AA Liberal Arts
The Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree in Liberal
Arts is designed for students planning to
to a four-year college or university. The degree
program includes 45 credits of General Education
courses plus elective courses for a minimum total
of 64 credits. General Education courses must be
selected from the official list of Approved
General Education Courses. All
first-time,full-time students must complete, FYES
155, First year Experience Seminar, during their
first year of enrollment.* When selecting
electives, students may take courses that
them. The Liberal Arts degree can include no
than 6 credits of business courses (ACCT, BUSN,
HRTM, and LAAW).
- Students must select one math course, one lab science course, and one technology course* and complete the 12 cr. requirement with any additional math or science course from the list of Approved General Education Courses. * Students may attempt to "test out" of the technology requirement. If they succeed, they must take an additional course(s) in math or science from the list of Approved General Education Courses.
- FYES 155: First
Year Experience Seminar is required for first-time, full-time students only. All other students may take FYES 155 or any 3 credit elective.
- Electives (to total 64 or more credits): 16 credits# # Developmental courses may not be used to satisfy this requirement. The Liberal Arts degree can include no more than 6 credits of business courses (ACCT, BUSN, HRTM, and LAAW).# # Specific Areas of Interest Available to A.A. in Liberal Arts Students:# The Liberal Arts degree does not require an academic major. While attending OCC, students may begin to explore specific areas of interest that they may pursue at a four-year institution. Areas of interest include: Education, English, Exercise Science/Sports Medicine/Sports Management, Film Studies, Fine Arts, Health/Human Performance, History, Languages, Mathematics, Middle Eastern Studies, Music, Political Science, Psychology, Social Science, Sociology, Speech and Theater and Women's Studies.