2020-2021 College Catalog 
    May 10, 2021  
2020-2021 College Catalog [Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Associate of Arts

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July 1, 2019
The Associate of Arts Degree (A.A.) gives students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university the opportunity to complete the first two years of coursework leading to a baccalaureate degree. According to the Arkansas Department of Higher Education (ADHE), Associate of Arts degree graduates may be required to complete additional lower-division courses.  

The Associate of Arts degree may be completed in several ways: Traditional Plan , Fully Online , Evenings , or 18-Month Accelerated Evening Plan .

General Education Core - 41 Credit Hours

NPC Requirements - 13-14 Credit Hours

Electives - 5-6 Credit Hours

AA electives include any college-level course selected from any discipline area, including career and technical areas.  

If you selected a two credit hour PE option, choose courses to equal six credit hours.

  • Two three-hour AA electives 
  • One four-hour AA elective and a two-hour AA elective 

If you selected the three credit hour PE option, choose courses to equal five credit hours.

  • One three-hour AA elective and a two-hour AA elective 
  • One four-hour AA elective and a one-hour AA elective 

60 Credit Hours Total

See your NPC advisor for degree and graduation information

The NPC Honors Program

The NPC Honors Program is accepting applications.
Learn more about the NPC Honors Program.

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