two students walking outside a building on campus

Humanities and Creative and Performing Arts, AA

Degree Requirements

For the Associate of Arts in Humanities and Creative and Performing Arts, a student must complete 60 semester hours with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Twenty-four credit hours must be completed at Washburn University; of these, 12 of the last 24 must be Washburn University credits. Forty-two hours must be graded. A student may not take the pass/fail option in the area of concentration without obtaining and filing with the Registrar’s office written permission from the chairperson of the department offering the course.

Specific course requirements are as follows:

EN 101First Year Writing (or its equivalent)3
Select one of the following: 1
Contemporary College Mathematics
College Algebra
Courses from at least two subject areas in Humanities and Creative Performing Arts6
Courses from at least two subject areas in Natural Sciences and Mathematics6
Courses from at least two subject areas in Social Sciences6

Areas of Concentration

(24 semester hours of Humanities and Creative and Performing Arts coursework does not include six hours of Humanities and Creative and Performing Arts general education.)

  • The 24 hours of course work will include at least six hours each from a minimum of three subject areas within the Humanities and Creative and Performing Arts.
  • At least 12 hours will be from one subject area. These courses will be selected from a list developed by the faculty in that subject area and may include six hours of upper-division credit. The department from which the student takes the 12-hour concentration will be the effective administrative home of the student.
  • A minimum of a C grade is required in all courses within the area of concentration, including the six hours of general education in the Humanities and Creative and Performing Arts.
  • At least 12 of the hours remaining for the degree will be chosen from outside the area of concentration.