Associate of Arts

General

This program can be completed 100% online. 

AA/AS degrees are designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university.  TMCC has transfer agreements with the following institutions.

  • Great Basin College
  • University of Nevada, Reno  

The Associate of Arts degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university for a baccalaureate degree. Satisfactory completion of the degree guarantees fulfillment of lower-division general education requirements at UNR, UNLV, or NSC. Students who intend to transfer to other institutions should consult an advisor or follow the catalog of the transfer institution. 

Outcomes

Students completing the degree will:

  • Be prepared to transfer to college and university baccalaureate programs with junior standing.
  • Complete TMCC’s general education transfer requirements.
  • Acquire the knowledge, skills, and values consistent with a liberal arts education.
  • Acquire the knowledge of the subject matter appropriate to their academic emphasis.

AA/AS degrees are designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university.  

To earn an AA/AS degree, students must:

  1. Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 (see requirements for graduation.)
  2. Complete a minimum of 15 units within the college.
  3. Satisfy General Education requirements for the AA/AS.
  4. Have no financial or library obligation to the college.
General Education Requirements 2
English3-6
Including ENG 102 or ENG 114 1
Fine Arts3
Humanities3
Mathematics3
Science (Lab Required)6
Social Science3
Additional College Requirements
Diversity 4[3]
Foreign Language 30-14
U.S. and Nevada Constitutions[3]
Elective Requirements 522-36
Total Units60

Note: If you know your major, print the NSHE Transfer Agreements online. Major requirements will satisfy elective units.

Meadowood Center Morning Program. See Academic Advising for the course schedule.

Plan of Study Grid
1st semesterUnits
MATH 126 Pre-Calculus I 3
ENG 101 Composition I 3
THTR 210 Theatre: a Cultural Context 3
PSY 101 General Psychology 3
SPAN 111 First Year Spanish I 4
 Semester Total16
2nd semester
PSC 101 Introduction to American Politics 3
ENG 102 Composition II 3
HIST 208 World History I 3
SPAN 112 First Year Spanish II 4
Science Options: NUTR 121, or BIOL 100, or ANTH 102 & ANTH 110L 3-4
 Semester Total16
3rd semester
Electives: Choose electives that will apply toward your bachelor's degree 9
Science options: NUTR 121, or BIOL 100, or ANTH 102 & ANTH 110L 3-4
 Semester Total13
4th semester
Electives: Choose Electives that will apply toward your bachelor's degree 12
SPAN 212 Second Year Spanish II 3
 Semester Total15
 Total Units60

Meadowood Center  Evening Program. See Academic Advising for the course schedule. 

Plan of Study Grid
1st semesterUnits
MATH 126 Pre-Calculus I 3
SPAN 111 First Year Spanish I 4
ENG 101 Composition I 3
HIST 208 World History I 3
ANTH 201 Peoples and Cultures of the World 3
 Semester Total16
2nd semester
ENG 102 Composition II 3
SPAN 112 First Year Spanish II 4
Science options: NUTR 121, or BIOL 100, or ENV 101 3
PSC 101 Introduction to American Politics 3
THTR 210 Theatre: a Cultural Context 3
 Semester Total16
3rd semester
Wednesday, 7-9:50 options: NUTR 121, or BIOL 100, or ENV 101 3
SPAN 211 Second Year Spanish I 3
Electives: Choose Electives that will apply toward your bachelor's degree 9
 Semester Total15
4th semester
SPAN 212 Second Year Spanish II (Hybrid) 3
Electives: Choose electives that apply toward your bachelor's degree. 10
 Semester Total13
 Total Units60