Applied Liberal Arts AS

Applied Liberal Arts, AS degree, typical course sequence

Course Sem. Cr. Hrs.
First Year
Freshman Seminar
The course provides entering NTID students with opportunities to develop/enhance academic skills, personal awareness, and community involvement in order to maximize their college experience. Students have opportunities to explore and navigate the college environment, develop/reinforce academic skills and participate in service learning opportunities. Students are encouraged to establish meaningful connections with faculty, staff and peers. The course promotes the development of plans for ongoing growth and involvement in class and in the RIT/NTID and/or broader community. Students must pass this course to earn an associates degree. (NTID Supported Students.) Lec/Lab 2 (Fall, Spring).
General Education – Elective: Elementary Statistics
An introductory statistics course utilizing a lecture/lab format in which statistics concepts, probability, probability distributions, and bivariate data are studied. Statistical concepts that are essential for an understanding of social and political issues of contemporary life will be emphasized. Statistical software and applications will be introduced. (Prerequisites: This class is restricted to NTID supported students that have completed (UWRT-100 or 150 or 0502-111) and NMTH-210 or higher with a grade of C- or better or have a math placement score greater than or equal to 40 or equivalent courses.) Lec/Lab 4 (Fall, Spring).
General Education – Scientific Principles Perspective†
General Education Foundation – Mathematics‡
NTID General Education - Elective
General Education – Elective*
General Education – First Year Writing (WI)
General Education – Artistic Perspective
General Education – Global Perspective
General Education – Social Perspective
Second Year
Professional Electives**
General Education – Ethical Perspective
General Education – Electives‡
General Education – Immersion 1, 2, 3
Total Semester Credit Hours

Please see the NTID General Education Curriculum (GE) for more information.

Please see Wellness Education Requirement for more information. Students completing associate degrees are required to complete one Wellness course.

† NTID science course numbered NSCI-250 or higher, or College of Science course required by chosen professional area.

‡ Mathematics and science courses as required by chosen professional area.

* Students may need to take UWRT-100 Critical Reading & Writing, depending on placement to satisfy one of the General Education Electives.

** Four courses in a College of Liberal Arts professional area of study.