Nov 28, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog

Associate in Arts, A.A.


The Associate in Arts program is designed for students who plan careers in business, education, journalism, social sciences, or liberal arts fields. It is designed to give students the opportunity to complete the first two years of college work at Tri-County Technical College and then transfer to a four-year institution to complete their bachelor’s degree. For maximum transfer of credit, students should work with their academic advisors to review the requirements for their anticipated major at the college to which they plan to transfer and schedule their courses accordingly.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate collaboration
  • Demonstrate digital literacy
  • Demonstrate effective oral communication
  • Demonstrate effective written communication
  • Demonstrate integrative learning
  • Demonstrate problem solving skills

Graduation Credits Required: 60

First Semester

Second Semester

Third Semester

Fourth Semester


  1. Courses which fulfill curricular categories can be found under General Education Courses . General Electives may be any college-level courses other than those listed in Note 5.
  2. Approved courses in Communication and Literature must include either   or  .
  3. Approved courses in Mathematics and Natural Sciences must include at least one Mathematics course AND one Natural Sciences course with a lab.
  4. Approved courses in Humanities and Social Sciences must include at least one Humanities course AND at least one Social Sciences course.  First year foreign language courses cannot be used as the only Humanities course.
  5. The following courses are not acceptable for use toward an Associate in Arts degree: ENG 100 , ENG 155 , ENG 156 , ENG 165 ; MAT 101 , MAT 102 , MAT 155 , MAT 170 , MAT 171 ; RDG 100 .
  6. The following courses can be used as electives only: ECO 101 ; HSS 105 ; MAT 211 , MAT 215 PSY 103 , PSY 120 .