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Online Associate of Arts Transfer Degree Program

Program Details

Northwest Arkansas Community College offers an Online Associate of Arts Transfer degree program for students interested in liberal arts and related fields and who want to prepare in various fields in order to transfer to a bachelor’s program. The program includes all of the basic courses that are accepted at four-year universities that form the foundation for a Bachelor of Arts degree

Students will further their general education and learn about different subjects in liberal arts, social sciences, and natural sciences in order to become a well-rounded individual and professional. The curriculum consists of 60 credit hours of classes which include topics such as introduction to philosophy, principles of biology, and art appreciation.  

Students will be expected to portray the ability to formulate precise questions about complex problems and ideas relevant to a variety of disciplines related to the ability to gather, assess, and interpret information to arrive at conclusions and solutions,  and understanding of complex written texts and the ability to utilize and understand subtext, metaphor, and the subtlety and nuances of the English language.

Lastly, students will be expected to demonstrate the ability to complete research and formulate research questions, conduct research using available resources and databases, and synthesize information from different sources in the analysis of a topic and students should be able to demonstrate scientific literacy and a broad exposure to various academic disciplines.

Accreditation & Licensing

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