Associate in General Studies
Arkansas State University offers an Associate of General Studies degree for students who are interested in utilizing the time they spend earning an Associate's Degree to learn about a wide variety of core subjects before they focus their degree into any one field. The benefit of a general studies degree is that they are typically universally accepted as the basis for future bachelor education in a variety of subjects in liberal arts, science, math, business, and other fields. Students can choose a general education program focusing in general studies and military studies to help guide their educational path.
The program consists of classroom courses which emphasize real-world education through examination of cases and education which will be applicable on the job. Those classes include business statistics, concepts of ecology, environmental science, lifetime fitness and wellness, introduction to economics, principles of macroeconomics, principles of microeconomics, government of the united states, state and local government, cultural anthropology, and more.
Through completion of the program, students will have demonstrated the professionalism and skill necessary to earn the degree. The qualifications demonstrate that the student has been able to apply the principles they have learned in the program into their eventual development as a functional affective professional in their field. These qualifications include but are not limited to the ability to demonstrate acquired skills and knowledge in general education areas that are the foundation to life skills and further education, to demonstrate basic knowledge in topics of general education which will provide the basis for further study, to demonstrate a basic knowledge in several areas of liberal studies, science, and math, and to develop a broad foundation for advanced studies.
Delivery Format:100% Online
Tuition Basis :credits
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
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