Students completing an Associate of Arts (AA) degree at COM will meet the following requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 60 semester credit hours that must include all core curriculum and institutional core requirements, with the exception of certain Field of Study degrees.
  2. At least 13 credit hours in academic transfer courses (ACGM) within areas of emphasis and/or electives.
  3. Maintain at least a 2.0 grade point average (GPA). Only credit-bearing College of the Mainland courses will be used to calculate a GPA.
  4. Completion of at least 25 percent of the credit hours toward this degree at COM.
  5. Satisfy TSI liability.

Recommended Full-Time Student Schedule

Plan of Study Grid
Semester #1Semester Credit Hours
PSYC 1300
Psychology for Success
or Psychology for Success
3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications 3
ACCT 2301 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Semester #2
ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
Life and Physical Sciences Select from Core Curriculum4
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking 3
ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ACCT 2302 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Semester #3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government Constitution & Topics) 3
American History Select from Core Curriculum3
MATH 1325 Calculus Business and Social Science 3
ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics 3
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness 1
 Semester Credit Hours13
Semester #4
Language, Philosophy and Culture Select from Core Curriculum3
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
Life and Physical Sciences Select from Core Curriculum4
American History Select from Core Curriculum3
Approved Business Elective 1 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
 Total Semester Credit Hours60
1

Approved Business Elective: Academic Transfer: BUSI 1301 Business Principles, BUSI 2301 Business Law, BUSI 2304 Business Report Writing and Correspondence.

Recommended Part-Time Student Schedule

Plan of Study Grid
Semester #1Semester Credit Hours
PSYC 1300
Psychology for Success
or Psychology for Success
3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #2
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #3 (Summer)
ACCT 2301 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
 Semester Credit Hours3
Semester #4
ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
ACCT 2302 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #5
Life and Physical Sciences Select from Core Curriculum4
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking 3
 Semester Credit Hours7
Semester #6 (Summer)
ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
 Semester Credit Hours3
Semester #7
MATH 1325 Calculus Business and Social Science 3
ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #8
GOVT 2305 Federal Government Constitution & Topics) 3
American History Select from Core Curriculum3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #9 (Summer)
Language, Philosophy and Culture Select from Core Curriculum3
 Semester Credit Hours3
Semester #10
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
Life and Physical Sciences Select from Core Curriculum4
 Semester Credit Hours7
Semester #11
American History Select from Core Curriculum3
Approved Business Elective1 3
 Semester Credit Hours6
Semester #12
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness 1
 Semester Credit Hours1
 Total Semester Credit Hours60
1

Approved Business Elective: Academic Transfer: BUSI 1301 Business Principles, BUSI 2301 Business Law, BUSI 2304 Business Report Writing and Correspondence.