Dec 02, 2022  
2021-2022 General Catalog 
2021-2022 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate of Arts

(in effect Fall 2018)

Candidates for this degree must:

  1. Complete between 60 and 64 semester hours of academic credit 
  2. Attain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0.
  3. Select a major or program that will be recognized on the stu­dent’s official transcript.
  4. Complete the following minimum requirements:

Communications 9 credits

Courses must include Composition I, Composition II, and one Speech course, either Public Speaking or Interpersonal Commu­nications.

Social Sciences 9 credits

Courses must be selected from Anthropology, Economics, Geogra­phy, History, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology.

Science and Mathematics 8 credits

Courses must include a minimum of four credit hours of labora­tory science and a minimum of three credit hours of mathematics. Courses must be selected from Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Physical Science, and Physics; at least one mathematics course must be selected from MAT 121 -MAT 227 .

Humanities 9 credits

Courses must be selected from Art, Cultural Studies, Film and The­atre, Foreign Language, Humanities, Literature, General Music, Philosophy, and Religion.

Distributed Requirement 5 credits

Course must be selected from Communications, Social Sciences, Science and Mathematics, and Humanities.

General Electives 20-24 credits

Courses may include up to 16 semester hours of career/technical courses.

Diversity Requirement 3 credits

*The Diversity Requirement does not increase the number of cred­its required for graduation; the course taken to fulfill the diversity requirement will also fulfill requirements in Social Sciences, Hu­manities, Distributed Requirement or General Electives.

Course must be selected from the following:

Additional Recommendations

Students are encouraged to check with the transfer institution when selecting courses to ensure as seamless a transition to a four-year institution as possible.