Online Option

In order to complete the Online Associate in Arts degree at Alamance Community College, students must earn 60 hours of college credit in the categories listed in the table. All students must complete at least 31 hours from the Universal General Education Transfer Component list of courses. As part of their degree, students are required to complete two English composition courses, one literature course, one general education history course, one math course, and one general education science course. The literature course should be chosen from ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 241, ENG 242, or ENG 273. Students may not take both BIO 110 and BIO 111 or CHM 131/131A and CHM 151 for credit toward this degree.

print Associate in Arts - Online Option • Curriculum Plan

  1. Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
    1. English Composition (6 semester hours required)
      1. ENG-112 Writing and Research in the Disciplines
    2. Humanities/Fine Arts (9 semester hours required)
      1. ENG-231 American Literature I
      2. ENG-232 American Literature II
      3. ART-111 Art Appreciation
      4. ART-114 Art History Survey I
      5. ART-115 Art History Survey II
      6. MUS-110 Music Appreciation
      7. MUS-112 Introduction to Jazz
      8. PHI-215 Philosophical Issues
      9. PHI-240 Introduction to Ethics
    3. History (3 semester hours required)
      1. HIS-111 World Civilizations I
      2. HIS-112 World Civilizations II
      3. HIS-131 American History I
      4. HIS-132 American History II
    4. Social/Behavioral Sciences (6 semester hours required)
      1. POL-120 American Government
      2. PSY-150 General Psychology
      3. SOC-210 Introduction to Sociology
    5. Natural Sciences (4 semester hours required)
      1. BIO-110 Principles of Biology
      2. GEL-111 Geology
    6. Mathematics (3-4 semester hours required)
    7. Total Universal General Education Transfer Component: 31-32 semester hours
  2. Additional General Education Hours - Take additional hours from the UGETC list or from the following general education courses.
    1. English
      1. ENG-114 Professional Research & Reporting
      2. ENG-242 British Literature II
    2. Humanities
      1. DRA-111 Theatre Appreciation
      2. HUM-150 American Women's Studies
      3. REL-110 World Religions
      4. REL-211 Introduction to Old Testament
      5. REL-212 Introduction to New Testament
    3. Social and Behavioral Sciences
      1. PSY-241 Developmental Psychology
      2. PSY-281 Abnormal Psychology
      3. SOC-213 Sociology of the Family
      4. SOC-220 Social Problems
    4. Computer Sciences
      1. CIS-110 Introduction to Computers
    5. Total Additional General Education Hours: 13-14 semester hours
  3. Academic Transition (1 credit hour required)
    1. ACA-122 College Transfer Success
  4. Electives - Choose any of the general education courses listed above or elective courses from this list.
    1. ACC-120 Principles of Financial Accounting
    2. ACC-121 Principles of Managerial Accounting
    3. BUS-110 Introduction to Business
    4. BUS-115 Business Law I
    5. BUS-137 Principles of Management
    6. CJC-111 Introduction to Criminal Justice
    7. CJC-121 Law Enforcement Operations
    8. ENG-125 Creative Writing I
    9. ENG-273 African-American Literature
    10. HEA-110 Personal Health/Wellness
    11. HIS-236 North Carolina History
    12. PED-110 Fit and Well for Life
  5. Total Additional Hours of Electives: 14 semester hours.
  6. Total Hours Needed for Associate in Arts Degree: 60
  7. English Literature course completed (choose one): ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 273