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Associate in Arts, AA - College Transfer - General Studies - CIP Code: 24.0101


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The Associate in Arts (AA) degree is designed for students who want to pursue a four-year degree in one of the liberal arts disciplines or training at a professional school that requires a strong liberal arts background. Upon transfer, students who earn the Associate in Arts degree generally major in fields such as anthropology, business, communication, economics, English, foreign language, geography, history, humanities, music, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, and sociology.

Upon successful completion of this degree, graduates will be able to:

  • Use strategies to acquire new information in a variety of academic disciplines.
  • Analyze relevant issues presented in a variety of academic disciplines.
  • Apply critical thinking in a variety of academic disciplines.

Course Requirements for Associate in Arts (60-61 Credits)


General Education (45 Credits)


The general education common course pathway includes study in the areas of English, communication; humanities and fine arts; social and behavioral sciences; natural sciences and mathematics.

Universal General Education Transfer Courses (31-32 Credits)


All Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC) courses will transfer for equivalency credit.

Credit Hour Requirements* | Courses Fulfilling Requirements


All courses below are considered UGETC courses

English Composition (6 credits)

The following two English composition courses are required:

Social/Behavioral Sciences (9 credits)

Select three courses from the following from at least two different disciplines:

Mathematics (3-4 credits)

Select one course from the following:

Natural Sciences (4 credits)

Select four credits from the following course(s):

Additional General Education Hours (13-14 Credits)


An additional 13-14 credits should be should be selected from courses classified as general education within the CAA. Students should select these courses based on their intended major and transfer university. General education courses are listed below:

General Education Electives:


Note:

(plus all UGETC courses listed above).

Other Required Hours (15 Credits)


An additional 14 credits of courses should be selected from courses classified as pre-major, elective, or general education courses within the CAA. Students should select these courses based on their intended major and transfer university.

Academic Transition (1 credit)


The following course is required:

Pre-Major/Electives:


Note:

(plus all UGETC and General Education elective courses listed above).

Note:


* Individual program may provide specific course requirements

Fall Semester I


Total Credits: 17


Spring Semester I


Total Credits: 15-16


Fall Semester II


  • General Education Credits: 3
  • General Education Credits: 3
  • General Education Credits: 3
  • General Education Credits: 3
  • General Education Credits: 3

Total Credits: 15


Spring Semester II


  • Pre-major, Elective, or General Education Credits: 3
  • Pre-major, Elective, or General Education Credits: 3
  • Pre-major, Elective, or General Education Credits: 3
  • Pre-major, Elective, or General Education Credits: 4

Total Credits: 13


Total credit hours required for degree: 60-61


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