General Education

Associate of Arts

The Program

This program is our most flexible for students planning to transfer; more than 33% of our students transfer. If you follow the MTA (Michigan Transfer Agreement) you are guaranteed to have your credits accepted to a university in Michigan that is operated by the state. There are many universities in Michigan, and there is one that is right for you. This program is designed for those interested in pursuing an associate of arts degree, but have not yet chosen a field of specialization. The specific courses taken will be dependent on student background and interest.

The Requirements

The following are the required courses necessary to receive an Associate of Arts in General Education.

Prefix Course Title Credits
ORI 100 College Experience 1
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
ENG 102 English Composition II 3
General Science/Lab Science 8
College Level Math 4
Humanities Electives 9
Social Science Electives 9
Electives of any transfer category to get to 63 credits 63

The two required Humanities course must come from two different disciplines, excluding studio and performance classes.

Social Sciences: The two required Social Science courses must come from two different disciplines.

Natural Sciences: The two required Natural Science courses must come from two different disciplines. One must include laboratory experience.

Communications: Students will take one course in English Composition and a second course in English Composition or one course in Communications.

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