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Associate in Arts (AA)

  • For students with the expectation of entering a baccalaureate college
  • 60 total credit hours or more for completion
    • 39-credit core requirements
    • 21 credits of elective coursework
  • Offered at Devils Lake Campus, Online-learning and Grand Forks Air Force Base
  • Eligible for Financial Aid
 

Program Description

The Associate in Arts, or Liberal Arts is designed for students planning to enter a baccalaureate college upon completion at Lake Region State College to complete their undergraduate studies. Studies consist primarily of diverse, introductory level courses in academic and professional areas with an emphasis in arts and social science.

The Associate in Arts (AA) degree require study in five core areas: communication skills; arts and humanities; social sciences; mathematics, science and computer science; and physical education. These core areas of general education study were purposely selected to encourage you to investigate a variety of academic disciplines. In addition to the 39-credit core requirements, you must select a minimum of 21 credits of elective coursework. A total of 60 credit hours or more is required to complete the AA degree.

Knowledgeable advisors help you choose electives which meet transfer requirements and build strong foundations for upper division coursework.

Course Overview

Communication Skills 9
COMM 110 is required
Arts and Humanities 9
Minimum of two departments
Social Sciences 9
Minimum of two departments
Mathematics, Science and Computer Science 10
Minimum of two departments
Four credits of lab science required
Physical Education 2
Elective Coursework 21
TOTAL CREDITS 60

Curricula Options for Associate in Arts Transfer

Art History Psychology
Criminal Justice Marketing Social Science
Education Political Science Social Work
English Pre-Law Sociology
     

Art

History

Psychology

ART 110
ART 122
ART 130
ART 140
ART 220
ART 230
ART 250
ART 251
COMM 110
ENGL 110
ENGL 120
HPER 101
HPER 102
HUMS 251
HUMS 252
Lab Science
CSCI, MATH, SCI
Social Science Electives
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
1
1
3
3
4
6
9
CSCI 101
ENGL 110
ENGL 120
HIST 101
HIST 102
HIST 103
HIST 104
HIST 207
HIST 220
HPER 101
HPER 102
MATH 103
PHIL 101
POLS 115
PSYC 111
SOC 110
HIST Electives
Lab Science
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
1
1
3
3
3
3
3
12
4
BIOL 150
COMM 110
ENGL 110
ENGL 120
HPER 101
HPER 102
HUMS 251
HUMS 252
MATH 103 or 104
MATH 210
PSYC 111
PSYC 250
PSYC 270
SOC 110
SOC 115
SOC 252
General Electives
4
3
3
3
1
1
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
8
           

Criminal Justice

Marketing

Social Science

CJ 201
CJ 220
COMM 110
ECON 201
ECON 202
ENGL 110
ENGL 120
ENGL 125
HIST 103
HIST 104
HPER 101
HPER 102
HUMS 251
HUMS 252
MATH 103 or 104
MATH 210
POLS 115
POLS 116
PSYC 111
SOC 110
SOC 115
SOC 252
Lab Science
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
1
1
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
8
ACCT 200
ACCT 201
BADM 204
BADM 210
BADM 211
BADM 240
BADM 260
BIOL 150
BUSN 170
COMM 110
CSCI 101
ECON 201
ECON 202
ENGL 110
ENGL 120
HPER 101
HPER 102
HUMS 251
HUMS 252
MATH 103
PSYC 111
SOC 110
ART Elective
HIST Elective
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
4
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
1
1
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
COMM 110
CSCI 101
ECON 201
ENGL 110
ENGL 120
HIST 101
HIST 102
HIST 103
HIST 104
HPER 101 or 102
HUMS 251
HUMS 252
MATH 103 or 104
MATH 210
PHIL 101
POLS 115
POLS 116
PSYC 111
SOC 110
SOC 115
Lab Science
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
2
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
4
           

Education

Political Science

Social Work

BOTE 127
COMM 110
EDUC 250
EDUC 298
ENGL 110
ENGL 120
ENGL 238
HIST 101 & 102
HIST 103 & 104
HIST 207
HPER 100
HPER 205
HPER 210
MATH 103
MATH 277
PSYC 111
PSYC 250
SOC 235
Lab Science
3
3
2
1
3
3
3
6
6
3
2
2
3
3
3
3
3
3
8
COMM 110
ECON 201
ECON 202
ENGL 110
ENGL 120
HIST 103
HIST 104
HPER 101
HPER 102
PHIL 101
POLS 115
POLS 116
POLS 220
POLS 225
PSYC 111
SOC 110
CSCI, MATH, SCNC Electives
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
1
1
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
10
COMM 110
CSCI 101
ECON 201
ENGL 110
ENGL 120
HPER 101
HPER 102
HUMS 251
HUMS 252
MATH 103 or 104
PHIL 101
POLS 115
POLS 116
PSYC 111
SOC 110
SOC 235
Lab Science
3
3
3
3
3
1
1
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
4
           

English

Pre-Law

Sociology

CSCI 101
ENGL 110
ENGL 120
HIST 101
HIST 102
HPER 101
HPER 102
HUMS 251
MATH 103
PSYC 111
SOC 110
PHIL 101
Lab Science
Social ScienceElective
3
3
3
3
3
1
1
3
3
3
3
3
4
3
CJ 201
COMM 110
CSCI 101
ECON 201
ECON 202
ENGL 110
ENGL 120
MATH 103 or 104
HIST 103
HIST 104
HIST 101 or 102
HPER 101
HPER 102
HUMS 251
HUMS 252
POLS 115
POLS 116 or 220
PSYC 111
SOC 110
Lab Science
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
1
1
3
3
3
3
3
3
4
COMM 110
ECON 201
ECON 202
ENGL 110
ENGL 120
HPER 101
HPER 102
MATH 103 or 104
PSYC 111
POLS 115
POLS 116
SOC 110
SOC 115
SOC 252
General Electives
HUMS Electives
Lab Science
3
3
3
3
3
1
1
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
12
4

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