The Associate of Arts (A.A.) in General Education is designed to introduce students to the challenges and rewards of college level work and to the core skills of professional careers. Its courses expose students 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.
Program Learning Outcomes
Admission to the Associate of Arts in General Education may be achieved by completion of the following requirements:
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