Associate of Arts

Associate of Arts (AA)

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An Associate of Arts (AA) degree  at CNCC will prepare students to transfer to a four-year institution as a junior where they will be prepared to complete their Bachelor of Arts program.

In an AA degree you will complete 60 credits including a broad base of experiences in a variety of disciplines. In an AA degree you will complete 60 credits including a minimum of 36 credits in arts and humanities.

Unlike most colleges/universities, all our courses are taught by faculty, never grad-students, who subject matter experts with years of real-world experiences. CNCC prides itself in our high-level instructor engagement and our small class sizes, which means more personal interaction with faculty than at other colleges and universities. 

A student completing an AA degree at CNCC will develop analytical and communication skills that they can transfer to another four-year institution or use in their career after graduating from CNCC. AA students will have the skills to think critically, verbally communicate, and write to meet the demands of an evolving job market. On a personal level, AA student will grow their passion for a wide array of the literary and visual arts.

The core Arts faculty focusses on preparing students for a number of related fields in the Arts, Humanities, and other Social Sciences. CNCC offers arts students a unique opportunity to work with faculty who are renowned scholars in their disciplines. Students have the opportunity to take arts and humanities courses that move outside the classroom into the real-world through experiential learning and virtual reality. CNCC is home to the nationally

 renowned Waving Hands literary journal that is made up of student and community submissions.

CNCC has a variety of AA degrees that are available both on campus and online.

Contact Information

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Dean of Arts and Sciences
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Phone: (970) 824-1149

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Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences
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Phone: 
(970) 675-3265

About CNCC

Colorado Northwestern is one college in two Colorado communities. Depending on what you want to study, CNCC has the perfect surroundings and facilities to meet your needs. Founded in 1962 as “Rangely College,” CNCC now serves nearly 1,800 students on two campuses, two service centers and online. Our two campuses are located in Craig and Rangely and are 90 miles apart in the mountains and canyons of Northwestern Colorado.

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