May 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Course Catalog & Student Handbook 
2022-2023 Course Catalog & Student Handbook

Associate in Arts (AA.ARTS 45600)

The Associate in Arts program is designed for students wanting to complete the first two years of a bachelor’s degree. Students take transfer courses in the humanities and social sciences. Students should work with their advisor to select courses that apply to the major at the college or university where they plan to transfer.

Degree Requirements

Courses for Distribution (Minimum 27 Credit Hours)

9 Hours Communication (Written and Oral) and/or Literature

12 Hours in Humanities and/or Social Science

6 Credit Hours in Mathematics and/or Natural Sciences (Lab)

Select two courses:

Courses for Concentration (Minimum 15 Credit Hours)

Select a minimum of 15.0 credit hours from Communication, Humanities, or Social Sciences

Other Hours Required for Graduation (Minimum 18 Credit Hours)

Select a Minimum of 17 Credit Hours from The Following Courses

Up to 9 credit hours from courses within any York Technical College degree program may also be applied to “Other Hours Required for Graduation”.

Completion Plan

First Semester

Subtotal: 16 Credit Hours

Second Semester

Subtotal: 15 Credit Hours

Third Semester

Subtotal: 14 Credit Hours

Fourth Semester

Subtotal: 16 Credit Hours

Total Credit Hours: 60

A co-requisite is a course that must be taken the same semester as, or completed in a previous semester before, another specified course.

A pre-requisite is a course that must be completed in order to enter another specified course.

* Courses in this program that require a minimum grade of “C.”
@ Courses are listed at the end of the document according to the area listed.
# Hours may exceed minimum required depending on course selection.

No courses may be used to fulfill a requirement in more than one area. All courses must be completed with a minimum grade of “C” to achieve transferability. Transferability is dependent on the major and/or senior college/university selected by the student. Each student should work with his/her assigned college/university transfer advisor and senior college/university in making course selections.

Mathematics and Science Courses

(Six hours total from Math and/or Science)

Social Science Course

(Two courses)

English Literature

(One course)

Concentration Area Courses

(Fifteen credit hours from this area)

Other Required Courses Area

(Seventeen credit hours from this area)