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Associate in Arts (AA)

Minimum required credits: 62
AA Student Education Plan (SEP)

Program Description
Associate in Arts (AA) degrees are awarded to students who complete courses consisting of diverse, introductory-level material in preparation for transfer to baccalaureate programs. The basis of study is in communications, the humanities and social sciences, mathematics, science, computer science, and wellness. The primary areas of emphasis are the humanities and social sciences.

Program Outcomes
The student will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate effective communication skills. 
  2. Use reasoning skills to analyze and solve problems. 
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of diverse cultures and value systems. 
  4. Apply health-related knowledge to promote physical and mental well-being.
Program Requirements
  1. Completion of at least 62 semester credits including: 
    • English Composition (ENGL 110 and ENGL 120 or ENGL 125) | 6 credits
    • Fundamentals of Public Speaking (COMM 110) | 3 credits
    • ND:HUMS, ND:FA, ND:HIST (minimum of 6 credits in ND:HUMS, ND:FA, or ND:HIST), & ND:SS (minimum of 6 credits in ND:SS) | 18 credits
    • ND:MATH, ND:LABSC, ND:SCI, and ND:COMPSC (minimum of 3 math credits completed in MATH 103 or higher, one lab science, and one computer science course) | 9 credits
    • Wellness | 2 credits
  2. 2.00 (C) minimum institutional grade point average 
  3. Minimum of 16 credits completed in residence 
  4. Successful completion of UNIV 100 College Strategies (1 credit) or UNIV 101 College Transitions (1 credit) 
  5. Maximum of 12 S/U graded credits (program approval required for 13 credits or more) 
  6. Maximum of 15 CLEP subject exam credits; 0 CLEP general exam credits 
  7. Maximum of 15 credits for prior learning

AA at WSC



Faculty

Lynne

Lynne Raymond

Associate Professor of Psychology
Arts and Human Sciences Department
1410 University Avenue
Stevens Hall 115G
701.774.4238
Kirby

Kirby Lund

Assistant Professor of English
Arts and Human Sciences Department
1410 University Avenue
Stevens Hall 115H
701.774.4595
Richard K.

Richard K. Stenberg

Associate Professor
Arts and Human Sciences Department
1410 University Avenue
Stevens Hall 115F
701.774.4262
Dr. Kim

Dr. Kim Weismann

Professor of Communication, Arts and Human Sciences Department Chair, Title IX Deputy Coordinator
Arts and Human Sciences Department
1410 University Avenue
Stevens Hall 115B
701.774.4503
Matt

Matt Peterson

Associate Professor
Arts and Human Sciences Department
1410 University Avenue
Stevens Hall 115C
701.774.4280
Dr. Kyle

Dr. Kyle Norris

Associate Professor of Music
Arts and Human Sciences Department
1410 University Ave
Stevens Hall 213
701.774.4572
Steven

Steven Grunenwald

Associate Professor of English
Arts and Human Sciences Department
1410 University Avenue
Stevens Hall 115D
701.774.4255
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