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2017-2018 Arapahoe Community College Catalog 
2017-2018 Arapahoe Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate of Arts, General

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CIP 240101

Program Requirements

General Education Courses (60 credit hours)

Written Communications (6 credit hours)

Oral Communications (3 credit hours)

Mathematics (3 credit hours)

Art and Humanities/Social and Behavioral Sciences combined (18 credit hours)

Art and Humanities (6 credit hours)

  • GT - Two Guaranteed Transfer Arts & Humanities courses from two different areas (GT-AH1, GTAH2, GT-AH3, or GT-AH4). See GT-Pathways Courses  
Social and Behavioral Science (6 credit hours)

  • GT - Two Guaranteed Transfer Social & Behavioral Science courses (GT-SS1, GT-SS2, or GT-SS3). GT-Pathways Courses  
History (3 credit hours)

Student Option (3 credit hours)

  • GT - One Guaranteed Transfer Arts & Humanities / Social & Behavioral Science / History course (GTAH1, GT-AH2, GT-AH3, GT-AH4, GT-SS1, GTSS2, GT-SS3, or GT-HI1). See GT-Pathways Courses  

Natural and Physical Sciences (7 credit hours)

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

Electives (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.

Guaranteed Transfer

Any course in the following prefixes

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


Total: 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.
  • 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.

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