Academics

Associate in Art Degree (A. A.) [1058]

General Education Requirements 

Thirty-six (36) hours of General Education courses must be selected from the following areas:

Area I - Communications 9 hrs.
Area II - Mathematics 6-9 hrs.
Area III - Social & Behavioral Sciences 6-9 hrs.
Area IV - Humanities 6-9 hrs.
Area V - Natural Science 6-9 hrs.
International/Intercultural Courses 6 hrs. (may be used to fulfill general education and/or Gordon Rule requirements where appropriate)

An additional 24 credits are required in course work to prepare students for their majors at the upper division of a university or four-year college.  The A.A. degree is parallel to the first 60 credits of lower division courses.  The following courses are strongly suggested to prepare students interested in pursuing a Bachelor's degree in a Business field:

Course Description Semester Hours
ACG 2021C Principles of Financial Accounting
4
ACG 2071 Principles of Managerial Accounting
3
ECO 2013 Macroeconomics
3
ECO 2023 Microeconomics
3
MAC 2233 Applied Calculus I
3
STA 2023 Elementary Statistics
3
CGS 1570 Integrated Business Apps. Software
3


In addition, CGS 1000 - Computer Information Systems, GEB 1011 - Introduction to Business, and/or SPC 1600 - Fundamentals of Speech Communication are suggested to fulfill the six elective credits listed for the Associate in Arts degree.  NOTE: Discipline Prerequisite courses may be used to meet General Education Requirements providing these courses are listed on General Education Requirements Page.

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