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Central Arizona College (CAC) offers associate degrees which transfer to all three Arizona public universities:

These associate degrees require 60-64 semester credits and share four basic “blocks” in addition to CAC degree requirements, specifically: Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC), Common Courses, Special Requirements and Electives.  Students completing these degrees typically matriculate to an Arizona public university with junior status and only need an additional 56-60 university credits to complete a bachelor’s degree consisting of 120 credits.

Completion of an associate degree does not necessarily guarantee admission to a particular university’s program of study. Students are strongly encouraged to consult with both a CAC academic advisor and the target university’s admissions advisor.


CAC also offers students a variety of one- and two-year programs to meet their diverse interests and goals, including degrees and certificates in over 100 fields of study.