Associate of Arts

General Studies

The Associate of Arts Degree (AA) in General Studies is appropriate for students who have not chosen a career or are interested in a broad-based education. Students will complete the core requirements for the Associate of Arts plus 26 elective hours. At least 51% or 13 credits of the electives should be in courses numbered 200 and higher.

Upon completion of the Associate of Arts degree in General Studies, the student will:

  • have completed a broad background of studies in the core areas offered at FPCC;
  • be able to transfer the freshman and sophomore general education courses required by most colleges or universities offering bachelor’s degrees;
  • have explored elective courses in areas of personal interest.
General Education Requirements
Core I Communications 9
Core II Mathematics and Science 7-8
Core III Arts and Humanities 6
Core IV Social Sciences 6
Core V Native American Studies 3
Core VI Computer Technology 3
Core VII Health 2
Total General Education credits required for degree 36-37
Electives 25
Total credits required for degree 61-62

*Due to the small number of students in FPCC programs, numbers have been withheld to preserve Fort Peck Community College students’ confidentiality.