Associate of Arts in General Studies
Northern State University

Program Details

The online Associate of Arts in General Studies is a liberal arts degree from Northern State University.  This liberal arts degree program is designed for students planning to transfer into a baccalaureate program.  Students are able to take courses in a wide variety of general education courses, forming a strong foundation in liberal arts to build their bachelor’s degree upon.  Along the way, you will develop skills in the liberal arts degree courses that include critical thinking, problem-solving, research, communication, and more. 

You will take courses that include:

  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Foreign Language
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences  
  • Communication


  • A high school diploma or GED

School Accreditation Statement

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