What can one do with an associate in arts? Is it a generic degree?

That's what my major is right now cause I'm planning to transfer to teach...but I'm having second thoughts now, thinking about switching my major but now I'm just curious what an arts associate can do on it's own.

Asked By: Lorreign - 6/23/2007
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It cannot do much more than give you all the basics you need to think and to move on to a higher level of learning, except if you choose a very specialized Associate's degree... More
Answered By: Erik G - 6/23/2007
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Not much. It's just a stepping stone and one step up from a high school diploma. I would reconsider getting a 4 year degree.
Answered By: sunshine - 6/23/2007
Not very much as it does not exhibit much work or expertise in any area around the arts.
Answered By: justbeingher - 6/23/2007
I have an A.A. in Liberal Arts which by all accounts is a very generic degree. But, with it, I've managed to get a great job centered in the field I was aiming for (writing). I majored in Journalism and will complete my degree in the next couple of years... More
Answered By: Kimberly - 6/23/2007
You can apply the hours towards a BA. That can open doors. Without it, many are closed. Associate degrees are only worth what applies towards a Bachelors, except in certain vo-tech like occupations. That is the way almost all people hiring will look at it. Teaching is fine, if that is what you really want to do... More
Answered By: Richard F - 6/23/2007
An AA Degree is for real. It represents two years of college and with that degree comes more pay plus it is a great foundation to an entry level job that you can not get with just a high school diploma. Your major is not an Associate of Arts Degree it has another name such as Childhood Education, Elementary Education... More
Answered By: Al Feel GoodH - 6/23/2007
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