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Associate of Arts General Concentration

The Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts prepares you for transfer to a university in many disciplines. Choose an appropriate specialized AA Concentration or the AA General Concentration. See an advisor to find the concentration that will best prepare you for your future.

Transfer degrees for science, engineering, fine arts and business are also available.

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes

 Online Option: This program can be completed entirely online

Specialized AA Concentrations


All Campuses and Online

Contact Information

Division of Humanities & Social Sciences
Dean:  520.206.3375
Program Advisor: 520.206.2218

Program Information

Semester Pathways

Academic Options

After completing this degree, transfer to a university and major in subjects other than science, engineering, fine arts or business.  

Program Requirements 2020-2021

Choose transferable courses as electives in the specific disciplines that interest you.  

Arizona General Education Curriculum Requirements (AGEC-A)

This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core or support courses.* Select courses to fulfill the I, and G requirements.** A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

General Education Requirements Credits
English Composition 6
Humanities and Fine Arts 6
Biological and Physical Sciences 8
Mathematics 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences 6
Subtotal 29

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Requirements Credits
Transfer Elective Select 12-16 credits of transferrable electives so the total credits for this degree are 60-64. 12-16
Subtotal 12-16

Required Support Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
STU 100
  or  STU 107
College Success and Career Planning
  University Transfer Preparation
  or STU 210UT
University of Arizona Transition
  University Transition
Second Language*** Completion of a language course numbered 202, fourth semester level. 16
Subtotal 19
Total 60-64

* Other general education requirements are fulfilled by required core and support courses:  Other Requirements - Second Language.

** In the general education categories, select courses so that at least one course is marked "C" (cultural diversity), one with an "I" (intensive writing), and one with a "G" (global awareness).  A single course may fulfill more than one of the requirements.

*** See an advisor or counselor if:

  • you are a bilingual student to discuss exceptions to this requirement or
  • if you are considering taking the CLEP test to earn language credits or
  • if the university major does not require a second language, this requirement may be waived

If this requirement is met in fewer than 16 credits, or if the language requirement is waived, additional transferable electives are necessary to meet the minimum associate degree requirement of 60 credit hours. 

Program/Major Codes: AOAALA/ALA1/ALAG

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