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.

CodeCourseCredit Hours
BIO/CHE/PHYAny 100 Level Science Course3 or 4 CR
COM 100Personal Development for College Success1 CR
CSC 104Microcomputer Application Software3 CR
ENG 104English Composition I3 CR
ENG 105English Composition II3 CR
ENG 106Speech Communication3 CR
HIS 1XX orAny 100 Level History Course3 CR
VIS 110 orVirgin Islands History3 CR
MUS 100 orMusic Appreciation3 CR
MUS 101 orIntroduction to Jazz History3 CR
MAT 1XXAny 100 Level Mathematics Course (MAT 108 and MAT 109 will count as a single course) MAT 102 is for Teacher Education students only4 CR
PSY 100 orIntroduction to Psychology3 CR
SOC 100 orIntroduction to Sociology3 CR
PHI 100Introduction to Philosophy3 CR
SPA 100 andElementary Spanish3 CR
SPA 101 orIntermediate Spanish3 CR
FRE 100 andElementary French3 CR
FRE 101Intermediate French3 CR
Total Credit Hours31 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

CodeCourseCredit Hours
ACC 100Principles of Accounting I3 CR
BUS 110Fundamentals of Business3 CR
BUS 120Marketing I3 CR
BUS 140Supervision3 CR
CSC 104Microcomputer Applications3 CR
ENG 104English Composition I3 CR
ENG 114Effective Business Writing3 CR
CodeCourseCredit Hours
BUS 110Fundamentals of Business3 CR
CSC 104Microcomputer Applications Software3 CR
BUS 140Supervision3 CR
ENG 104English Composition I3 CR
ENG 114Effective Business Writing3 CR
CSC 108Desktop Publishing3 CR
CodeCourseCredit Hours
BUS 140Supervision3 CR
CSC 104Microcomputer Applications’ Software3 CR
ENG 104English Composition I3 CR
ENG 106Speech Communications3 CR
ENG 114Effective Business Writing3 CR
BUS 110Fundamentals of Business3 CR
PSY 100Introduction to Psychology3 CR
CodeCourseCredit Hours
ACC 100Principles of Accounting I3 CR
ACC 101Principles of Accounting II3 CR
BUS 100Business Law I3 CR
or Elective Course
BUS 110Fundamentals of Business3 CR
BUS 120Marketing I3 CR
BUS 203Management Principles3 CR
ECN 100Principles of Micro-Economics3 CR
ECN 105Principles of Macro-Economics3 CR
ENG 114Effective Business Writing3 CR
MAT 113Introduction to Statistics4 CR
CodeCourseCredit Hours
ACC 100Principles of Accounting I3 CR
ACC 101Principles of Accounting II3 CR
BUS 100Business Law I3 CR
or Elective Course
BUS 110Fundamentals of Business3 CR
BUS 120Marketing I3 CR
BUS 203Management Principles3 CR
ECN 100Principles of Micro-Economics3 CR
ECN 105Principles of Macro-Economics3 CR
ENG 114Effective Business Writing3 CR
MAT 113Introduction to Statistics4 CR
CodeCourseCredit Hours
ACC 100Principles of Accounting I3 CR
BUS 100Business Law I or Elective course3 CR
BUS 110Fundamentals of Business3 CR
BUS 120Marketing I3 CR
BUS 140Supervision3 CR
ECN 100Principles of Micro-Economics3 CR
ENG 114Effective Business Writing3 CR

Computer Studies

CodeCourseCredit Hours
ENG 104English Composition I3 CR
BUS 110Fundamentals of Business3 CR
CSC 104Microcomputer Applications’ Software3 CR
CSC 108Desktop Publishing3 CR
CSC 114Database Design and Applications3 CR
CSC 121Introduction to E-Commerce3 CR
CodeCourseCredit Hours
ACC 100Principles of Accounting I3 CR
BUS 110Fundamentals of Business3 CR
CSC 103Programming Techniques3 CR
CSC 106Introduction to Web Page Design3 CR
CSC 121Introduction to E-Commerce3 CR
CSC 213Systems Analysis and Design3 CR
CSC 215Applications of Computer Studies3 CR
ENG 115Technical Report Writing3 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.

CodeCourseCredit Hours
BIO 110General Biology4 CR
MAT 113Introduction to Statistics4 CR
BIO 112General Biology II4 CR
SCI 235Seminar in Science1 CR
BIO 260Research in Biology3 CR
Biology Electives (200 Level)8 CR (minimum)
CodeCourseCredit Hours
PHY 110General Physics I4 CR
CHE 110General Chemistry I4 CR
CHE 112General Chemistry II4 CR
CHE 210Organic Chemistry I4 CR
CHE 212Organic Chemistry II4 CR
SCI 235Seminar in Science1 CR
CodeCourseCredit Hours
PHY 110General Physics I4 CR
MAT 110College Algebra4 CR
MAT 113Introduction to Statistics4 CR
MAT 120College Trigonometry4 CR
MAT 210Survey of Calculus4 CR
MAT 220Further Topics in Calculus4 CR
CodeCoursesCredit Hours
BIO 110General Biology I4 CR
BIO 112General Biology II4 CR
CHE 110General Chemistry I4 CR
CHE 112General Chemistry II4 CR
MAT 113Introduction to Statistics4 CR
MAT 120College Trigonometry4 CR
PHY 110General Physics I4 CR
PHY 112General Physics II4 CR
SCI 235Seminar in Science1 CR
Biology and/or Chemistry electives ( 200 Level Courses)8 CR minimum
CodeCoursesCredit Hours
BIO 110General Biology I4 CR
BIO 112General Biology II4 CR
CHE 110General Chemistry I4 CR
CHE 112General Chemistry II4 CR
MAT 113Introduction to Statistics4 CR
MAT 120College Trigonometry4 CR
SCI 235Seminar in Science1 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

CodeCourseCredit Hours
ENG 107The Elements of Literature3 CR
ENG 125Shakespeare and Other Authors4 CR
ENG 200Selected Topics I4 CR
ENG 205Caribbean Literature4 CR
ENG 208Literature of the Black Diaspora4 CR
ENG 210Selected Topics II4 CR
ENG 222Selected Topics-Linguistics Series4 CR
Students may choose from the following elective courses:
ANT 100Introduction to Anthropology3 CR
HUM 205Advanced Leadership Studies3 CR
PHI 100Introduction to Philosophy3 CR
ENG 220 orIntroduction to Linguistics I4 CR
MUS 160 orDrama and Musical Theatre Workshop3 CR
SOC 1XXAny 100 level Sociology Course3 CR
CodeCourseCredit Hours
HIS 100Caribbean History3 CR
HIS 120Western Civilization3 CR
HIS 121World History3 CR
HIS 125Introduction to Africa3 CR
HIS 200Selected Topics3 CR
PHI 100Introduction to Philosophy3 CR
SOC125Gender Studies3 CR
HUM 205Advanced Leadership Studies3 CR
VIS 110Virgin Islands History3 CR
Elective courses (as approved by advisor)6 CR minimum
CodeCourseCredit Hours
HIS 120Western Civilization3 CR
HIS 121World History3 CR
HIS 125Introduction to Africa3 CR
PHI 100Introduction to Philosophy3 CR
ENG 106Speech Communication3 CR
ENG 107The Elements of Literature3 CR
ENG 125Shakespeare and Other Authors4 CR
SOC 100Introduction to Sociology3 CR
HUM 205Advanced Leadership Studies3 CR
Elective courses (as approved by advisor)6 CR minimum

Human Services

CodeCoursesCredit Hours
ENG 104English Composition I3 CR
PSY 100Introduction to Psychology3 CR
PSY 215Counselling (Theory & Practice)3 CR
SOC 100Introduction to Sociology3 CR
SOC 120Social Issues3 CR
CodeCoursesCredit Hours
PSY 100Introduction to Psychology3 CR
PSY 210Human Growth and Development3 CR
PSY 215Counselling (Theory & Practice)3 CR
PSY 205Social Psychology3 CR
PSY 220Addiction Management and Counselling3 CR
SOC 100Introduction to Sociology3 CR
SOC 104Sociology of Deviant Behaviour3 CR
SOC 110Social Research Methods3 CR
SOC 120Social Issues3 CR
SOC 200Social Policy3 CR
SOC 205Introduction to Aging3 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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CodeCourseCredit Hours
EDU 105Educational Psychology3 CR
EDU 110Foundations of Education3 CR
EDU 115School and Society3 CR
EDU 125Curriculum Development and Instruction3 CR
EDU 210Classroom Management3 CR
EDU 215Measurement and Evaluation3 CR
ENG 106Speech Communication3 CR
ENG 107Elements of Literature3 CR
Other Elective Courses (as approved by the adviser)9 CR minimum
CodeCoursesCredit Hours
EDU 105Educational Psychology3 CR
EDU 110Foundations of Education3 CR
EDU 115School and Society3 CR
EDU 125Curriculum Development and Instruction3 CR
EDU 127Teaching Elementary Mathematics I2 CR
EDU 128Teaching Elementary Social Studies I2 CR
EDU 129Teaching Elementary Science I2 CR
EDU 135Teaching Elementary Language Arts I2 CR
EDU 140Health and Family Life Education3 CR
EDU 150Educational Technology3 CR
EDU 210Classroom Management3 CR
EDU 215Measurement and Evaluation3 CR
EDU 220Research Methods in Education3 CR
EDU 225Student Teaching4 CR
EDU 227Teaching Elementary Mathematics II3 CR
EDU 228Teaching Elementary Social Studies II3 CR
EDU 229Teaching Elementary Science II3 CR
EDU 235Teaching Elementary Language Arts II3 CR

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