Associate in Arts

The Associate in Arts (AA) degree is a broad degree emphasizing general education. Students may satisfy many basic requirements traditionally associated with freshman and sophomore years, enabling them a smooth transition into a baccalaureate program. The Associate in Arts degree is a 60-credit program.

Associate in Arts Credit Distribution

Subject/Category Credits
I. General Education 60
A. Intellectual and Practical Skills 15
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Literacy
  • Information Literacy
B. Civic and Global Learning 9
  • Diversity
  • Ethics
  • Civic Engagement
C. Knowledge of Human Cultures 12
D. Understanding the Physical and Natural World (4-6)
E. Electives (18-20)
Total 60

Transfer Your Credit

Have you attended college before? If so, you may be able to transfer credits earned at other regionally accredited colleges or universities. The College also offers a variety of other ways to earn credit - all designed around the needs of adult learners, like you.

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