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General Education: Arts

Associate of the Arts

General Education : Arts

The Associate in Arts is a program that serves a dual purpose.  It provides the first two years of general study to students who plan to transfer to a baccalaureate program and work toward a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science.  (see transfer information).  It also provides two years of general studies to individuals who desire a structured, non-technical, degree program to gain employment or to secure a promotion in employment

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What can I do with this degree?

With the AA Degree, students would be eligible to transfer into a 4-year Baccalaureate Degree Program in the Liberal Arts Field.  The degree can also provide the foundation for General Education and assist in gaining employment or advancement in employment.  

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With the AA Degree, students would be eligible to transfer into a 4-year Baccalaureate Degree Program in the Liberal Arts Field.  The degree can also provide the foundation for General Education and assist in gaining employment or advancement in employment.  

  • Program structured to allow choice of restricted electives that focus on requirements of the transfer program.
  • Completion of the Associate of Arts degree can be beneficial for those that are pursuing entry-level office administration, content writing, and retail sales positions.  It can increase the opportunity for promotion with current employment.
  • Continuing and completing a Bachelor’s Degree in a Liberal Arts Field will open up a variety of employment options.  
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Courses

ENGL 101 English Composition I ..... 3 Credits

MATH 113 OR 125/130 Mathematics Requirement ..... 3 Credits

GNST 110 Enhanced First Year Experience - OR -

GNST 102 and 103 First Year Experience and Classroom Success Strategies ..... 2 Credits

COMM 100 Oral Communication ..... 3 Credits

ATEC 115 Fundamentals of Business Computer Applications ..... 3 Credits

Semester Total : 14

ENGL 102 English Composition II ..... 3 Credits

HUMN 101 Introduction to Humanities ..... 3 Credits

PSYC 101 General Psychology ..... 3 Credits

SOCI/PSYC/ECON/POLI/HIST Social Science Elective ..... 3 Credits

BIOL/CHEM/PHYS/MTGY/PHSC Natural Science Elective ..... 3-4 Credits

Semester Total : 15-16

ENGL 203, 204, 215, 218 Literature Elective ..... 3 Credits

SOCI/PSYC/ECON/POLI/HIST Social Science Elective ..... 3 Credits

HUMN 103 OR ARTS 110, 120 Fine Arts Elective ..... 3 Credits

SOCI 101 Introduction to Sociology ..... 3 Credits

Free Elective ..... 3 Credits

Semester Total : 15

SOCI/PSYC/ECON/POLI/HIST Social Science Elective ..... 3 Credits

BIOL/CHEM/PHYS/MTGY/PHSC Natural Science Elective ..... 3-4 Credits

PHED 101 Health and Wellness ..... 2 Credits

BUSN 298 Business Studies Seminar ..... 1 Credits

ECON 201 OR 202 OR CSCT 103 ..... GEC 4 Requirement Credits

Free Elective ..... 3 Credits

Semester Total : 15-16