Associate in Arts Degree

The Associate in Arts (AA) degree shall be awarded upon successful completion of a planned program of 60 college credit hours. Thirty-six (36) credit hours must be earned in general education requirements. The remaining 24 credit hours may consist of any courses in the Catalog and Student Handbook section under "Courses" that are 1000 or 2000 level. A grade of "C" or higher is required for all Gordon Rule courses and general education courses whether they are being used to fulfill program or elective requirements. At least 15 hours of credit must be earned in residence at PHSC. By graduation, a PHSC degree-level grade point average (GPA), as well as a cumulative degree-level GPA, of not less than 2.0 or "C" must be achieved.