Aug 23, 2019  
2019-2020 Online Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Online Catalog

Associate in Arts - A.A.


The Associate in Arts degree (A.A.) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded by Union County College upon completion of a course of study usually lasting two to three years full-time and three or more years part-time. It is equivalent to the first two years of a four-year college or university degree. This degree is intended for students who wish to graduate from Union County College, then transfer to a four-year college or university upon graduation.

The programs leading to the Associate in Arts degree parallel those offered in the freshman and sophomore years at four-year institutions. Students who satisfactorily complete their chosen programs will be able to continue their college education into their junior and senior years at four-year colleges or universities. The Associate in Arts degree is conferred upon completion of one of the following two-year programs:

  • Business
  • Communications
  • Early Childhood Elementary Education, option offered through Liberal Arts
  • Education, option offered through Liberal Arts
  • English
  • Graphic Design, option offered through Liberal Arts
  • History
  • Journalism and Public Relations option offered through Communications
  • Liberal Arts
  • Media, option offered through Communications
  • Psychology, option offered through Liberal Arts
  • Public Administration, option offered through Business
  • Sociology, option offered through Liberal Arts
  • Theater Arts, option offered through Liberal Arts
  • Visual Arts, option offered through Liberal Arts