Associate in Arts (AA) Requirements

  1. Satisfy all degree seeking admission requirements.
  2. Complete general education requirements.  See General Education & Diversity Course Matrix.
    Communications9 semester hours
    College Composition I (3 credits)
    College Composition II (3 credits)
    Introduction to Professional Writing
    Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3 credits)
    Arts and Humanities 19 semester hours
    Social and Behavioral Sciences9 semester hours
    Math, Science, and Technology9 semester hours
    Laboratory science pair 2
    MATH (excluding MATH 137) 3
  3. Academic Skills Courses (ASC) will not fulfill general education requirements, institutional credit requirements and cannot be included in the semester hours required for an Associate in Arts degree.
  4. Complete enrichment requirement
    • 2 semester hours – A course used to meet a general education requirement can also be used to meet enrichment requirements.
  5. Complete diversity requirement
    • 3 semester hours – A course used to meet a general education requirement can also be used to meet diversity requirements.
  6. Earn at least 15 semester hours of institutional credit from BSC.
  7. Meet all of the following:
    • Minimum of 60 credits
    • Minimum 2.00 institutional GPA (BSC only)
    • Minimum 2.00 cumulative GPA (BSC + Transfer)
  8. Clear all college obligations.
  9. File an Application for Degree in the Academic Records office immediately following enrollment in final semester.4