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Associate in Arts: Pre-Law (AA)

As an NCMC Associate of Arts (AA) Transfer student, you will complete approximately 42 credit hours of general education courses and a minimum of 17 credit hours of elective courses most appropriate for transfer into a 4-year Pre-Law degree program. Students will be advised to enroll in courses fulfilling degree requirements based on your transfer institution and intended major.

First Year

EN101English I3
BT160Microcomputer Application3
CS102College Seminar - Human Services1
MT125Elementary Statistics3
CJ126Intro to Criminal Justice3
PY121General Psychology3
EN102English II3
AR104Art Appreciation
MU109Music Appreciation3
BI100General Biology5

Second Year

PH101Intro to Ethics3
PL216National Government3
CV100Civics Exam
PS101Intro to Physical Science4
PL202Intro to Comparative Politics3
CJ118Procedural Law3
PH102Intro to Philosophy3
HI103American History to 1877 OR
HI104American History Since 18773
CJ125Criminal Justice Ethics & Liability4
SO107General Sociology3
PY230Abnormal Psychology3

*Please see your advisor or the NCMC Academic Catalog for specific course choices in each area.

  • Dual credit/Transfer credit – This plan is designed for students with no dual or transfer credit. Consider any prior college credit to avoid repeating coursework. We will need official transcripts for these courses.
  • Developmental Studies – This plan assumes that the student does not need to take Developmental Studies courses. Placement test scores determine whether or not the student will need to complete Developmental Studies courses. You can learn more about Developmental Studies courses in the NCMC Academic Catalog.
  • Tracking classes – It is very important to meet with your advisor prior to enrollment every semester. Your advisor will be sure that you are staying on track to graduate, taking appropriate courses that will transfer, meeting transfer requirements, and remain eligible for any financial aid.
  • Financial Aid – Financial Aid can be affected by the number of credit hours you take each semester. Speak with a Financial Aid Representative if you have questions or want to withdraw from a class.
  • Changes – Keep your advisor informed of any degree changes or future educational goals. If you start to struggle, your advisor can assist you in developing a plan to get you back on track!

Program Contact Information

Dr. Lindsay Oram

Chair of Math, History, Science, and Social Science
[email protected]
(660) 357-6326

Dr. Sterling Recker

Political Science Faculty
[email protected]
(660) 357-6315

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