Associate in Arts in General Program

(College of Liberal Arts)

The Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree in General Program, which is only offered on the Temple University, Japan Campus, is awarded by the College of Liberal Arts.

Requirements

University and College of Liberal Arts (CLA) Requirements

  • The Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree requires a minimum of 62 credits distributed according to University policy, with at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Students must compete the General Education curriculum.
  • Students must maintain a GPA of 2.0 in all of CLA courses (please consult with the academic advisor for details).
  • A.A. candidates must complete a minimum of 45 credit hours within CLA disciplines.
  • A.A. candidates may count a maximum of 17 non-CLA credits toward the A.A. degree.
  • A maximum of 9 credit hours of the preparatory course works (numbered 0700 - 0799) may be applied to the A.A. degree.

Program Requirements (minimum 12 credits, in addition to General Education and CLA requirements)

Upper Level Humanities
Select two upper level courses (numbered 2000 or higher) from the College of Liberal Arts. Please consult with the academic advisor for details.6
Upper Level Social Science
Select two upper level courses (numbered 2000 or higher) from the College of Liberal Arts. Consult with the academic advisor for details.6
Writing Intensive
The Associate of Arts degree candidates are required to complete at least one Writing Intensive course. 3
If one of the courses taken in the Humanities or Social Science requirements above is Writing Intensive, the course can also count toward this requirement.

Suggested Academic Plan

Please note that this is a suggested academic plan. Depending on your situation, your academic plan may look different.

Associate in Arts in General Program

Requirements for New Students starting in the 2016-2017 Academic Year

Year 1
FallCredit Hours
ENG 0802 or 0812Analytical Reading and Writing [GW]4
GenEd Quantitative Literacy Course [GQ]4
GenEd Breadth Course3
Foreign Language 1001 - first level4
 Term Credit Hours15
Spring
IH 0851Mosaic: Humanities Seminar I [GY]3
Foreign Lanaguge 1002 - second level4
GenEd Breadth Course3
GenEd Breadth Course3
GenEd Breadth Course3
 Term Credit Hours16
Year 2
Fall
IH 0852Mosaic: Humanities Seminar II [GZ]3
GenEd Breadth Course3-4
CLA 2000+ Upper Level Course (Humanities)3
CLA 2000+ Upper Level Course (Social Science)3
Select one of the following:3-4
Foreign Lanaguage - third level
 
GenEd Global/World Society Course
 
Internationally-Focused Course from Approved List
 
 Term Credit Hours15-17
Spring
GenEd Breadth Course3
GenEd Breadth Course3
CLA 2000+ Upper Level Course (Humanities)13
CLA 2000+ Upper Level Course (Social Science)13
One 0800-4999 Elective in any School or College4
 Term Credit Hours16
 Total Credit Hours: 62-64
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One of these CLA Upper Level Courses must be Writing Intensive (WI).