Associate of Arts
The associate of arts degree from JCCC:
- is designed for students who plan to transfer to another college or university to earn a bachelors degree.
- requires a minimum of 60 college-level credit hours within specified categories with a 2.0 or higher GPA.
- requires the completion of a cultural diversity course from a list of approved courses. Some of the courses in this list will also meet humanities, social science or non-lab science requirements for this degree.
The total program hours necessary to complete the associate of arts degree include 30 credit hours of general education requirements plus a minimum of 30 additional credit hours of electives. Please refer to your specific degree for a list of all requirements.
|General Education Area||Credit Hours|
|Communications, Associate of Arts||9|
These courses fulfill the communications requirements for the Associate of Arts (AA) degree.
|Humanities, Associate of Arts||6|
These courses fulfill the humanities requirements for the Associate of Arts (AA) degree. History is included in the Humanities category.
No more than one course from each of the five areas may count toward the six required hours.
|Social Science and Economics, Associate of Arts||6|
|Science and Mathematics, Associate of Arts||9|
These courses fulfill the science and mathematics requirements for the Associate of Arts (AA) degree.
Must include at least one course from a lab science and one from mathematics.
|Cultural Diversity, Associate of Arts||1 course|
These courses fulfill the cultural diversity requirements for the Associate of Arts (AA) degree.
*Course has prerequisites
Note: The associate of arts is designed as a transfer degree. Students should refer to the transfer information available in the Student Success Center when selecting electives. Students interested in a specific major should talk with a JCCC counselor.