All students receiving degrees from Arapahoe Community College should achieve a general education component to their education. ACC has determined that the following list reflects the expected outcomes of this general education component:
Through its college-wide assessment activities, Arapahoe Community College is constantly working to ensure that its graduates have all of these skills required by the degree program.
First Year Experience
The First Year Experience Program (FYE @ ACC) is designed to help you get started on the right track.
All New students (students attending college for the first time following high school) are required to participate in the First Year Experience program.
FYE @ ACC consists of:
In addition to our transferable Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees, the College has established customized transfer articulation agreements for the following "normal" nontransferable programs. This allows students to transfer directly into public four-year degree programs. Please meet with an Advisor to ensure correct course selection to meet transfer agreement requirements. CCCS articulation agreements can be found at http://highered.colorado.gov/Academics/Transfers/.
The Community Colleges of Colorado are approved to offer one Associate of Arts degree, one Associate of Science degree, and one Associate of General Studies degree. All degrees have a generic major of liberal arts. While the Catalog may indicate areas of emphasis for the A.A., A.S. and A.G.S degrees, all official documents and diplomas issued by the College will only indicate the awarding of an A.A., A.S. and A.G.S. degrees, without any indication of an area of emphasis.