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.
AA-ASAA Program Learning Outcomes
- Students graduating from Clarion University with an AA-ASAA degree will demonstrate their communication skills through either oral or written means.
- Students graduating from Clarion University with an AA-ASAA degree will demonstrate critical thinking skills across a variety of disciplines.
- 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 Competency 3 credits
C. Liberal Education Electives 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