Associate of Arts Degrees

Associate of Arts Degrees

The Associate of Arts degree (AA) is intended primarily for students who plan to transfer to another college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree. The AA is a general education degree. While no specific major is attached to the degree, students can choose an emphasis within the degree. Through careful selection of courses, students may enhance preparation for a planned major at a four-year college or university. At least 40 of the 60 credits must be taken within the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC). Students are strongly encouraged to develop an educational plan with an Anoka-Ramsey academic advisor to assure that AA degree and pre-major requirements are fulfilled.

Art Emphasis

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Art Emphasis

This degree is intended to constitute the first two years of a baccalaureate degree program.

Associate of Arts

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Associate of Arts

The degree is intended primarily for students who plan to transfer to another college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree.

Communication Studies Emphasis

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Communication Studies Emphasis

This degree focuses on the following areas of communication study: basics of communication, interpersonal, public speaking, intercultural, and small group interaction.

Creative Writing Emphasis

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Creative Writing Emphasis

This degree is intended to constitute the first two years of a baccalaureate degree program.

Education Emphasis

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Education Emphasis

This degree is designed for transfer to a bachelor’s degree in Education.

English Literature Emphasis

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English Literature Emphasis

This degree is intended to constitute the first two years of a baccalaureate degree program.

Psychology Degree & Transfer Pathway

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Psychology Degree & Transfer Pathway

This degree is intended to constitute the first two years of a baccalaureate degree program.