Associate of Arts (202000AA)
Dr. Kathryn Cerrone
The Associate of Art degree cultivates in students the habit of life-long learning through a diverse curriculum and teaches students to think critically and creatively about their perceptions of ideas, events and people. This degree is designed to position the student for successful employment, career advancement or more focused study at the baccalaureate level.
There are many careers a student can pursue with an Associate of Arts degree. For additional information please visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics at www.bls.gov or visit the Career Center at the Student Union, room 211.
Bachelor Degree Program
Students earning an Associate of Arts can "step up" to the Bachelor of Organizational Supervision or many other degrees offered at The University of Akron. Meet with your academic advisor to discuss all the options.
Transfer to the College of Applied Science and Technology
To be admitted to the College of Applied Science and Technology, a student must have a GPA of 2.0. A student can complete the transfer process through an appointment with an Academic Advisor in the college in which they reside.
The following information has official approval of the Department of Applied General and Technical Studies and The College of Applied Science and Technology, but is intended only as a supplemental guide. Official degree requirements are established at the time of transfer and admission to the degree-granting college. Students should refer to the Degree Progress Report (DPR) which is definitive for graduation requirements. Completion of this degree within the identified time frame below is contingent upon many factors, including but not limited to: class availability, total number of required credits, work schedule, finances, family, course drops/withdrawals, successfully passing courses, prerequisites, among others. The transfer process is completed through an appointment with your academic advisor.
Transfer students should consult their Advisor to identify courses that are equivalent.
|2040:240||Human Relations 2||3|
|2420:263||Professional Communications and Presentations||3|
|Select one of the following:||4|
|Technical Mathematics II
and Technical Mathematics III 1
|Mathematics for Modern Technology 1|
|2020:222||Technical Report Writing||3|
||Technology & Human Values
or American Urban Society
or Contemporary Global Issues
or Survey of Basic Economics
||Death & Dying
or Diversity in American Society
or The Black Experience from 1619-1877
or The Black Experience 1877 - 1954
or The Black Experience 1954 - Present
|Natural Science Requirement without Lab 4||4|
|Humanities Requirement 5||3|
|Natural Science Requirement without Lab 4||3|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Shakespeare & His World|
|Introduction to Philosophy|
Arts or Humanities Requirement 5
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Visual Arts Awareness|
|Exploring Music: Bach to Rock|
Arts Requirement 5
If you take a 3-credit mathematics course, then you must take a Domestic Diversity course from the Ohio Transfer Module (2040:244 Death & Dying, 2040:254 The Black Experience from 1619-1877, or 2040:256 Diversity in American Society) or an additional course from the Ohio Transfer Module.
If you take a Social Sciences Equivalent course, it must be a course in the Ohio Transfer Module.
21-22 elective credits are required. You may choose any electives, but they should be in some logical sequence that leads towards an upper college degree program.
Seven hours of science are required. A majors-track course in the natural sciences from the Ohio Transfer Module can substitute for a General Education Natural Science course.
The Arts or Humanities Requirement must be a course in the Ohio Transfer Module.
Policy Alert: By the end of your first 48 credit hours attempted, you must have completed your required General Education English, Mathematics, and Communications (Speech) requirements.