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2024-2025 College Catalog 
2024-2025 College Catalog

ASA Associate in Science and Arts

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Minimum Credits: 60
Contact Hours: 60-72

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. Click each link for the suggested course sequencing for each pathway.

Biology Communication Criminal Justice Education
English Exercise Science History Mathematics
Pre-Law Pre-Medicine/Veterinary Psychology Sports Management

Other potential transfer majors include Archaeology, Chemistry, Computer Information Systems, Geography, Humanities, Music, Nursing, Physics, Pre-Physical Therapy, Political Science, Social Work, or Sociology.

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: 33 minimum credits


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

Electives: 27 credits

Working with your advisor and the college/university to which you wish to transfer, select 27 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.

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