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Associate of Arts Transfer

Begin your bachelor’s degree at NWTC with our new, two-year transfer program: Associate of Arts. After completing the liberal arts associate degree (with focus on social science and humanities classes), you can transfer as a junior to a four-year university or college.

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You’ll save thousands in tuition by starting your bachelor’s degree here.  

One NWTC course credit is $158, while a course credit at a four-year public university is $328. When you earn an associate of arts degree and transfer your credits to a four-year school, you’ll qualify for junior status and save about 40% on your bachelor’s!  Learn more about the cost comparison 

If you are undecided on a college major, it’s a smart way to begin earning your degree. 

You can complete your gen eds – with emphasis on social sciences and humanities courses – while deciding on a career path.

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What are my courses?

Students of the Associate of Arts Transfer Degree will complete courses in the following degree plan:

View the degree plan (PDF)

Where can I transfer these credits?


Classes wherever you have an internet connection. 

  • An in-person career experience, such as an internship, practicum, or credit for prior learning, may be required.
  • Some online courses may be held at specific dates/times.
Classes between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Classes between the hours of 5:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
A combination of online classes and Saturday and/or Sunday classes.
12 or more credits per term.
Fewer than 12 credits per term.