Apr 05, 2020  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
  
2019-2020 College Catalog

Associate in Arts Transfer Degree, AA


Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs of Study (A-Z)

Associate in Arts Transfer Degree

Associate in Arts Transfer DegreeThe Associate in Arts degree is designed to provide the first two years of a typical college or university bachelor's degree program in liberal arts, general education, or pre-professional studies. Completion of the degree will satisfy all of the general requirements at several area colleges and universities and many of the requirements at other schools. To earn the Associate in Arts transfer degree, a student must:

  • Earn a minimum of 64 semester credits, of which not more than 16 may be vocational or technical credits used as general electives and which may not be developmental education credits.
  • Earn a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 or higher, using Iowa Lakes grade points earned divided by Iowa Lakes credits attempted for a standard letter grade, as defined elsewhere in this catalog.
  • Complete the general requirements below, totaling 40 or more semester credits.

 

Communications Outcomes:

  1. Students are able to communicate clearly, both written and oral using the correct medium.
  2. Students are able to support ideas with appropriate and adequate information.

Science Outcomes: 

  1. Demonstrate safe laboratory practices.
  2. Apply scientific inquiry/scientific method to answer questions about the natural world.

Mathematics Outcomes: 

  1. Apply mathematical methods to solve real world problems.
  2. Evaluate the validity of mathematical solutions. 

Social Science Outcomes:

  1. Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills in written and oral communication.
  2. Students will critique the diversity of human experience, individually and collectively.

Humanities Outcomes:

  1. Form an aesthetic and/or ethical judgement of specific examples.
  2. Use the language of the discipline appropriately.

Computers Outcomes: 

  1. Integrate the technology necessary in the workplace environment.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge in utilizing software application tools.

Communications

(10 semester credits)

  

Science

(8 or more semester credits)

  

Mathematics

(5 or more semester credits)

  

Social Science

(9 semester credits from two or more areas)

  

Humanities

(9 semester credits from two or more areas)

  

Computers

(3 semester credits)

  

Plus Electives to Total 64 Semester Credits:

  • May include up to 16 vocational/technical credits; do not include developmental courses or special needs courses.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs of Study (A-Z)