The Associate of Arts degree in Academic Studies curriculum is designed for students who plan to pursue a baccalaureate degree but are undecided about a specific major. The degree plan provides a Core Curriculum that will transfer to any state-supported college or university in Texas. This degree plan is often correspondent to almost any college or university in the United States. It includes the general education requirements for almost any baccalaureate degree. Electives beyond the Core Curriculum allow students to explore various disciplines in order to determine a major and a career.

A certificate in Academic Studies is earned by simply completing the Core Curriculum requirements.

Recommended Program of Study

Recommended Program of Study
Course Title SCH
Academic Studies Curriculum
* Core Curriculum 42
BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications 3
* Electives 15
Total   60

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Associate of Arts


Steven J. Zani
Chair of General Education and Developmental Studies

Education Annex Building, Office 133



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