- Associate in Arts Degree
- Program location:
- Elkhorn Valley Campus, Fort Omaha Campus, South Omaha Campus
This associate in arts degree strengthens foundation skills, provides broad understanding, and develops thinking skills as students prepare for advanced sequences of courses at four-year institutions. Each transfer institution publishes requirements for admission, for general education, and for major concentration areas. Students should consult the catalog of the transfer institution of their choice. This degree can be completed online by selecting courses with the online course designation.
|Total Credit Hours Required||96.0|
General Education Requirements - 27.0 Credit Hrs.
|ENGL 1010 English Composition I||4.5|
|ENGL 1020 English Composition II||4.5|
|SPCH 1110 Public Speaking||4.5|
|MATH 1310 Intermediate Algebra||4.5|
|HMRL 1010 Human Relations Skills||4.5|
|INFO 1001 Information Systems and Literacy||4.5|
Students should select courses from each of the following categories to meet the required credit hours. A total of 36.0 credits must be taken in the Social Sciences and Humanities categories combined in order to receive the Associate in Arts degree. Students should consult with an advisor or counselor to choose courses that will best meet their transfer needs.
Major Requirements for Liberal Arts/Academic Transfer - 69.0 Credit Hrs.
|Quantitative/Numeracy Skills - Choose 4.5 credit hours from the Mathematics courses||4.5|
|Social Sciences - Choose 9.0–27.0 credit hours from the Social Sciences courses||9.0–27.0|
|Natural Sciences - Choose 12.0 credit hours from the Natural Sciences courses. At least one course should include a lab.||12.0|
|Humanities - Choose 9.0–27.0 credit hours from the Humanities courses||9.0–27.0|
|Cultural Studies - Choose 4.5 credit hours from the Cultural Studies courses||4.5|
|Electives - Choose 12.0 credit hours.
Elective credits may be chosen from courses throughout the catalog, but students are strongly advised to consult with the four-year college to which they plans to transfer as to the appropriateness of choosing particular courses. The degree plan that will be followed at a four-year institution should also be followed where possible in choosing elective courses at MCC. In general, students may rely on the courses within the above categories when choosing elective courses.
Catalogs and additional transfer information are available in Student Services or by visiting the articulation website at www.mccneb.edu/articulation/. Counselors and advisors are available to provide assistance with the selection of MCC courses that transfer to area four-year institutions.
Associate in Arts: Associate-to-Bachelors (A-to-B) Degrees
Listed below are associate in arts degree transfer agreements developed with specific courses that transfer to a four-year institution. These are special agreements with the four-year institutions, and all courses should be completed for maximum transfer. Completing an A-to-B Agreement does not guarantee admission into the four-year school.
|Associate in Arts Transfer Agreements||Four-Year Institutions|
|Library Science Education (LSEAA)*||University of Nebraska–Omaha|
|Pre-Art Education (PSAE1)*||University of Nebraska–Omaha|
Early Childhood Education (ECPCA)
Early Childhood Education (ECPPA)
Early Childhood Education (ECPKA)
Early Childhood Education (ECPLA)
Early Childhood Education (ECPWA)
University of Nebraska–Kearney
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Wayne State College
Early childhood educators who are considering opening their own center are encouraged to take ENTR 1050 Introduction to Entrepreneurship Introduction to Entrepreneurship. A leading cause of failure of new business endeavors is the lack of advance planning.
Social Science Transfer Agreements
Required and recommended courses and course sequences are in place for Liberal Arts/Academic Transfer students wanting to major in history, political science, psychology, sociology, or secondarily in anthropology, geography, or education (with concentration in one of the above areas). Students should consult the Social Science program brochure and the Transfer Guides for department-specific information. Education majors should also see information about the TE@M program (Teacher Education at Metro) agreement with the University of Nebraska–Omaha at www.mccneb.edu/team. Working closely with a counselor is highly recommended.
*The Associate of Arts degree in Library Science Education is now available in Nebraska through a partnership of the Nebraska Community College System. All Library courses will need to be completed online through Central Community College in Grand Island. Library courses will transfer to MCC and UNO. For details, contact Gretchen Schaeffer, Academic Adviser, (402) 457-2376.