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2024-2025 Catalog DRAFT (working copy for edits) 
    
2024-2025 Catalog DRAFT (working copy for edits)

Associate of Arts, A.A.


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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.

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