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Online Degree Pathway: Liberal Arts AA Degree

Liberal Arts Associate in Arts Degree (A.A.)

 

The Online Degree Pathway Program at Santa Ana College is a two-year program that offers students the ability to graduate in two-years.  The Liberal Arts Associate in Arts (A.A.)​ is an online degree pathway program.  Students in the Online Degree Pathway complete a fixed sequence of courses in a cohort grouping.  Students can select one of the following areas of emphasis: 

  • Arts, Humanities & Communication
  • American Studies

The following course sequence was developed for students based on the Santa Ana College Core Competencies, which highlight: communication skills, thinking and reasoning, information competency, diversity, civic responsibility, life skills and careers.

Courses

Units

1st Semester: Fall 2014

 

 

 

1st 8-weeks

Psychology 100

Intro. to Psychology

3

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Sociology 100
 

Intro. to Sociology

3

2nd 8-weeks

Counseling 116

Career/Life Planning & Pers.

3

 

Biology 109

Fundamentals of Biology

3

2nd Semester: Spring 2015

 

 

 

1st 8-weeks

Mathematics 080

Intermediate Algebra

4

 

Kinesiology AC, 123

Personal Fitness Training

1

 

 

 

 

2nd 8-weeks

Computer Sci 100

Computer and Society

3

 

Kinesiology HE, 104

Nutrition and Fitness

2

​Library 100

​Library Research Fundamentals

​1

Summer 2015

Music 101

Music Appreciation

​3

 

Art 100

Intro. to Art Concepts

3

3rd Semester: Fall 2015

 

 

 

1st 8-weeks

English 101*

Freshman Composition

4

 

Interdisciplinary Studies 121

Humanities Through the Arts

3

 

 

 

 

2nd 8-weeks

Political Sci. 101

Intro. to American Governments

3

 

History 120

The United States to 1865

3

 

 

 

 

4th Semester: Spring 2016

 

 

 

1st 8-weeks

Sociology 112

Relationships, Marriages, & Family

3

 

Reading 150

Critical Reading

3

 

 

 

 

2nd 8-weeks

Comm Studies 101

Intro. to Interpersonal Comm.

3

 

Anthropology 100

Intro. to Cultural Anthropology

3

Summer 2016

 

 

 

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Philosophy 108

Ethics

3

Earth Science 110

Intro. to Earth Science​​

​3

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Total Units

60

* Prerequisite English 061, EMLS 112, ACE 116 or qualifying profile from English placement ​ ​ ​