Associate of Arts

General Studies AA

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 25 elective hours.

  • 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 (COMX 111 and WRIT 101 and WRIT 201) 9
Core II Mathematics and Science (MATH 121 or MATH 145) 7
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
Electives 25
Total credits required for degree 61


*Program Requirements Based On FPCC Courses-All Transfer Students (credits) Will Be Evaluated On An Individual Basis