Associate of Arts

Liberal Arts, Small Business Management, Early Childhood Studies

To be eligible for the Associate of Arts degree, the student must meet these minimum requirements:

  1. Complete 60 credit hours with a grade point average of not less than 2.0.
  2. Satisfy the General Education Core Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree, plus additional course requirements listed for the specific major.
  3. Pass a course of study and examination of the Constitutions of the United States and the State of Missouri by completing HS 104 or HS 105 or PS 100.
  4. Complete the degree requirements with a grade point average of at least 2.0, with no grade less than "C", and no pass/fail grades in major.
  5. Complete in residence the last 15 credit hours.
  6. Complete the major assessment requirement.
  7. Merit the recommendation of the faculty.
  8. Pay the graduation fee of $100.

Students must apply for the degree (it is not granted automatically upon completion of course requirements).

Students may not receive a liberal arts AA in the same academic year that they receive a bachelor’s degree.