General Studies Associate of Arts or Science

This online degree completion program is designed for students with interdisciplinary personal or professional goals. Learn more and do more for God by attending Andrews University online while continuing family and career commitments. Finish at your own pace, anywhere. 

OVERVIEW

Program Type: Associate degree
Program Length: 62 credits
Online Format: Self-paced, some interactive
Program Entry: August, January or May
Application Deadline: Admission year-round
Why at Andrews? Flexible. Faith-based. Online.

 

 

 

 

 

OUTCOMES

Students who complete this program should be able to:

  • Communicate effectively, think critically, observe accurately, analyze quantitatively, and solve problems creatively.
  • Appreciate creative and aesthetic activity through participation in culturally diverse contexts.
  • Articulate a Christian worldview and understanding of the Adventist faith and Andrews mission applied to chosen profession and convictions.
  • Form and enjoy enduring friendships cross-culturally.
  • Evaluate personal effectiveness with understanding of roles and responsibilities as a citizen of this world and God’s kingdom

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Official high school transcript with 2.5 or higher GPA, or GED certificate with minimum 450 on 5 sections and no score lower than 410
  • ACT or SAT scores if high school completed in the United States within the last 3 years
  • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended with 2.5 or higher GPA
  • English language proficiency test scores when first language is not English and less than four years of high school where English was the language of instruction
  • Students in United States without documentation are welcome 
Learn more: Undergraduate Admission Policy
 

COSTS

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • A general studies degree is a stepping stone to career advancement, a new vocation, or simply personal growth 
  • Build a focus area as the first step to an Andrews University bachelor's degree

CURRICULUM

INDIVIDUALIZED MAJOR: 21 credits

  • Design a focus to realize your goals

CORE EXPERIENCE: 30 credits

  • 2 Religion, 2 English, & 1 Communication class
  • 1 Humanities, 1 Science,  & 1 Math class
  • 1 Social Sciences & 1 Fitness class

ELECTIVES: 11 credits

  • Andrews credit minimums: 9 in major, 15 overall
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