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    Jul 13, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate of Arts, AA

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Program of Study

An Associate of Arts (AA) Degree is a two-year program that provides a general liberal arts education. An AA degree helps students gain useful career skills and is also designed to serve as a stepping stone into a bachelors program at a four-year college or university. 

To make an informed selection of Arts and Humanities, Social Science, and Natural Science electives, Terra State advises the transfer-intending student to consult the receiving institution to ensure maximum transferability and application of credits.



Required Courses


Additional elective hours may be taken from any Terra State program or discipline to combine with the above requirements to complete a degree with at least 60 semester hours. Care should be taken to select elective courses that will meet specific requirements at the four-year institution. No developmental course may be used as an elective.

  • Any combination of additional electives 17-22 Credits

Students may elect to earn a general AA degree or pursue one of the following, though the degree will reflect a general AA:

  • American Sign Language
  • Creative Writing
  • Education

Terra State also offers Ohio Guaranteed Transfer Pathways in the following areas:

Total Credit Hours: 60-65

See your advisor for appropriate course selection.


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