Academic Programmes

The H. Lavity Stoutt Community College offers Certificate and Degrees in the academic programmes listed below.
Our technical and vocational degree offerings can be found here.

Business

Computer Studies

General Studies

Human Services

Natural Science

Teacher Education

All students pursuing an Associate Degree Programme must complete all the general education requirements, in addition to the specific requirements of their programme of study.

Code Course Credit Hours
BIO/CHE/PHY Any 100 Level Science Course 3 or 4 CR
COM 100 Personal Development for College Success 1 CR
CSC 104 Microcomputer Application Software 3 CR
ENG 104 English Composition I 3 CR
ENG 105 English Composition II 3 CR
ENG 106 Speech Communication 3 CR
HIS 1XX or Any 100 Level History Course 3 CR
VIS 110 or Virgin Islands History 3 CR
MUS 100 or Music Appreciation 3 CR
MUS 101 or Introduction to Jazz History 3 CR
MAT 1XX Any 100 Level Mathematics Course (MAT 108 and MAT 109 will count as a single course) MAT 102 is for Teacher Education students only 4 CR
PSY 100 or Introduction to Psychology 3 CR
SOC 100 or Introduction to Sociology 3 CR
PHI 100 Introduction to Philosophy 3 CR
SPA 100 and Elementary Spanish 3 CR
SPA 101 or Intermediate Spanish 3 CR
FRE 100 and Elementary French 3 CR
FRE 101 Intermediate French 3 CR
Total Credit Hours 31 or 32 CR

Business and Computer Studies Department 

We offer a range of programmes that are designed to prepare students for work placement and for transfer to upper baccalaureate programmes. Our students are prepared with an array of experiential and action-oriented skills in hospitality, business administration and computer studies through the many courses offered. Many real-life learning opportunities yield products or services that are needed in the business community.

Business Studies

Code Course Credit Hours
ACC 100 Principles of Accounting I 3 CR
BUS 110 Fundamentals of Business 3 CR
BUS 120 Marketing I 3 CR
BUS 140 Supervision 3 CR
CSC 104 Microcomputer Applications 3 CR
ENG 104 English Composition I 3 CR
ENG 114 Effective Business Writing 3 CR
Code Course Credit Hours
BUS 110 Fundamentals of Business 3 CR
CSC 104 Microcomputer Applications Software 3 CR
BUS 140 Supervision 3 CR
ENG 104 English Composition I 3 CR
ENG 114 Effective Business Writing 3 CR
CSC 108 Desktop Publishing 3 CR
Code Course Credit Hours
BUS 140 Supervision 3 CR
CSC 104 Microcomputer Applications’ Software 3 CR
ENG 104 English Composition I 3 CR
ENG 106 Speech Communications 3 CR
ENG 114 Effective Business Writing 3 CR
BUS 110 Fundamentals of Business 3 CR
PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology 3 CR
Code Course Credit Hours
ACC 100 Principles of Accounting I 3 CR
ACC 101 Principles of Accounting II 3 CR
BUS 100 Business Law I 3 CR
or Elective Course
BUS 110 Fundamentals of Business 3 CR
BUS 120 Marketing I 3 CR
BUS 203 Management Principles 3 CR
ECN 100 Principles of Micro-Economics 3 CR
ECN 105 Principles of Macro-Economics 3 CR
ENG 114 Effective Business Writing 3 CR
MAT 113 Introduction to Statistics 4 CR
Code Course Credit Hours
ACC 100 Principles of Accounting I 3 CR
ACC 101 Principles of Accounting II 3 CR
BUS 100 Business Law I 3 CR
or Elective Course
BUS 110 Fundamentals of Business 3 CR
BUS 120 Marketing I 3 CR
BUS 203 Management Principles 3 CR
ECN 100 Principles of Micro-Economics 3 CR
ECN 105 Principles of Macro-Economics 3 CR
ENG 114 Effective Business Writing 3 CR
MAT 113 Introduction to Statistics 4 CR
Code Course Credit Hours
ACC 100 Principles of Accounting I 3 CR
BUS 100 Business Law I or Elective course 3 CR
BUS 110 Fundamentals of Business 3 CR
BUS 120 Marketing I 3 CR
BUS 140 Supervision 3 CR
ECN 100 Principles of Micro-Economics 3 CR
ENG 114 Effective Business Writing 3 CR

Computer Studies

Code Course Credit Hours
ENG 104 English Composition I 3 CR
BUS 110 Fundamentals of Business 3 CR
CSC 104 Microcomputer Applications’ Software 3 CR
CSC 108 Desktop Publishing 3 CR
CSC 114 Database Design and Applications 3 CR
CSC 121 Introduction to E-Commerce 3 CR
Code Course Credit Hours
ACC 100 Principles of Accounting I 3 CR
BUS 110 Fundamentals of Business 3 CR
CSC 103 Programming Techniques 3 CR
CSC 106 Introduction to Web Page Design 3 CR
CSC 121 Introduction to E-Commerce 3 CR
CSC 213 Systems Analysis and Design 3 CR
CSC 215 Applications of Computer Studies 3 CR
ENG 115 Technical Report Writing 3 CR

Mathematics and Natural Science Department 

This programme prepares students for transfer into bachelor degree programmes leading to careers in Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Biotechnology, Pharmacy, Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Environmental Science, Marine Biology, Industrial and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sales and Services, and all areas of research in the Natural Sciences.

Code Course Credit Hours
BIO 110 General Biology 4 CR
MAT 113 Introduction to Statistics 4 CR
BIO 112 General Biology II 4 CR
SCI 235 Seminar in Science 1 CR
BIO 260 Research in Biology 3 CR
Biology Electives (200 Level) 8 CR (minimum)
Code Course Credit Hours
PHY 110 General Physics I 4 CR
CHE 110 General Chemistry I 4 CR
CHE 112 General Chemistry II 4 CR
CHE 210 Organic Chemistry I 4 CR
CHE 212 Organic Chemistry II 4 CR
SCI 235 Seminar in Science 1 CR
Code Course Credit Hours
PHY 110 General Physics I 4 CR
MAT 110 College Algebra 4 CR
MAT 113 Introduction to Statistics 4 CR
MAT 120 College Trigonometry 4 CR
MAT 210 Survey of Calculus 4 CR
MAT 220 Further Topics in Calculus 4 CR
Code Courses Credit Hours
BIO 110 General Biology I 4 CR
BIO 112 General Biology II 4 CR
CHE 110 General Chemistry I 4 CR
CHE 112 General Chemistry II 4 CR
MAT 113 Introduction to Statistics 4 CR
MAT 120 College Trigonometry 4 CR
PHY 110 General Physics I 4 CR
PHY 112 General Physics II 4 CR
SCI 235 Seminar in Science 1 CR
Biology and/or Chemistry electives ( 200 Level Courses) 8 CR minimum
Code Courses Credit Hours
BIO 110 General Biology I 4 CR
BIO 112 General Biology II 4 CR
CHE 110 General Chemistry I 4 CR
CHE 112 General Chemistry II 4 CR
MAT 113 Introduction to Statistics 4 CR
MAT 120 College Trigonometry 4 CR
SCI 235 Seminar in Science 1 CR
Two Biology electives ( 200 Level Courses) 8 CR minimum
Two Chemistry electives ( 200 Level Courses) 8 CR minimum

Humanities, Social Sciences, and Communication Department 

This concentration has its focus on the concepts central to human existence while exposing students to the diversity reflected in humanity. Students will become familiarized with essential theories regarding the nature of philosophy, anthropology, music, literature, and historical investigation. This Concentration will prove useful to those students who wish to study Law, History, Philosophy, and Anthropology.

English and Humanities

Code Course Credit Hours
ENG 107 The Elements of Literature 3 CR
ENG 125 Shakespeare and Other Authors 4 CR
ENG 200 Selected Topics I 4 CR
ENG 205 Caribbean Literature 4 CR
ENG 208 Literature of the Black Diaspora 4 CR
ENG 210 Selected Topics II 4 CR
ENG 222 Selected Topics-Linguistics Series 4 CR
Students may choose from the following elective courses:
ANT 100 Introduction to Anthropology 3 CR
HUM 205 Advanced Leadership Studies 3 CR
PHI 100 Introduction to Philosophy 3 CR
ENG 220 or Introduction to Linguistics I 4 CR
MUS 160 or Drama and Musical Theatre Workshop 3 CR
SOC 1XX Any 100 level Sociology Course 3 CR
Code Course Credit Hours
HIS 100 Caribbean History 3 CR
HIS 120 Western Civilization 3 CR
HIS 121 World History 3 CR
HIS 125 Introduction to Africa 3 CR
HIS 200 Selected Topics 3 CR
PHI 100 Introduction to Philosophy 3 CR
SOC125 Gender Studies 3 CR
HUM 205 Advanced Leadership Studies 3 CR
VIS 110 Virgin Islands History 3 CR
Elective courses (as approved by advisor) 6 CR minimum
Code Course Credit Hours
HIS 120 Western Civilization 3 CR
HIS 121 World History 3 CR
HIS 125 Introduction to Africa 3 CR
PHI 100 Introduction to Philosophy 3 CR
ENG 106 Speech Communication 3 CR
ENG 107 The Elements of Literature 3 CR
ENG 125 Shakespeare and Other Authors 4 CR
SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology 3 CR
HUM 205 Advanced Leadership Studies 3 CR
Elective courses (as approved by advisor) 6 CR minimum

Human Services

Code Courses Credit Hours
ENG 104 English Composition I 3 CR
PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology 3 CR
PSY 215 Counselling (Theory & Practice) 3 CR
SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology 3 CR
SOC 120 Social Issues 3 CR
Code Courses Credit Hours
PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology 3 CR
PSY 210 Human Growth and Development 3 CR
PSY 215 Counselling (Theory & Practice) 3 CR
PSY 205 Social Psychology 3 CR
PSY 220 Addiction Management and Counselling 3 CR
SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology 3 CR
SOC 104 Sociology of Deviant Behaviour 3 CR
SOC 110 Social Research Methods 3 CR
SOC 120 Social Issues 3 CR
SOC 200 Social Policy 3 CR
SOC 205 Introduction to Aging 3 CR

Teacher Education Department 

This programme is designed to provide individuals with the academic and professional skills needed to perform successfully as primary school teachers. It also provides a sound theoretical base for the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree in Education.

Teachers are prepared to teach the core courses in the primary school curriculum such as English Language, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies and Health. They develop proficiency in classroom management, research methods, and the use of technology. The programme exposes teachers to important learning and teaching theories and the implementation of such theories in the classroom situation. Teachers acquire and are expected to utilize a wide range of instructional techniques and approaches, in order to develop critical thinking and problem -solving skills among their students. They are also introduced to a variety of methods to assess and evaluate student learning. They are given opportunities to develop communication and interpersonal skills in order to enhance their interaction with students, colleagues, parents and the wider community. This comprehensive programme culminates with a graded, practical teaching component which allows individuals the opportunity to utilize the numerous skills, strategies and theories learned.

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Code Course Credit Hours
EDU 105 Educational Psychology 3 CR
EDU 110 Foundations of Education 3 CR
EDU 115 School and Society 3 CR
EDU 125 Curriculum Development and Instruction 3 CR
EDU 210 Classroom Management 3 CR
EDU 215 Measurement and Evaluation 3 CR
ENG 106 Speech Communication 3 CR
ENG 107 Elements of Literature 3 CR
Other Elective Courses (as approved by the adviser) 9 CR minimum
Code Courses Credit Hours
EDU 105 Educational Psychology 3 CR
EDU 110 Foundations of Education 3 CR
EDU 115 School and Society 3 CR
EDU 125 Curriculum Development and Instruction 3 CR
EDU 127 Teaching Elementary Mathematics I 2 CR
EDU 128 Teaching Elementary Social Studies I 2 CR
EDU 129 Teaching Elementary Science I 2 CR
EDU 135 Teaching Elementary Language Arts I 2 CR
EDU 140 Health and Family Life Education 3 CR
EDU 150 Educational Technology 3 CR
EDU 210 Classroom Management 3 CR
EDU 215 Measurement and Evaluation 3 CR
EDU 220 Research Methods in Education 3 CR
EDU 225 Student Teaching 4 CR
EDU 227 Teaching Elementary Mathematics II 3 CR
EDU 228 Teaching Elementary Social Studies II 3 CR
EDU 229 Teaching Elementary Science II 3 CR
EDU 235 Teaching Elementary Language Arts II 3 CR

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