Friday – October 31, 2014

 

Associate in Arts (A.A.) Online – Accelerated
Liberal Arts and Sciences Four-Year College Transfer Degree
School of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Offered entirely online
Program Code: 20-800-1.AA

For Information: 414-297-MATC

Overview — You can complete this degree entirely online and in one year of full-time study through five eight-week sessions. The degree also can be completed in more time, per the student’s schedule.

The Associate in Arts Online  Accelerated degree provides students with the first two years of bachelor’s degree credit courses that will transfer to four-year colleges and universities. The courses in this degree emphasize the humanities and allow students many options to analyze information, think critically and creatively, respect diversity and collaborate with others.

Students who plan to transfer should consult with the four-year university regarding specific requirements for a major. See the Four-Year College Credit Transfer  for more information.

The Associate in Arts degree is also offered in a nonaccelerated in-person format. 


Academic Requirements — Successful completion of this Accelerated degree requires a grade-point average of 2.0. 

 

Career Outlook — Many professional occupations require a bachelor's degree. This program emphasizes the humanities and social sciences, allowing students to think critically and creatively. With the A.A. degree, students can transition into most four-year programs.

 

Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Communicate effectively
  • Collaborate with others
  • Respect diversity
  • Demonstrate responsibility
  • Think critically and creatively
  • Utilize technology
  • Apply math and science
  • Demonstrate environmental responsibility
  • Embrace change

 

Preparation for Admission — The following are required for admission to this Accelerated program:

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • ACT English, Math and Reading scores of 20;
    or MATC's Accuplacer assessment scores of at least: Reading 72; Sentence Skills 80; Elementary Algebra 73
  • Online skills assessment, orientation and interview

 

Start Dates: August/January

This program will transfer to four-year institutions.

 

Curriculum effective 2013-14.

Quin 1:

             Fall term, first 8-week session

    Credits

ENG-201

             English 1‡

      3   

PHYED-210

             An Active Approach to Wellness and Fitness

          3   

ECON-201

             Principles of Microeconomics

            3   

HIST-211

             America Through 1877

        3  


Quin 2:         

        Fall term, second 8-week session                           

 

SOCSCI-203

        Introduction to Sociology

3

SPEECH-201

        Elements of Speech

3

ECON-202

        Principles of Macroeconomics

3

PSYCH-231

        Introduction to Psychology

 3 

 

Quin 3:

 Spring term, third 8-week session

 

ENG-202

 English 2 ‡

 3

MATH-200

 Intermediate Algebra ‡

 4

FLANG-202

 Spanish 1

 4

HIST-212

 America Since 1877

 3

 

Quin 4:

Spring term, fourth 8-week session    

 

SOCSCI-221

American National Government 
and Politics Today

3

ART-201

Understanding Art

3

NATSCI-232

Earth Science

3

NATSCI-234 Earth  Science  Laboratory      
1
SOCSCI-217 Valuing Diversity
3
 

Summer term: fifth 8-week session

 

Choose any 200-level Natural Sciences (NATSCI) course

3

   

Additional nine credits required

9

Choose from School of Liberal Arts and Sciences 200-series courses; consult with
your program advisor regarding course selections


TOTAL CREDITS: 63

‡  Prerequisites required. 

Program curriculum are subject to change.

For class times and locations or to register online, visit INFOnline.

Important: Consult the four-year college or university you plan to attend regarding transferability of selected courses. 


Page updated June 2013.