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Associate of Arts

What it is


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The Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree is designed for you to develop entry-level career skills or earn your first two years of college credits for transfer to earn your bachelor’s degree. This degree is a general liberal arts degree and 40 of the 60 credits earned must be taken within the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC). If you plan to transfer, work closely with your admissions and academic advisors to be sure you are taking the right classes to meet your goals.


  • Our instructors have real world experience and bring their expertise in business and industry to the classroom.
  • You’ll gain in-demand professional skills in communication, collaboration and teamwork.
  • We offer a flexible schedule, allowing you to choose courses during the day, at night or online, providing convenient scheduling options.

Award Requirements and Course Descriptions & Outlines

Please select the award below to view the degree options and requirements in the college catalog.