Associate in Art

Associate in Arts (Transfer)

The Associate in Arts degree is for students who desire to transfer to a four-year institution to continue their education. Students must complete 60 semester hours of Transfer Credit courses including the General Education requirements.

support in the ICC Academic Support Center

Working with our knowledgeable advisors, you will be well prepared for a seamless, successful transfer to a public or private four-year institution.

A Quality Education

The Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) guarantees your ICC associate degree satisfies general education courses needed to transfer to a four-year institution.

Get Involved

Network with other students through ICC student organizations including Rotaract, Student Government Association, and Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.

Career Opportunities

Earning an Associate in Arts degree to transfer to a four-year school can lead to many career opportunities.


18 Months

if Full Time

4 Semesters64 Total Credit Hours

What if I attend part-time?

Our Student Success Advisors help with an academic plan that works for you.



+ supplies & fees

Based on 2024-25

What financial assistance can I receive?

Find the plan right for you by connecting with our Financial Aid office.


25 Students

average per class

Small class sizes mean more individual attention and a higher rate of success.

View the College Catalog to see a complete list of classes for this program.

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How Do I Earn an Associate in Art Program?

The ICC Transfer Center can help you:

  1. Connect with reps from four-year colleges and universities
  2. Apply to the right schools to meet your needs
  3. Understand admission requirements, scholarship searches, and course equivalencies
  4. Complete our quick admissions application. It’s free and easy!
  5. Apply for financial aid (FAFSA).
  6. Apply for ICC Scholarships. Just 1 application for over 700 scholarships.

What Can I Expect as an Associate in Arts Student?

How Am I Going to Manage This?


Edwards Library / Administration Building » L220C
East Peoria Campus
Mon-Fri: 8 am – 4:30 pm