Associate in Arts Pathway

Degree

The Associate in Arts College Transfer Pathway provides up to 32-33 credit hours leading to the Associate in Arts and is designed for high school juniors and seniors who wish to begin study toward the Associate in Arts degree and a baccalaureate degree in a non-STEM major (something other than science, technology, engineering, or mathematics).

High school juniors and seniors are eligible to enroll if they (a) have a weighted GPA of at least 3.0 on high school courses and (b) demonstrate college readiness in English, reading, and mathematics. Students are not obligated to complete a pathway or to take classes in a particular order, except in the case of prerequisites.

Courses

Course Course Name CREDIT
 
English Composition
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
ENG 112 Writing/Res in Disciplines 3 0 0 3
Communication/Humanities/Fine Arts
Select 3 courses from the following from at least 2 different disciplines.
ART 111 Art Appreciation 3 0 0 3
ART 114 Art History Survey I 3 0 0 3
ART 115 Art History Survey II 3 0 0 3
COM 231 Public Speaking 3 0 0 3
ENG 231 American Literature I 3 0 0 3
ENG 232 American Literature II 3 0 0 3
ENG 241 British Literature I 3 0 0 3
ENG 242 British Literature II 3 0 0 3
MUS 110 Music Appreciation 3 0 0 3
MUS 112 Introduction to Jazz 3 0 0 3
PHI 215 Philosophical Issues 3 0 0 3
PHI 240 Intro to Ethics 3 0 0 3
Mathematics
Select 1 course from the following.
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy 2 2 0 3
MAT 152 Statistical Methods 3 2 0 4
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra 3 2 0 4
Social/Behavioral Science
Select 3 courses from the following from at least 2 different disciplines.
ECO 251 Prin. of Microeconomics 3 0 0 3
ECO 252 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 0 0 3
HIS 111 World Civilizations I 3 0 0 3
HIS 112 World Civilizations II 3 0 0 3
HIS 131 American History I 3 0 0 3
HIS 132 American History II 3 0 0 3
POL 120 American Government 3 0 0 3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 0 3
SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology 3 0 0 3
Natural Sciences
Select 1 course from the following.
BIO 111 General Biology I 3 3 0 4
CHM 151 General Chemistry I 3 3 0 4
PHY 110
 
PHY 110A
Concept Physics
and
Concept Physics Lab
3 2 0 4
Academic Transition
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 0 2 0 1

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CEU Classes

Additional Classes

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Associate in Arts Program will be able to:

  1. Analyze and interpret scholarly texts.
  2. Identify, evaluate, and apply relevant information to solve problems.
  3. Articulate conclusions and positions clearly and effectively.

The Associate in Arts is also available online. Online degree students follow the same degree requirements and program learning outcomes as students earning the degree in the traditional format. Though not all transfer courses offered on campus are also offered online, enough are offered via distance to earn the full degree in two years.

Estimated Cost

Pathway In-State Out-of-State
Tuition and Fees $0.00 $0.00
Books and Supplies $1,200.00 – $1,600.00 $1,200.00 – $1,600.00
Total Cost $1,200.00 – $1,600.00 $1,200.00 – $1,600.00

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Program Contact(s)

Connie Wolfe
Dean of Arts and Sciences
(336) 386-3220
wolfecr@surry.edu


Program Contact(s)

Connie Wolfe
Dean of Arts and Sciences
(336) 386-3220
wolfecr@surry.edu

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