To receive the AA degree (and thereby qualify to continue to Emory College), students must complete sixty-six semester hours (sixty-four academic hours and two physical education hours) with a minimum 2.0 GPA and subject to the requirements stated below. Students may not transfer between Oxford College and Emory College.
First-Year Writing Requirement: Students must satisfactory complete English 185 during the first year of the their enrollment at Oxford College. Entering students may be placed into English 184, in which case they must complete the First-Year Writing Requirement by taking English 185 in the semester immediately following successful completion of English 184. Students may be eligible to exempt the First-Year Writing requirement with Advanced Placement (AP) credit, International Baccalaureate (IB) credit, or transfer credit.
Continuing Writing Requirement: In addition to the First-Year Writing Requirement, students must satisfactorily complete a writing rich course at Oxford College. Students must attain a grade of "C" or better in the writing rich course to satisfy the Continuee Writing Requirement.
Students must complete three of the five areas listed below plus Physical Education. In addition, students must take at least one course in each of the following areas: SNT (w/lab), HSC and HAP.
In addition students must complete a minimum of three INQ courses, representing any two of the five different academic areas.
Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning (MQR)
To fulfill this area, students must complete at least one course labeled MQR.
Science, Nature, Technology (SNT)
To fulfill this area, students must complete at least two courses labeled SNT. All students must take one SNT course with lab.
History, Society, Cultures (HSC)
To fulfill this area, students must complete at least two courses labeled HSC. All students must take one HSC course.
Humanities, Arts, Performance (HAP or HAL)
To fulfill this area, students must complete at least two courses labeled HAP. All students must take one HAP course.
Humanities, Arts, Language (HAL)
To fulfill this area, students must complete at least two foreign language courses in the same language. In addition, students may take an additional language course to fulfill the HAP after completing the HAL requirement.
Physical Education (PED/HTH/PPF)
To fulfill this area, students must complete 2 courses labeled PED, HTH or PPF. Aquatic placement will determine if PE110 will be required.