2024-2025 College Catalog 
    
    May 30, 2024  
2024-2025 College Catalog

Associate of Arts


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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 Division 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  or Fully Online 

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

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

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