Departments provide students with an opportunity to take classes in a specific area. These classes may match program requirements for your chosen AA degree. Upon transferring to a four-year college or university, these classes may match program requirements of the academic major.
If you would like to take classes in a particular department 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.
Learn more about each program pathway (course sequence and career outcomes) by visiting the program map link or the department webpage. For a table of related degrees and certifications or extracurricular activities, click the program icon associated with a department.
To see a listing of all program maps and areas of study:
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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.