Associate of Arts Degree

Associate of Arts degree

  • Description: Associate of Arts degree program is a transfer degree designed for students who intend to continue their educations after LCCC. The Associate of Arts degree does not have specific majors, but can be tailored to apply toward a number of different majors at the bachelor's degree level at the LCCC University Partnership and other universities.
     
 Associate of Arts Program  OutcomesProgram Measurements Used* ResultsComparison Data Continuous Improvement 
1.  Prepare students for successful transfer to college and university baccalaureate programs with junior standing.
Time to degree completionAverage 3.7 years
0.4 years less than comparable institutionsNo intervention needed at this time.
Graduation RatesIncreasing most yearsNANo intervention needed at this time.
 
Graduate Survey SatisfactionAverage 8.410 point scale
2.  Enable students to complete LCCC's General Education and Transfer

 
 
CCSSE Student Satisfaction
AQIP Engagement Performance Target in progress
Active Learning 49.5 47.3
Student Effort 49.7 49.3
Academic Challenge 50.0 53.7
 Student/Faculty Interaction 49.2 46.1
 Learner Support 48.9 50.0
3.  Provide a diverse menu of course offerings that allow students to select the combination of courses that best suit their interests and chosen academic major.
Transferability127 TAG & 15 CTAG approved courses154 TAG coursesAdditional Courses being examined and presented for TM and TAG
4.  Enable students to acquire the knowledge, skills, and values consistent with a liberal arts education.
Successful completion of course outcomesGenerally above 70%LCCC Benchmark level of 70%AQIP Assessment and Enhancement of Student Learning process underway.

Successful completion of program outcomesGenerally above 70%LCCC Benchmark level of 70%

 *Program measurements are used to assess all outcomes -- not targeted to a specific program outcome.


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