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The Associate of Arts is a liberal arts degree program designed to provide students with a range of experiences. This program offers a flexible course of stud. It is a great starting point for a wide variety of students including those undecided about a course of study or those who have been out of school for a long period of time. The Associate of Arts degree program provides a general course of study. It allows students to complete the majority of their general education coursework in the classroom or completely online. If a student decides to pursue a Clarion University bachelor's degree, they can apply this coursework toward those degree program requirements. They can attend classes on campus or continue their studies online. Students achieve a smooth transition into the online Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies degree program that can also be completed online.

AA Degree Program Outline

I. Liberal Education Skills

A. English Composition 3-6 credits

B. Math Competency 3 credits

C. Liberal Education Elective 12 credits

II. Liberal Knowledge

A. Humanities 12 credits

B. Natural Sciences 12 credits

C. Social Sciences 12 credits

III. Health & Personal Performance

A. Health & Wellness 2 credits

B. Personal Performance 1 credit

IV. General Education Electives to total 60 credits