Associate in Arts - Degree | ECTC

Programs

Associate in Arts - Degree

Developmental Courses as Needed

Courses Credit Notes
RDG 20 3  
ENC 90 3  
MAT 55/61 3  

General Education Courses

Courses Credit Notes
ENG 101 Writing I 3 ENG 105 fulfills the writing requirement for those who qualify
ENG 102 Writing II 3  
Oral Communication 3 COM 181, COM 205, COM 252, COM 281, or COM 287
Heritage 3 Heritage, Humanities, or Social and Behavioral Science must fill Cultural Studies requirement
Humanities 3  
Social and Behavioral Science
Social and Behavioral Science
Social and Behavioral Science
9 At least two disciplines must be represented and may not be the same prefix as the Humanities course
Natural Science AND
Natural Science Lab
4  
Quantitative Reasoning 3  
Quantitative Reasoning OR
Natural Science
2-3  
GENERAL EDUCATION SUBTOTAL 33  

Required Courses

Courses Credit Notes
(Heritage OR
Humanities) AND/OR
Social and Behavioral Sciences AND/OR
Foreign Languages
3 If cultural studies requirement is not met, one of these must fill it
(Heritage OR
Humanities) AND/OR
Social and Behavioral Sciences AND/OR
Foreign Languages
3  
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS SUBTOTAL 6  

Electives

Courses Credit Notes
Digital Literacy 3 Or digital literacy exam, required for KCTCS degree
FYE 105 Achieving Academic Success 3 Recommended first semester; graduation requirement
Elective 3  
Elective 3  
Elective 3  
Elective 3  
Elective 3  
ELECTIVES SUBTOTAL 21  
DEGREE TOTAL 60  

Additional Information:

  • For the Associate in Arts degree, regardless of the time the student has attended the college, at least 25 percent of the approved curriculum credits must be completed at the college granting the credential.
  • Students are advised to choose hours to satisfy additional general education and pre-major requirements at the institution to which they are transferring.
  • Students who complete ENG 105 must complete an additional 3 credit hours of General Education.
  • Students who take the bypass exam for digital literacy must take another elective.
  • Must complete all required coursework with cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher to meet graduation requirements.

For a list of KCTCS general education classes in each category, go to https://catalog.kctcs.edu/academic-services/general-education-requirements/

Requirements taken from the 2021-2022 KCTCS Catalog

Updated August 2021