Liberal Arts, AA

An Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts degree provides students a broad range of courses that can be transferred to degree programs at a four-year college or university. This degree provides students with exposure to many different subjects and perspectives. It requires a minimum of 63 college-level credit hours, with 30 hours of general education requirements and a minimum of 33 hours of electives. Many students choose to earn an Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts degree prior to transferring to a four-year college or university. (See sample degree program below.)

Important: Students graduating with an associate of arts degree must complete an approved cultural diversity course. Some of the approved courses are able to meet both the cultural diversity requirement and a general education requirement. A list of approved cultural diversity courses can be found in the list of AA general education electives.

(Major Code 1000; State CIP Code 24.0101)

Associate of Arts

First Semester

Electives7
ENGL 121Composition I*3
Oral Communication ^3
Humanities Elective ^3
Total Hours16
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Second Semester

Electives6
ENGL 122Composition II*3
Mathematics Elective ^3
Social Science Elective ^3
Total Hours15
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Third Semester

Electives9
Humanities Elective ^3
Science course with Lab ^4
Total Hours16
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Fourth Semester

Electives10
Science and/or Mathematics Elective ^3
Social Science Elective ^3
Total Hours16
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Total Program Hours: 63