Associate in Arts (AA) | GCTC

Associate in Arts (AA)

(60 Total Credit Hours)

General Education Core
Courses Credits Grade Offered
Arts and Humanities (Heritage) 3   All
Arts and Humanities (Humanities)  3   All
Natural Sciences (must include a laboratory experience *)  4   All
Oral Communications 3   All
Quantitative Reasoning (any MAT/STA above 140 or PHI 250) 3   All
Additional Natural Sciences or Quantitative Reasoning  3   All
Social/Behavioral Sciences (2 disciplines must be represented)  3   All
Social/Behavioral Sciences (2 disciplines must be represented) 3   All
Social/Behavioral Sciences (2 disciplines must be represented)  3   All
Written Communication – ENG 101 3   All
Written Communication – ENG 102  3   All
Additional Associate in Arts Requirements
Courses Credits Grade Offered
Arts and Humanities or Social/Behavioral Sciences or Foreign Language or Oral Communications 3   All
Arts and Humanities or Social/Behavioral Sciences or Foreign Language or Oral Communications 3   All
Recommended Semester 2
Courses Credits Grade Offered
FYE 105 Achieving Academic Success 3   All
Elective (Digital Literacy course - CIT 105 or OST 105 or other approved course)  3   All
Elective ** 3   All
Elective  3   All
Elective  3   All
Elective  3   All
Elective  3   All

Notes

  • Completion of minimum of 60 credit hours
  • Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA
  • Minimum of 15 credit hours earned at the institution awarding the degree
  • Completion of Cultural Studies course
  • Demonstration of Digital Literacy
  • Completion of a College Success requirement
  • At least 25 percent of the approved curriculum for any certificate, diploma or degree must be completed at the student’s home college.
  • * Credit from a dedicated lab course may be used in Electives
  • ** Supplemental workshop hours above 100 may be used in Electives

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KCTCS Catalog - Associate in Arts