Associate of Arts in Arts and Sciences

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 study.  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. 

This 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.

Students 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.

REQUIREMENTS

AA-ASAA Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Students graduating from Clarion University with an AA-ASAA degree will demonstrate their communication skills through either oral or written means.
  2. Students graduating from Clarion University with an AA-ASAA degree will demonstrate critical thinking skills across a variety of disciplines.
  3. Students graduating from Clarion University with an AA-ASAA degree will summarize their educational experience.

 

DEGREE PROGRAM OUTLINE

Associate of Arts Degree with a major in Arts and Sciences

I.  Liberal Education Skills

A.  English Composition                3-6 credits
B.  math Compentency                     3 credits
C.  Liberal Education Electives      12 credits

II.  Liberal Knowledge

A.  Humanities                                12 credits
B.  Natual 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

Last Updated 8/7/17