Core Curriculum

Core Curriculum

To earn an associate degree, you must fulfill certain core curriculum requirements. The core curriculum for transfer degrees is comprised of the 42 credit hours outlined below:

Core Curriculum Requirements
Subject AreaRequired
Credits
Communication6
Mathematics3
Life & Physical Sciences6
Language, Philosophy, and Culture3
Creative Arts3
American History6
Government/Political Science6
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
Component Area Option6
Total42

Please note: Transfer degrees include the Associate of Arts (AA), Associate of Science (AS), and Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT). If you are working toward an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), consult your program map to see which of the subject area credits you must obtain before graduation.

More information and a core curriculum course list can be found in the ACC Catalog.