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2023-2024 Course Catalog & Student Handbook 
2023-2024 Course Catalog & Student Handbook

University Studies Certificate (CT.UNSTU 71115)

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The University Studies Certificate is for students wanting to complete the first year of a bachelor’s degree. Students will take courses they can transfer to a university. Students take courses in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and mathematics. Courses in the certificate are included in the required courses for the Associate in Arts and the Associate of Science degree programs. Students should work with their advisor to select courses that apply to the major at the college or university where they plan to transfer.

Certificate Requirements

Required Core Subject Areas

Choose at Least 3 Credit Hours from Mathematics

Choose at Least 3 Credits from Social Sciences


Choose at least 17 credits of transferable credit. At least one foreign language is recommended.

Humanities/Fine Arts

Mathematics & Science

Additional Courses

Completion Plan

First Semester

Subtotal: 16 Credit Hours

Second Semester

Subtotal: 15 Credit Hours

Total Credit Hours: 31

No course can be used to fulfill a requirement in more than one area.
Up to 6 credit hours from within any York Technical College degree program may be applied to the “Other Hours Required for Graduation” category.

All courses must be completed with a minimum grade of “C” to achieve transferability. Transferability is dependent on the major and/or senior college/university selected by the student. Each student should work with his/her assigned college/university transfer advisor and senior college/university in making course selections.

A co-requisite is a course that must be taken the same semester as, or completed in a previous semester before, another specified course.
A pre-requisite is a course that must be completed in order to enter another specified course.
* Courses in this program that require a minimum grade of “C.”
@ Courses are listed at the end of the document according to the area listed.

Mathematics Courses

Social Science Courses


(17 credit hours from this area)

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