Southwestern College

Program Overview

The Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts Degree is designed for students who wish a broad knowledge of liberal arts and sciences plus additional coursework in

an "Area of Emphasis." The Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts Degree would be an ideal choice for those students planning on transferring to the California State University or University of California as the student can satisfy their general education requirements, plus focus on transferable course work that relates to majors at CSU or UC. 

  • Choose either Option I or II or III for the General Education pattern related to your educational goal.
  • Complete 18 units in one "Area of Emphasis" from those outlined on the next pages. (Note: Where appropriate, courses in the "area of emphasis" may also be counted for a GE area).
  •  For ALL OPTIONS: complete necessary Southwestern College Graduation and Proficiency requirements (See Southwestern College Catalog).

Degrees & Certificates

Associate in Arts Transfer Preparation * Options 2 & 3

  • Liberal Arts: Emphasis in Arts and Humanities
  • Liberal Arts: Emphasis in Communication in the English Language
  • Liberal Arts: Emphasis in Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Liberal Arts: Emphasis in Math and Science

Associate in Arts Non-Transfer * Option 1

  • Liberal Arts: Emphasis in Arts and Humanities
  • Liberal Arts: Emphasis in Communication in the English Language
  • Liberal Arts: Emphasis in Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Liberal Arts: Emphasis in Math and Science
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