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Program Details

Lake Region State College offers an online Associate in Arts degree program that broadens education, provides student experience, and begins the process for a four-year bachelor’s degree. In addition, Lake Region State College offers online courses and programs that are convenient and affordable. The program’s courses have competitive tuition rates and allow students to finish coursework completely at home. Instructors within the program are experienced and hold master-level or higher degrees in their respective disciplines.

The program will educate students in the core areas of communication, arts/humanities, social science, mathematics/science, and physical education. The well-rounded curriculum is specifically designed to give students the opportunity to explore different subjects in order to see what may be of interest. 

The program requires a total of 60 credit hours in order to successfully earn the degree and graduate. The 60 credits include a minimum of 29 elective credits and 39 core credits. It is highly recommended that the student meet with an academic advisor to choose electives that will transfer to programs of interest. Specifically, the core credits are broken down into nine Communication Skills credits, nine Arts and Humanities credits, nine Social Sciences credits, two Physical Education credits, and 10 Mathematics/Science/Computer Science credits. 

The semester caps for courses are 12 and 16 credits respectively; however, there may not be any tuition charges for going over the 16-credit cap.


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Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission