A.A. Liberal Arts and Sciences

The Degree

Associate in Arts (A.A.)

The Outlook

Earning your Liberal Arts education at FLCC prepares you for immediate transfer and for the career path that you'll ultimately pursue. With this broad-based education, you'll encounter valuable learning experiences inside and outside of the classroom, and you'll develop written communication and critical thinking skills, both of which are marketable skills to employers.

The Program

The A.A. Liberal Arts and Sciences program at FLCC offers you flexible course options that center on the social sciences and the humanities. If you are interested in pursuing a four-year degree in fields that fall under these realms, earning your A.A. degree will prepare you for successful transfer into a four-year degree program.

Explore study abroad and travel courses, discover research opportunities, take an honors course, or become involved with extracurricular activities. Whatever you choose to make of your Liberal Arts education, your degree experience will be enhanced by the many opportunities FLCC has to offer.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this degree program, students will be able to:

  • Pose insightful and productive questions. Generate, evaluate, integrate, and cite compelling evidence to support reasonable conclusions.
  • Express connections between disciplines with creativity and clarity.
  • Take actionable steps to see tasks through to completion, both independently and collaboratively.
  • Consider the impact of individual action on personal and community well-being, for example physical, environmental, social, occupational and fiscal well-being.

Honors Studies

If you are a curious and motivated student, exploring Honors Studies courses at FLCC will provide you alternative educational experiences. Honors classes' center on reflection and community building. They are available to full-time and part-time students in all degree programs. Successful completion of these courses or earning your Honors Studies certificate or diploma, can increase your transfer options, and make you eligible for specific scholarships.

Transfer Options

Pursuing your Liberal Arts education at FLCC prepares you for advanced degree opportunities by offering you the core foundational courses you'll need for successful transfer into a four-year degree program. Learn more about transferring.


As you pursue your Liberal Arts education, you'll have the option of choosing a Liberal Arts track, which means you'll follow specific curriculum in one of the many tracks FLCC offers as areas of study. See FLCC's track programs.

Online Learning

FLCC's online learning offers you a flexible and convenient way to reach your educational goals. With this option, you can pursue your A.A. in Liberal Arts and Sciences completely online. Learn more about FLCC online learning.

Options for Undecided Students

Many first-year students enter college undecided about their academic and career goals. Exploring FLCC's affordable Liberal Arts programs provide you the opportunity to pursue your interests while helping you discover your degree path. Learn about options available for undecided students.

Visit FLCC

See the campus and envision yourself as an FLCC student! FLCC's Admissions Office offers a variety of visit and tour opportunities.

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Discover Our Tracks

Specialize in one of FLCC's track programs and begin earning your Liberal Arts degree!

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Options for Undecided Students

If you're unsure of your major or career path, you are not alone. Many first-year students enter college undecided about their academic and career goals. Learn about options for undecided students »

Amanda Reed

"One way my major benefited me is that it gave me freedom to pick and choose certain classes I was interested in taking. It also allowed me to test out certain areas of study that I could later narrow down to a specific major for the years to come."