General Studies
leading to an Associate of Arts Degree

Required Courses

  • Twenty-one semester hours in one of the three liberal studies areas: Humanities and Music, Science, Technology and Mathematics, Social Science and Economics.
  • Fifteen semester hours in each of the other two liberal studies areas: Humanities and Music, Science, Technology and Mathematics, Social Science and Economics.
  • The Liberal Studies Check Sheet for Associate Degrees must be completed.

Among the REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION, the student must have at least 60 semester hours and a 2.00 average.

Academic Policies for Associate Degrees

  1. 2.00 Cumulative grade point average in all courses required for graduation.
  2. All prerequisites must be met for admission to specific courses.
  3. Admissions standards are identical to those in effect for bachelor’s degree program.
  4. Associate degree students will be eligible for consideration for Dean’s List on the same basis as bachelor degree students.
  5. Associate degree students will be eligible for consideration for class honors on the same basis as bachelor degree students.
  6. No more than four one-credit courses may be counted among the electives selected to meet graduation requirements.
  7. Twenty of the last forty semester hours must be taken under auspices of Alderson Broaddus University.