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Transfer Studies, A.A.


Award: Associate of Arts degree, A.A. (code AA.TRANSFER.STDS)

Total Credit Hours: A minimum of 60 credit hours.

Purpose: For students who have specific educational needs not covered by other areas of study or who wish a general background without heavy coursework in any one program. This program offers flexibility in complying with requirements for transfer to baccalaureate colleges in cases where other areas of study do not do so.

Range of Occupations

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Planning Tool: Two-Year Sequence of Courses


AACC faculty developed the following sequence of courses for each area of concentration within this degree to encourage greater success in each student’s academic experience.  These sequences incorporate all of the student’s requirements and provide the student with essential notes to guide their success.  It is recommended that students view and save the two-year sequence of courses document as they plan courses for their chosen area of concentration.

     
  ANY CONCENTRATION: Click Here to View, Save, or Print a PDF Copy of the Planning Tool: Two-Year Sequence of Courses for this degree      ECONOMICS: Click Here to View, Save, or Print a PDF Copy of the Planning Tool: Two-Year Sequence of Courses for this degree       

 

 

     
  GENDER AND SEXUALITY STUDIES: Click Here to View, Save, or Print a PDF Copy of the Planning Tool: Two-Year Sequence of Courses for this degree      PSYCHOLOGY: Click Here to View, Save, or Print a PDF Copy of the Planning Tool: Two-Year Sequence of Courses for this degree    

 

     
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Degree/Graduation Requirements


Degree Requirements


To assure a level of competency in this program, a minimum of 12 credit hours of courses must be in a single discipline. The three letters used in a course designation (e.g. BIO, ENG, GSS) indicate the discipline to which it belongs. Physical activities courses may not be counted toward an option in physical education.

The general education degree requirements  section of this catalog includes the general education degree requirements for this degree. Refer to the sections below to ensure that diversity, computing and information technology, and general education degree requirements are included in your course selections.

General Education Requirements: 31-37 credits


An approved list of general education courses can be found in the General Education Requirements and degree program required courses  section of the catalog. Choose general education courses from the following topics:

Arts and Humanities: 6 credits


Two different disciplines required. See General Education Arts and Humanities Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Biological and Physical Sciences: 7-8 credits


At least one lab science required. See General Education Biological and Physical Sciences Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Interdisciplinary Studies, Computer Technology or Mathematics: 3-4 credits


See General Education Requirements for a list of approved courses.

Health/Fitness/Wellness: 3 credits


See General Education Health/Fitness/Wellness Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Mathematics: 3-4 credits


See General Education Mathematics Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Note: Students choosing the economics option must select either MAT 141 - College Algebra and Trigonometry 1  or MAT 151 - Introductory Analysis (Pre-Calculus Mathematics)  or a more advanced level mathematics course if qualified. Work with your academic adviser to select an appropriate course for your transfer institution.

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 6 credits


Two different disciplines required. See General Education Social and Behavioral Sciences Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Program Requirements: 23-29 credits


Concentration Requirements: 12 credits


Select a minimum of 12 credits from a single discipline. The three letters used in a course designation (i.e. BIO, ENG, GSS) indicate the discipline to which the course belongs. Physical activities courses may not be used for a concentration.

Electives (consult with an advisor): 11-17 credits


The remaining credit hours needed to achieve a minimum total of 60 credit hours are to be chosen with the approval of an advisor. No more than 3 credits of physical activity courses may be used as electives.

Additional Requirements


Computer Competency Requirement


See Computing and Information Technology Competency Requirement  for a list of approved courses.

Diversity Requirement


Students may satisfy the diversity requirement simultaneously as they satisfy the arts and humanities, biological and physical sciences, social and behavioral sciences or health/fitness/wellness general education requirements or elective requirements. See Diversity Requirement  for a list of approved courses.

Related Educational Opportunities


Continuing Education and Workforce Development Offerings


Additional courses, credentials and/or certifications may be available through the AACC School of Continuing Education and Workforce Development.

Transfer Agreements


Agreements may exist for this program of study. To access agreements, go to www.aacc.edu/transfer.

Core Competencies


AACC offers quality degree programs that allow students to develop fundamental learning and life skills, called core competencies. For a full list of Core Competencies, click here.