The Associate of Arts (A.A.) in General Education is designed to introduce students to the challenges and to a broad range of subjects, including written and oral communication, liberal studies, mathematics, history, art, philosophy, social sciences, and natural sciences. The program’s outcomes emphasize key intellectual skills which transcend disciplinary boundaries and which are essential for the successful college undergraduate. Upon successful completion of the A.A. program, students will have a solid preparation for further undergraduate study at the bachelor’s level and for the baseline needs and expectations of the contemporary American workplace.
Admission to the Associate of Arts in General Education may be achieved through Undergraduate Admission criteria “Degree Seeking Student Applicants” or by completion of the following requirements:
If you have 0-29 credits, you are eligible to apply to the Associate of Arts (A.A.) in General Education degree. If you have less than 12 credits, you will need to request official High School or GED transcripts and indicate the date of graduation on the application. You will also be required to take an Admission Examination. If you have between 12 and 29 credits, your college transcripts will be used to determine eligibility
0 - 11 transferable credits:
12 or more transferable credits:
A. Basic Skills (12 credits)
B. Breadth Requirements (24 credits)
Humanities: (9 credits from 3 different areas)
Natural Sciences: (6 credits)
Social Sciences: (9 credits from three different areas)
C. Liberal education foundations (6 credits)
These courses cannot be satisfied in transfer.
D. Electives (18 credits)
TOTAL CREDITS 60