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Liberal Arts

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The Associate Degree in Liberal Arts is designed for students who wish a broad knowledge of liberal arts and sciences, plus additional studies in one of four “Areas of Emphasis.” An area of emphasis can be an appropriate choice for a student planning to transfer to the California State University (CSU) or the University of California (UC), as the student may satisfy general education requirements, plus focus on transferable coursework that relates to majors at CSU or UC. Students must satisfactorily complete 60 units of collegiate coursework with a “C” (2.0) grade point average in curriculum that the district accepts toward this degree.