Arapahoe Community College

2016-2017 Catalog

Associate of Arts General

Associate of Arts Degree

CIP 240101

Admission Requirements

  • Admission to Arapahoe Community College

Program Requirements

General Education Courses

(60 credit hours)

Written Communications

(6 credit hours)

ENG 121

English Composition I (GT-CO1)


ENG 122

English Composition II (GT-CO2)


Oral Communications

(3 credit hours)

COM 115

Public Speaking OR


COM 125

Interpersonal Communication OR


COM 220

Intercultural Communication



(3 credit hours)

MAT 120

Mathematics for Liberal Arts (GT-MA1) or higher



Any Guaranteed Transfer Math course except MAT 155 and MAT 156 (GT-MA1) See GT-Pathways courses


Art and Humanities/Social and Behavioral Sciences combined

(18 credit hours)

Art and Humanities

(6 credit hours)


Two Guaranteed Transfer Arts & Humanities courses from two different areas (GT-AH1, GT-AH2, GT-AH3, or GT-AH4). See GT-Pathways courses


Social and Behavioral Science

(6 credit hours)


Two Guaranteed Transfer Social & Behavioral Science courses (GT-SS1, GT-SS2, or GT-SS3). See GT-Pathways courses



(3 credit hours)


One Guaranteed Transfer course from: History (GT-HI1). See GT-Pathways courses


Student Option

(3 credit hours)


One Guaranteed Transfer Arts & Humanities / Social & Behavioral Science / History course (GT-AH1, GT-AH2, GT-AH3, GT-AH4, GT-SS1, GT-SS2, GT-SS3, or GT-HI1). See GT-Pathways courses


Natural and Physical Sciences

(7 credit hours)


Two Guaranteed Transfer courses from: Natural and Physical Sciences, including at least one LAB course (GT-SC1 or GT-SC2). See GT-Pathways courses



(23 credit hours)


Elective credit must be completed from the following lists of approved prefixes or courses to bring the total credit hours to 60.


Any Guaranteed Transfer course


Any course in the following prefixes except Special Topics (275) and Independent Study (285): ANT, ART, BIO (100 or above), CHE, HIS, HUM, LIT, MUS, PED, PHI, PHY (105 or above), POS, PSY, SOC.


Specific Courses: AAA 109, ACC 121, ACC 122, BUS 115, BUS 216, BUS 217, BUS 226, CIS 118, COM 115, COM 217, CSC 160, CSC 161, ENG (131 or higher), HWE 108, HWE 124, MAT (120 or higher), or ANY Foreign Language (200 or higher).



60 credit hours

Transferability of courses to colleges or universities outside of Colorado is determined by the receiving institution.

Graduation Requirements

  • All courses required for this degree must be completed with a "C" or better to be considered for transfer to another institution.
  • No course substitutions will be allowed within this degree.
  • To graduate, students must apply for graduation and complete the graduation survey (available via myACC); form available at
  • After applying for graduation, all correspondence to a student about the status of their program conferral will be sent to their student email address only.

2016-2017 Catalog

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