The Associate in Arts degree program is designed for students who expect to complete a degree at a four-year institution in such areas as art, education, English, history, journalism, library, pre-law, psychology, sociology, or communications. Students may complete the first two years at Eastern by earning the Associate in Arts requiring a minimum of 60 semester hours.
Upon completion of this degree, graduates will be able to:
- Communicate effectively and work collaboratively
- Think critically and solve problems
- Examine issues from a global perspective
- Conduct basic research and evaluate electronic and traditional sources
- Appreciate literature and the arts
To determine appropriate course selections, students should consult with the catalog of the institution to which they intend to transfer. Transfer Concentration Electives are transferable courses in the discipline of interest. Students should select Transfer Concentration Electives in consultation with an advisor and/or college to which they intend to transfer.
The following courses are recommendations to fulfill program requirements in each discipline:
History: Select three hours of history courses
Humanities: Select humanities electives from foreign language, art, music, literature, and religion courses.
Mathematics: AA majors select MTH 121 or MTH 135 or higher
Science: Select science electives from biology, chemistry, physics, or physical science.
Social Science: Select social science electives from psychology, sociology, geography, and economics courses
Note: all electives must be college-level courses at the 100 level or higher.
Estimate Your Costs
Eastern is one of the most affordable colleges in the United States!
Rates are for 2022-2023 and based on two full-time (12 credit hour) semesters. Rates are subject to change and do not include books, academic supplies, or student fees.
|Tuition Rates||Eastern||WV 2-Year Colleges||WV 4-Year Colleges|
|West Virginia Residents||$3,840||$4,776||$12,410|
Eastern adheres to an open admission policy which means applications with a high school diploma or GED are eligible for admission.