The HTIC Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Arts is designed for students interested in continuing their studies and earning baccalaureate degrees at four-year colleges or universities. Over 95% of HTIC Liberal Arts students graduate with the Associate of Arts degree and over 80% of these graduates transfer to institutions awarding baccalaureate degrees.
Three plan options are available for students based on their transfer intentions:
1. The American University Plan:
This degree plan is recommended for students who are interested in earning a baccalaureate degree from a U.S. college or university, and wish to start their program of study at HTIC and transfer to a 4-year institution after completing their Associate in Arts degree.
2. The Tokai University Plan:
This degree requirement plan is recommended for students who are interested in earning a baccalaureate degree from Tokai University or other Japanese universities, but who wish to start their program of study at HTIC and transfer after graduation. This plan is open to all students with Japanese language fluency.
3. The General Education Plan:
This degree requirement plan is for students who are interested in a U.S. Associate in Arts degree as their final educational goal. These students are interested in pursuing technical studies or employment after graduation from HTIC.