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2019-2020 College Catalog 
2019-2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ASA Associate in Science and Arts


Minimum Credits: 60
Contact Hours: 61-69

The Associate in Science and Arts degree program is designed for students who plan to eventually complete a bachelor’s degree in the field of education, liberal arts, humanities, or social sciences. Listed below are some of the majors pursued by students following this program.

Archaeology Biology Chemistry Computers
Education Engineering English Geography
History Humanities Music Nursing
Physics Pre-Law Pre-Med Pre-Physical Therapy
Political Science Psychology Social Work Sociology
Speech Theatre    

Since it is not possible to list all recommendations and requirements for all senior colleges, it is imperative that the student who expects to transfer continues to work closely with an academic advisor at both the senior institution and at Kirtland to plan a successful program.

This degree satisfies the requirements of the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) as defined in the college catalog.

Students seeking the MTA (Michigan Transfer Agreement) endorsement must earn a minimum of a “C” in all General Education courses.

General Education: 30 minimum credits


Choose one math course from the following list:


Choose two science courses from different subject prefixes.  At least one course must include a lab.

Social Science

Choose two social science courses from different subject prefixes:

Electives: 30 credits

Working with your advisor and the college/university to which you wish to transfer, select 30 credits of 10000-level or higher courses.  Before enrolling in courses, you should consult with your advisor to ensure that your selections match the transfer requirements of your chosen institution. 

Total Program Credits: 60

Students should seek additional information and/or advising from their academic advisor. For an appointment, please call (989) 275-5000, ext. 280.