Liberal Arts

A two-year associate degree in Liberal Arts provides you maximum flexibility and transfer opportunities to colleges and universities. The program also prepares you for many fields in today's demanding workplace.

The NDSCS Liberal Arts program covers core courses in a variety of areas including English and humanities, math, natural and physical sciences, social and behavioral science, computer information systems, and physical education.

Evening Series: Convenient for busy lives

  • Classes from 6-10 p.m. Thursday evenings in Fargo (unless otherwise indicated)
  • Accelerated courses
  • Personalized attention from instructors
  • Finish your A.A.S. in about three years
For more information

Contact the Fargo Programs Coordinator at 701-231-6908 or request enrollment assistance.

Fall 2013

Course #Name (credits)Course Dates
FYE 101Science of Success (1)Aug. 29, Sept. 5
CSCI 116Business Use of Computers (4)Sept.19, 26, Oct. 3, 10, 17
SOC 110Introduction to Sociology (3)Oct. 31, Nov. 7, 14, 21, Dec. 5, 12, 19
Total Credits8

Spring 2014

Course #Name (credits)Course Dates
PSYC 111Introduction to Psychology (3)March 13, 20, 27, April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1
HPER 100Concepts of Fitness & Wellness (2)Tuesdays March 25, April 1, 8
PHIL 210Ethics (3)Tuesdays Feb. 18, 25, March 4, 11
Total Credits8

Summer 2014

Course #Name (credits)Course Dates
COMM 110Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)June 5, 12, 19, 26
RELS 203World Religions (3)July 10, 17, 24, 31
ENGL 110College Composition I (3)Tuesdays July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Total Credits6

Fall 2014

Course #Name (credits)Course Dates
BIOL 220Anatomy & Physiology I (3)Mondays Aug. 25-Dec. 15
BIOL 220LAnatomy & Physiology I Lab (1)Four Saturdays, Dates TBD
MATH 103College Algebra (3)Thursdays Aug. 28-Dec. 18
Total Credits7

Spring 2015

Course #Name (credits)Course Dates
ENGL 120College Composition II (3)Every other Thursday (6-10 p.m.) January 15-April 16
BIOL 124Environmental Science (3)Every other Thursday (6-10 p.m.) January 22-April 23
BIOL 124LEnvironmental Science Lab (1)Three Saturdays, Dates TBD
Total Credits7

Summer 2015

Course #Name (credits)Course Dates
PHIL 210Ethics (3)May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4, 11, 18
SOC 115Social Problems (3)July 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6, 13
Total Credits6

Fall 2015

Course #Name (credits)Course Dates
HIST 104United States History Since 1877 (3)Thursdays (6-10 p.m.) August 27-October 15
PSYC 250Developmental Psychology (3)Thursdays (6-10 p.m.) October 22-December 17
Total Credits6

Spring 2016

Course #Name (credits)Course Dates
SOC 221Minority Relations (3)Thursdays (6-10 p.m.) January 14-March 3
ENGL 220Introduction to Literature (3)Thursdays (6-10 p.m.) March 17-May 7
Total Credits6

Summer 2016

Course #Name (credits)Course Dates
POLS 115American Government (3)Thursdays (6-10 p.m.) May 19-June 30
ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics (3)Thursdays (6-10 p.m.) July 14-Aug. 18
Total Credits6

Fall 2016

Course #Name (credits)Course Dates


Students must meet entry level requirements according to current placement guidelines.

Students must have successfully completed ASC course prior to enrolling in any of the core courses.

Attendance is expected. If a student has more than 20% of unexcused absences, the student may be dropped from the class. Extenuating circumstances will be considered on an individual basis.

Class schedule is subject to change.

NDSCS reserves the right to cancel classes with enrollment of less than 10 students.

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