Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts
Bergen Community College

Program Details

Bergen Community College offers an online liberal arts degree, the Associate of Art degree in Liberal Arts / General Curriculum.  This program is designed for individuals interested in utilizing the time they spend earning an associate degree to learn about a wide variety of core subjects before focusing their efforts on any one field.  The liberal arts major prepares students to transfer to a four-year college to earn a bachelor’s degree in fields including English, history, humanities, journalism, foreign languages, psychology, education, and more.  Coursework stresses civic knowledge and engagement both locally and globally, intercultural knowledge and competence, ethical reasoning and action, and foundations and skills for lifelong learning. 

You will learn to:

  • Think critically and creatively
  • Apply analytical reasoning
  • Communicate proficiently
  • Demonstrate technological competency
  • Appreciate diversity, historical viewpoints, and the global perspective
  • Value ethics, personal wellness, and personal learning strategies

Requirements

  • High school transcript or GED certificate
  • Accuplacer placement test
    • May be waived with SAT scores

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education