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Associate of Arts

Associate of Arts

The Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree is awarded to a student who successfully completes a program designed to transfer to a four-year college or university to earn a baccalaureate degree. The student who is pursuing a particular major at a four-year institution may wish to select a particular area of emphasis described in this catalog. Students pursuing a program of study that has a Statewide Articulation Agreement must meet those requirements.

Written Communication

Total Credits 6
Course Number Course Title Credits Details
English Composition I:GT-CO1 3

Emphasizes planning, writing, and editing/revisions of compositions, coupled with development of critical and logical thinking skills. This course includes a minimum of five compositions that stress analytical, evaluative, and persuasive/argumentative writing. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-CO1 category. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ENG0092 (ENG090 AND REA090 or CCR092) (with a “C” grade or better) OR appropriate placement score. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)


English Composition II: GT-CO2 3

Expands and refines the objectives of English Composition I. Emphasizes critical/logical thinking and reading, problem definition, research strategies, and writing analytical, evaluative, and/or persuasive papers that incorporate research. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-CO2 category. Prerequisite: ENG1021 (ENG121) (“C” or better) or ACT Writing Score of 26. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

Oral Communication

Total Credits 3
Course Number Course Title Credits Details

Choose one of the following courses.

Public Speaking 3

Combines the basic theory of speech communication with public speech performance skills. Emphasizes on speech delivery, preparation, organization, support, and audience analysis. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

Interpersonal Communication: GT-SS3 3

Examines the communication involved in interpersonal relationships occurring in family, social, and career situations. Relevant concepts include self-concept, perception, listening, nonverbal communication, and conflict. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

Intercultural Communication: GT-SS3 3

Explores the link between culture and communication and will develop and/or enhance communication skills and the abilities appropriate to a multicultural society. Emphasis will be on understanding diversity within and across cultures. Relevant concepts include perception, worldview, context, ethics, language, and nonverbal communication. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-SS3 category. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)


Total Credits 3-4

Take one 3 or 4 credit minimum, MAT1240 (MAT120) or higher. Any GT-MA1 course except MAT1220/1230 (MAT155/156).

Arts and Humanities

Total Credits 6

Take two GT courses from two different categories AH1, AH2, AH3 or AH4.


Total Credits 3

Take one GT course from the HI1 category.

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Total Credits 9

Take two GT courses from SS1, SS2, SS3 categories.

One additional Guaranteed Transfer course from either Arts & Humanities or Social & Behavioral Sciences (AH1, AH2, AH3, AH4, HI1, SS1, SS2, or SS3).

Natural and Physical Sciences

Total Credits 7


Total Credits 23