Associate of Arts in General Education
Florida SouthWestern State College

Program Details

The online Associate of Arts in General Education is a liberal studies degree from Florida SouthWestern State College that provides students with a trans-disciplinary learning experience.  Students will gain empowerment, becoming active, informed, and ethical citizens in a liberal studies degree program that promotes collaboration and communication in diverse settings.  The curriculum is comprised of general education courses that integrate a breadth of knowledge and skills essential to complete educations while forming foundations of knowledge upon which all degrees are built.  With this liberal studies degree you will learn to communicate clearly, research and examine information and resources, and think critically. 

Graduates are able to:

  • Evaluate and utilize mathematical principles and technology
  • Analyze and create individual and collaborative works of art
  • Investigate and engage in trans-disciplinary applications of research, learning, and knowledge
  • Visualize and engage the world from different historical, cultural, religious, and social approaches
  • Engage meanings of active citizenship in one’s community, nation, and the world


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Official transcripts
  • Proof of English language proficiency, international applicants

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges