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Associate in Arts

Associate in Arts Degree*
60 Semester Credit Hours

Curriculum: 0700 for Liberal Arts
Curriculum: 0500 for General Business
Curriculum: 0520 for Elementary Education†
Curriculum: 0540 for Secondary Education†
Curriculum: 0541 for Teaching – Secondary Mathematics
Curriculum: 0543 for Teaching – Early Childhood Education
Curriculum: 0560 for Teaching – Special Education

 

General Education Requirements:

Credit Hours

Area A — 

Communications

 

 

EGL 101 and EGL 102

6

 

SPE 103

3

Area B — 

Mathematics**

3

 

One MAT course of at least 3 credits from the approved list of IAI general education Mathematics courses

 

Area C — 

Science

7

 

One science course from the Life Sciences and one science course from the Physical Sciences; at least one of these courses must be a lab course

 

Area D — 

Social and Behavioral Sciences

9

 

Three courses from at least two different social or behavioral science disciplines

 

Area E — 

Humanities/Fine Arts

9

 

Three courses from the Humanities/Fine Arts; at least one course must be from Humanities and one course must be from Fine Arts

 

Area F — 

Contemporary Global Studies***

3

 

One course that satisfies Contemporary Global Studies requirement

0-3


Total General Education Requirements:


40

   

Electives:

 

Oakton does not offer specific majors within the associate in arts degree. Courses should be selected according to each student’s interests and intended major at the bachelor’s degree level. Students are strongly encouraged to consult Advising and Counseling or a counselor and the transfer institution’s catalog to select courses that will meet the requirements of the transfer institution.
Note: MAT 120 may not be used for an A.A. or A.S. degree.

Total Electives

20


Total Semester Credit Hours for Associate in Applied Science Degree:

60

 

 

*May be completed entirely online.

**Students planning to transfer should contact Advising and Counseling to select an appropriate mathematics course.

***Students must take a Contemporary Global Studies course. This course may satisfy both Area F and another Area requirement.

Students who plan to transfer to a college of education should contact Advising and Counseling for information of courses to take.

 

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IMPORTANT DATES


March 2
Incomplete (I) grades from fall 2013 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

March 14
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

March 17 – 23
Spring break

March 24
Classes resume after spring break.

March 26
Registration opens for summer 2014 sessions.

March 30
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses.

April 9
Registration opens for fall 2014 semester.

May 15, 16
Evaluation Days.

May 16
Last day of student attendance.

May 19
Grading Day Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

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