UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS : AXIA COLLEGE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX

AXIA COLLEGE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX
Axia College of University of Phoenix was created to meet the unique needs of those who are new to post-secondary education and educate them in an online modality. The online format pro­vides convenience and flexibility for students who are working or otherwise engaged. Axia College of University of Phoenix's Associ­ate of Arts degrees were designed to prepare students for the work­place or subsequent educational endeavors. Axia College of University of Phoenix's online and asynchronous learning environ­ment blends the latest technological advancements with its innova­tive instructional model so students can tailor their educational experience. Because of the specific mission of the Axia College of University of Phoenix, admission criteria and general policies dif­fer from those of other University of Phoenix degree programs. As part of the learning model, students take two courses simultane­ously for nine weeks, logging in to attend class at times most con­venient to their schedule. Faculty are available to assist students by providing timely feedback and coaching as needed. These features maximize student learning and program success.
Associate of Arts Degree
Axia College offers an Associates of Arts degree with content con­centration options in a wide range of business, technology, and professional fields. The Associate of Arts curriculum provides a foundation and overview within the academic disciplines of com­munication arts, social sciences, mathematics, life sciences, and the humanities. Instruction focuses on the development of student skills in writing, critical thinking, and information utilization, as well as foundational competencies in the selected discipline. The completion of an Associate of Arts degree represents an important milestone for many students as they pursue their educational goals.
Associate of Arts/Concentration in General Studies**
The following Associate of Arts/Concentration in General Studies (AAGS) program is offered at these University of Phoenix campus locations: Online. While widely available, not all programs and concentrations are available in all states and in all modalities. Portions of certain programs may need to be completed in an Online classroom at Online rates. Please check with your local campus.
The Associate of Arts degree in General Studies provides a solid foundation in liberal arts and sciences based on a survey of mathe­matics, physical and life sciences, humanities, social science and technology. Students will apply effective communication skills, as directed, for informal, formal, and quantitative tasks and will be conversant with the values and terminology of a variety of aca­demic disciplines. They will be able to access information resources, evaluate them for credibility and relevance, and use the sources to present a wide range of alternatives.
**Note: Students enrolled in this degree program are ineligible to receive Federal Student Financial Aid.
General Education requirements for the AAGS
All students must complete 60 general education credits including the foundation courses and general education courses including credits from the following areas as shown:
Communication Arts Requirement 9 credits
Mathematics Requirement 6 credits
Social Science Requirement 6 credits
Science & Technology Requirement 6 credits
(Must include 3 credits in the physical or biological sciences)
Humanities Requirement 6 credits
Additional Liberal Arts Requirement 3 credits
Interdisciplinary Requirement 24 credits
The University reserves the right to modify the course of study.
Additional Admission Requirements for the AAGS
High school graduation, G.E.D. certificate, or CHSPE (California High School Proficiency Examination) certificate.
Degree Requirements for the AAGS
All undergraduate students are required to complete the minimum general education credits required by their program version.
With the exception of GEN 105 and COM 140, course requirements may be satisfied by any of the following means:
UOPX Prior Learning Assessment, (limited to 15 combined credits for experiential learning and professional training)
The diploma for the Associate of Arts program will not reflect the concentration. Concentrations are reflected on the transcript only.
Progression Requirements for the AAGS
All students must take GEN 105 Skills for Learning in an Informa­tion Age and COM 140 Contemporary Business Communication as one of the courses in the first block. All other general education requirements in any concentration may be met with equivalent units based on University transfer requirements and qualifications.
Residency Requirements for the AAGS
The University requires that a portion of the degree's coursework be completed through the University. Also known as the residency requirement, the University requires completion of a minimum of 18 credits for the AA degree at the University and may not exceed a total of six (6) credits for waived credit of a specific course required within the degree.
Credits applied to the Required Course of Study (with the excep­tion of the electives) will only be applied to the core and cannot count toward General Education totals.
In order to be granted a waiver for a course in the required course of study, the student must have completed a previous course which meets the following criteria:
The course must have been completed and transcripted from a regionally or approved nationally accredited, or candidate for accreditation, college or university.
The course must have been completed within the past ten years of application to the University with a grade of "C" (2.0) or better (five years for information technology courses).
The course must be comparable in content and credits to the University course it is replacing and must be an equivalent level or higher level course (i.e. graduate level coursework may be used to waive graduate or undergraduate coursework). Course descriptions must be included with the course waiver form in order for the Office of Admissions and Evaluation to review the course waiver request.
Associate of Arts/Concentration in Accounting
The following Associate of Arts/Concentration in Accounting (AAACC) program is offered at these University of Phoenix campus locations: Online. While widely available, not all programs and concentrations are available in all states and in all modalities. Portions of certain programs may need to be completed in an Online classroom at Online rates. Please check with your local campus.
The Associates of Arts in Accounting concentration focuses on the role of accounting in business strategy, financial statements, cost information, economics, management, and ethical issues. Students will encounter real-world scenarios where they will use accounting information resources and systems, and present conclusions based on accounting and business data. Additionally, students will use ledgers, journals, and worksheets to complete formal, informal, and quantitative accounting tasks.
Concentration in Accounting
ACC 220 3 credits
Survey of Accounting: The Maze of Numbers
ACC 225 3 credits
Financial Accounting
ACC 260 3 credits
Accounting Ethics: Keeping it Clean
FIN 200 3 credits
Introduction to Finance: Harvesting the Money Tree
ACC 230 3 credits
Financial Reporting: Peeking Under the Financial Hood
ACC 250 3 credits
Accounting Information Systems
The University reserves the right to modify the required course of study.
General Education requirements for the AAACC
All students must complete 42 general education credits including the foundation courses and general education courses including credits from the following areas as shown:
Communication Arts Requirement 9 credits
(Must include COM 140, COM 150, COM 220)
Mathematics Requirement 6 credits
Science & Technology Requirement 6 credits
(Must include 3 credits in the physical or biological sciences)
Social Science Requirement 6 credits
(Must include ETH 125)
Humanities Requirement 6 credits
(Must include CRT 205)
Additional Liberal Arts Requirement 3 credits
(Must include GEN 105)
Interdisciplinary Requirement 6 credits
Additional Admission Requirements for the AAACC
High school graduation, G.E.D. certificate, or CHSPE (California High School Proficiency Examination) certificate.
Degree Requirements for the AAACC
All undergraduate students are required to complete the minimum general education credits required by their program version.
With the exception of GEN 105 and COM 140, course requirements may be satisfied by any of the following means:
UOPX Prior Learning Assessment, (limited to 15 combined credits for experiential learning and professional training)
The diploma for the Associate of Arts program will not reflect the concentration. Concentrations are reflected on the transcript only.
Progression Requirements for the AAACC
All students must take GEN 105 Skills for Learning in an Informa­tion Age and COM 140 Contemporary Business Communication as one of the courses in the first block. All other general education requirements in any concentration may be met with equivalent units based on University transfer requirements and qualifications.
Residency Requirements for the AAACC
The University requires that a portion of the degree's coursework be completed through the University. Also known as the residency requirement, the University requires completion of a minimum of 18 credits for the AA degree at the University and may not exceed a total of six (6) credits for waived credit of a specific course required within the degree.
Credits applied to the Required Course of Study (with the excep­tion of the electives) will only be applied to the core and cannot count toward General Education totals.
In order to be granted a waiver for a course in the required course of study, the student must have completed a previous course which meets the following criteria:
The course must have been completed and transcripted from a regionally or approved nationally accredited, or candidate for accreditation, college or university.
The course must have been completed within the past ten years of application to the University with a grade of "C" (2.0) or better (five years for information technology courses).
The course must be comparable in content and credits to the University course it is replacing and must be an equivalent level or higher level course (i.e. graduate level coursework may be used to waive graduate or undergraduate coursework). Course descriptions must be included with the course waiver form in order for the Office of Admissions and Evaluation to review the course waiver request.
Associate of Arts/Concentration in Criminal Justice
The following Associate of Arts/Concentration in Criminal Justice (AACJ) program is offered at these University of Phoenix campus locations: Online. While widely available, not all programs and concentrations are available in all states and in all modalities. Portions of certain programs may need to be completed in an Online classroom at Online rates. Please check with your local campus.
The Associate of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice concentration focuses on policing practices, corrections, the criminal court sys­tem, and juvenile justice. Students take a comprehensive look at these topics through interactive assignments that not only develop their critical thinking skills, but also enable them to recognize the functions of the criminal justice professions within their commu­nity. Students are required to formulate conclusions, evaluate deci­sions, and develop opinions based on learned topics. Students analyze relationships between the citizens, the police, and the court systems.
Concentration in Criminal Justice
CJS 200 3 credits
Foundations of the Criminal Justice System
CJS 210 3 credits
Fundamentals of Policing
CJS 220 3 credits
Introduction to Criminal Court System
CJS 230 3 credits
Introduction to Corrections
CJS 240 3 credits
Introduction to Juvenile Justice
CJS 250 3 credits
Introduction to Security
The University reserves the right to modify the required course of study.
General Education requirements for the AACJ
All students must complete 42 general education credits including the foundation courses and general education courses including credits from the following areas as shown:
Communication Arts Requirement 9 credits
(Must include COM 140, COM 150, COM 220)
Mathematics Requirement 6 credits
Science & Technology Requirement 6 credits
(Must include 3 credits in the physical or biological sciences)
Social Science Requirement 6 credits
(Must include ETH 125)
Humanities Requirement 6 credits
(Must include CRT 205)
Additional Liberal Arts Requirement 3 credits
(Must include GEN 105)
Interdisciplinary Requirement 6 credits
Additional Admission Requirements for the AACJ
High school graduation, G.E.D. certificate, or CHSPE (California High School Proficiency Examination) certificate.
Degree Requirements for the AACJ
All undergraduate students are required to complete the minimum general education credits required by their program version.
With the exception of GEN 105 and COM 140, course requirements may be satisfied by any of the following means:
UOPX Prior Learning Assessment, (limited to 15 combined credits for experiential learning and professional training)
The diploma for the Associate of Arts program will not reflect the concentration. Concentrations are reflected on the transcript only.
Progression Requirements for the AACJ
All students must take GEN 105 Skills for Learning in an Informa­tion Age and COM 140 Contemporary Business Communication as one of the courses in the first block. All other general education requirements in any concentration may be met with equivalent units based on University transfer requirements and qualifications.
Residency Requirements for the AACJ
The University requires that a portion of the degree's coursework be completed through the University. Also known as the residency requirement, the University requires completion of a minimum of 18 credits for the AA degree at the University and may not exceed a total of six (6) credits for waived credit of a specific course required within the degree.
Credits applied to the Required Course of Study (with the excep­tion of the electives) will only be applied to the core and cannot count toward General Education totals.
In order to be granted a waiver for a course in the required course of study, the student must have completed a previous course which meets the following criteria:
The course must have been completed and transcripted from a regionally or approved nationally accredited, or candidate for accreditation, college or university.
The course must have been completed within the past ten years of application to the University with a grade of "C" (2.0) or better (five years for information technology courses).
The course must be comparable in content and credits to the University course it is replacing and must be an equivalent level or higher level course (i.e. graduate level coursework may be used to waive graduate or undergraduate coursework). Course descriptions must be included with the course waiver form in order for the Office of Admissions and Evaluation to review the course waiver request.
Associate of Arts/Concentration in Elementary Education
The following Associate of Arts/Concentration in Elementary Education (AAEE) program is offered at these University of Phoenix campus locations: Online. While widely available, not all programs and concentrations are available in all states and in all modalities. Portions of certain programs may need to be completed in an Online classroom at Online rates. Please check with your local campus.
The Associate of Arts Degree in Elementary Education addresses major topics that impact instruction; such as the historical and phil­osophical contexts for contemporary educational; contemporary issues in education; diversity in the classroom; and the exceptional learner. Students are required to apply writing and problem-solv­ing skills to evaluate topics covered. Evaluation occurs through a variety of methods including written assignments, discussion, and debate. Students will communicate effectively in informal, formal, and quantitative contexts and will be conversant with the values and terminology of the field. This degree lays a foundation for transition into Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education pro­gram at the University of Phoenix.
Concentration in Elementary Education
AED 200 3 credits
Contemporary Issues in American Education
AED 201 3 credits
Teaching as a Profession
AED 204 3 credits
Diversity in the Classroom
AED 222 3 credits
Intro to the Exceptional Learner
MTH 156 3 credits
Math For Elementary Teachers I
MTH 157 3 credits
Math For Elementary Teachers II
The University reserves the right to modify the required course of study.
General Education requirements for the AAEE
All students must complete 44 general education credits including the foundation courses and general education courses including credits from the following areas as shown:
Communication Arts Requirement 6 credits
(Must include ENG 101, ENG 102 or equivalent)
Mathematics Requirement 6 credits
Science & Technology Requirement 11 credits
(Must include BIO 100, CIS 105, GLG 101)
Social Science Requirement 6 credits
(Must include POS 110 and 6 credits chosen from the following: HIS 115, HIS 125, HIS 135)
Humanities Requirement 6 credits
(Must include ART 101, HUM 205)
Additional Liberal Arts Requirement 3 credits
(Must include GEN 105)
Interdisciplinary Requirement 6 credits
Additional Admission Requirements for the AAEE
High school graduation, G.E.D. certificate, or CHSPE (California High School Proficiency Examination) certificate.
Degree Requirements for the AAEE
All undergraduate students are required to complete the minimum general education credits required by their program version.
With the exception of GEN 105 and COM 140, course requirements may be satisfied by any of the following means:
The diploma for the Associate of Arts program will not reflect the concentration. Concentrations are reflected on the transcript only.
Progression Requirements for the AAEE
All students must take GEN 105 as one of the courses in the first block. All other general education requirements in any concentra­tion may be met with equivalent units based on University transfer requirements and qualifications.
Residency Requirements for the AAEE
The University requires that a portion of the degree's coursework be completed through the University. Also known as the residency requirement, the University requires completion of a minimum of 18 credits for the AA degree at the University and may not exceed a total of six (6) credits for waived credit of a specific course required within the degree.
Credits applied to the Required Course of Study (with the excep­tion of the electives) will only be applied to the core and cannot count toward General Education totals.
In order to be granted a waiver for a course in the required course of study, the student must have completed a previous course which meets the following criteria:
The course must have been completed and transcripted from a regionally or approved nationally accredited, or candidate for accreditation, college or university.
The course must have been completed within the past ten years of application to the University with a grade of "C" (2.0) or better (five years for information technology courses).
The course must be comparable in content and credits to the University course it is replacing and must be an equivalent level or higher level course (i.e. graduate level coursework may be used to waive graduate or undergraduate coursework). Course descriptions must be included with the course waiver form in order for the Office of Admissions and Evaluation to review the course waiver request.
Associate of Arts/Concentration in Financial Services
The following Associate of Arts/Concentration in Financial Services (AAFS) program is offered at these University of Phoenix campus locations: Online. While widely available, not all programs and concentrations are available in all states and in all modalities. Portions of certain programs may need to be completed in an Online classroom at Online rates. Please check with your local campus.
The Financial Services concentration provides knowledge and skills used in the career fields of financial services, including accounting, banking, financial planning, investment, insurance, and other areas of financial management. This concentration inves­tigates money management, accounting procedures, financial transactions, regulatory issues, and customer service in commercial and consumer arenas. Courses in this concentration assist students in developing the specific skills, knowledge, and attributes needed to pursue a career as a financial services professional.
Concentration in Financial Services
FIS 200 3 credits
History of Money: Matter, Medium and Measure
FIS 210 3 credits
Personal Finance: What Does Opportunity Cost?
ECO 205 3 credits
Economic Theory
FIS 240 3 credits
Investment Management: Greater Return Mean Greater....??
FIS 250 3 credits
Risk Management: Insuring Uncertainty
FIS 260 3 credits
Financial Market and Institutions: You Can Bank on It
The University reserves the right to modify the required course of study.
General Education requirements for the AAFS
All students must complete 42 general education credits including the foundation courses and general education courses including credits from the following areas as shown:
Communication Arts Requirement 9 credits
(Must include COM 140, COM 150, COM 220)
Mathematics Requirement 6 credits
Science & Technology Requirement 6 credits
(Must include 3 credits in the physical or biological sciences)
Social Science Requirement 6 credits
(Must include ETH 125)
Humanities Requirement 6 credits
(Must include CRT 205)
Additional Liberal Arts Requirement 3 credits
(Must include GEN 105)
Interdisciplinary Requirement 6 credits
Additional Admission Requirements for AAFS
High school graduation, G.E.D. certificate, or CHSPE (California High School Proficiency Examination) certificate.
Degree Requirements for the AAFS
All undergraduate students are required to complete the minimum general education credits required by their program version.
With the exception of GEN 105 and COM 140, course requirements may be satisfied by any of the following means:
UOPX Prior Learning Assessment, (limited to 15 combined credits for experiential learning and professional training)
The diploma for the Associate of Arts program will not reflect the concentration. Concentrations are reflected on the transcript only.
Progression Requirements for the AAFS
All students must take GEN 105 Skills for Learning in an Informa­tion Age and COM 140 Contemporary Business Communication as one of the courses in the first block. All other general education requirements in any concentration may be met with equivalent units based on University transfer requirements and qualifications.
Residency Requirements for the AAFS
The University requires that a portion of the degree's coursework be completed through the University. Also known as the residency requirement, the University requires completion of a minimum of 18 credits for the AA degree at the University and may not exceed a total of six (6) credits for waived credit of a specific course required within the degree.
Credits applied to the Required Course of Study (with the excep­tion of the electives) will only be applied to the core and cannot count toward General Education totals.
In order to be granted a waiver for a course in the required course of study, the student must have completed a previous course which meets the following criteria:
The course must have been completed and transcripted from a regionally or approved nationally accredited, or candidate for accreditation, college or university.
The course must have been completed within the past ten years of application to the University with a grade of "C" (2.0) or better (five years for information technology courses).
The course must be comparable in content and credits to the University course it is replacing and must be an equivalent level or higher level course (i.e. graduate level coursework may be used to waive graduate or undergraduate coursework). Course descriptions must be included with the course waiver form in order for the Office of Admissions and Evaluation to review the course waiver request.
Associate of Arts/Concentration in Health Care Administration
The following Associate of Arts/Concentration in Health Care Administration (AAAHCA) program is offered at these University of Phoenix campus locations: Online. While widely available, not all programs and concentrations are available in all states and in all modalities. Portions of certain programs may need to be completed in an Online classroom at Online rates. Please check with your local campus.
The Associate of Arts Degree in Health Care Administration con­centration focuses on health care organizations, roles of health care workers, public policy, information technology, financial manage­ment, and regulatory and ethical issues of health care. Students will discuss current strengths, weaknesses, and challenges of the U.S. health care system. Students will also critically examine the current state of health and disease, health care’s laws and ethics, the psychology of health, and financial operations of the health care system.
Note: This is not a nursing program nor will the courses included in this program fully prepare a student to enter a nursing program.
Concentration in Health Care Administration
HCA 210 3 credits
Introduction to Health Care: Riding the Fourth Wave
HCA 220 3 credits
The Language of Health Care: I Have a What, Where?
HCA 230 3 credits
Communication Skills for the Health Care Professional
HCA 240 3 credits
Health & Diseases: Understanding the Pathos of Pathology
HCA 250 3 credits
The Psychology of Health
HCA 270 3 credits
Financial Matters for Health Care Professionals
The University reserves the right to modify the required course of study.
General Education requirements for the AAHCA
All students must complete 42 general education credits including the foundation courses and general education courses including credits from the following areas as shown:
Communication Arts Requirement 9 credits
(Must include COM 140, COM 150, COM 220)
Mathematics Requirement 6 credits
Science & Technology Requirement 6 credits
(Must include 3 credits in the physical or biological sciences)
Social Science Requirement 6 credits
(Must include ETH 125)
Humanities Requirement 6 credits
(Must include CRT 205)
Additional Liberal Arts Requirement 3 credits
(Must include GEN 105)
Interdisciplinary Requirement 6 credits
Additional Admission Requirements for AAHCA
High school graduation, G.E.D. certificate, or CHSPE (California High School Proficiency Examination) certificate.
Degree Requirements for the AAHCA
All undergraduate students are required to complete the minimum general education credits required by their program version.
With the exception of GEN 105 and COM 140, course requirements may be satisfied by any of the following means:
UOPX Prior Learning Assessment, (limited to 15 combined credits for experiential learning and professional training)
The diploma for the Associate of Arts program will not reflect the concentration. Concentrations are reflected on the transcript only.
Progression Requirements for the AAHCA
All students must take GEN 105 Skills for Learning in an Informa­tion Age and COM 140 Contemporary Business Communication as one of the courses in the first block. All other general education requirements in any concentration may be met with equivalent units based on University transfer requirements and qualifications.
Residency Requirements for the AAHCA
The University requires that a portion of the degree's coursework be completed through the University. Also known as the residency requirement, the University requires completion of a minimum of 18 credits for the AA degree at the University and may not exceed a total of six (6) credits for waived credit of a specific course required within the degree.
Credits applied to the Required Course of Study (with the excep­tion of the electives) will only be applied to the core and cannot count toward General Education totals.
In order to be granted a waiver for a course in the required course of study, the student must have completed a previous course which meets the following criteria:
The course must have been completed and transcripted from a regionally or approved nationally accredited, or candidate for accreditation, college or university.
The course must have been completed within the past ten years of application to the University with a grade of "C" (2.0) or better (five years for information technology courses).
The course must be comparable in content and credits to the University course it is replacing and must be an equivalent level or higher level course (i.e. graduate level coursework may be used to waive graduate or undergraduate coursework). Course descriptions must be included with the course waiver form in order for the Office of Admissions and Evaluation to review the course waiver request.
Associate of Arts/Concentration in Health Care Administration/Medical Records
The following Associate of Arts/Concentration in Health Care Administration/Medical Records (AAHCA/MR) program is offered at these University of Phoenix campus locations: Online. While widely available, not all programs and concentrations are available in all states and in all modalities. Portions of certain programs may need to be completed in an Online classroom at Online rates. Please check with your local campus.
The Associate of Arts Degree in Health Care Administration with emphasis in Medical Records lays a foundation for further study in health care at the undergraduate level. Topics focus on medical terminology related to disease diagnosis and treatment, patient information management, and medical claims processing. Software instruction synthesizes a variety of records processes common in medical facilities.
Note: Associate of Arts/Health Care Administration-Medical Records provides foundation skills in medical record keeping. However, it does not lead to certification in medical coding practice or any other related practice.
Concentration in Health Care Administration/Medical Records
HCA 220 3 credits
The Language of Health Care
HCA 240 3 credits
Health & Diseases: Understanding the Pathos of Pathology
HCR 210 3 credits
Patient Records: Keeping it Real
HCR 220 3 credits
Claims Preparation I: Clean Bills of Health
HCR 230 3 credits
Claims Preparation II: Footing the Bills
HCR 240 3 credits
Computerizing Medical Data: The Paper Chase Goes Techno
The University reserves the right to modify the required course of study.
General Education requirements for the AAHCA/MR
All students must complete 42 general education credits including the foundation courses and general education courses including credits from the following areas as shown:
Communication Arts Requirement 9 credits
(Must include COM 140, COM 150, COM 220)
Mathematics Requirement 6 credits
Science & Technology Requirement 6 credits
(Must include 3 credits in the physical or biological sciences)
Social Science Requirement 6 credits
(Must include ETH 125)
Humanities Requirement 6 credits
(Must include CRT 205)
Additional Liberal Arts Requirement 3 credits
(Must include GEN 105)
Interdisciplinary Requirement 6 credits
Additional Admission Requirements for the AAHCA/MR
High school graduation, G.E.D. certificate, or CHSPE (California High School Proficiency Examination) certificate.
Degree Requirements for the AAHCA/MR
All undergraduate students are required to complete the minimum general education credits required by their program version.
With the exception of GEN 105 and COM 140, course requirements may be satisfied by any of the following means:
UOPX Prior Learning Assessment, (limited to 15 combined credits for experiential learning and professional training)
The diploma for the Associate of Arts program will not reflect the concentration. Concentrations are reflected on the transcript only.
Progression Requirements for the AAHCA/MR
All students must take GEN 105 Skills for Learning in an Informa­tion Age and COM 140 Contemporary Business Communication as one of the courses in the first block. All other general education requirements in any concentration may be met with equivalent units based on University transfer requirements and qualifications.
Residency Requirements for the AAHCA/MR
The University requires that a portion of the degree's coursework be completed through the University. Also known as the residency requirement, the University requires completion of a minimum of 18 credits for the AA degree at the University and may not exceed a total of six (6) credits for waived credit of a specific course required within the degree.
Credits applied to the Required Course of Study (with the excep­tion of the electives) will only be applied to the core and cannot count toward General Education totals.
In order to be granted a waiver for a course in the required course of study, the student must have completed a previous course which meets the following criteria:
The course must have been completed and transcripted from a regionally or approved nationally accredited, or candidate for accreditation, college or university.
The course must have been completed within the past ten years of application to the University with a grade of "C" (2.0) or better (five years for information technology courses).
The course must be comparable in content and credits to the University course it is replacing and must be an equivalent level or higher level course (i.e. graduate level coursework may be used to waive graduate or undergraduate coursework). Course descriptions must be included with the course waiver form in order for the Office of Admissions and Evaluation to review the course waiver request.
Associate of Arts/Concentration in Health Care Administration/Pharmacy Practice
The following Associate of Arts/Concentration in Health Care Administration/Pharmacy Practice (AAHCA/PP) program is offered at these University of Phoenix campus locations: Online. While widely available, not all programs and concentrations are available in all states and in all modalities. Portions of certain programs may need to be completed in an Online classroom at Online rates. Please check with your local campus.
The Associate of Arts Degree in Health Care Administration with emphasis in Pharmacy Practice lays a foundation for further study in health care at the undergraduate level. Topics focus on medical terminology, disease diagnosis and treatment, basic pharmacy processes and equipment, and medical claims processing. An overview of pharmaceutical calculations covers the math and measurement requirements of interpreting prescriptions and preparing medications. This program is not designed to prepare students to take certification or licensing exams.
Note: Associate of Arts in Health Care Administration-Pharmacy Practice provides foundation skills however; it does not lead to cer­tification as a pharmacy technician.
Concentration in Health Care Administration/Pharmacy Practice
HCA 220 3 credits
The Language of Health Care
HCA 240 3 credits
Health & Diseases: Understanding the Pathos of Pathology
HCP 210 3 credits
Introduction to Pharmacy Practice: The Alchemy of Health Care
HCR 220 3 credits
Claims Preparation I: Clean Bills of Health
HCR 230 3 credits
Claims Preparation II: Footing the Bills
HCP 220 3 credits
Pharmacy Calculations: Just For Good Measure
The University reserves the right to modify the required course of study.
General Education requirements for the AAHCA/PP
All students must complete 42 general education credits including the foundation courses and general education courses including credits from the following areas as shown:
Communication Arts Requirement 9 credits
(Must include COM 140, COM 150, COM 220)
Mathematics Requirement 6 credits
Science & Technology Requirement 6 credits
(Must include 3 credits in the physical or biological sciences)
Social Science Requirement 6 credits
(Must include ETH 125)
Humanities Requirement 6 credits
(Must include CRT 205)
Additional Liberal Arts Requirement 3 credits
(Must include GEN 105)
Interdisciplinary Requirement 6 credits
Additional Admission Requirements for the AAHCA/PP
High school graduation, G.E.D. certificate, or CHSPE (California High School Proficiency Examination) certificate.
Degree Requirements for the AAHCA/PP
All undergraduate students are required to complete the minimum general education credits required by their program version.
With the exception of GEN 105 and COM 140, course requirements may be satisfied by any of the following means:
UOPX Prior Learning Assessment, (limited to 15 combined credits for experiential learning and professional training)
The diploma for the Associate of Arts program will not reflect the concentration. Concentrations are reflected on the transcript only.
Progression Requirements for the AAHCA/PP
All students must take GEN 105 Skills for Learning in an Informa­tion Age and COM 140 Contemporary Business Communication as one of the courses in the first block. All other general education requirements in any concentration may be met with equivalent units based on University transfer requirements and qualifications.
Residency Requirements for the AAHCA/PP
The University requires that a portion of the degree's coursework be completed through the University. Also known as the residency requirement, the University requires completion of a minimum of 18 credits for the AA degree at the University and may not exceed a total of six (6) credits for waived credit of a specific course required within the degree.
Credits applied to the Required Course of Study (with the excep­tion of the electives) will only be applied to the core and cannot count toward General Education totals.
In order to be granted a waiver for a course in the required course of study, the student must have completed a previous course which meets the following criteria:
The course must have been completed and transcripted from a regionally or approved nationally accredited, or candidate for accreditation, college or university.
The course must have been completed within the past ten years of application to the University with a grade of "C" (2.0) or better (five years for information technology courses).
The course must be comparable in content and credits to the University course it is replacing and must be an equivalent level or higher level course (i.e. graduate level coursework may be used to waive graduate or undergraduate coursework). Course descriptions must be included with the course waiver form in order for the Office of Admissions and Evaluation to review the course waiver request.
Associate of Arts/Concentration in Hospitality, Travel and Tourism
The following Associate of Arts/Concentration in Hospitality, Travel and Tourism (AAHTT) program is offered at these University of Phoenix campus locations: Online. While widely available, not all programs and concentrations are available in all states and in all modalities. Portions of certain programs may need to be completed in an Online classroom at Online rates. Please check with your local campus.
The Hospitality, Travel, and Tourism concentration provides con­tent and practical application in an array of foodservice, lodging management, and tourism industry careers. The courses emphasize the leadership competencies and knowledge that provide the foun­dation of management practices valued in the hospitality arena. The Hospitality, Travel, and Tourism associate degree program is also planned to prepare the student for further study in hospitality or related programs at the undergraduate level.
Concentration in Hospitality, Travel and Tourism
HTT 200 3 credits
Hospitality
HTT 210 3 credits
Travel and Tourism
HTT 220 3 credits
Information Technology in Hospitality, Travel and Tourism
HTT 230 3 credits
Financial Matters for the Hospitality Professional
HTT 240 3 credits
Foodservice and Beverage Management
HTT 250 3 credits
Lodging and Resort Operations
The University reserves the right to modify the required course of study.
General Education requirements for the AAHTT
All students must complete 42 general education credits including the foundation courses and general education courses including credits from the following areas as shown:
Communication Arts Requirement 9 credits
(Must include COM 140, COM 150, COM 220)
Mathematics Requirement 6 credits
Science & Technology Requirement 6 credits
(Must include 3 credits in the physical or biological sciences)
Social Science Requirement 6 credits
(Must include ETH 125)
Humanities Requirement 6 credits
(Must include CRT 205)
Additional Liberal Arts Requirement 3 credits
(Must include GEN 105)
Interdisciplinary Requirement 6 credits
Additional Admission Requirements for the AAHTT
High school graduation, G.E.D. certificate, or CHSPE (California High School Proficiency Examination) certificate.
Degree Requirements for the AAHTT
All undergraduate students are required to complete the minimum general education credits required by their program version.
With the exception of GEN 105 and COM 140, course requirements may be satisfied by any of the following means:
UOPX Prior Learning Assessment, (limited to 15 combined credits for experiential learning and professional training)
The diploma for the Associate of Arts program will not reflect the concentration. Concentrations are reflected on the transcript only.
Progression Requirements for the AAHTT
All students must take GEN 105 Skills for Learning in an Informa­tion Age and COM 140 Contemporary Business Communication as one of the courses in the first block. All other general education requirements in any concentration may be met with equivalent units based on University transfer requirements and qualifications.
Residency Requirements for the AAHTT
The University requires that a portion of the degree's coursework be completed through the University. Also known as the residency requirement, the University requires completion of a minimum of 18 credits for the AA degree at the University and may not exceed a total of six (6) credits for waived credit of a specific course required within the degree.
Credits applied to the Required Course of Study (with the excep­tion of the electives) will only be applied to the core and cannot count toward General Education totals.
In order to be granted a waiver for a course in the required course of study, the student must have completed a previous course which meets the following criteria:
The course must have been completed and transcripted from a regionally or approved nationally accredited, or candidate for accreditation, college or university.
The course must have been completed within the past ten years of application to the University with a grade of "C" (2.0) or better (five years for information technology courses).
The course must be comparable in content and credits to the University course it is replacing and must be an equivalent level or higher level course (i.e. graduate level coursework may be used to waive graduate or undergraduate coursework). Course descriptions must be included with the course waiver form in order for the Office of Admissions and Evaluation to review the course waiver request.
Associate of Arts/Concentration in Human Services Management
The following Associate of Arts/Concentration in Human Services Management (AAHSM) program is offered at these University of Phoenix campus locations: Online. While widely available, not all programs and concentrations are available in all states and in all modalities. Portions of certain programs may need to be completed in an Online classroom at Online rates. Please check with your local campus.
The Human Services Management concentration focuses on pro­viding a solid foundation for future workers in the industry. Some of the content is focused in the areas of human services organiza­tions, roles of human services workers, public policy, multicultural practices, information technology, financial management, and reg­ulatory and ethical issues. Some of the activities included in the concentration are creating care plans, developing alternative fund­ing strategies, and determining the characteristics of good human services management.
Concentration in Human Services Management
HSM 210 3 credits
Human Services in the United States
HSM 220 3 credits
Human Services Administration: So You Want to Help People
HSM 230 3 credits
Ethical Issues in Human Services Organizations
HSM 240 3 credits
Public Policy Development in Human Services
HSM 260 3 credits
Financial Management for Human Service Managers
HSM 270 3 credits
Program Planning & Grant Proposal Writing in Human Services
The University reserves the right to modify the required course of study.
General Education requirements for the AAHSM
All students must complete 42 general education credits including the foundation courses and general education courses including credits from the following areas as shown:
Communication Arts Requirement 9 credits
(Must include COM 140, COM 150, COM 220)
Mathematics Requirement 6 credits
Science & Technology Requirement 6 credits
(Must include 3 credits in the physical or biological sciences)
Social Science Requirement 6 credits
(Must include ETH 125)
Humanities Requirement 6 credits
(Must include CRT 205)
Additional Liberal Arts Requirement 3 credits
(Must include GEN 105)
Interdisciplinary Requirement 6 credits
Additional Admission Requirements for the AAHSM
High school graduation, G.E.D. certificate, or CHSPE (California High School Proficiency Examination) certificate.
Degree Requirements for the AAHSM
All undergraduate students are required to complete the minimum general education credits required by their program version.
With the exception of GEN 105 and COM 140, course requirements may be satisfied by any of the following means:
UOPX Prior Learning Assessment, (limited to 15 combined credits for experiential learning and professional training)
The diploma for the Associate of Arts program will not reflect the concentration. Concentrations are reflected on the transcript only.
Progression Requirements for the AAHSM
All students must take GEN 105 Skills for Learning in an Informa­tion Age and COM 140 Contemporary Business Communication as one of the courses in the first block. All other general education requirements in any concentration may be met with equivalent units based on University transfer requirements and qualifications.
Residency Requirements for the AAHSM
The University requires that a portion of the degree's coursework be completed through the University. Also known as the residency requirement, the University requires completion of a minimum of 18 credits for the AA degree at the University and may not exceed a total of six (6) credits for waived credit of a specific course required within the degree.
Credits applied to the Required Course of Study (with the excep­tion of the electives) will only be applied to the core and cannot count toward General Education totals.
In order to be granted a waiver for a course in the required course of study, the student must have completed a previous course which meets the following criteria:
The course must have been completed and transcripted from a regionally or approved nationally accredited, or candidate for accreditation, college or university.
The course must have been completed within the past ten years of application to the University with a grade of "C" (2.0) or better (five years for information technology courses).
The course must be comparable in content and credits to the University course it is replacing and must be an equivalent level or higher level course (i.e. graduate level coursework may be used to waive graduate or undergraduate coursework). Course descriptions must be included with the course waiver form in order for the Office of Admissions and Evaluation to review the course waiver request.
Associate of Arts/Concentration in Information Technology
The following Associate of Arts/Concentration in Information Technology (AAIT) program is offered at these University of Phoenix campus locations: Online. While widely available, not all programs and concentrations are available in all states and in all modalities. Portions of certain programs may need to be completed in an Online classroom at Online rates. Please check with your local campus.
The Associate of Arts in Information Technology concentration focuses on project management, the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC), networking, Internet concepts and design, program­ming fundamentals, as well as the Java programming language. Courses build upon the fundamentals of computer and networking design to give students a solid foundation to understand basic pro­gramming concepts. In addition to many different types of evalua­tions, students will participate in real-world scenario-based problems and develop functional software applications.
Concentration in Information Technology
IT 210 3 credits
Fundamentals of Programming with Algorithms & Logic
IT 236 3 credits
Intro to Web Design I
IT 237 3 credits
Intro to Web Design II
IT 240 3 credits
Introduction to LAN Technologies
IT 242 3 credits
Introduction to WAN Technologies
IT 244 3 credits
Introduction to IT Security
The University reserves the right to modify the required course of study.
General Education requirements for the AAIT
All students must complete 42 general education credits including the foundation courses and general education courses including credits from the following areas as shown:
Communication Arts Requirement 9 credits
(Must include COM 130, COM 135, COM 140)
Mathematics Requirement 6 credits
Science & Technology Requirement 6 credits
(Must include 3 credits in the physical or biological sciences and IT 205)
Social Science Requirement 6 credits
(Must include ETH 125)
Humanities Requirement 6 credits
(Must include CRT 205)
Additional Liberal Arts Requirement 3 credits
(Must include GEN 105)
Interdisciplinary Requirement 6 credits
Additional Admission Requirements for the AAIT
High school graduation, G.E.D. certificate, or CHSPE (California High School Proficiency Examination) certificate.
Degree Requirements for the AAIT
All undergraduate students are required to complete the minimum general education credits required by their program version.
With the exception of GEN 105 and COM 140, course requirements may be satisfied by any of the following means:
UOPX Prior Learning Assessment, (limited to 15 combined credits for experiential learning and professional training)
The diploma for the Associate of Arts program will not reflect the concentration. Concentrations are reflected on the transcript only.
Progression Requirements for the AAIT
All students must take GEN 105 Skills for Learning in an Informa­tion Age and COM 140 Contemporary Business Communication as one of the courses in the first block. All other general education requirements in any concentration may be met with equivalent units based on University transfer requirements and qualifications.
Residency Requirements for the AAIT
The University requires that a portion of the degree's coursework be completed through the University. Also known as the residency requirement, the University requires completion of a minimum of 18 credits for the AA degree at the University and may not exceed a total of six (6) credits for waived credit of a specific course required within the degree.
Credits applied to the Required Course of Study (with the excep­tion of the electives) will only be applied to the core and cannot count toward General Education totals.
In order to be granted a waiver for a course in the required course of study, the student must have completed a previous course which meets the following criteria:
The course must have been completed and transcripted from a regionally or approved nationally accredited, or candidate for accreditation, college or university.
The course must have been completed within the past ten years of application to the University with a grade of "C" (2.0) or better (five years for information technology courses).
The course must be comparable in content and credits to the University course it is replacing and must be an equivalent level or higher level course (i.e. graduate level coursework may be used to waive graduate or undergraduate coursework). Course descriptions must be included with the course waiver form in order for the Office of Admissions and Evaluation to review the course waiver request.
Associate of Arts/Concentration in Information Technology/Networking
The following Associate of Arts/Concentration in Information Technology/Networking (AAIT/N) program is offered at these University of Phoenix campus locations: Online. While widely available, not all programs and concentrations are available in all states and in all modalities. Portions of certain programs may need to be completed in an Online classroom at Online rates. Please check with your local campus.
The Associate of Arts in Information Technology/Networking con­centration focuses on information systems and the analysis, design, and security of modern computer networks. Courses emphasize Local Area Networks, Wireless Local Area Networks, Wide Area Networks, and network security. Students will be able to simulate network administration tasks through remote access to real hardware and software commonly used in the IT industry. Additionally, courses include scenario-based activities, placing stu­dents in real-world situations that allow them to apply founda­tional knowledge and skills.
Concentration in Information Technology/Networking
IT 210 3 credits
Fundamentals of Programming with Algorithms and Logic
IT 240 3 credits
Intro to LAN Technologies
IT 241 3 credits
Intro to W-LAN Technologies
IT 242 3 credits
Intro to WAN Technologies
IT 244 3 credits
Intro to IT Security
The University reserves the right to modify the required course of study.
General Education requirements for the AAIT/N
All students must complete 42 general education credits including the foundation courses and general education courses including credits from the following areas as shown:
Communication Arts Requirement 9 credits
(Must include COM 130, COM 135, COM 140)
Mathematics Requirement 6 credits
Science & Technology Requirement 6 credits
(Must include 3 credits in the physical or biological sciences and IT 205)
Social Science Requirement 6 credits
(Must include ETH 125)
Humanities Requirement 6 credits
(Must include CRT 205)
Additional Liberal Arts Requirement 3 credits
(Must include GEN 105)
Interdisciplinary Requirement 6 credits
Additional Admission Requirements for AAIT/N
High school graduation, G.E.D. certificate, or CHSPE (California High School Proficiency Examination) certificate.
Degree Requirements for the AAIT/N
All undergraduate students are required to complete the minimum general education credits required by their program version.
With the exception of GEN 105 and COM 140, course requirements may be satisfied by any of the following means:
UOPX Prior Learning Assessment, (limited to 15 combined credits for experiential learning and professional training)
The diploma for the Associate of Arts program will not reflect the concentration. Concentrations are reflected on the transcript only.
Progression Requirements for the AAIT/N
All students must take GEN 105 Skills for Learning in an Informa­tion Age and COM 140 Contemporary Business Communication as one of the courses in the first block. All other general education requirements in any concentration may be met with equivalent units based on University transfer requirements and qualifications.
Residency Requirements for the AAIT/N
The University requires that a portion of the degree's coursework be completed through the University. Also known as the residency requirement, the University requires completion of a minimum of 18 credits for the AA degree at the University and may not exceed a total of six (6) credits for waived credit of a specific course required within the degree.
Credits applied to the Required Course of Study (with the excep­tion of the electives) will only be applied to the core and cannot count toward General Education totals.
In order to be granted a waiver for a course in the required course of study, the student must have completed a previous course which meets the following criteria:
The course must have been completed and transcripted from a regionally or approved nationally accredited, or candidate for accreditation, college or university.
The course must have been completed within the past ten years of application to the University with a grade of "C" (2.0) or better (five years for information technology courses).
The course must be comparable in content and credits to the University course it is replacing and must be an equivalent level or higher level course (i.e. graduate level coursework may be used to waive graduate or undergraduate coursework). Course descriptions must be included with the course waiver form in order for the Office of Admissions and Evaluation to review the course waiver request.
Associate of Arts/Concentration in Paraprofessional Education
The following Associate of Arts/Concentration in Paraprofessional Education (AAPE) program is offered at these University of Phoenix campus locations: Online. While widely available, not all programs and concentrations are available in all states and in all modalities. Portions of certain programs may need to be completed in an Online classroom at Online rates. Please check with your local campus.
The Associate of Arts Degree in Paraprofessional Education addresses major topics that impact instruction; i.e., historical and philosophical contexts for contemporary educational approaches and issues; the nature of child development; and the professional and classroom tasks encountered in teaching. Students are required to apply writing and problem-solving skills to evaluate topics cov­ered. Evaluation occurs through a variety of methods including written assignments, discussion, and debate.
Concentration in Paraprofessional Education
AED 200 3 credits
Contemporary Issues in American Education
AED 201 3 credits
Teaching as a Profession
AED 202 3 credits
Child Development
AED 203 3 credits
Classroom Instruction
AED 204 3 credits
Diversity in the Classroom
AED 205 3 credits
Classroom Management
The University reserves the right to modify the required course of study.
General Education requirements for the AAPE
All students must complete 42 general education credits including the foundation courses and general education courses including credits from the following areas as shown:
Communication Arts Requirement 9 credits
(Must include COM 140, COM 150, COM 220)
Mathematics Requirement 6 credits
Science & Technology Requirement 6 credits
(Must include 3 credits in the physical or biological sciences)
Social Science Requirement 6 credits
(Must include ETH 125)
Humanities Requirement 6 credits
(Must include CRT 205)
Additional Liberal Arts Requirement 3 credits
(Must include GEN 105)
Interdisciplinary Requirement 6 credits
Additional Admission Requirements for the AAPE
High school graduation, G.E.D. certificate, or CHSPE (California High School Proficiency Examination) certificate.
Degree Requirements for the AAPE
All undergraduate students are required to complete the minimum general education credits required by their program version.
With the exception of GEN 105 and COM 140, course requirements may be satisfied by any of the following means:
The diploma for the Associate of Arts program will not reflect the concentration. Concentrations are reflected on the transcript only.
Progression Requirements for the AAPE
All students must take GEN 105 Skills for Learning in an Informa­tion Age and COM 140 Contemporary Business Communication as one of the courses in the first block. All other general education requirements in any concentration may be met with equivalent units based on University transfer requirements and qualifications.
Residency Requirements for the AAPE
The University requires that a portion of the degree's coursework be completed through the University. Also known as the residency requirement, the University requires completion of a minimum of 18 credits for the AA degree at the University and may not exceed a total of six (6) credits for waived credit of a specific course required within the degree.
Credits applied to the Required Course of Study (with the excep­tion of the electives) will only be applied to the core and cannot count toward General Education totals.
In order to be granted a waiver for a course in the required course of study, the student must have completed a previous course which meets the following criteria:
The course must have been completed and transcripted from a regionally or approved nationally accredited, or candidate for accreditation, college or university.
The course must have been completed within the past ten years of application to the University with a grade of "C" (2.0) or better (five years for information technology courses).
The course must be comparable in content and credits to the University course it is replacing and must be an equivalent level or higher level course (i.e. graduate level coursework may be used to waive graduate or undergraduate coursework). Course descriptions must be included with the course waiver form in order for the Office of Admissions and Evaluation to review the course waiver request.
Associate of Arts in Psychology
The following Associate of Arts/Concentration in Psychology (AAPSY) program is offered at these University of Phoenix campus locations: Online. While widely available, not all programs and concentrations are available in all states and in all modalities. Portions of certain programs may need to be completed in an Online classroom at Online rates. Please check with your local campus.
The Associate of Arts Degree in Psychology concentration focuses on positive psychology, theories of personality, human sexuality, the physiological and neurological basis of human behavior, diver­sity, psychological disorders, and social interactions. In this pro­gram, students will analyze the interrelationship of fundamental psychological theories and how they define and explain human behavior, development, and abnormalities. Students will also criti­cally evaluate the robustness of various psychometrics, develop their own psychological theories based on a conglomeration of principles outlined by experts in the field, and assess the impact of cognition on physical and mental health.
Concentration in Psychology
PSY 210 3 credits
Introduction to Psychology: Why We Do What We Do
PSY 220 3 credits
Positive Psychology: What’s Right With Me
PSY 230 3 credits
Theories of Personality: I Think, Therefore Who Am I?
PSY 240 3 credits
The Brain, the Body, & Mind: All Together Now
PSY 265 3 credits
Psychology of Human Sexuality: What Turns You on and Why?
PSY 270 3 credits
Abnormal Psychology: Abuse, Addiction & Other Disorders
The University reserves the right to modify the required course of study.
General Education requirements for the AAPSY
All students must complete 42 general education credits including the foundation courses and general education courses including credits from the following areas as shown:
Communication Arts Requirement 9 credits
(Must include COM 140, COM 150, COM 220)
Mathematics Requirement 6 credits
Science & Technology Requirement 6 credits
(Must include 3 credits in the physical or biological sciences)
Social Science Requirement 6 credits
(Must include ETH 125)
Humanities Requirement 6 credits
(Must include CRT 205)
Additional Liberal Arts Requirement 3 credits
(Must include GEN 105)
Interdisciplinary Requirement 6 credits
Additional Admission Requirements for the AAPSY
High school graduation, G.E.D. certificate, or CHSPE (California High School Proficiency Examination) certificate.
Degree Requirements for the AAPSY
All undergraduate students are required to complete the minimum general education credits required by their program version.
With the exception of GEN 105 and COM 140, course requirements may be satisfied by any of the following means:
UOPX Prior Learning Assessment, (limited to 15 combined credits for experiential learning and professional training)
The diploma for the Associate of Arts program will not reflect the concentration. Concentrations are reflected on the transcript only.
Progression Requirements for the AAPSY
All students must take GEN 105 Skills for Learning in an Informa­tion Age and COM 140 Contemporary Business Communication as one of the courses in the first block. All other general education requirements in any concentration may be met with equivalent units based on University transfer requirements and qualifications.
Residency Requirements for the AAPSY
The University requires that a portion of the degree's coursework be completed through the University. Also known as the residency requirement, the University requires completion of a minimum of 18 credits for the AA degree at the University and may not exceed a total of six (6) credits for waived credit of a specific course required within the degree.
Credits applied to the Required Course of Study (with the excep­tion of the electives) will only be applied to the core and cannot count toward General Education totals.
In order to be granted a waiver for a course in the required course of study, the student must have completed a previous course which meets the following criteria:
The course must have been completed and transcripted from a regionally or approved nationally accredited, or candidate for accreditation, college or university.
The course must have been completed within the past ten years of application to the University with a grade of "C" (2.0) or better (five years for information technology courses).
The course must be comparable in content and credits to the University course it is replacing and must be an equivalent level or higher level course (i.e. graduate level coursework may be used to waive graduate or undergraduate coursework). Course descriptions must be included with the course waiver form in order for the Office of Admissions and Evaluation to review the course waiver request.
Associate of Arts/Concentration in Sport Management
The following Associate of Arts/Concentration in Sport Management (AASM) program is offered at these University of Phoenix campus locations: Online. While widely available, not all programs and concentrations are available in all states and in all modalities. Portions of certain programs may need to be completed in an Online classroom at Online rates. Please check with your local campus.
The Sport Management concentration provides content and practi­cal application for both career development and further studies in sport and recreation management. The concentration focuses on developing knowledge, skills, and attributes in areas such as man­agement and leadership, ethics, budgeting and finance, communi­cation, marketing, and social-cultural factors, all with a sport-related adaptation. This sport management course of study is designed specifically to align with the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) national accreditation guidelines for undergraduate sport management programs. The Sport Manage­ment associate degree program is also planned to prepare the stu­dent for further study in sport management or related programs at the undergraduate level.
Concentration in Sport Management
SPM 200 3 credits
Introduction to Sport Management - Work at Play
SPM 220 3 credits
Sport Ethics - Good Sports Do Finish First, and Last
SPM 230 3 credits
Management and Leadership in Sport - It's Lifelong Coaching
SPM 240 3 credits
Communication in Sport - Talking a Great Game
SPM 250 3 credits
Sport Marketing - Build it, and They Will Participate
SPM 260 3 credits
Budget and Finance in Sport - Just a Flip of the Coin
The University reserves the right to modify the required course of study.
General Education requirements for the AASM
All students must complete 42 general education credits including the foundation courses and general education courses including credits from the following areas as shown:
Communication Arts Requirement 9 credits
(Must include COM 140, COM 150, COM 220)
Mathematics Requirement 6 credits
Science & Technology Requirement 6 credits
(Must include 3 credits in the physical or biological sciences)
Social Science Requirement 6 credits
(Must include ETH 125)
Humanities Requirement 6 credits
(Must include CRT 205)
Additional Liberal Arts Requirement 3 credits
(Must include GEN 105)
Interdisciplinary Requirement 6 credits
Additional Admission Requirements for the AASM
High school graduation, G.E.D. certificate, or CHSPE (California High School Proficiency Examination) certificate.
Degree Requirements for the AASM
All undergraduate students are required to complete the minimum general education credits required by their program version.
With the exception of GEN 105 and COM 140, course requirements may be satisfied by any of the following means:
UOPX Prior Learning Assessment, (limited to 15 combined credits for experiential learning and professional training)
The diploma for the Associate of Arts program will not reflect the concentration. Concentrations are reflected on the transcript only.
Progression Requirements for the AASM
All students must take GEN 105 Skills for Learning in an Informa­tion Age and COM 140 Contemporary Business Communication as one of the courses in the first block. All other general education requirements in any concentration may be met with equivalent units based on University transfer requirements and qualifications.
Residency Requirements for the AASM
The University requires that a portion of the degree's coursework be completed through the University. Also known as the residency requirement, the University requires completion of a minimum of 18 credits for the AA degree at the University and may not exceed a total of six (6) credits for waived credit of a specific course required within the degree.
Credits applied to the Required Course of Study (with the excep­tion of the electives) will only be applied to the core and cannot count toward General Education totals.
In order to be granted a waiver for a course in the required course of study, the student must have completed a previous course which meets the following criteria:
The course must have been completed and transcripted from a regionally or approved nationally accredited, or candidate for accreditation, college or university.
The course must have been completed within the past ten years of application to the University with a grade of "C" (2.0) or better (five years for information technology courses).
The course must be comparable in content and credits to the University course it is replacing and must be an equivalent level or higher level course (i.e. graduate level coursework may be used to waive graduate or undergraduate coursework). Course descriptions must be included with the course waiver form in order for the Office of Admissions and Evaluation to review the course waiver request.
Associate of Arts/Concentration in Communications
The following Associate of Arts/Concentration in Communications (AACOM) program is offered at these University of Phoenix campus locations: Online. While widely available, not all programs and concentrations are available in all states and in all modalities. Portions of certain programs may need to be completed in an Online classroom at Online rates. Please check with your local campus.
The Associate of Arts Degree in Communications focuses on the growth and convergence of major venues of telecommunications, the role of media in a democratic society, and standards of social responsibility within the culture of journalism. Courses include win-win communication processes, problem-solving information strategies, an extensive review of information sources, and news presentation for print, web, and broadcast delivery. Students review and assess pivotal influences on the development of mass media and speculate upon their future evolution.
Concentration in Communications
XCOM 100 3 credits
Introduction to Communications
XCOM 200 3 credits
Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication
XCOM 225 3 credits
Mass Communication
IT 235 3 credits
Image Editing and Processing
CMC 240 3 credits
Information Strategies: Putting 2 & 2 Together
CMC 260 3 credits
Communication Variety: The Spice of Life
The University reserves the right to modify the required course of study.
General Education requirements for the AACOM
All students must complete 42 general education credits including the foundation courses and general education courses including credits from the following areas as shown:
Communication Arts Requirement 9 credits
(Must include COM 140, COM 150, COM 220)
Mathematics Requirement 6 credits
Science & Technology Requirement 6 credits
(Must include 3 credits in the physical or biological sciences and IT 205)
Social Science Requirement 6 credits
(Must include ETH 125)
Humanities Requirement 6 credits
(Must include CRT 205)
Additional Liberal Arts Requirement 3 credits
(Must include GEN 105)
Interdisciplinary Requirement 6 credits
Additional Admission Requirements for the AACOM
High school graduation, G.E.D. certificate, or CHSPE (California High School Proficiency Examination) certificate.
Degree Requirements for the AACOM
All undergraduate students are required to complete the minimum general education credits required by their program version.
With the exception of GEN 105 and COM 140, course requirements may be satisfied by any of the following means:
UOPX Prior Learning Assessment, (limited to 15 combined credits for experiential learning and professional training)
The diploma for the Associate of Arts program will not reflect the concentration. Concentrations are reflected on the transcript only.
Progression Requirements for the AACOM
All students must take GEN 105 Skills for Learning in an Informa­tion Age and COM 140 Contemporary Business Communication as one of the courses in the first block. All other general education requirements in any concentration may be met with equivalent units based on University transfer requirements and qualifications.
Residency Requirements for the AACOM
The University requires that a portion of the degree's coursework be completed through the University. Also known as the residency requirement, the University requires completion of a minimum of 18 credits for the AA degree at the University and may not exceed a total of six (6) credits for waived credit of a specific course required within the degree.
Credits applied to the Required Course of Study (with the excep­tion of the electives) will only be applied to the core and cannot count toward General Education totals.
In order to be granted a waiver for a course in the required course of study, the student must have completed a previous course which meets the following criteria:
The course must have been completed and transcripted from a regionally or approved nationally accredited, or candidate for accreditation, college or university.
The course must have been completed within the past ten years of application to the University with a grade of "C" (2.0) or better (five years for information technology courses).
The course must be comparable in content and credits to the University course it is replacing and must be an equivalent level or higher level course (i.e. graduate level coursework may be used to waive graduate or undergraduate coursework). Course descriptions must be included with the course waiver form in order for the Office of Admissions and Evaluation to review the course waiver request.
Associate of Arts/Concentration in Information Technology/Web Design
The following Associate of Arts/Concentration in Information Technology/Web Design (AAIT/WD) program is offered at these University of Phoenix campus locations: Online. While widely available, not all programs and concentrations are available in all states and in all modalities. Portions of certain programs may need to be completed in an Online classroom at Online rates. Please check with your local campus.
The Associate of Arts Degree with a concentration in Information Technology/Web Design focuses on the application of web author­ing tools, HTML, programming language, and web standards to design and implement websites for a variety of business applica­tions.
Concentration in Information Technology/Web Design
IT 220 3 credits
Internet Concepts
IT 235 3 credits
Image Editing and Implementation
IT 210 3 credits
Fundamentals of Programming with Algorithms and Logic
IT 236 3 credits
Intro to Web Design I
IT 237 3 credits
Intro to Web Design II
IT 238 3 credits
Web Systems
The University reserves the right to modify the required course of study.
General Education requirements for the AAIT/WD
All students must complete 42 general education credits including the foundation courses and general education courses including credits from the following areas as shown:
Communication Arts Requirement 9 credits
(Must include COM 140, COM 150, COM 220)
Mathematics Requirement 6 credits
Science & Technology Requirement 6 credits
(Must include 3 credits in the physical or biological sciences)
Social Science Requirement 6 credits
(Must include ETH 125)
Humanities Requirement 6 credits
(Must include CRT 205)
Additional Liberal Arts Requirement 3 credits
(Must include GEN 105)
Interdisciplinary Requirement 6 credits
Additional Admission Requirements for the AAIT/WD
High school graduation, G.E.D. certificate, or CHSPE (California High School Proficiency Examination) certificate.
Degree Requirements for the AAIT/WD
All undergraduate students are required to complete the minimum general education credits required by their program version.
With the exception of GEN 105 and COM 140, course requirements may be satisfied by any of the following means:
UOPX Prior Learning Assessment, (limited to 15 combined credits for experiential learning and professional training)
The diploma for the Associate of Arts program will not reflect the concentration. Concentrations are reflected on the transcript only.
Progression Requirements for the AAIT/WD
All students must take GEN 105 Skills for Learning in an Informa­tion Age and COM 140 Contemporary Business Communication as one of the courses in the first block. All other general education requirements in any concentration may be met with equivalent units based on University transfer requirements and qualifications.
Residency Requirements for the AAIT/WD
The University requires that a portion of the degree's coursework be completed through the University. Also known as the residency requirement, the University requires completion of a minimum of 18 credits for the AA degree at the University and may not exceed a total of six (6) credits for waived credit of a specific course required within the degree.
Credits applied to the Required Course of Study (with the excep­tion of the electives) will only be applied to the core and cannot count toward General Education totals.
In order to be granted a waiver for a course in the required course of study, the student must have completed a previous course which meets the following criteria:
The course must have been completed and transcripted from a regionally or approved nationally accredited, or candidate for accreditation, college or university.
The course must have been completed within the past ten years of application to the University with a grade of "C" (2.0) or better (five years for information technology courses).
The course must be comparable in content and credits to the University course it is replacing and must be an equivalent level or higher level course (i.e. graduate level coursework may be used to waive graduate or undergraduate coursework). Course descriptions must be included with the course waiver form in order for the Office of Admissions and Evaluation to review the course waiver request.
Associate of Arts/Concentration in Information Technology/Information Technology Support
The following Associate of Arts/Concentration in Information Technology/Information Technology Support (AAIT/ITS) program is offered at these University of Phoenix campus locations: Online. While widely available, not all programs and concentrations are available in all states and in all modalities. Portions of certain programs may need to be completed in an Online classroom at Online rates. Please check with your local campus.
The Associate of Arts Degree with a concentration in Information Technology/Information Technology Support covers theory and practice to provide a foundation in hardware and software com­puter support. Online labs give students hands on experience in hardware, software, networking and security fundamentals.
Concentration in Information Technology/Information Technology Support
IT 206 3 credits
PC Applications
IT 207 3 credits
PC Support I
IT 208 3 credits
PC Support II
IT 240 3 credits
Introduction to LAN Technologies
IT 241 3 credits
Introduction to W-LAN Technologies
IT 244 3 credits
Introduction to IT Security
The University reserves the right to modify the required course of study.
General Education requirements for the AAIT/ITS
All students must complete 42 general education credits including the foundation courses and general education courses including credits from the following areas as shown:
Communication Arts Requirement 9 credits
(Must include COM 140, COM 150, COM 220)
Mathematics Requirement 6 credits
Science & Technology Requirement 6 credits
(Must include 3 credits in the physical or biological sciences)
Social Science Requirement 6 credits
(Must include ETH 125)
Humanities Requirement 6 credits
(Must include CRT 205)
Additional Liberal Arts Requirement 3 credits
(Must include GEN 105)
Interdisciplinary Requirement 6 credits
Additional Admission Requirements for AAIT/ITS
High school graduation, G.E.D. certificate, or CHSPE (California High School Proficiency Examination) certificate.
Degree Requirements for the AAIT/ITS
All undergraduate students are required to complete the minimum general education credits required by their program version.
With the exception of GEN 105 and COM 140, course requirements may be satisfied by any of the following means:
UOPX Prior Learning Assessment, (limited to 15 combined credits for experiential learning and professional training)
The diploma for the Associate of Arts program will not reflect the concentration. Concentrations are reflected on the transcript only.
Progression Requirements for the AAIT/ITS
All students must take GEN 105 Skills for Learning in an Informa­tion Age and COM 140 Contemporary Business Communication as one of the courses in the first block. All other general education requirements in any concentration may be met with equivalent units based on University transfer requirements and qualifications.
Residency Requirements for the AAIT/ITS
The University requires that a portion of the degree's coursework be completed through the University. Also known as the residency requirement, the University requires completion of a minimum of 18 credits for the AA degree at the University and may not exceed a total of six (6) credits for waived credit of a specific course required within the degree.
Credits applied to the Required Course of Study (with the excep­tion of the electives) will only be applied to the core and cannot count toward General Education totals.
In order to be granted a waiver for a course in the required course of study, the student must have completed a previous course which meets the following criteria:
The course must have been completed and transcripted from a regionally or approved nationally accredited, or candidate for accreditation, college or university.
The course must have been completed within the past ten years of application to the University with a grade of "C" (2.0) or better (five years for information technology courses).
The course must be comparable in content and credits to the University course it is replacing and must be an equivalent level or higher level course (i.e. graduate level coursework may be used to waive graduate or undergraduate coursework). Course descriptions must be included with the course waiver form in order for the Office of Admissions and Evaluation to review the course waiver request.
Associate of Arts/Concentration in Information Technology/Multimedia and Visual Communication
The following Associate of Arts/Concentration in Information Technology/Multimedia and Visual Communications (AAIT/VC) program is offered at these University of Phoenix campus locations: Online. While widely available, not all programs and concentrations are available in all states and in all modalities. Portions of certain programs may need to be completed in an Online classroom at Online rates. Please check with your local campus.
The MultimediaVisual Communications program provides an overview of visual design elements to be implemented within a business framework. Topics within this program include visual design elements such as composition and style, use of color, tex­tures, integration and manipulation of graphics images, photo­graphic re-touching and text/font design. Fundamentals and basic web programming will also be covered. A graduate of this pro­gram will have design skills useful in business areas such as mar­keting, web design or training.
Concentration in Information Technology/Multimedia and Visual Communication
IT 205 3 credits
Management of Information Systems
IT 220 3 credits
Internet Concepts
IT 221 3 credits
Analysis & Design of Information Systems
IT 235 3 credits
Image Editing and Implementation
IT 236 3 credits
Intro to Web Design I
IT 237 3 credits
Intro to Web Design II
The University reserves the right to modify the required course of study.
General Education requirements for the AAIT/MVC
All students must complete 42 general education credits including the foundation courses and general education courses including credits from the following areas as shown:
Communication Arts Requirement 9 credits
(Must include COM 130, COM 135, COM 140)
Mathematics Requirement 6 credits
Science & Technology Requirement 6 credits
(Must include 3 credits in the physical or biological sciences and IT 205)
Social Science Requirement 6 credits
(Must include ETH 125)
Humanities Requirement 6 credits
(Must include CRT 205)
Additional Liberal Arts Requirement 3 credits
(Must include GEN 105)
Interdisciplinary Requirement 6 credits
Additional Admission Requirements for AAIT/MVC
High school graduation, G.E.D. certificate, or CHSPE (California High School Proficiency Examination) certificate.
Degree Requirements for the AAIT/MVC
All undergraduate students are required to complete the minimum general education credits required by their program version.
With the exception of GEN 105 and COM 140, course requirements may be satisfied by any of the following means:
UOPX Prior Learning Assessment, (limited to 15 combined credits for experiential learning and professional training)
The diploma for the Associate of Arts program will not reflect the concentration. Concentrations are reflected on the transcript only.
Progression Requirements for the AAIT/MVC
All students must take GEN 105 Skills for Learning in an Informa­tion Age and COM 140 Contemporary Business Communication as one of the courses in the first block. All other general education requirements in any concentration may be met with equivalent units based on University transfer requirements and qualifications.
Residency Requirements for the AAIT/MVC
The University requires that a portion of the degree's coursework be completed through the University. Also known as the residency requirement, the University requires completion of a minimum of 18 credits for the AA degree at the University and may not exceed a total of six (6) credits for waived credit of a specific course required within the degree.
Credits applied to the Required Course of Study (with the excep­tion of the electives) will only be applied to the core and cannot count toward General Education totals.
In order to be granted a waiver for a course in the required course of study, the student must have completed a previous course which meets the following criteria:
The course must have been completed and transcripted from a regionally or approved nationally accredited, or candidate for accreditation, college or university.
The course must have been completed within the past ten years of application to the University with a grade of "C" (2.0) or better (five years for information technology courses).
The course must be comparable in content and credits to the University course it is replacing and must be an equivalent level or higher level course (i.e. graduate level coursework may be used to waive graduate or undergraduate coursework). Course descriptions must be included with the course waiver form in order for the Office of Admissions and Evaluation to review the course waiver request.
Associate of Arts/Concentration in Foundations of Business
The following Associate of Arts/Concentration in Foundations of Business (AAFB) program is offered at these University of Phoenix campus locations: Online. While widely available, not all programs and concentrations are available in all states and in all modalities. Portions of certain programs may need to be completed in an Online classroom at Online rates. Please check with your local campus.
The Associate of Arts with a concentration in Foundations of Busi­ness focuses on a variety of business essentials including econom­ics, information systems, managerial ethics, financial accounting, business research and effective managerial communications. Stu­dents will explore business principles and learn to apply problem-solving strategies to real-life scenarios. In addition, students will also discuss the effects of culture and ethics in current global and domestic business environments.
Courses requiring prerequisites are identified by a ~ symbol fol­lowing the course number.
Concentration in Foundations of Business
BUS 210 ~ 3 credits
Foundations of Business
XECO 212 ~ 3 credits
Principles of Economics
XBIS 219 ~ 3 credits
Business Information Systems
XMGT 216 ~ 3 credits
Organizational Ethics and Social Responsibility
XACC 280 ~ 3 credits
Financial Accounting Concepts and Principles
XCOM 285 ~ 3 credits
Essentials of Managerial Communication
The University reserves the right to modify the required course of study
General Education requirements for the AAFB
All students must complete 42 general education credits including the foundation courses and general education courses including credits from the following areas as shown:
Communication Arts Requirement 9 credits
(Must include COM 140, COM 150, COM 220)
Mathematics Requirement 6 credits
Social Science Requirement 6 credits
(Must include ETH 125)
Science & Technology Requirement 6 credits
(Must include 3 credits in the physical or biological sciences)
Humanities Requirement 6 credits
(Must include CRT 205)
Additional Liberal Arts Requirement 3 credits
(Must include GEN 105)
Interdisciplinary Requirements 6 credits
The University reserves the right to modify the course of study.
Additional Admission Requirements for the AAFB
High school graduation, G.E.D. certificate, or CHSPE (California High School Proficiency Examination) certificate.
Degree Requirements for the AAFB
All undergraduate students are required to complete the minimum general education credits required by their program version.
With the exception of GEN 105 and COM 140, course requirements may be satisfied by any of the following means:
UOPX Prior Learning Assessment, (15 credit limit on experiential learning and 15 credit limit on professional training)**
**Note: Students may have a cumalitive of 30 credits from any combination of Prior Learning Assessment and National Testing Programs credit.
The diploma for the Associate of Arts program will not reflect the concentration. Concentrations are reflected on the transcript only.
Progression Requirements for the AAFB
All students must take GEN 105 Skills for Learning in an Informa­tion Age and COM 140 Contemporary Business Communication as one of the courses in the first block. All other general education requirements in any concentration may be met with equivalent units based on University transfer requirements and qualifications.
Residency Requirements for the AAFB
The University requires that a portion of the degree's coursework be completed through the University. Also known as the residency requirement, the University requires completion of a minimum of 18 credits for the AA degree at the University and may not exceed a total of six (6) credits for waived credit of a specific course required within the degree.
Credits applied to the Required Course of Study (with the excep­tion of the electives) will only be applied to the core and cannot count toward General Education totals.
In order to be granted a waiver for a course in the required course of study, the student must have completed a previous course which meets the following criteria:
The course must have been completed and transcripted from a regionally or approved nationally accredited, or candidate for accreditation, college or university.
The course must have been completed within the past ten years of application to the University with a grade of "C" (2.0) or better (five years for information technology courses).
The course must be comparable in content and credits to the University course it is replacing and must be an equivalent level or higher level course (i.e. graduate level coursework may be used to waive graduate or undergraduate coursework). Course descriptions must be included with the course waiver form in order for the Office of Admissions and Evaluation to review the course waiver request.
Associate of Arts/Concentration in Information Techology/Programming
The following Associate of Arts/Concentration in Information Technology/Programming (AAIT/PRG) program is offered at these University of Phoenix campus locations: Online. While widely available, not all programs and concentrations are available in all states and in all modalities. Portions of certain programs may need to be completed in an Online classroom at Online rates. Please check with your local campus.
A concentration in Programming offers coursework in computer scripting and programming.
Courses requiring prerequisites are identified by a ~ symbol fol­lowing the course number.
Concentration in Information Technology/Programming
IT 205 ~ 3 credits
Management of Information Systems
IT 210 ~ 3 credits
Fundamentals of Programming with Algorithms & Logic
IT 236 ~ 3 credits
Intro to Web Design I
IT 237 ~ 3 credits
Intro to Web Design II
IT 215 ~ 3 credits
Java Programming
IT 218 ~ 3 credits
Introduction to C/C++
The University reserves the right to modify the required course of study
General Education requirements for the AAIT/PRG
All students must complete 42 general education credits including the foundation courses and general education courses including credits from the following areas as shown:
Communication Arts Requirement 9 credits (Must include COM 140, COM 130, COM 135)
Mathematics Requirement 6 credits
Social Science Requirement 6 credits (Must include ETH 125)
Science & Technology Requirement 6 credits (Must include 3 cred­its in the physical or biological sciences)
Humanities Requirement 6 credits (Must include CRT 205)
Additional Liberal Arts Requirement 3 credits (Must include GEN 105)
Interdisciplinary Requirements 6 credits
The University reserves the right to modify the course of study.
Additional Admission Requirements for the AAIT/PRG
High school graduation, G.E.D. certificate, or CHSPE (California High School Proficiency Examination) certificate.
Degree Requirements for the AAIT/PRG
All undergraduate students are required to complete the minimum general education credits required by their program version.
With the exception of GEN 105 and COM 140, course requirements may be satisfied by any of the following means:
UOPX Prior Learning Assessment, (15 credit limit on experiential learning and 15 credit limit on professional training)**
**Note: Students may have a cumalitive of 30 credits from any combination of Prior Learning Assessment and National Testing Programs credit.
The diploma for the Associate of Arts program will not reflect the concentration. Concentrations are reflected on the transcript only.
Progression Requirements for the AAIT/PRG
All students must take GEN 105 Skills for Learning in an Informa­tion Age and COM 140 Contemporary Business Communication as one of the courses in the first block. All other general education requirements in any concentration may be met with equivalent units based on University transfer requirements and qualifications.
Residency Requirements for the AAIT/PRG
The University requires that a portion of the degree's coursework be completed through the University. Also known as the residency requirement, the University requires completion of a minimum of 18 credits for the AA degree at the University and may not exceed a total of six (6) credits for waived credit of a specific course required within the degree.
Credits applied to the Required Course of Study (with the excep­tion of the electives) will only be applied to the core and cannot count toward General Education totals.
In order to be granted a waiver for a course in the required course of study, the student must have completed a previous course which meets the following criteria:
The course must have been completed and transcripted from a regionally or approved nationally accredited, or candidate for accreditation, college or university.
The course must have been completed within the past ten years of application to the University with a grade of "C" (2.0) or better (five years for information technology courses).
The course must be comparable in content and credits to the University course it is replacing and must be an equivalent level or higher level course (i.e. graduate level coursework may be used to waive graduate or undergraduate coursework). Course descriptions must be included with the course waiver form in order for the Office of Admissions and Evaluation to review the course waiver request.
Associate of Arts in General Studies**
The following Associate of Arts in General Studies (AAGS) degree program is offered at these University of Phoenix campus locations: Online students residing in Minnesota and Arkansas only.
The Associate of Arts degree in General Studies is designed to pro­vide graduates with the skills and knowledge required to succeed in continuing higher education. The curriculum provides a solid foundation in liberal arts and sciences based on a survey of mathe­matics, physical and life sciences, humanities, social science and technology. Graduates from the AA in General Studies program will be able to communicate effectively, as directed, for informal, formal, and quantitative tasks and will be conversant with the val­ues and terminology of a variety of academic disciplines. They will be able to access information resources, evaluate them for credibil­ity and relevance, and use the sources to present a wide range of alternatives. Having utilized academic processes such as feedback from faculty and self reflection, graduates will be situated for life­long learning. This degree lays a foundation necessary to transition into bachelor degree programs with undergraduate requirements fulfilled to a large extent.
**Note: Students enrolled in this degree program are ineligible to receive Federal Student Financial Aid.
General Studies Foundation Requirements
Students entering with 24 or more applied transfer credits must complete the following two foundation courses as part of their general education requirement:
GEN 105 3 credits
Skills for Learning in an Information Age
COM 120 3 credits
Effective Persuasive Writing
Students entering with fewer than 24 applied transfer credits must complete the above two foundation courses plus the following as part of their general education requirement:
COM 125 3 credits
Utilization of Information in College Writing
CRT 205 3 credits
Critical Thinking
COM 215 3 credits
Written Communication
ETH 125 3 credits
Cultural Diversity
Minnesota and Arkansas General Studies Concentration requirements
All students must complete 45 general education credits including the foundation courses and general education courses including credits from the following areas as shown:
Communication Arts Requirement(s) 9 credits
Humanities Requirement(s) 9 credits
Math Requirement(s) 6 credits
Science & Technology Requirement(s) 9 credits
Social Sciences Requirement(s) 9 credits
Additional Liberal Arts 3 credits
The University reserves the right to modify the course of study.
Associate of Arts in Accounting
The following Associate of Arts in Accounting (AAACC) degree program is offered at these University of Phoenix campus locations: Online students residing in Minnesota and Arkansas only.
The Associate of Arts in Accounting degree program focuses on the role of accounting in business strategy, financial statements, cost information, economics, management, and ethical issues. Stu­dents will encounter real-world scenarios where they will use accounting information resources and systems, and present con­clusions based on accounting and business data. Additionally, stu­dents will use ledgers, journals, and worksheets to complete formal, informal, and quantitative accounting tasks.
Foundation Course of Study
Students entering with 24 or more applied transfer credits must complete the following two foundation courses as part of their general education requirement:
GEN 105 3 credits
Skills for Learning in an Information Age
COM 120 3 credits
Effective Persuasive Writing
Students entering with fewer than 24 applied transfer credits must complete the above two foundation courses plus the following as part of their general education requirement:
COM 125 3 credits
Utilization of Information in College Writing
CRT 205 3 credits
Critical Thinking
COM 215 3 credits
Written Communication
ETH 125 3 credits
Cultural Diversity
Accounting Concentration
ECO 205 3 credits
Economic Theory
MGT 245 3 credits
Organization Theory & Behavior
ACC 225 3 credits
Financial Accounting
ACC 226 3 credits
Managerial Accounting
ACC 227 3 credits
Cost Accounting
The University reserves the right to modify the required course of study.
Associate of Arts in Business
The following Associate of Arts in Business (AAB) degree program is offered at these University of Phoenix campus locations: Online students residing in Minnesota and Arkansas only.
The Associate of Arts in Business degree program focuses on the
topics of business, global business, accounting, economics,
finance, and marketing. In this program, students will explore
fundamental business principles and learn to apply problem-solv­ing strategies to real-life scenarios. Students will also discuss
the effects of culture and ethics in current global and domestic
business environments. Some course activities include SWOT
analysis, examination of the supply and demand curve, a review
of the relationship between marketing and sales, and
implementation of basic financial planning techniques.
Foundation Course of Study
Students entering with 24 or more applied transfer credits must complete the following two foundation courses as part of their gen­eral education requirement:
GEN 105 3 credits
Skills for Learning in an Information Age
COM 120 3 credits
Effective Persuasive Writing
Students entering with fewer than 24 applied transfer credits must complete the above two foundation courses plus the following as part of their general education requirement:
COM 125 3 credits
Utilization of Information in College Writing
CRT 205 3 credits
Critical Thinking
COM 215 3 credits
Written Communication
ETH 125 3 credits
Cultural Diversity
Business Concentration
INB 205 3 credits
International Business
ECO 205 3 credits
Economic Theory
IT 205 3 credits
Management of Information Systems
MGT 245 3 credits
Organizational Theory and Behavior
MGT 255 3 credits
Political, Legal, and Ethical Issues in Business
The University reserves the right to modify the course of study.
Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice
The following Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice (AACJ) degree program is offered at these University of Phoenix campus locations: Online students residing in Minnesota and Arkansas only.
The Associate of Arts degree in Criminal Justice is designed to pro­vide graduates with the skills and knowledge required to work effectively in a variety of, corrections, probation, government, and private security settings. The curriculum provides a solid founda­tion in areas of criminal behavior, criminology methods, public pol­icy, specialized interpersonal communication, and criminal justice and ethical issues. Graduates from the AA in Criminal Justice pro­gram will be able to communicate effectively, as directed, for infor­mal, formal, and quantitative tasks and will be conversant with the values and terminology of the field. They will be able to access information resources, evaluate them for credibility and relevance, and use the sources to present a wide range of alternatives. Having utilized academic processes such as feedback from faculty and self reflection, graduates will be situated for lifelong learning. This degree lays the foundation necessary to transition into the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice.
Foundation Course of Study
Students entering with 24 or more applied transfer credits must complete the following two foundation courses as part of their gen­eral education requirement:
GEN 105 3 credits
Skills for Learning in an Information Age
COM 120 3 credits
Effective Persuasive Writing
Students entering with fewer than 24 applied transfer credits must complete the above two foundation courses plus the following as part of their general education requirement:
COM 125 3 credits
Utilization of Information in College Writing
CRT 205 3 credits
Critical Thinking
COM 215 3 credits
Written Communication
ETH 125 3 credits
Cultural Diversity
Criminal Justice Concentration
ADJ 215 3 credits
Criminology
ADJ 225 3 credits
Juvenile Justice Procedures
ADJ 235 3 credits
Ethics & the Administration of Justice
ADJ 265 3 credits
Interpersonal Communications in Criminal Justice
ADJ 275 3 credits
Criminal Procedures
The University reserves the right to modify the course of study.
Note: The Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice program does not satisfy the requirements of the Minnesota Police Officer Standards and Training Board. Students will not qualify to be a police officer nor sit for the licensing exam in Minnesota upon successful completion of this program.
Associate of Arts in Health Administration
The following Associate of Arts in Health Administration (AAHA) degree program is offered at these University of Phoenix campus locations: Online students residing in Minnesota and Arkansas only.
The Associate of Arts degree in Health Administration is designed to provide graduates with the skills and knowledge required to work effectively in health and human services settings. The curric­ulum provides a solid foundation in areas of health and human services organization, roles of health and human services workers, public policy, information technology, financial management, and regulatory and ethical issues. Graduates from the AA in Health Administration program will be able to communicate effectively, as directed, for informal, formal, and quantitative tasks and will be conversant with the values and terminology of the field. They will be able to access information resources, evaluate them for credibil­ity and relevance, and use the sources to present a wide range of alternatives. Having utilized academic processes such as feedback from faculty and self reflection, graduates will be situated for life­long learning. This degree lays the foundation necessary for transi­tion into Bachelor of Science in Health Administration program.
Foundation Course of Study
Students entering with 24 or more applied transfer credits must complete the following two foundation courses as part of their general education requirement:
GEN 105 3 credits
Skills for Learning in an Information Age
COM 120 3 credits
Effective Persuasive Writing
Students entering with fewer than 24 applied transfer credits must complete the above two foundation courses plus the following as part of their general education requirement:
COM 125 3 credits
Utilization of Information in College Writing
CRT 205 3 credits
Critical Thinking
COM 215 3 credits
Written Communication
ETH 125 3 credits
Cultural Diversity
Health Administration Concentration
HHS 205 3 credits
The Human Service Administrator
HHS 225 3 credits
Health & Human Services in the U.S.
HHS 235 3 credits
Legal and Ethical Issues in Health & Human Services
HHS 245 3 credits
Public Policy Development in Health & Human Services
HHS 255 3 credits
Technology in Health & Human Services
The University reserves the right to modify the required course of study.
Associate of Arts in Paraprofessional Education
The following Associate of Arts in Paraprofessional Education (AAPE) degree program is offered at these University of Phoenix campus locations: Online students residing in Minnesota and Arkansas only.
The Associate of Arts Degree in Paraprofessional Education addresses major topics that impact instruction; i.e., historical and philosophical contexts for contemporary educational approaches and issues; the nature of child development; and the professional and classroom tasks encountered in teaching. Students are required to apply writing and problem-solving skills to evaluate topics covered. Evaluation occurs through a variety of methods including written assignments, discussion, and debate.
Foundation Course of Study
Students entering with 24 or more applied transfer credits must complete the following two foundation courses as part of their general education requirement:
GEN 105 3 credits
Skills for Learning in an Information Age
COM 120 3 credits
Effective Persuasive Writing
Students entering with fewer than 24 applied transfer credits must complete the above two foundation courses plus the following as part of their general education requirement:
COM 125 3 credits
Utilization of Information in College Writing
CRT 205 3 credits
Critical Thinking
COM 215 3 credits
Written Communication
ETH 125 3 credits
Cultural Diversity
Paraprofessional Education Concentration
AED 200 3 credits
Contemporary Issues in American Education
AED 201 3 credits
Teaching as a Profession
AED 202 3 credits
Child Development
AED 203 3 credits
Classroom Instruction
AED 204 3 credits
Diversity in the Classroom
The University reserves the right to modify the required course of study.
Associate of Arts in Information Technology
The following Associate of Arts in Information Technology (AAIT) degree program is offered at these University of Phoenix campus locations: Online students residing in Minnesota and Arkansas only.
The Associate of Arts degree in Information Technology is designed to provide graduates with the skills and knowledge required to work effectively in a variety of workplace settings. The curriculum provides a solid foundation in areas of programming practices, development cycle, project specifications, data storage, the role of technology applications in business strategy, and legal and ethical issues. Graduates from the AA in Information Technol­ogy program will be able to communicate effectively, as directed, for informal, formal, and quantitative tasks and will be conversant with the values and terminology of the field. They will be able to access information resources, evaluate them for credibility and rel­evance, and use the sources to present a wide range of alternatives. Having utilized academic processes such as feedback from faculty and self reflection, graduates will be situated for lifelong learning. This degree lays the foundation necessary to transition into the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program.
Foundation Course of Study
Students entering with 24 or more applied transfer credits must complete the following two foundation courses as part of their gen­eral education requirement:
GEN 105 3 credits
Skills for Learning in an Information Age
COM 120 3 credits
Effective Persuasive Writing
Students entering with fewer than 24 applied transfer credits must complete the above two foundation courses plus the following as part of their general education requirement:
COM 125 3 credits
Utilization of Information in College Writing
CRT 205 3 credits
Critical Thinking
COM 215 3 credits
Written Communication
ETH 125 3 credits
Cultural Diversity
Information Technology Concentration
IT 205 3 credits
Management of Information Systems
IT 210 3 credits
Fundamentals of Programming with Algorithms and Logic
IT 220 3 credits
Internet Concepts
IT 221 3 credits
Analysis & Design of Information Systems
IT 230 3 credits
Computer Networking
The University reserves the right to modify the required course of study.
Associate of Arts in Information Technology/Visual Communication
The following Associate of Arts in Information Technology (AAIT/VC) degree program is offered at these University of Phoenix campus locations: Online students residing in Minnesota and Arkansas only.
The Visual Communications program provides an overview of visual design elements to be implemented within a business frame­work. Topics within this program include visual design elements such as composition and style, use of color, textures, integration and manipulation of graphics images, photographic re-touching and text/font design. Fundamentals and basic web programming will also be covered. A graduate of this program will have design skills useful in business areas such as marketing, web design or training.
Foundation Course of Study
Students entering with 24 or more applied transfer credits must complete the following two foundation courses as part of their gen­eral education requirement:
GEN 105 3 credits
Skills for Learning in an Information Age
COM 120 3 credits
Effective Persuasive Writing
Students entering with fewer than 24 applied transfer credits must complete the above two foundation courses plus the following as part of their general education requirement:
COM 125 3 credits
Utilization of Information in College Writing
CRT 205 3 credits
Critical Thinking
COM 215 3 credits
Written Communication
ETH 125 3 credits
Cultural Diversity
Information Technology/Visual Communication Concentration
IT 205 3 credits
Management of Information Systems- Networking
IT 220 3 credits
Internet Concepts
IT 235 3 credits
Image Editing and Implementation
IT 236 3 credits
Intro to Web Design I
IT 237 3 credits
Intro to Web Design II
The University reserves the right to modify the required course of study.
Additional Admission Requirements
High school graduation, G.E.D. certificate, or CHSPE (California High School Proficiency Examination) certificate.
Academic Progression
Students entering Axia College of University of Phoenix with fewer than 24 college credits must complete the following pre­scribed sequence of following "Foundation Courses": GEN 105, COM 120, COM 125, COM 215, CRT 205, and ETH 125. Students who enter with 24 credits or more are required to complete the fol­lowing "Foundation Courses": GEN 105 and COM 120.
Residency Requirements and Course Waivers
Minnesota and Arkansas students are expected to meet the Axia College of University of Phoenix's minimum residency require­ment of 15 semester credits.
The University defines a waiver as the substitution of a required course with a comparable transcripted course and limits waivers to 6 credits, subject to the conditions outlined below:
Courses are completed within the past 10 years with a grade of "C" (2.0) or better at a regionally, or approved nationally, or accredited or candidate for accreditation college or university. Courses used to waive any technology courses must have been completed in the past 5 years.
Students requesting course waivers must make formal written requests to the Office of Admissions & Evaluation, utilizing the Request for Course Waiver Form citing the courses they request to be waived, the courses to be transferred into the required course of study, and the institutions where the courses were completed. An official catalog course description must accompany the request. The official transcript from the institution where the course was completed must also be submitted, unless it has previously been submitted to the University as part of the application process.
Minnesota and Arkansas Degree Requirements
Communication Arts, 9 credits minimum
(Must include COM 120 (Effective Persuasive Writing))
Mathematics 6 credits minimum
Science and Technology, 9 credits minimum
Humanities, 9 credits minimum
Social Sciences, 9 credits minimum
(Must include 3 credits of U.S. History for Arkansas students)
Additional Liberal Arts, 3 credits
(Must include GEN 105 (Skills for Learning in an Information Age))
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Axia College Pathways Program
Axia College of University of Phoenix will permit non-degree seek­ing students to take courses if admitted into the Pathways Pro­gram. The Pathways Program is designed for current high school juniors and seniors seeking to earn college credits while still enrolled in secondary schools. Pathways students may earn a max­imum of 12 credits at the University of Phoenix. Non-degree stu­dents are not eligible to receive most types of financial aid or veterans benefits and must demonstrate English proficiency, if applicable, to be eligible for course enrollment. The Pathways Pro­gram admissions process must be completed before enrollment in any courses.
Admission into the Pathways program requires:
Pathways students must meet all prerequisite requirements for the program in which the courses are included. Students must also meet all admission requirements, with the exception of the HS diploma or equivalent
Before proceeding beyond 12 credits, Pathways program students must submit a University of Phoenix degree seeking application for admission, possess a high school diploma (or equivalent), and be granted acceptance to the University of Phoenix. Pathways stu­dents who want to earn more than 12 credits will be deemed degree seeking and be required to submit an application for admis­sion to a University of Phoenix degree program.
Note: The Pathways Program is not available in all states. Please consult an enrollment counselor to determine if residents of a specific state are eligible for this program.
Axia College Additional Concentrations
Upon completion of any Axia concentration but before graduation, Axia students may complete one additional 18-unit concentration at Axia College. The two concentrations would be taken sequentially, not concurrently.