liberal arts

The Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts degree is for those planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree. Polk State’s AA degree is parallel and fully transferable to Florida’s State University System.

The prerequisites to enter specific majors within the State University System or Florida College System vary widely. Students are encouraged to decide on an upper-division major when they enroll at Polk State and follow the education path for that major, putting their lower-division classes to work for their future educational pursuits.

Some of Polk State’s education paths include:

Agriculture Science
Animal Science
Art
Astronomy
Athletic Training
Biological Science
Biology Teacher Education
Botany/Zoology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chemistry Teacher Education
Civil Engineering Technology
Community Health
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Construction Engineering Tech
Dietetics/Nutritional Services
Economics — Social Sciences
Electronic Engineering Tech
Elementary Education
Engineering
English Teacher Education
Environmental Science
Exercise Science/Wellness
Foreign Languages
Foreign Languages Teacher Education
Forensic Science
Health Information Management
Health Sciences
History
Human Resources Development
Mass Communications
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics Teacher Education
Medical Technology
Music
Music Teacher Education
Nursing (transfer to university)
Pharmacy
Philosophy and Religion
Physics
Physics Teacher Education
Political Science and Government
Psychology
Public Administration
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Wildlife Ecology and Conservation