Associate in Arts Interest Areas

Interest areas within the Associate in Arts degree provide students with an opportunity to take classes in a specific area that may match the academic major upon transferring to a four-year college or university. If you would like to take classes in a particular interest area below, work with your advisor to find the best classes to meet your transfer goals. Some courses in a program may need to be changed depending on the transfer institution. Interest Areas are not noted on a student's transcript.

Interest Areas

The following interest areas can be studied at Clark College. Work with your advisor if you are interested in taking courses related to these interests. Visit the areas of study pages to find student activities and departments related to these areas as shown by clicking the icon. Learn more about each program pathway (course sequence and career outcomes) by visiting the program map link or the department webpage. 

Creative and Communication Arts American Sign Language map webpage

Science Technology Engineering Anthropology map

Health Care and Biosciences Biology: Pre-Medical map

Science Technology Engineering Biology: Pre-Professional  map

Creative and Communication Arts Communication Studies map | webpage

Creative and Communication Arts Drama map | webpage

Creative and Communication Arts English map | webpage

Science Technology Engineering Environmental Science  map | webpage 

Public Service Society and Education Geography  map

Creative and Communication Arts Graphic Design map | webpage

Health Care and Biosciences Health & Physical Education map | webpage

Public Service Society and Education History  map | webpage

Creative and Communication Arts Japanese Language  map

Creative and Communication Arts Journalism  map webpage

Public Service Society and Education Math Education  map webpage

Science Technology Engineering Mathematics  map | webpage

Creative and Communication Arts Philosophy  map

Public Service Society and Education Political Science map

Public Service Society and Education Power, Privilege, and Inequity map webpage

Science Technology Engineering Psychology map

Public Service Society and Education Sociology map

Creative and Communication Arts Spanish Language map 100 | map 200 | webpage

Creative and Communication Arts Studio Art  map | webpage


Associate in Arts (AA)

The Associate in Arts (AA) degree is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year institution to pursue a bachelor’s degree program. The degree, in most cases, meets the first two (2) years of general education requirements at the senior institution. There are exceptions; please check with the transfer institution for additional information. Most students transferring with the AA degree will be granted junior standing upon entry to the senior institution. This degree requires a minimum of ninety (90) credits and a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.00.