Liberal Arts Transfer Program

Program Code: 20-800-1 

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About the Program

Madison Area Technical College offers two degrees, the Associate in Arts and the Associate in Science. The degrees are designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year university. By completing one of these degrees at Madison College, you will generally satisfy the first two years of general education requirements for various majors in four-year colleges and universities and obtain an educational foundation in languages, humanities, sciences, mathematics, and the social sciences.  

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If you have a particular four-year institution in mind, it is important that you verify the transferability of credits to that college for graduation and for your major. If you have not selected a major field of study, enrolling in the Liberal Arts Transfer program will give you exposure to several areas of study and a broad preparation for transfer.

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Mission Statement

The Liberal Arts Transfer program serves students who wish to earn an Associate in Arts or Associate in Science degree and/or wish to gain college credits for transfer. The program provides students with an excellent foundation for continuing experience in higher education.

Based upon your goals, you will take courses with a core curriculum emphasizing either arts or sciences. Advising, small classes, regular consultation with instructors, innovative course design and student-centered learning are an integral part of the Liberal Arts Transfer program.

You will be exposed to the power of learning, the breadth of different ways of thinking and the lifelong benefits of becoming an educated person through coursework in:

  • Art (offered through Business and Applied Arts)
  • English and Communications
  • Foreign Language
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Natural Science
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education
  • Social Sciences
  • Speech, Drama and Theatre
  • Computer Science
  • College Success

Note: Students are placed in English or mathematics courses based on their scores on the COMPASS or ASSET test or on completion of the appropriate prerequisite/s.