General Studies Associate Degree

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
Course Format: Interactive online
Program Entry: August, January or May
Application Deadline: Admission year-round
Why at Andrews? Flexible. Faith-based. Online.

 

 

 

 

 

OUTCOMES

Students who complete this program will:

  • Develop specialized knowledge, skills and competencies.
  • Build ciritical thinking and creative process abilities.
  • Demonstrate cultural literaccy and contextual adaptability.
  • Value quality of execution and build professional practices.
  • Develop and integrate faith and ethics in personal life and vocation.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Official high school transcript with 2.5 or higher GPA, or College-Ready GED certificate with no section score lower than 450
  • ACT or SAT scores if high school completed in the United States within the last 3 years
  • Transcripts from all  universities attended. 
  • English  proficiency test scores when first language is not English and less than four years of high school where completed in English as the language of instruction
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 - 27 credits

  • 15 credits in focus area, with 12 elective credits
  • Andrews credit minimums: 9 in major, 15 overall

CORE EXPERIENCE - 31 credits

  • 2 Religion, 2 English & Communication classes
  • 1 History & 1 Arts or Humanities class
  • 1 Science & 1 Math class
  • 1 Social Sciences & 1 Wellness class

ELECTIVES - balance of 62 credits

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