General Education

Associate of Arts

The Program

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 interest. If you follow the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) you are guaranteed to have your credits accepted to a university in Michigan that is operated by the state. This program is also transferable to other four-year institutions outside of Michigan. Please contact the Transfer Coordinator for specific transfer questions:  

The Requirements - 2 years

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

Prefix Course Title Credits
COL 101 College & Transfer Readiness 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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Phone 1-800-682-5910 ext. 207