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Associate of Arts (AA) - Associate Degree (2018/19)

Total Cost (tuition & fees)$7,284.00
Tuition: $6,488.40

Note: Year 1: $3,244.20 and Year 2: $3,244.20

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Additional Fees
Application Fee:30.00
Student Association Fee:138.00
Bus Pass Fee:177.60
Health and Dental Fee:450.00
Total Fees:$795.60

*These prices are for domestic students and may not be 100% accurate. However, these estimates will give you an adequate idea of tuition and fees for our programs. These prices do not include textbook costs. All prices are subject to change.

Program Overview

COTR offers associate degrees in both Arts and Science. Associate degrees are equivalent to the first two years of a bachelor’s degree in arts or in science. Students should plan carefully to ensure that all degree requirements are met. Educational Advisors are available to assist students in planning their course selections for associate degrees. Planning forms are available from Student Services.

Program Requirements

  • Sixty credits of first and second-year courses.
  • A minimum grade average of 60% is required in order to receive the credential.

Program Outline

Students must take the following course selections for the Associate of Arts General Degree in Liberal Arts:

Course Credits
Choose six credits in first-year English. 6
Choose eighteen credits in first-year Arts other than English. No more than six credits shall be in any one subject area. The eighteen credits must include:  
Six credits in Social Sciences (Anthropology, Criminology, Psychology, Economics, Political Science or Sociology) and 6
Six credits in Humanities/Fine Arts, (Acting, Creative Writing, Communications, French, Fine Arts, First Nation Studies, History, Ktunaxa, Linguistics, Spanish, Philosophy or Religious Studies) and 6
Six credits in Arts. 6
Choose eighteen credits of second-year Arts in two or more subject areas and 18
Choose nine credits in Science, which must include:  
Three credits in Mathematics or Statistics 3 or Computing Science.
Three credits in a Laboratory Science (Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology or Physical Geography).
Three other credits in Science.
Choose nine credits of first or second-year courses. Some Business courses may be acceptable. 9
Total Associate Degree Credits 60

Note: No single course can be used to meet more than one of the specific requirements.

Transfer Information

Many of our programs and courses allow you to transfer to other colleges and universities in Canada. You can also apply to get transfer credits from past courses that will go towards completing your program here at College of the Rockies.

Learn how to transfer your courses to College of the Rockies

Program Transfer Opportunities

We have setup block transfer agreements with other colleges and universities to help you continue your studies once you have completed your program. If we don't have a transfer agreement for your program you can usually transfer your individual courses to another college or university in Canada.

Course transfer
If you are transferring to a BC college or university visit the BC Transfer website to see if our courses transfer to that institution.

Block transfer agreements
Once you have completed your studies you have the opportunity to transfer all or most of the credits you have earned to the following institution:

Transfer information for: Associate of Arts (AA) - Associate Degree
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