2019-2020 Catalog 
    Dec 10, 2022  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Transfer Degree Requirements Associate of Arts (A.A.) Degree

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Catalog Search


Program Code: TR010

An asterisk (*) indicates that the course has a prerequisite or required placement score.

Courses designated with an “N” indicate a course that will meet a non-Western course requirement. Courses designated with a “D” indicate a course that will meet a diversity requirement.

Click below for specific major completion guides:

Art major - completion guide

Criminal Justice - completion guide

Elementary Education major - completion guide

English major with literature focus - completion guide

English major with writing focus - completion guide

History major - completion guide

Journalism major - completion guide

Kinesiology for Physical Education, Personal Training, Sports Management - completion guide

Music major - completion guide

Philosophy major - completion guide

Political Science major - completion guide

Psychology major - completion guide

Sociology major - completion guide

Theatre Performance major- completion guide

Theatre Production major - completion guide


Note: Areas of concentration are not noted on the AA or AS degree, diploma, or transcript.

I. Communication: 9 Credit Hours

II. Social/Behavioral Sciences: 9 Credit Hours

(At least two areas required) 

III. Humanities/Fine Arts: 9 Credit Hours

(One course required in Humanities, one course in Fine Arts, and one additional course from either area.) 


IV. Physical/Life Sciences: 7 Credit Hours

(One course from Physical Sciences and one course from Life Sciences with at least one being a lab course.)

VI. Additional Requirements for A.A. degree: 27 Credit Hours

(See approved course list )

NOTE: Students who plan to transfer to a state university should seriously consider completing a foreign language through the intermediate level, namely 104, to meet the university’s graduation requirements and to enhance their career options.

Total Minimum Degree Requirement: 64 Credit Hours

Completion of Categories I-V satisfies the general education requirements for all four-year institutions participating in the Illinois Articulation Initiative.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Catalog Search