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 program maps, you can find the map sorted by area of study. 

 American Sign Language

 Anthropology

 Communication Studies

 Drama

  English

 Geography 

 Graphic Design 

  Health & Physical Education

 History

 Japanese Language

Journalism

 Mathematics 

 Philosophy

 Political Science  

 Power, Privilege, and Inequity 

 Psychology

 Sociology

 Spanish Language

 Studio Art

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.