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Associate of Arts

Degree for Transfer in Liberal Arts

Prepare to transfer by completing your general education requirements for a wide variety of university majors.  Engage in creative pursuits such as writing, art, history or languages.

Find out more about completing this degree prior to transferring to a university.

Concentrations: HistoryPsychology, American Sign Language & Interpreter Studies, and Ethnic, Gender and Transborder Studies

Specialized AA degrees:  Administration of Justice, American Indian Studies, Anthropology, Elementary Education, Hotel and Restaurant Management, Political Science, Social Services, and Sociology.

Advisor contact information & upcoming information sessions are linked from each concentration or specialized degree listed above. For more information on other areas of study/intent (pre-law, pre-physical therapy, public health, etc.) attend a Liberal Arts information session or call 520.206.2218.

Program/Major Codes: AOALIBRALART/ALA

Online Option:  This program can be completed entirely online.

What can I do with this degree?

Academic Options: Transfer to a university and major in subjects other than science, business or technology.  Additional information on transferring to a university is available online or from any advisor or counselor. 

Program Requirements 2017-2018

Choose transferable courses as electives in the specific disciplines that interest you.  

Arizona General Education Curriculum Requirements (AGEC-A)

Select courses to fulfill the C, I, and G requirements.* A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

English Composition 6
Humanities and Fine Arts 6
Biological and Physical Sciences 8
Mathematics 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences 6
Other Requirement Options 6
Subtotal 35
Required Core:    
Transferable credits: select 25-29 transferable credits from
transfer guides of interest, any transferable course, including second
language courses.
Second language: (0-16)**   
Subtotal 25-29
Total 60-64

* In the general education categories, select courses so that at least one course is marked "C" (cultural diversity), one with an "I" (intensive writing), and one with a "G" (global awareness).  Note that a single course may fulfill more than one of the requirements.

** A second language is not a requirement of this degree, however many university bachelor of arts degrees require a language course numbered 202.  Bilingual and international students should consult an advisor concerning exceptions to this requirement.