1 hour science lab to lecture course.)

8 Fine Arts Elective: ART 201 , ART 202 , ART 206 ; COMM 240 ; MUSC 120 , MUSC 121 ; or THTR 101 , THTR 131  

Note: The anticipated major or area of interest will impact the type and number of fine arts classes that should be completed. Many majors in the arts have selective admission based on audition or portfolio; successful completion of the transfer associate degree program does not guarantee admission to the desired baccalaureate.

The Louisiana Transfer Associate Degree consists of 39 hours of General Education (Gen Ed) and 21 hours of additional coursework. Students who enter a four-year public university with this degree will have met the institutions general education requirements and will be granted (junior) status. This guarantee applies to those who successfully complete the degree with the required grade of “C” or better in each course.