Online AA Program

Online AA Program

Program Format


New students are accepted into the online Associate of Arts program every 8 weeks. Each semester is divided into two eight-week terms. Students will take two classes each term for a total of four classes a semester.

Degree Plan


Course NumberCourse NameSemester Hours
ENGL 101ENGLISH COMPOSITION I3
ENGL 102ENGLISH COMPOSITION II3
CSCI 101INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE3
HIST 101, HIST 102, HIST 112, HIST 201, or HIST 202CHOOSE ONE HISTORY COURSE3
SMC 120ORIENTATION TO ONLINE LEARNING3
SMC 201THE SOPHOMORE YEAR EXPERIENCE1
ENGL 201, ENGL 202, ENGL 203, ENGL 204, or ENGL 2103
PHED 121, HLTH 101, OR HLTH 201CHOOSE ONE HEALTH COURSE3
SPCH 201PUBLIC SPEAKING3
RELI 103, RELI 211, RELI 212, RELGI 215, or RELI 2203
RELI ___, PHIL 201, ARTS 201, DRAM 101, or MUSI 2013
Science Course4
Science Course4
Social Science (ANTH 101, BSAD201, BSAD202, POLS202, POLS 203, SOCI 101, SOCI 202, or SOCI 203)3
Social Science (ANTH 101, BSAD201, BSAD202, POLS202, POLS 203, SOCI 101, SOCI 202, or SOCI 203)3
Other Courses of your choosing 15

**All coursework listed above is required to complete the degree. Spartanburg Methodist College accepts academic credits earned at other regionally accredited colleges and universities throughout the United States.

You may receive a maximum of 48 hours of transfer credit.

The order of the courses may vary.

Other accepted credits:

In addition, SMC may award credit for military service, for the Advanced Placement Program, for the International Baccalaureate Programme and through the College Level Examination Placement Program (CLEP).

Please contact Shannon Bishop, assistant registrar, for any questions regarding transfer credits.