Entry from US English dictionary
(abbreviation AA , also Associate's degree)
A degree granted after a two-year course of study, especially by a community or junior college.
- By the time my high school class graduates, I will have my Associate of Arts degree and be on my way to a university as a junior.
- The participants were of junior or senior status, had earned an Associate of Arts degree from a community college, were older than 25, and were first-generation college students.
- In the New Century Scholarship Program, eligible high school students earn an Associate of Arts or Science degree by the fall following high school graduation.
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