The program is designed to introduce students to the challenges and rewards of college-level work as they develop the core skills and abilities for success in their professional careers. The Associate of Arts in General Education introduces students to a broad range of subjects including communication, liberal studies, mathematics, history, social science, art, philosophy and natural sciences. Upon successful completion of the A.A. program, students will be prepared for further undergraduate study at the bachelor's level and have a basic understanding of the needs and expectations of the contemporary American workforce.
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
Admission to the Associate of Arts in General Education, with 0 - 11 transferable credits, may be achieved by completion of the following requirements:
Admission to the Associate of Arts in General Education, with 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