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An Associate of Arts (AA) degree is an academic achievement received by focusing on a field of study for two years at a community, technical, or vocational college. Upon earning an AA many students transfer to a university for a higher degree.

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University Canada West (UCW)

The Associate of Arts (AA) degree provides you with a broad foundation of knowledge. This 60-credit (20 courses) program prepares you for additional post-secondary educat ... [+]

Associate of Arts Program 2019. Associate of Arts

The Associate of Arts (AA) degree provides you with a broad foundation of knowledge. This 60-credit (20 courses) program prepares you for additional post-secondary education or to enter directly into the workforce.

The AA degree is accepted for transfer into bachelor’s degree programs at University Canada West (UCW) and all British Columbia degree-granting institutions, provided other admission requirements are met.

Why an Associate of Arts degree? Learn to think critically and solve problems Become an effective oral and written communicator Develop the ability to work collaboratively Acquire research and evaluative skills Apply theoretical understanding to practice ... [-]
Canada Vancouver
January 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Online
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Richard Bland College of William & Mary Global Student Success Program

The Richard Bland College of William & Mary Global Student Success Program (GSSP) is equivalent to the first two years of a bachelor’s degree program. ... [+]

The Richard Bland College of William & Mary Global Student Success Program (GSSP) is equivalent to the first two years of a bachelor’s degree program. The GSSP consists of for-credit coursework and provides an academic and cultural bridge from your high school experience to studying at a U.S. university.

Upon successful completion of the GSSP, you will receive your associate degree and will be eligible to transfer to one of 40+ well-ranked colleges and universities in Virginia, such as William & Mary, University of Virginia or Virginia Tech.

Program benefits: RBC student from day one No SAT or ACT required for admission Receive academic credits toward your undergraduate degree Small class sizes and additional student support provided Upon successful completion, you will be eligible to transfer to one of 40+ universities in Virginia GSSP: Associate of Arts degree - 4 semesters - Sample Program ... [-]
USA Petersburg
August 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
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Glendale Community College

The Associate in Arts in Psychology for Transfer Degree is designed to prepare students for transfer to four-year institutions of higher education and is specifically int ... [+]

The Associate in Arts in Psychology for Transfer Degree is designed to prepare students for transfer to four-year institutions of higher education and is specifically intended to satisfy lower-division requirements for a baccalaureate degree in psychology at a California State University. The knowledge and skills offered in this degree lead students to develop foundational knowledge in the field of psychology including those topics and issues related to global, national, and local aspects of the field of studies.

The Psychology AA-T degree requires completion of the major and the CSU General Education (40 units) or IGETC (37-39 units) requirements.

All courses used to satisfy the major for the Associate in Arts degree must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.... [-]

USA Glendale
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Valley Forge Military College

The Associate of Arts in Justice and Security Studies program provides students with a comprehensive background in local, state, national, and international security cons ... [+]

The Associate of Arts in Justice and Security Studies program provides students with a comprehensive background in local, state, national, and international security considerations.

With an emphasis on both theoretical perspectives and practical concerns, the VFMC Justice and Security Studies program develops an interdisciplinary understanding of the fundamentals of security whether in law enforcement, information security, or national and global security. The concentrations allow students to tailor their course of study to individual interests while maintaining transferability to four-year institutions.

Students who complete the program will be prepared to enter the workforce as a low-level security professional, or are able to transfer to a four-year baccalaureate program. Possible careers with this degree include business intelligence analyst, intelligence analyst, law enforcement officer, military professional, emergency management personnel as well as any security-related position that requires research and analysis.... [-]

USA Wayne
August 2019
Full-time
Campus
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Valencia College

This transfer plan is designed to help you prepare to transfer to a Florida public university as a junior to complete a four-year Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Industr ... [+]

This transfer plan is designed to help you prepare to transfer to a Florida public university as a junior to complete a four-year Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Industrial & Systems, Electrical/Electronics, Industrial/Manufacturing, Geomatics, Construction, Computer, Aerospace, or Civil Engineering.

The courses within the transfer plan are placed within the General Education requirements and/or the elective credit requirements to earn your Associate in Arts degree; students can only earn one Associate in Arts degree. Please note that the specific university chosen for transfer may have additional requirements than those listed here. For specific transfer information, meet with a Valencia advisor to review your transfer plans, and check the transfer institution catalog for specific degree requirements. Students are strongly encouraged to take electives that relate to their intended Bachelor’s degree program.... [-]

USA Orlando
May 2019
Full-time
2 - 4 years
Campus
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Lake Tahoe Community College

The Natural Science degree program at Lake Tahoe Community College provides students with an introduction to the nature of living things, our physical environment, matter ... [+]

Overview

The Natural Science degree program at Lake Tahoe Community College provides students with an introduction to the nature of living things, our physical environment, matter, energy, and their interactions. The core areas covered by the degree are biology, chemistry, geology, geography, mathematics, and physics. Additionally, students pursuing this major have the option of exploring such diverse fields as environmental science and physical science. Many of the courses emphasize exploration and study Lake Tahoe and the surrounding areas, a natural lab of outstanding beauty and richness.

The Geography and Geology programs at Lake Tahoe Community College each provides students with general background knowledge through lecture, lab, and field-based courses. Students will gain a broader understanding of their physical environment and the interconnectedness between it and other disciplines.... [-]

USA South Lake Tahoe
September 2019
Campus
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Washtenaw Community College

Students will design a program of study to meet individual needs. This degree is a good option for students who are undecided about a major, or simply want to explore var ... [+]

This program is available on campus or online

Articulation

Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor, Michigan has more than 120 articulation agreements with four-year colleges throughout the state. Students who plan to transfer to a four-year college should meet with an advisor to ensure Michigan Transfer Agreement requirements are met.

Contact Information

We welcome your questions, suggestions or comments. Please email us at studrec@wccnet.edu or call 734-973-3543. Our office hours are 12:00pm to 11:00pm (GTM) Monday through Thursday, 12:00pm to 9:00pm (GMT) Friday, and 1:00pm to 5:00pm (GMT) on Saturday.

Requirements

Core Program Courses: English Composition Speech

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USA Ann Arbor
September 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
Online
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Delaware County Community College

The major in Global Studies will give students interdisciplinary perspectives on the interplay of local and global communities as well as prepare students to participate ... [+]

The major in Global Studies will give students interdisciplinary perspectives on the interplay of local and global communities as well as prepare students to participate effectively in this global environment.

The program is designed for students planning to earn at least a bachelor's degree in areas such as International Relations, International Studies, Global Affairs, National Security Studies, and Peace and Conflict Studies.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

Locate regions of the world accurately and understand their environmental, anthropological, sociological and cultural attributes; Demonstrate knowledge of the history of human culture, including the effects of the interrelationships between various cultures; Recognize various cultural organizations; such as political, religious, economic, or philosophical, and how they influence their native culture and other cultures; Discuss the impact of artistic expression within specific cultures and across cultures; Demonstrate at least an elementary ability to speak and understand a foreign language in both oral and written form; Understand the concept of globalization in its environmental, anthropological, sociological, or cultural connotations and consider the benefits and detriments attached; Demonstrate a self-awareness and an understanding of other's cultural values, beliefs, and communication styles and an appreciation for this diversity. ... [-]
USA Philadelphia
September 2019
Full-time
2 - 3 years
Campus
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Southeastern Baptist College

In addition to the General Objectives and the Overall A.A. Program Objectives, upon completion of these courses, the student should be able to display an understanding of ... [+]

Associate of Arts Program 2019. Bible Emphasis Emphasis Objectives

In addition to the General Objectives and the Overall A.A. Program Objectives, upon completion of these courses, the student should be able to:

Display an understanding of the various methods of studying and presenting the Bible. Exhibit a reasonable proficiency in preaching and/or teaching the Word of God. Understand the importance of music in the worship service. Requirements

BI-231 Bible Interpretation 3

CE-132 Evangelism 3

MU-131 Music Appreciation 3

PT-232 Homiletics 3

(HI-231, 232 may be substituted for HI-131, 132)... [-]

USA Laurel
September 2019
2 years
Campus
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Independence Community College

The Associate of Arts Degree in Theater is a two-year curriculum designed to transfer to theater programs in four-year colleges and universities. A degree in Theater Arts ... [+]

Theater Arts

The William Inge Center for the Arts at Independence Community College offers our Theatre Arts students a unique educational experience, which affords them direct contact with more professional guest artists than any other College or University in Kansas. Our students join an ensemble in which they learn, work, and grow together through a specialized system of training, as they earn a transferable Associate of Arts Degree in Theater.

In class, the curriculum guides the student through a training progression that emphasizes the work of Uta Hagen (Acting), Kristin Linklater (Voice), and Jacques LeCoq (Movement). Theater Arts students perform in or help craft main-stage productions in a variety of styles ranging from American Classics to Chekov to Shakespeare to contemporary World Premieres.... [-]

USA Independence
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Snow College

Snow College Visual Arts offers a dynamic general education curriculum designed to provide all students with a holistic understanding of the principles of art which fashi ... [+]

Visual Arts Department

Snow College Visual Arts offers a dynamic general education curriculum designed to provide all students with a holistic understanding of the principles of art which fashion the visual world around us. Emphasis is placed on teaching the fundamentals of art, development of creative and critical thinking skills, understanding historical context, and the exploration of media. It is the goal of the department to instill non-major students with a sensibility and lifetime appreciation for the visual arts.

AFA Degree

For majors, the Associate of Fine Arts in Visual Studies is a unique interdisciplinary studio arts degree. The AFA degree provides students with fundamental competencies in artistic practice, critical thinking, and creative problem-solving. These core themes are applied to the material, process, historical context, concept, and critical theory. The program utilizes innovative practices and technologies in the visual arts and creative industry while fostering professional networks and engaging in dialog with communities on a global level. Students, in collaboration with faculty, design a curricular emphasis specific to their professional career goals. The entrepreneurial and professional practices component of this degree prepares students for success at every level. Students completing this competitive and demanding AFA program will leave with a keenly developed sensibility and skill set and are prepared to successfully transfer to a senior institution and engage with an evolving creative industry.... [-]

USA Ephraim
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Parkland College

Do you dream of being on the radio, appearing on television, or attracting followers to a YouTube channel? Or maybe you want to promote a new idea, produce an award-winni ... [+]

Do you dream of being on the radio, appearing on television, or attracting followers to a YouTube channel? Or maybe you want to promote a new idea, produce an award-winning film, take stunning photographs, or captivate audiences as a professional speaker? Whatever your dream, we have a class for that! Our classes are taught by committed faculty who have experience working in the fields they teach and are dedicated to your success.

Why Study Communication?

Communication is one of the most important professional skills employers are looking for which makes it a popular and versatile field that will prepare students for leadership in a variety of careers including media, arts, marketing, public relations, customer service, journalism, and education.... [-]

USA Champaign
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Moraine Valley Community College

This program prepares students for entry-level careers in the criminal justice system, including careers in policing, the courts and corrections. Employment of police off ... [+]

CRIMINAL JUSTICE, A.A.S.

Students can complete their first two years of study at Moraine Valley for virtually any bachelor’s degree program at a four-year college or university. Each of the Moraine Valley’s associate degrees—Associate in Arts (A.A.), Associate in Science (A.S.), Associate in General Studies (A.G.S.), and Associate in Fine Arts (A.F.A.)—are a combination of core general education courses and major-specific electives. For a successful transfer, students must consider which four-year college or university they wish to attend and will need to select coursework carefully. Moraine Valley academic advisors are available to help students develop an individual educational plan.... [-]

USA Palos Hills
September 2019
Full-time
62 hours
Campus
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Henry Ford College

The Digital and Graphic Arts program at HFC is designed to foster your ability to communicate ideas visually and creatively for a multitude of purposes and platforms. ... [+]

Graphic designers are people who like to be creative, can sketch and communicate ideas, and enjoy seeing their designs in everyday applications. The Digital and Graphic Arts program at HFC is designed to foster your ability to communicate ideas visually and creatively for a multitude of purposes and platforms. We offer students the skills required for entry-level design positions, as well as certificates in illustration and animation. Our program will provide you with confidence in your work; the ability to design professionally for print, web, and motion; and the skills necessary to gain employment or transfer to a four-year college/university design program!

We offer courses in print, front-end web design, motion graphics, digital photography, illustration, and animation. You will gain experience using software and equipment used in the industry, including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. If you are motivated, you may be able to obtain internships at well-known agencies such as Team Detroit and Yazaki.... [-]

USA Detroit
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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West Hills College - Coalinga

The Liberal Arts degree will afford students an opportunity to earn an Associate of Arts degree in one of five Areas of Emphasis: English and Communication, Math and Scie ... [+]

The Liberal Arts degree will afford students an opportunity to earn an Associate of Arts degree in one of five Areas of Emphasis: English and Communication, Math and Science, Arts and Humanities, Social and Behavioral Science, and Social Work. These degrees are designed for both the transfer student and the student not planning to transfer but seeking a degree in a particular area of study.

Liberal Arts AA Degree Area of Emphasis English and Communication

The English and Communication Area of Emphasis is designed to provide the student with foundational knowledge and skills in the following areas: the relationship of language to logic, as well as how to analyze, criticize, and advocate ideas, to reason deductively and inductively, and to reach conclusions. Courses fulfilling this requirement provide an understanding of the psychological and social significance of the communication principles of voice and speech, discovery of critical evaluation and reporting of information, reading, listening, speaking, writing effectively, and provide active participation and practice in written and oral communication. This area of emphasis prepares students for baccalaureate majors including but not limited to: speech and communications.... [-]

USA Coalinga
January 2020
Full-time
Campus
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