Tuesday – November 21, 2017

Associate in Arts (A.A.) Online – Accelerated (2017-2018)

Four-Year College/University Transfer
Associate Degree
School of Liberal Arts and Sciences

OFFERED ENTIRELY ONLINE
Program Code: 20-800-1.AA

 
For Information: 414-297-6584


Overview — You can complete this degree entirely online and in one year of full-time study through five sessions. A session lasts seven or eight weeks. 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 college/university regarding specific requirements for a major. See the Four-Year College/University Transfer Agreements section for more information. The Associate in Arts degree is also offered in a non-accelerated on-campus format. 

 

Career Outlook — Many professional occupations require a bachelor's degree. With this Associate in Arts degree, students can transition into most four-year programs with junior standing to pursue a bachelor's. 

 

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

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Demonstration of proficiency in basic skills through a course placement assessment
 

Academic Requirements — Successful completion of this Associate in Arts degree requires a grade-point average of 2.0 or higher.  


Start Dates: August/January

This program will transfer to four-year institutions.


Curriculum effective 2017-18. 

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements. 

Quin 1:

     Fall term, first 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 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 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 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 session

 

Choose any 200-level Natural Sciences (NATSCI) course

3

   

Additional 9 credits required

9

Choose primarily from 200-level courses. A maximum of six credits of 100-level courses
may be selected as electives. Additional foreign language is not required but is recommended. 


TOTAL CREDITS: 63

‡  Prerequisite required. 

Program curriculum requirements 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.

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.

Page updated October 2017.