Arts, Humanities, Communication, & Design (AHCD)

Build a fulfilling career on your passion and talent. Broward College’s AHCD programs offer you dozens of creative avenues to explore, while teaching you foundational skills important to your success, including the ability to think critically, communicate clearly and connect effectively with others.

Our well-rounded program prepares you to reach your full potential. Broward College graduates are among the highest earners in Florida!

The Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree is designed to provide students with the academic and professional skills necessary to succeed in a bachelor’s degree program as well as in their careers.  Broward College’s A.A. degree prepares students to think critically and creatively, communicate effectively, define and analyze real-world problems, and apply information and technology to develop innovative solutions in a dynamic global economy and community. Students who complete the A.A. degree at Broward College are guaranteed to transfer as a junior to a Florida public university or to continue in a bachelor’s degree at Broward College.

Students pursuing the A.A. degree should consult their advisor about their transfer goals and use transfer advising plans that can be helpful in meeting the admission requirements for transfer institutions. 

Below are some popular subject areas to consider:

  • Architecture
  • Art (Graphic Design, History & Appreciation, Teacher Education, Studio/Fine Arts, etc.)
  • Communication Studies
  • Dance (Education, Performance, etc.)
  • English
  • Journalism
  • Mass Communications
  • Music (Composition, History & Appreciation)
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
  • Theater

Associate in Arts General Education & Graduation Requirements

Archived Catalogs and General Education Requirements

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