2024-2025 Catalog 
    Jun 20, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog

Completion Guide

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.

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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. Students may not count both BIO 149 and BIO 151.)

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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