What is an Associate of Arts (AA) degree? An undergraduate degree that takes about 2 years of full-time study to earn. AA degrees include strong general education requirements. Get notifications!Sign-up to receive an email when new articles are released from BetterCollegeStudent.com. SUBSCRIBE! You have Successfully Subscribed! We won't sell or give away your info, ever. This is for new article notifications and major announcements only, promise.