Jul 02, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Arts, A.A.

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The Associates in Arts degree grounds students to the classical liberal arts and sciences and introduces students to the creative and critical thinking skills needed to meet their professional and personal goals. With the General Education Program as a foundation in the liberal arts and sciences, students completing an Associates of Arts will take additional coursework to prepare them to:

  1. Communicate clearly and effectively in both written and oral forms.
  2. Explain situations that involve their roles as responsible citizens, environmental stewards, and ethical people.
  3. Identify diverse aspects of the human experience especially as presented in creative works.
  4. Apply scientific principles and mathematical models to answer questions.

General Education Requirements (9 sem. hrs)

For a complete list of general education courses click here ​. For additional information on general education requirements click here .  

General Education Core (27-31 sem. hrs)

Select one course from each of the nine General Education Goals. For the Reasoning in the Natural Sciences, you can either complete BIOL/CHEM/ENVS 105  or a lecture-laboratory combination from the course list. A list of the general education core courses can be found here ​.  

General Education Electives (9 sem. hrs)

Select three courses with differing subject areas from three unique goals.  A list of general education elective courses for each goal can be found here  

Electives (11-15 sem. hrs)

In consultation with your academic adviser, select 11-15 additional semester hours of courses. These courses should be selected from across academic subjects.

Total Semester Hours: 60

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