General Education

The Associate of Arts program provides the first steps into higher education for those students who look forward to completing a baccalaureate degree at a four-year college or university.  The program will provide a firm grounding in general education, both through a required group of courses and through general skills and attitudes fostered by the program as a whole.  

Students completing the degree program will be able to:

  1. Use the skills and abilities named in the College's philosophy of general education so that they may become lifelong learners. 
  2. Transfer to a four-year institution and successfully complete a baccaulaureate degree. 


All of the courses listed below

ENGL1013 English Composition I3
ENGL1023 English Composition II3

Requirement: 3 Credits from below

MATH1203 College Algebra3
MATH1213 Quantitative Literacy3

Requirement: 8 Credits from below

BIOL1004 General Biology and Lab4
BIOL1114 Principles of Biology I Lab4
BIOL2014 Microbiology and Lab4
BIOL2024 Principles of Zoology and Lab4
BIOL2134 Principles of Botany with Lab4
BIOL2214 Anatomy and Physiology I and Lab4
BIOL2224 Anatomy and Physiology II and Lab4
CHEM1014 General Chemistry I and Lab4
GEOL1004 Essentials of Earth Science and Lab4
PHSC1004 Physical Science and Lab4
PHSC2004 Introduction to Environmental Science4
PHYS2014 General Physics I and Lab4

Requirement: 3 Credits from below

ENGL2213 World Literature I 3
ENGL2223 World Literature II 3

Requirement: 3 Credits from below

FAMU1003 Fine Arts Music3
FATH1003 Fine Arts Theater3
FAVI1003 Fine Arts Visual3

Requirement: 3 Credits from below

HIST2003 American History I3
HIST2013 American History II 3
PLSC2003 American National Government 3

Requirement: 3 Credits from below

HIST1003 World Civilization I 3
HIST1013 World Civilization II 3

Requirement: 6 Credits from below

ANTH2023 Cultural Anthropology3
ECON2313 Introduction to Microeconomics3
ECON2323 Introduction to Macroeconomics3
GEOG2013 Introduction to Geography3
PSYC2003 General Psychology 3
SOCI2013 Introduction to Sociology 3

Requirement: 3 Credits from below

COLL2001 College Capstone1
PHED1002 Concepts of Physical Activity 2
PHED1003 Concepts of Physical Education3
PHED1011 Yoga I1
PHED1031 Yoga II1
PHED1101 Fitness Center I 1
PHED1121 Aerobics I1
PHED2101 Fitness Center II 1
PHED2201 Lifetime Fitness1

Requirement: 7 Credits from below

COLL1101 Freshman Seminar1
COMM1313 Communications 3
CPSI1003 Introduction to Computer Applications3

Additional 15 credits of electives. Please contact Admissions or your advisor for additional details.
AA General Education

Program Length: 24 months
Credits: 60

CIP Code: 240101

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