Academic Catalog 2021-2022 
    
    Dec 08, 2021  
Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts


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The Associate of Arts degree is designed for high school students and focuses on Colorado Christian University’s General Education curriculum which includes Arts and Humanities, Biblical Studies, Communication, Science, and Social Science. It offers a solid foundation for many undergraduate majors and careers.

The Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts degree requires completion of 60 hours in the following areas:
General Education (36 hours)
Electives (24 hours)

General Education Core (36 credit hours)


Arts and Humanities (9 credit hours)


Take 3 classes from the following list of CCU courses, or satisfy the requirement with equivalent college-level transfer credit in the Arts and Humanities field. Courses must come from at least two unique discipline prefixes. 

Communications (6 credit hours)


Take 2 classes from the following list of CCU courses, or satisfy the requirement with equivalent college-level transfer credit in the Communication field. One course must be an English composition class. 

Mathematics (3 credit hours)


Take 1 class from the following list of CCU courses, or satisfy the requirement with equivalent college-level transfer credit in the Mathematics field. 

Social Science (9 credit hours)


Take 3 classes from the following list of CCU courses, or satisfy the requirement with equivalent college-level transfer credit in the Social Science field. Courses must come from at least two unique discipline prefixes. At least one course must be history (HIS).

Elective Requirements (24 credit hours)


Take 24 semester hours of CCU or college-level transfer credit, not used to satisfy general education requirements.

Graduation Requirements for Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts Degree


The faculty recommends students in the A.A. in Liberal Arts to the Board of Trustees as candidates for graduation when they have completed the following requirements.

  1. Completion of 60 credit hours as specified in the course requirements listed above. (A maximum of 15 credit hours of 300/400 level courses.)
  2. A letter grade of C- or better in all courses and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 in all CCU coursework.
  3. Meet the CCU Residency requirements 
  4. Formal and timely application for graduation by the date specified by the University Registrar.
  5. No outstanding financial obligation to the University.

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