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Liberal Arts Associate Degrees with Designation

Associate Degrees with Designations provide transfer pathways to Colorado state four-year colleges and universities in specified liberal arts and science designations.

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Talk with a Faculty Advisor as you plan your degree. Your instructors are experts! They can advise you about career options and long-term goals and suggest the best 4-year school for YOU and your specific degree!

Discuss with an Academic Advisor, a clear and coherent pathway, including streamlined course sequences of degree programs, so that you don’t waste time or money taking classes that you may not need! They can create a strategy for completing an associate degree with designations and show you how to transfer into a bachelor's degree program in Colorado!

  • Streamline your path to completing A.A. or A.S.
  • Course sequences for faster degree completion
  • Advanced standing as a junior in a bachelor’s degree at a public Colorado 4-year school


Statewide Guaranteed Transfer Courses (gtPathways)

Colorado has identified courses that are guaranteed to transfer to any public institution of higher education in Colorado.

Degrees with designations, provide a clear sequence of education courses that lead to an Associate’s degree at CCA, and guaranteed transfer to a public baccalaureate program with a Liberal Arts and Sciences designation.

Associate Degrees with Designations help to create transfer pathways—a promising strategy aligning your associates degree with a bachelor’s degree!

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