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Associate of Arts


College Required Courses

First-time, full-time students must complete both courses:

Subject Course Title Units Offered
Orientation 1101 Freshman Orientation 1 Fall & Spring Semesters
Orientation 1202 College Seminar 2 Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters

Mathematics - 3 Credit Hours Total

Select one of the following or any course higher than College Algebra:

Subject Course Title Units Offered
Mathematics 1123 College Algebra 3 Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters

English - Section I - 9 Credit Hours Total

All three courses must be taken:

Subject Course Title Units Offered
English 1113 English Composition I 3 Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
English 1123 English Composition II 3 Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
Speech 1103 Fundamentals Of Public Speaking 3 Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters

Life Science - 4 Credit Hours Total

Select one of the following or Any Life Science Course Higher than General Biology:

Subject Course Title Units Offered
Biological Sciences 1104 Environmental Science 4 Once Per Academic Year
Biological Sciences 1114 General Biology 4 Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters

Physical Science - 4 Credit Hours Total

Select one of the following:

Subject Course Title Units Offered
Chemistry 1104 Chemistry For Non-Majors I 4 Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
Earth Sciences 1104 Earth Science 4 Once Per Academic Year
Geology 1104 Physical Geology 4 Once Per Academic Year
Physics 1114 Physical Science 4 Once Per Academic Year
Physics 1204 General Physics I 4 Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Physics 2114 University Physics I 4 Upon Sufficient Student Demand

Fine Arts/Humanities - Section I - 3 Credit Hours Total

Select one of the following:

Subject Course Title Units Offered
Art 1593 Art Appreciation For Non-Art Majors 3 Fall & Spring Semesters
Music 1213 Music Appreciation 3 Fall & Spring Semesters
Philosophy 1123 Introduction To Philosophy 3 Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
Philosophy 1133 Fundamentals Of Ethics 3 Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
Spanish Language 1103 Beginning Spanish I 3 Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
Spanish Language 1113 Beginning Spanish II 3 Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
Theater Arts 1153 Introduction To Theater 3 Upon Sufficient Student Demand

Fine Arts/Humanities - Section II - 3 Credit Hours Total

Select one of the following:

Subject Course Title Units Offered
English 1183 Introduction To Literature 3
English 2223 American Literature I 3 Upon Sufficient Student Demand
English 2233 American Literature II 3 Upon Sufficient Student Demand
English 2273 World Literature I 3 Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
English 2283 World Literature II 3 Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters

Fine Arts/Humanities Directed Elective - 3 Credit Hours Total

Select one from each Fine Arts/Humanities Section I and Section II not previously chosen.

Social Sciences - Section I - 3 Credit Hours Total

Select one of the following:

Subject Course Title Units Offered
History 2223 United States History To 1865 3 Fall & Spring Semesters
History 2233 United States History Since 1865 3 Fall & Spring Semesters
Political Science 1113 American National Government 3 Fall & Spring Semesters

Social Sciences - Section II - 3 Credit Hours Total

Select one of the following:

Subject Course Title Units Offered
History 2253 World Civilization to 1500 3 Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters
History 2263 World Civilization since 1500 3 Fall, Spring, Summer Semesters

Social Sciences - Section III - 3 Credit Hours Total

Select one of the following:

Subject Course Title Units Offered
Anthropology 1113 General Anthropology 3 Spring Semesters
Economics 2203 Macroeconomics 3 Fall & Spring Semesters
Economics 2213 Microeconomics 3 Spring Semesters
Geography 1103 Introduction To Geography 3 Once Per Academic Year
Political Science 1123 American State And Local Government 3 Fall Semesters
Psychology 1103 General Psychology 3 Fall & Spring Semesters
Sociology 1103 Introduction To Sociology 3 Fall & Spring Semesters
Sociology 2203 Social Problems 3 Fall Semesters
Sociology 2213 Marriage And The Family 3 Spring Semesters
Sociology 2223 Introduction to Social Work 3 Spring Semesters

Social Sciences Directed Elective - 3 Credit Hours Total

Select one from either Social Sciences Section I, or Section II, or Section III not previously chosen

General Education Directed Electives - 9 Credit Hours Total

Complete any other nine hours as long as the courses are within the general education categories: English/Communication, Mathematics, Lab Sciences, Fine Arts/Humanities, and Social Sciences

Regular Elective - 5 Credit Hours Total

Select electives that would normally be taken as part of an Arkansas state supported university baccalaureate degree. Check the Arkansas College Transfer System available on line at acts.adhe.edu or speak with an advisor at the senior institution you plan to attend to be certain the courses will transfer.

Physical Education - 2 Credit Hours Total

Subject Course Title Units Offered
Health, Physical Education and 1102 Life Fitness Concepts 2 Fall & Spring Semesters

 Or two other 1 credit PE courses.

60 Credit Hours Total