Core Curriculum

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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 Area Required
Communication 6
Mathematics 3
Life & Physical Sciences 6
Language, Philosophy, and Culture 3
Creative Arts 3
American History 6
Government/Political Science 6
Social & Behavioral Sciences 3
Component Area Option 6
Total 42

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.