A.A.A. Degree Requirements

To receive an Associate of Applied Arts degree, the following requirements must be completed:

  • Earn 62-86 semester hours of credit in the courses required for the specific program.
  • Earn 16 semester hours in residence at Kirkwood in the program for which the degree is sought.
  • Maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0.
  • Complete a minimum of 23 semester credit hours of coursework in the following basic learning core:
    Core Requirement Number of Courses
    Communication - Writing 2 courses
    Communication - Speech 1 course
    History/Cultures 1 course
    Humanities 2 courses
    Mathematics/Science 1 course
    Social Science 1 course