The Associate of Arts (A.A.) Degree is a 90-credit transfer degree that fulfills the general education requirements for most four-year degrees in arts and sciences. To earn the A.A. degree, students must achieve a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or better in courses numbered 100 and above, complete at least 15 credits at the Seattle Community College (North, Central or South) awarding the degree and meet all of the requirements. A full description of the degree requirements are outlined in the district college catalog. Also available is our AA Degree planning sheet.
The Associate of Science (A.S.) transfer degree requirements include satisfactory completion of at least 90 approved credits with a 2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA). At least 15 credits must be earned at the Seattle Community College (North, Central or South) awarding the degree.
Students should contact the advising office for listings of courses that satisfy degree requirements. Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution should be aware that they must complete all admission requirements for their destination institution. (See the schedule of university reps who visit campus and our list of direct transfer institutions.)
For more information about College Transfer, please refer to the "Introduction" section of the District catalog.
Steps for Developing Your Two-Year Plan
- Look for the program you plan to pursue and, where available, PRINT the curriculum guidelines with planning worksheet.
- If curriculum guidelines are not available, PRINT the worksheet appropriate for the degree you wish to pursue.
Worksheet for Business AA Degree (updated 2012)
Planning Sheet for AA Degree (updated February 2011)
- Fill in the blanks of the worksheet using the curriculum guidelines for your program. To help you choose classes, you can refer to the class schedule for course descriptions or see official course outlines.
- Extremely Important... Make an appointment with a College Transfer Advisor or Counselor to review your plan. Students must be sure all degree requirements are met prior to transfer.
REMEMBER: Students are not required to develop their own two-year plan. Advisors and Counselors can help with the process.