Associate of Arts Degree

Associate Degree

Students must complete a minimum of 60 credits of first and second year courses including:

  • 6 credits in first–year English
  • 9 credits in Science / Mathematics
  • 36 credits in Arts (including a minimum of 18 credits in Arts at the second year level)
  • 9 credits in Arts, Science, or other areas
General Checklist for Associate of Arts Degree

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This program is offered under the written consent of the Minister of Advanced Education effective August 7, 2013 having undergone a quality assessment process and been found to meet the criteria established by the minister. Nevertheless, prospective students are responsible for satisfying themselves that the program and the degree will be appropriate to their needs (for example, acceptable to potential employers, professional licensing bodies, or other educational institutions).


To speak directly to an academic counsellor in English or Chinese, call Monday to Friday:

604 939 6633 8:30 am to 4:00 pm (Vancouver time)
778 895 5323 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm (Vancouver time)


To see how Coquitlam College courses transfer to British Columbia’s universities, visit the online transfer guide of the British Columbia Council of Admissions and Transfer (BCCAT).