Transfer AA (CIP Code 24.0101)

Program Description : The AA Program is designed for students who intend to transfer to an Alabama public four-year institution and pursue a bachelor of arts degree. Students are encouraged to select a major and identify their transfer institution early in their college experience. Please refer to the STARS Transfer Guide at for specific course requirements for Alabama public colleges and universities or refer to the 2 to 4 Transfer Program Guide for private and independent colleges and universities at http://www.accs. edu and click on “ Academics ” .

Admission Requirements: High School Diploma or GED.

Program-level Student Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the AA Program, 1. Students will demonstrate proficiency in the use of computer software. 2. Students will be able to identify philosophical paradigms in a social and historical context. 3. Students will be able to use data to engage in effective decision making. 4. Students will be able to explain and apply key principles and foundational concepts in the social sciences. 5. Students will write effectively. 6. Students will analyze and synthesize a variety of texts. 7. Students will demonstrate competence in oral communication. 8. Students will identify major artists and works and explain their significance within a particular medium or period.

9. Students will be able to explain mathematical concepts. 10. Students will be able to apply mathematical concepts. 11. Students will be able to explain scientific principles. 12. Students will be able to apply scientific principles.

Sample Course Sequence

Note: This is a sample course sequence for the AA degree and may vary according to your placement test scores for math and English, your selection of a required six-hour sequence of either literature OR history, as well as your selection of electives. The following example includes a six-hour sequence in history. See the degree requirements on the following page for required courses in written composition, Humanities and Fine Arts, Natural Science and Mathematics, History, Social, and Behavioral Sciences, and a list of elective courses. Always check your STARS guide along with the four- year institution’s Area V courses to select elective courses appropriate to your proposed university major.


2022-23 College Catalog and Student Handbook

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