A.A. Degree

The Associate in Arts degree shall be granted for a planned program of study consisting of a minimum of 64 and a maximum of 65 semester hours of college transfer courses. (Ref. 23 NCAC 2E.0204) Within the degree program, the institution shall include opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and the basic use of computers.

Courses are approved for transfer through the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement. Community college graduates who have earned 64 semester hours of academic credit in approved transfer courses with a grade of “C” or better in each course and an overall GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale will receive at least 64 semester hours of academic credit upon admission to a university. Courses may also transfer through bilateral agreements between institutions. Courses offered through bilateral agreements may not transfer to all receiving institutions.

A. A. Degree: Day & Evening Programs
Total General Education Hours Required= 45 semester hours credit (SHC)
Click on the class to determine if a prerequisite/corequisite is required; see your advisor for specific course information.

Total Semester Hours Credit required in program = 60-61 (A. UGETC + B. Additional Gen Ed Hrs + C. Other Required Hrs)
One semester hour of credit may be included in a 61 SHC Associate in Arts program of study. The transfer of this hour is not guaranteed.
* An asterisk indicates that a prerequisite/corequisite course is required; see your advisor for specific course information.

Notes:

Students must meet the receiving university’s foreign language and/or health and physical education requirements, if applicable, prior to or after transfer to the senior institution.
All degree graduates of Montgomery Community College must demonstrate competency in the basic use of computers. To satisfy this requirement, students may utilize one of the following three options:
Provide evidence of computer courses taken in high school or at another college;
Take a computer course at MCC; or
Take the MCC Computer Competency Test
Total Semester Hours Required For Associate in Arts degree: 60-61

One semester hour of credit may be included in a 61 SHC Associate in Arts program of study. The transfer of the extra hour, however, is not guaranteed.

Total Semester Hours Required for Associate in Arts Diploma: 44