The Associate of Arts degree is awarded for the successful completion of the General Studies program. Students must earn a minimum of 60 degree credits and maintain a 2.0 (“C”) average. All credits earned in the AA program are applicable to a BA or BFA degree.
Core (General Education) Requirements
- A minimum of 30–33 credits
A minimum of 27–30 credits met by one of three options:
- 12 credits in one academic area for concentration and 15–18 elective credits
- 12 credits in an Advance Core Certificate and 15–18 elective credits
- 27–30 elective credits
Requires a minimum of 60 credits.
Courses Are Available
Semesters to Join
- Fall (August)
- Spring (January)
Applications for admission are reviewed on a rolling basis. To apply to an undergraduate program:
- Request transcripts from your school(s)
- Send us your ACT or SAT scores
Some academic scholarships require having an application on file, and being accepted, to see if you qualify.
International students will need to
submit additional information regarding language proficiency and obtaining a student visa.
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