2021-2022 Catalog 
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2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate in Arts (A.A.) Degree

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JJC Program Code: TR010

ICCB Program Code: L A 0215

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.

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

Click below for specific major completion guides:

Art transfer major 

Business Administration transfer major

Criminal Justice transfer major

Elementary Education transfer major 

English transfer major with literature focus 

English transfer major with writing focus 

History transfer major 

Journalism transfer major 

Kinesiology for Physical Education, Personal Training, Sports Management transfer majors 

Music transfer major 

Philosophy transfer major 

Political Science transfer major 

Psychology transfer major 

Sociology transfer major 

Theatre Performance transfer major

Theatre Production transfer major 

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.

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