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.

First Semester

Course #Name (credits)
ENGL 110College Composition I (3)
MATH 103College Algebra or higher (3)
CSCI 116Business Use of Computers (3)
PSYC 111Introduction to Psychology (3)
COMM 110Introduction to Public Speaking (3)
FYE 101Science of Success (3)

Second Semester

Course #Name (credits)
ENGL 120College Composition II (3)
SOC 110Introduction to Sociology (3)
PSYC or SOCAny PSYC of SOC course not already taken (3)
PHIL 210Ethics (3)
HIST 1xxWestern Civ or U.S. History (3)
Wellness ElectiveHPER/NUTR/MUSC/THEA (1)

Third Semester

Course #Name (credits)
MATH/SCI/CISAny MATH, SCI or CIS course (3)
BIOL/CHEMScience Course (3)
BIOL/CHEM LabScience Lab (1)
GEN ED ElectiveAny GERTA GEN ED course (3)
GEN ED ElectiveAny GERTA GEN ED course (3)
GEN ED ElectiveAny GERTA GEN ED course (3)
Wellness ElectiveHPER/NUTR/MUSC/THEA (1)

Fourth Semester

Course #Name (credits)
HUM/HIST ElectiveAny elective other than PHIL prefix (3)
GEN ED ElectiveAny GERTA GEN ED course (3)
GEN ED ElectiveAny GERTA GEN ED course (3)
Free ElectivesCan be any course for credit: transferable general education courses recommended (7)


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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