Associate of Arts

The Associate of Arts Degree is awarded by University of Arkansas Rich Mountain to students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution in order to complete the baccalaureate degree.

The purpose of the Associate of Arts Program is to provide students with the knowledge and critical thinking skills that will enable the student to analyze problems, arrive at intelligent conclusions, and make reasoned choices in his or her professional and personal life.   Course syllabi specify how each class will help students achieve the outcomes and competencies of the general education curriculum.

  • Students will demonstrate competency in writing, reading, speaking, and listening.
  • Students will demonstrate competency in mathematics, including analytical and occupational skills.
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of the culture and society of both the nation and the world.
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of physical and biological principles.
  • Students will apply technological and research skills to identify, locate, and process information.
  • Students will be prepared to compete academically upon transfer to a four-year institution.

The College Catalog/Student Handbook has more details about this degree.

AA Degree Plan