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DWD-AA :Liberal Arts-French (2 Years)

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Associate of Arts Degree


The French Statewide Transfer Articulation Agreement is designed for the student who is planning to transfer to a participating public four-year Colorado college or university that offers this program within the minimum number of credits designated by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education.

Courses with a 3-character bracketed code (for example, “English Composition I [CO1]”), in which a student earns the final grade of “C” or better are guaranteed to transfer to every public Colorado college or university. 

  • Courses within any Degree with Designation must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher.
  • Courses older than 10 years cannot count towards any Degree with Designation.
  • Course substitutions and/or waivers are not permitted for any Degree with Designation.

Please view the Colorado Department of Higher Education web site for participating institutions and any additional degree requirement details (CDHE Statewide Transfer Articulation Agreements/Degrees with Designation). Students should contact receiving institution for course transferability or additional requirements when selecting courses.

Degree Requirements for the French Statewide Transfer Articulation Agreement:

General Education Requirements:


  • Credits: 3
  •   AND

  • Credits: 3
  • Note: This requirement can also be fulfilled with ENG 122 + a gtPathways-approved CO3 course (GT-CO3). Aims does not currently offer any GT-CO3 courses, but students should be aware of this option in case they are transferring in coursework that may meet this requirement.

Total Communication Credits: 6


Select one mathematics course from the list below. MAT 120, Mathematics for Liberal Arts, is preferred.

Total Mathematics Credits: 3

Select one additional Arts & Humanities course from the lists below.

Total Arts & Humanities Credits: 9


Select one non-U.S. History course from the list below. 

(CSU-Ft. Collins requires two non-U.S. history courses.)

Total History Credits: 3

Behavioral & Social Sciences:

 Select one course from the lists below.

Total Behavioral & Social Sciences Credits: 3

Physical & Life Sciences:

Select two courses from the list below. At least one must have the required Lab.

GT-SC1 (Natural & Physical Sciences w/Req Lab)


In order to receive General Education credit for Integrated Science courses, students must complete both SCI 155  and SCI 156 . Successful completion of both SCI 155  and SCI 156  will satisfy all General Education requirements in the Physical and Life Sciences category for the A.A. degree.

Total Physical & Life Sciences Creditse: 7

(Credits above the minimum of 7 will be counted towards the elective category.)

Additional Required Courses:


FRE 111 and/or FRE 112 may be waived, based on a student’s proficiency level.  However, the related credit hours would need to be made up with extra electives.

Total Additional Required Course Credits: 10


Students must take an additional 19 credits of electives. It is recommended, but not required, that a student take either COM 115  (Public Speaking) or COM 125  (Interpersonal Communications).  Students should first consult with the institution to which they are considering transferring to assure other elective courses will count toward the major.

Total Elective Credits: 19

Total Credits for A.A. Degree: 60

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