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Department of Adult Interdisciplinary Studies (AIS) education/core curriculum requirements, as mandated by the State Legislature.
Adult Degree Program
Alabama Community College System
The Office of Admissions evaluates all academic credit for transfer students entering the University of South Alabama. The Department of Adult Interdisciplinary Studies has established transfer credit policies in accordance with University policies.
Questions regarding degree/graduation requirements and the applicability of transfer credit toward satisfaction of degree requirements should be directed to the Ms. Linda Williamson, Academic Counselor, Department of Adult Interdisciplinary Studies Alpha Hall East 214, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL 36688-0002 (251/460-6263).
If you are interested in attending the Baldwin County campus in Fairhope you need to contact Ms. Christine Bogar for advising information. (251/928-8133).
Questions regarding transfer admission and transfer-credit evaluation should be directed to the Office of Admissions, SSB 2500, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL 36688-0002 (251/460-6141 or 800/872-5247)
Special Notes
The Adult Degree Program is for students who meet general University of South Alabama admissions requirements and are at least 25 years old or have assumed major responsibilities and commitments of adulthood.
The Adult Degree Program is designed to give adult students a variety of options in earning a Bachelor's degree tailored to their individual academic objectives.
Adult Degree students work in collaboration with an academic counselor to choose relevant course work to meet general education requirements and a field of study.
The Adult Degree Program has 7 field of study options to choose from: Administrative Sciences, Applied Arts, Applied Sciences, Human Services, Community Services, Liberal Studies, and Professional Development. Students need to contact Ms. Linda Williamson to learn more about the individualized field of study.
The University of South Alabama will accept a maximum of 64 semester hours from a junior/community college.
No course in which a student has earned a grade of lower than "D" will transfer to the University of South Alabama. No grade lower than "C" will transfer in English Composition I & II (EH 101 & 102).
Adult Degree General Education Requirements
Note: While there may be more than 64 transferable semester hours, you may only count 64 semester hours as transfer credit from a community college.
Written Composition
ENG 101 & 102
CA 106 OR 107
Fine Arts
Choose one of the following courses:
ART 203, 204, 100 or MUS 101 or THE 120, 126
Choose one of the following courses:
ENG 251, 252, 261, 271, 272
Choose one of the following courses:
HIS 101,102, 201, 202
History or Literature Sequence
Complete either a Literature or History Sequence by taking the second course in the sequence started above ( for example, if you choose to complete a Literature sequence in American Literature then you would take both semesters in that sequence.)
Humanities Elective
Choose three additional hours from the course listed in Fine Arts and Literature above or choose one of the following courses:
FRN 101,102, 201, 202; GRN 101,102, 201, 202; JAP 101,102
201, 202; SPA 101,102, 201, 202; PHL 106,116, 206 or IDS 102
Choose one of the following courses:
MTH 110, 112, 113, 115, 120, 125, 126, 227, 237, 238
Choose one of the following courses:
MTH 265 or BUS 272 or PSY 269

Natural Sciences

Complete two of the science courses below:
BIO 101, 102, 103, 104; CHM 104, 111, 112; GEO 101, 102; PHY 120, 201, 202, 213, 214; AST 220
Social Sciences Choose three from the following courses:
ANT 200, 210; ECO 231, 232; GEO 100, 201; PSC 211; PSY 200, 210; SOC 200, 210
Computer Science CIS 146
For information regarding the remaining requirements for the Department of Adult Studies, please consult the USA Bulletin.
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