Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies
Western New Mexico University

Program Details

The online Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies degree is available from Western New Mexico University.  This is an entry-level degree in liberal arts that can be taken in several directions for increased flexibility and to meet the needs of a large variety of students.  If you are interested in developing a customized program to meet your personal goals, then this is the degree for you.  However, this liberal arts degree also allows students to explore areas of interest before deciding on a major for a four-year degree.  Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution will find that this degree fulfills the required core curriculum for lower-division general education. 

Areas of study include:

  • Communication
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Humanities
  • Fine Arts
  • Physical Sciences


  • Official high school transcripts or GED scores
  • College transcripts, if applicable
  • SAT, ACT, or Compass Placement Test scores

School Accreditation Statement

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