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2024 - 2025 Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Catalog 
2024 - 2025 Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Catalog

Associate of Arts

The Liberal Arts Concentration Area provides a solid foundation for successful transfer to four-year educational institutions. If you are undecided about a program of study, an academic advisor or counselor can assist you in your decision.

Plan of Study

General Education Requirements

Choose from the General Education Curriculum listed below according to your goals and interests and the requirements of your intended transfer institution.

Communications (9 credits required)

Select one English course:

Select one English course:

Select one Speech course:

Arts and Humanities (9 credits required)

Select one Humanities course:

Select one Fine Arts course :

Cultural/Historical Perspectives (6 credits required)

Select one Intercultural Perspectives or Language course:

Social Sciences (6 credits required)

Select one Economics or Political Science course:

Select one Psychology or Sociology course:

Natural Sciences (8 credits required)

Select one Life Sciences course:

Select one Physical Sciences course:

Mathematics (3 credits required)

Select one Mathematics course:

Computer Skills (3 credits or demonstrated proficiency* required)

* To demonstrate proficiency, students would need to complete the Computer Skills Proficiency Exam with a passing score.

Select one Computer Skills course:

Electives (Up to 19 credits required)

Students choose electives according to their needs and interests and the requirements of their intended transfer college to complete the 62 credit hours required of an Associate of Arts degree. While electives generally are chosen from any Arts and Science course numbered above 100, a maximum of 16 credit hours in career technical courses may be applied toward an AA. A maximum of four credit hours of Human Development courses may be applied toward an AA degree.

Non-discrimination Statement / Equal Educational Opportunities

It is the policy of Eastern Iowa Community College District not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental or marital status, as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Equal Employment Opportunity Officer/Equity Coordinator, Eastern Iowa Community College District, 101 West Third Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801, 563-336-5222, equity@eicc.edu or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730- 1576, TDD (800) 877-8339 Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.