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Academic Affairs: Enrollment Services

Associate in Arts Degree Requirements
Number: 2.0660P

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Effective Date: 4/20/2012
Revised Date: 3/5/2015
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Academic Affairs / Enrollment Services



To establish criteria for the awarding of the Associate in Arts degree.




Students who wish to receive the Associate in Arts degree must:


  1. Complete requirements for the degree by the deadline date listed in the Academic Calendar.
  2. Fulfill the college-level communication and computation skills requirements of SBER 6A-10.030.
  3. Complete 60 semester hours with a 2.0 GPA including the 36 credit-hour general education program requirements outlined under the freshman/sophomore general education program.
  4. Complete a minimum of 30 credit hours in residence at UNF.  These hours may come from general education or electives.
  5. Satisfy State of Florida foreign language admission requirement. Note: This requirement pertains to students initially entering a Florida College System institution or the state university system in 2014-2015 and thereafter. Coursework for an associate in arts degree shall include demonstration of competency in a foreign language pursuant to s. 1007.262.
  6. Pay all financial obligations to the University.

A student may not apply for an Associate in Arts degree during the same semester as applying for his or her bachelor's degree.