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The Associates of Arts in Teaching (AAT) program is designed to attract students into high need discipline areas for preparation to transfer into a four-year college/university education program. The program will be guided by the Illinois Professional Teaching Standards, Core Language Arts, and Core Technology Standards, as well as by the College's core values (Commitment, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Diversity).
The curriculum is designed for students who desire up to two years of college study for personal development. It is also designed to provide students an opportunity to pursue various areas of interest and subsequently to select a more specific educational objective, such as a particular career and technical education program or baccalaureate-oriented associate degree.
The Associate in Fine Arts (AFA) is designed to provide two academic years of college study for transfer to a four-year university or upper-division college toward a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. See the Student Transfer Handbook, available in the Student Success Center, for additional advice.
The Associate in Engineering Science (AES) degree is designed to provide the student with the general education, math, science and engineering courses required by the College of Engineering (COE) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) campus. Students who complete this sequence and are transferring to the COE at UIUC will be able to transfer as juniors. While the general education requirements listed will satisfy the requirements of most senior institutions, students should identify as early as possible the institutions to which they will be applying for transf
The Associate in Science (AS) degree is designed to provide two academic years of college study for transfer to a four-year university or upper-division college toward a Bachelor of Science degree. See the Student Transfer Handbook, available in the Student Success Center, for additional advice.