Program Overview

The Associates of Arts Degree in Liberal Arts Humanities/Social Science is designed for students who wish to obtain knowledge through a curriculum in the liberal arts field. Liberal arts are comprised of mathematics, social sciences, science, and humanities. This program allows students to choose elective courses in each of these areas to add to their curriculum. This particular liberal arts program provides students with more options when selecting courses in the social sciences and humanities area. The program courses that are offered are available online for students who wish to learn from home. Online learning requires participants to meet program deadlines as well as complete their coursework on time.

Students should gain a wide variety of knowledge and skills through this program that may be utilized while employed. Communication, problem solving, and critical thinking are a few of the many valuable skills that may be acquired. Often, students use the liberal arts program as a stepping-stone to a four-year program. The generous amount of electives that are offered to students provide the opportunity to explore specific areas of interests. This may help them decide a particular field that they would like to be employed in or pursue in a baccalaureate program. Students who decide to transfer to a four year college or university should have satisfied all general education requirements and may begin a degree in communications, English, history, or any other area that interests them. Participants who choose to enter into a career upon graduation may hold entry-level positions within a variety of different employment settings.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Associate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Middle States Commission on Higher Education

    School Overview

    Clinton Community College, a member unit of the State University of New York (SUNY), is situated at Bluff Point, approximately 4 miles south of Plattsburgh, on forested heights overlooking Lake Champlain. Clinton Community College (CCC) plays a unique role in the local community and within the state by offering traditional and nontraditional students access to a variety of educational programs taught by a highly dedicated faculty. Many CCC students attend for two years, then transfer to a four-year university. Other students graduate and enter directly into the workforce or attend CCC for a short period of time to meet a specific educational need.

    CCC offers associate's degrees and certificates in such fields as business, nursing, and technology. Many degrees can be earned with 50% of the courses taken online, and several of those degrees can be earned 100% online. Online courses have the same content and standards as on-campus courses.


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