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Associate in Arts

The Associate in Arts degree is designed to complete the lower-division (freshman and sophomore) portion of a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree, and is ideal for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution after L&C.

The Associate in Arts degree includes the transferable General Education Core Curriculum and the lower-division major field core courses recommended by the Illinois Articulation Initiative. The Associate in Arts degree is ideally suited for students seeking a Bachelor of Arts degree in areas such as liberal arts and sciences, English, psychology and many other fields.

Please contact an advisor in the Enrollment Center to talk about your options.

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Associate in Arts

Curriculum
General Education Credit
Additional Fine Arts/Humanities Credit
    • Complete 3 credits from the Humanities/Fine Arts course options
Western/Non-Western/Human Relations
    • Complete 1 Non-western course You can use a course that you already used from the previous sections of the Social/Behavior Science and Fine/Arts.
    • Complete 1 Human Relations course You can use a course that you already used from the previous sections of the Social/Behavior Science and Humanities/Fine Arts
    • Complete 1 Western course You can use a course that you already used from the previous sections of the Social/Behavior Science and Humanities/Fine Arts
Total Required Hours
  • To earn an Associate in Arts Degree from LCCC, students are required to take a minimum of 60 credit hours. Within the 60 hours, a student must complete the coursework listed above which includes General Education Credit and an additional Humanities/Fine Arts credit.