Degrees
Arts & Sciences, Customized Degree Plan AA

Students explore a wide range of subjects in a flexible curriculum.  This transfer-oriented program offers the greatest choice of electives of any degree at Carroll, allowing students to select courses based on a receiving institution’s requirements and their own academic and career interests. Students develop the essential skills in communication, research, analysis, interpretation, and mathematical and scientific reasoning necessary for success in any bachelor’s degree program and the profession they ultimately pursue.

Program Goals


Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Communicate ideas in written, oral, and other modes as appropriate to a situation and audience.
  2. Apply quantitative and scientific reasoning skills relevant to a field of study.
  3. Employ various thinking strategies to develop well-reasoned judgments.
  4. Evaluate sources of information for accuracy, relevance, and reliability.
  5. Use technology tools to manage, integrate, and evaluate digital information.
  6. Explore issues through creative, interdisciplinary, and innovative approaches.
  7. Cultivate intellectual and ethical practices that promote the wellness of self, community, and environment.
  8.  Identify their roles as global citizens in a multicultural country and world.

Arts & Sciences, Customized Degree Plan AA

Advisor: Advising and Transfer Center Phone: 410-386-8435 Email: advise@carrollcc.edu Students explore a wide range of subjects in a flexible curriculum. This transfer-oriented program offers the greatest choice of electives of any degree at Carroll, allowing students to select courses based on a receiving institution's requirements and their own academic and career interests. Students develop the essential skills in communication, research, analysis, problem solving, and scientific reasoning necessary for success in any bachelor's degree program and the profession they ultimately pursue.

General Education Requirements

Transferable Program Courses

  • Build your degree by working with your Carroll advisor to create a term by term plan. Take 26 elective credits and 34 General Education credits, including 2 diversity-designated courses. Every class will be selected to meet transfer goals. Consult ARTSYS, Carroll advisers, and the receiving college catalog to select courses that will transfer toward your bachelor's degree. Most bachelor's degree institutions will accept 60 credits at transfer. Upon graduation, your diploma will say Associate of Arts. Your transcript will say Associate of Arts, Arts & Sciences.:

General Education Diversity Requirement

  • Take 2 Diversity-designated General Education courses (courses used to satisfy other requirements may also satisfy this requirement):

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