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Associate of Arts - Electives

Electives (18 credit hours required) 

  • Electives may be selected from specific content areas or any other course that meets elective criteria. Electives should be carefully selected with the help of an advisor to meet degree requirements, prerequisites, and preparation for transfer. Transfer institutions may have specific elective requirements. When selecting electives, you should be in contact with any institution to which you may transfer.
  • Veterans may receive two credit hours of physical education for military training programs according to eligibility, application, and submission of qualifying documentation.

In addition to the Core 42 courses, any course with the following prefixes will be accepted as electives within the Associate of Arts degree:



(*LAL and MTH courses with numbers from 000 - 099 are developmental and do not serve as electives.)


  • Career and technical courses accepted as electives in MACC’s AA degree program include the following:
    ACC101 Elementary Accounting I
    ACC102 Elementary Accounting II
    ACC110 Personal Finance
    All AGR (Agriculture Courses)
    BHS100 Introducation to Behavioral Health Support
    BUS100 Introduction to Business
    BUS112 Principles of Management
    BUS113 Human Relations in Management
    BUS120 Business Law
    BUS150 Business Communication
    ECN101 Macroeconomics
    ECN102 Microeconomics
    HSC120 Health and Hygience
    HSC121 First Aid
    HSC171 Medical Terminology 
    ITC (All ITC except ITC281, ITC282, ITC283, ITC295 & ITC299)
    MKT105 Principles of Marketing
    MKT110 Advertising
    PED101, 102, 203, 204: Life Sports
    PED140 Methods and Techniques of Officiating I
    PED141, 142, 241, 242: Varsity Sports/Basketball
    PED150 Coaching Basketball
    PED201 Introducation to Physical Education

    **Other career/technical courses may be taken as electives if the student presents written proof from the receiving institution guaranteeing acceptance prior to these career/technical courses being counted as electives.