Apr 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog DRAFT (working copy for edits) 
2024-2025 Catalog DRAFT (working copy for edits)

Associate of Arts, A.A.

The Associate of Arts degree consists of 35 hours of General Education courses and 25 elective credit hours. This degree may serve as a terminal degree for students or as an intermediate degree for students enrolled in a baccalaureate program. All hours earned at the 1000-level or above in satisfying the Associate of Arts degree may be used toward a baccalaureate degree. The requirements for the Associate of Arts degree are:

Total Hours: 60 hours

Required Courses: 35 hours

Choose one of the following:

One of the following courses:

Social Science: 9 hours

Choose one of the following: 3 hours

Choose two courses from two different disciplines from the following: 6 hours

Laboratory Sciences

Choose two 3-hour lecture courses with associated 1-hour labs or two 4-hour courses with integrated labs from the following disciplines:

  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Sciences
  • Physics
One of the following:

Any MATH 1000-level or above

Electives: 25 hours

All elective courses must be at the 1000-level or above. In addition, 15 hours of electives must be selected from courses that begin with the following prefixes: ANTH, ART, BIOL, CHEM, COMM, ENGL, ESCI, FA, FREN, GEOG, HIST, MATH, MUS, PHIL, PHYS, PSCI, PSY, SOC, SPAN, SWK, or courses that are listed on the Arkansas Department of Higher Education, Arkansas Course Transfer System website (https://adhe.edu/students-parents/transfer-info-for-students) Click on Arkansas Course Transfer System. Ten elective hours can be any 1000-level or above course selected by the student and his/her academic advisor.