2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
    Oct 19, 2020  
2019-2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate in Arts, AA


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Award Granted Upon Completion: Associate in Arts
Credits/Contacts Required: 60/60
Major code: 01/103
CIP Code: 240101

Description

The Associate in Arts degree is primarily designed for students who wish to transfer to a four-year college or university. Students should work closely with an academic advisor to select courses needed for their intended major at the four-year institution they plan to attend. In addition to preparation for transfer, this program is designed to provide students with a strong general education background. Students who receive an Associate in Arts degree will also satisfy the Michigan Transfer Agreement requirements. ✪

Transfer Areas of Interest

  • Athletic Training/ Sports Science
  • Automotive Engineer Technology
  • Automotive Management
  • Communication
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education
    • Elementary
    • Secondary
    • Special
  • Engineering Technology
    • Electrical
    • Industrial
    • Mechanical
    • Surveying
  • English
  • Entertainment/ Sports Promotion
  • Fire Science
  • History
  • Homeland Security
  • Journalism
  • Law, (Pre)
  • Liberal Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Nursing Transfer Completion
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Recreational Management
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Speech Communication
  • Theater
  • Women’s & Gender Studies

 

General Education Requirements (Min 30 Credits)


Degree Requirements


Electives: Students are advised to follow the transfer guide for their particular program and institution and to consult with their advisor. Min 30

Suggested Sequences Per Semester


First Semester


  • Credit(s): 3
  • MATH xxx - Mathematics Elective* Credit(s): 4 | Contacts: 4
  • XXXX xxx - Natural Science with lab Credit(s): 4-5 | Contacts: 4-7
  • XXXX xxx - Social & Behavioral Science Elective Credit(s): 3 | Contacts: 3***

First Semester Total - Credit(s): 14-15 | Contacts: 14-17


Second Semester


  • XXXX xxx - Communication Elective Credit(s): 3 | Contacts: 3
  • XXXX xxx - Humanities Elective Credit(s): 3 | Contacts: 3 ***
  • XXXX xxx - Social & Behavioral Science Elective Credit(s): 3 | Contacts: 3 ***
  • XXXX xxx - Electives Credit(s): 6 | Contacts: 6

Second Semester Total - Credit(s): 15 | Contacts: 15


Third Semester


  • XXXX xxx - Natural Science Elective Credit(s): 4-5 | Contacts: 4-7
  • XXXX xxx - Humanities Elective Credit(s): 3 | Contacts: 3 ***
  • XXXX xxx - Electives Credit(s): 9 | Contacts: 9

Third Semester Total - Credit(s): 16-17 | Contacts: 16-19


Fourth Semester


  • XXXX xxx - Electives Credit(s): 15 | Contacts: 15

Fourth Semester Total - Credit(s): 15 | Contacts: 15


Note(s)


✪ This degree requires fulfillment of the Michigan Transfer Agreement General Education requirements. All courses used to fulfill the MTA must have a grade of “C” or higher. A minimum of 30 general education (GE) credits must be taken. If the minimum number of credits from each GE category is taken, an additional course will be necessary from any of the five general education categories.

* Mathematics courses higher than noted above may substitute for the MTA requirement.
** Students must choose two natural sciences from two different subject areas to meet the MTA requirement, and at least one must be a lab science course. See advisor for details.
*** Students must choose courses in Social & Behavioral Sciences and Humanities from two different subject areas each to meet MTA. See advisor for details.

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