Associate of Arts/Associate of Science in General Education
National University

Program Details

The online Associate of Arts in General Education or Associate of Science in General Education is a liberal arts degree from National University.  These liberal arts degrees promote intellectual growth while focusing on students that do not plan on concentrating on a major field of study until they have finished a general education program.  The curriculum covers the humanities, information literacy and science, and social science disciplines while also teaching students about diversity, writing, and mathematics.  With this liberal arts degree you will focus on writing and speech communication, develop abstract reasoning abilities, examine the human condition in a multicultural society, and be exposed to fine arts, language, social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences, and more. 

Graduates will be able to demonstrate:

  • Skills for self-development
  • Literacy skills in developing research projects and presentations
  • Understanding of ethical issues in different disciplines
  • Critical thinking to analyze issues and solve problems
  • The ability to work with others succesfully


  • Must have attended a regionally accredited high school
  • Must have a high school GPA of 2.0

School Accreditation Statement

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission