Online Associate of Arts Degree (AA)

Black Hawk College now offers an Associate in Arts (AA) Degree that is 100% online!

  • No on-campus requirements
  • Dedicated online advisor
  • Eight week classes
  • Special orientation services
  • Student services/resources all online
  • Starts Fall 2020!

Easy to Transfer:

The Associate in Arts degree (AA) is great for students who want to fulfill the general education courses to transfer to a specific four-year college or university, or for students who may still be deciding which major to pursue.

The first two years of a baccalaureate degree at a four-year college or university are devoted primarily to a general education core curriculum. Transfer students can complete these types of courses at BHC and then arrive at the transfer school well prepared for their major.

Academic advisors work closely with students to choose suitable courses.  Students may begin their transfer planning by reviewing Transfer Guides & Agreements.  Students interested in other colleges or universities should contact the transfer institution or a BHC advisor.

Concentrations Available: 

The transfer program emphasis choices are psychology, business and accounting. However, students who are interested in a different transfer majors can tailor their program as well!

AA Degree Framework

Communication 3 courses
Humanities & Fine Arts 3 courses
Social & Behavioral Sciences 3 courses
Mathematics 1 course
Physical & Life Sciences 2 courses including lab
Elective Courses approximately 9 courses; up to 27 credits
Non-Western Studies Course 1 course (may be satisfied by choosing a designated non-western Humanities, Fine Arts, or Social & Behavioral Sciences course)
Total Credits: 60
100- or  200- level courses count
approximately 20 courses
additional prerequisite courses may be required


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