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Liberal Arts (AA) Associate of Arts

Purpose Statement

This degree is recommended for students who plan to pursue Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degrees in fields for which no specific associate degree is offered.

This is a recommended curriculum only. Some courses may be taken in different order and students do not have to complete the degree in four semesters.

Program of Study

First Semester Course Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 Composition I
3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government
3
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport
1
SCIENCE Life and Physical Sciences * 4
Elective Approved Academic Elective * 3
  Total Hours:
14
Second Semester Course Credit Hours
ENGL 1302 Composition II
3
HIST American History *
3
COMMUNICATION Communication *
3
SCIENCE Life and Physical Sciences *
4
Elective Component Area Option *
3
  Total Hours:
16
Third Semester Course Credit Hours
GOVT 2306 Texas Government
3
Elective Mathematics *
3
Elective Language, Philosophy, and Culture *
3
Elective Creative Arts *
3
Elective Approved Academic Elective *
3
  Total Hours:
15
Fourth Semester Course Credit Hours
HISTORY American History *
3
Elective Social and Behavioral Sciences *
3
Elective Approved Academic Elective *
3
Elective Approved Academic Elective *
3
Elective Approved Academic Elective * 3
  Total Hours:
15
  Grand Total:
60

*Core Curriculum Options

*It is recommended for students to check with the institution they are planning to transfer to for advice on which courses work best for their major.

View course descriptions here: Course Catalog