Cochise College

CATALOG 2014-15

Associate of Arts Degree

The AA degree is recommended for liberal arts, social science, or fine arts students who plan to transfer to a university. These degrees are designed for transfer to all Arizona public universities; however, not all three state universities offer majors in all areas. Consult with an advisor in the Student Development Center to ensure that the university you choose offers a degree in your area of study. Cochise College has the following Associate of Arts degrees:

Administration of Justice

Major Code - AJS

Communications

Major Code - COM

Computer Science

Major Code - CSC

Early Childhood Care and Education

Major Code - ECE

Economics

Major Code - ECN

English

Major Code - ENG

Exercise Science, Health and Physical Education, Recreation and Wellness

Major Code - HPES

Fine Arts

Major Code - ARTF

General Requirements

Major Code - GENG

Humanities

Major Code - HUM

Journalism and Media Arts

Major Code - JMA

Mathematics

Major Code - MAT

Music

Major Code - MUS

Philosophy

Major Code - PHI

Psychology

Major Code - PSY

Secondary Education

Art Education

Major Code - SEAE

History Teaching

Major Code - SEHT

Social Sciences

Major Code - SS

Social Work

Major Code - SCW

Theatre Arts

Major Code - THE

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS, AGEC-A

35 CREDITS

Composition

ENG 101 ( ENG 1101)

3

English Composition

ENG 102 ( ENG 1102)

3

Mathematics

MAT 142 or higher

3-5

Laboratory sciences

 

8

Arts

 

3

Humanities

 

3

Social and behavioral sciences

 

6

General education electives*

 

4-6

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT**

0-16 CREDITS

CORE CURRICULUM OR ELECTIVES***

13-29 CREDITS

TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

64 CREDITS

* General education electives must be chosen from the general education course list.

** University non-English language requirements vary. Check the language requirement for your major.

*** Elective courses must be transferable to the university or universities to which the student plans to transfer.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS:

  • General education requirements for AA degrees consist of 35 credits. Six credits of coursework must be completed to fulfill the intensive writing requirement. Courses that satisfy this requirement are designated IW. The cultural and historical or global awareness requirements are satisfied by completing the arts, humanities, and social and behavioral science portion of the AGEC.
  • Specific courses are required for the completion of each transfer degree program.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of C or better. A core curriculum course may be used to satisfy a general education requirement; however, the total credits required for the degree remain the same.
  • A minimum of 16 credits used in the degree must be completed from Cochise College for each degree granted.
  • A minimum of 8 credits in the AGEC component must be completed from Cochise College for each transfer degree.