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2022-2023 Catalog
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Associate in Arts Degree Requirements

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

  1. Complete requirements for the degree and submit a graduation application 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 both a minimum overall cumulative GPA and total institutional GPA of 2.0 including the 36 credit-hour general education program requirements detailed in the UNF general education program.
  4. Complete a minimum of 30 credit hours in residence at UNF. These hours may come from general education requirements or electives.
  5. Satisfy State of Florida civics literacy requirement. Note: This requirement pertains to students initially entering a Florida College System institution or the state university system in 2018-2019 and thereafter. Coursework for an associate in arts degree shall include demonstration of competency in civics literacy pursuant to s. 1007.25.
  6. 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. 
  7. 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 their bachelor's degree.

View the University's current official policy for Associate in Arts degree requirements.