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Program Details

The Associate in Arts Degree offered by Kirtland Community College is a program of study that is available to students in a completely online format. This program is intended for individuals who are interested in pursuing an education, but who do not want to commit to a four-year degree. This program offers students the ability to build a foundational education in the basics of academic studies. This program aims to equip its students with the standard requirements of a Liberal Arts degree that can transfer seamlessly to a bigger university. The Associate in Arts degree program is intended for students who plan to complete a bachelor’s degree in the field of education, liberal arts, humanities, or social sciences.

The curriculum of this program offers entry-level courses in math, science, English, social sciences, and the Humanities. Students can also take higher-level courses in their chosen field of study. Students are required to complete a minimum of 60 credit hours of courses. This includes 12 to 13 credit hours of Communications courses, 11 to 13 hours of Humanities, 12 to 13 hours of Social Sciences, 9 to 14 credit hours of Math and Natural Sciences courses, and 8 to 13 credit hours of courses in Electives. Students who enroll in this program of study can major in subject areas such as: Art, Anthropology, Archaeology, Communications, Criminal Justice, Education, English, Geography, History, Humanities, Journalism, Music, Political Science, Pre-law, Psychology, Social Science, Social Work, Sociology, Speech, or Theatre.

Students who enroll in this program should be able to complete this degree online through not only Kirtland Community College courses, but also through the Michigan Community College Virtual Learning Collaborative.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission