WCU Liberal Studies Equivalencies at NC Community Colleges

NC Community College Course Equivalents

This NCCC-to-WCU course conversion table is designed for students who do not intend to complete the 44 hour General Education requirement at a NCCC institution (as per the NCCC-GA Comprehensive Articulation Agreement), but instead plan to take a limited number of courses to transfer to WCU as part of WCU's Liberal Studies requirements.

 

WCU Liberal Studies Requirements Prefix/#

NC Community College Common Course Prefix/#

 

The Core (21 Hours)

C1 Writing (6)

 

ENGL 101

ENG 110

 

(or)

ENG 111

 

ENGL 202

ENG 112

 

(or)

ENG 113

 

(or)

ENG 114

C2 Mathematics (3)

 

MATH 101

MAT 115

 

(or)

MAT 140

 

(or)

MAT 145

 

(or)

MAT 165

 

The Liberal Studies mathematics requirement can be satisfied with any higher level math course.

C3 Oral Communications (3)

 

COMM 201

COM 110

 

(or)

COM 231

 

Prerequisite ENGL 101

 

 

(or)

ENGL 115

C4 Wellness (3)

 

HEAL 123

HEA 110

 

HSCC 101

no equivalent

C5 Physical & Biological Sciences (6)

 

Courses must be taken in two different disciplines.

 

AST 102

no equivalent

 

AST 103

AST 151

 

AST 104

AST 152

 

BIOL 102

BIO 150

 

BIOL 103

BIO 140

 

BIOL 104

BIO 161

 

BIOL 105

BIO 100

 

CHEM 101

CHM 115

 

ENVH 130

no equivalent

 

GEOL 140

GEL 230

 

GEOL 150

GEL 120

 

NRM 140

no equivalent

 

PHYS 105

PHY 110

The Liberal Studies science requirement can be satisfied with any 100-200 science from AST, BIOL, CHEM, ENCH, GEOL, NRM or PHYS (with the exception of BIOL 132 and CHEM 241).

The First-Year Seminar (3 Hours)

A.

Students with 0-15 credit hours are required to take this course.

B.

Students with 15.1 - 29.9 credit hours are eligible to take a First-Year Seminar, but it is not required.

C.

Students with 30 or more credit hours are not eligilbe to take First-Year Seminar.

D.

Students who do not take First-Year Seminar must take another 3-hour Liberal Studies course in the Core or Perspectives to meet the 42-hour total for Liberal Studies.

 

ANTH 190

no equivalent

 

BIOL 190

no equivalent

 

BIOL 192

no equivalent

 

BIOL 193

no equivalent

 

BIOL 194

no equivalent

 

CHEM 190

no equivalent

 

CHEM 191

no equivalent

 

CIS 195

no equivalent

 

CJ  190

no equivalent

 

COMM 190

no equivalent

 

EDCI 191

no equivalent

 

ENGL 190

no equivalent

 

ENGL 191

no equivalent

 

ET 190

no equivalent

 

GEOL 191

no equivalent

 

GER 190

no equivalent

 

HIST 190

no equivalent

 

HIST 191

no equivalent

 

HSCC 191

no equivalent

 

LAW 195

no equivalent

 

MATH 190

no equivalent

 

MATH 191

no equivalent

 

MUS 190

no equivalent

 

ND  190

no equivalent

 

PAR 190

no equivalent

 

PSC 190

no equivalent

 

PSY 190

no equivalent

 

PT  190

no equivalent

 

SOC 190

no equivalent

 

SPAN 190

no equivalent

 

The Perspectives (18 Hours)

Includes Upper-Level Courses*

P1 Social Sciences (6Hrs)

 

Courses must be taken in two different disciplines.

 

ANTH 110

no equivalent

 

ASI 250

no equivalent

 

BA  133

BUS 110

ECON 231

ECO 251

 

LS P1 w/substitution

GEOG 111

 

HSCC 300

no equivalent

 

LAW 105

no equivalent

 

*LAW 406

no equivalent

 

*PAR 313

no equivalent

 

*PAR 332

no equivalent

 

*PAR 333

no equivalent

 

PSC 150

POL 110

 

(or)

POL 120

 

PSY 150

PSY 150

 

*PSY 331

no equivalent

 

*PSY 370

no equivalent

 

*PT 400

no equivalent

 

*RTH 300

no equivalent

 

SOC 103

SOC 210

SOCW 251

no equivalent

 

*SOCW 402

no equivalent

 

*SOCW 420

no equivalent

P2 Category Has Changed to Core 5 (Physical & Biological Sciences)

P3 History (3hrs)

 

HIST 141

no equivalent

 

HIST 142

no equivalent

 

HIST 151

no equivalent

 

HIST 152

no equivalent

 

HIST 221

HIS 111

 

(or)

HIS 121

 

HIST 222

HIS 112

 

(or)

HIS 114

 

(or)

HIS 115

 

(or)

HIS 122

 

HIST 231

HIS 131

 

HIST 232

HIS 132

 

*HIST 311

no equivalent

 

*HIST 313

no equivalent

 

*HIST 317

no equivalent

 

*HIST 322

no equivalent

 

*HIST 323

no equivalent

 

*HIST 327

no equivalent

 

*HIST 330

no equivalent

 

*HIST 341

no equivalent

 

*HIST 361

no equivalent

 

*HIST 362

no equivalent

 

*HIST 373

no equivalent

 

*HIST 375

no equivalent

 

PAR 146

REL 112

 

(or)

REL 211

 

(or)

REL 212

 

(or)

REL 221

 

PAR 250

no equivalent

 

*PAR 365

no equivalent

 

*PAR 311

no equivalent

 

P3 History Elective

HUM 121

 

(or)

HUM 122

P4 Humanities (3hrs)

 

ENGL 206

no equivalent

 

ENGL 207

HUM 161

 

ENGL 209

ENG 131

 

(or)

ENG 243

 

(or)

ENG 251

 

(or)

ENG 252

 

(or)

ENG 265

 

(or)

ENG 266

 

ENGL 231

no equivalent

 

ENGL 261

ENGL 231

 

ENGL 262

ENGL 232

 

ENGL 251

ENGL 241

 

ENGL 252

ENGL 242

 

ENGL 290

no equivalent

 

*ENGL 350

no equivalent

 

*ENGL 351

no equivalent

 

*ENGL 352

no equivalent

 

*ENGL 367

no equivalent

 

*ENGL 390

no equivalent

 

HIST 171

no equivalent

 

HIST 181

no equivalent

 

HIST 182

no equivalent

 

HIST 185

no equivalent

 

LAW 201

no equivalent

 

*LAW 306

no equivalent

 

PAR 101

PHI 210

 

(or)

PHI 215

 

(or)

PHI 220

 

(or)

PHI 221

 

PAR 102

PHI 240

 

PAR 230

PHI 230 w/substitution

 

*PAR 304

no equivalent

 

*PAR 306

no equivalent

 

*PAR 307

no equivalent

 

*PAR 308

no equivalent

 

*PAR 309

no equivalent

 

*PAR 312

no equivalent

 

*PAR 330

no equivalent

 

*PAR 320

no equivalent

 

P4 Humanities Elective

ENG 131

 

(or)

ENG 233

 

(or)

ENG 243

 

(or)

ENG 251

 

(or)

ENG 252

 

(or)

HUM 110

 

(or)

HUM 120

 

(or)

HUM 130

 

(or)

HUM 150

 

(or)

HUM 160

 

(or)

HUM 211

 

(or)

HUM 212

 

(or)

HUM 220

 

(or)

PHI 240

P5 Fine & Performing Arts (3hrs)

 

ART 104

ART 111

 

COMM104

DRA 111

 

MUS 101

MUS 110

 

DA 259

DAN 110

P6 World Cultures (3hrs)

(satisfied if student passes MFL 101,102,110,231,232,240 or 301) Only three of the six credit hours earned in FREN, GER, SPAN 110 apply to Liberal Studies. The remainder apply to major or elective hours outside of Liberal Studies.

 

ANTH 120

ANT 210

ART 202

no equivalent

 

CHER 101

no equivalent

 

ENGL 204

ENG 261

 

(or)

ENG 262

 

FREN 101

FRE 111

 

FREN 102

FRE 112

 

FREN 110

no equivalent

 

GEOG 103

GEO 112

 

GER 101

GER 111

 

GER 102

GER 112

 

GER 110

no equivalent

 

*ND 310

no equivalent

 

PSC 110

POL 220

 

*PSC 415

no equivalent

 

PAR 145

REL 110

 

(or)

REL 111

 

PAR 242

no equivalent

 

PAR 251

no equivalent

REL 220

no equivalent

 

*PAR 307

no equivalent

 

*PAR 309

no equivalent

 

*PAR 354

no equivalent

 

*PAR 355

no equivalent

 

SPAN 101

SPA 111

 

SPAN 102

SPA 112

 

SPAN 110

no equivalent

 

P6 World Cultures Elective

ITA 111

 

(or)

ITA 112

 

(or)

LAT 111

 

(or)

LAT 112

 

(or)

REL 110

 

(or)

RUS 111

 

(or)

RUS 112

Upper Level Perspectives Courses 300 - 400

*One course required in any perspective category outside of the major. Students should not enroll in courses numbered above their class rank without permission of the department offering the course.

 

NOTE: Courses used to meet Liberal Studies requirements may be used simultaneously to meet other requirements, including requirements in the major.  Be reminded the Upper Level Perspective (ULP) requirement must be met by an approved ULP Liberal Studies course and be outside the discipline of the student's major.

 

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