Dec 03, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Associate in Arts, AA (Online)


College Arts and Sciences; Adult and Professional Studies
Academic Award Associate in Arts
Credits Required 60 semester credits
Faculty Lead Jim Jessup
CIP Code 24.0101
Available at Online & Oregon extension

The Associate in Arts degree is awarded for the successful completion of a two-year program which includes the major components of the General Education Requirements. Its shorter curriculum concentrates on subject matter which is general or vocational.

The Core Curriculum outcomes are the following:

  1. Spiritual Development – Students completing the Core Curriculum will demonstrate an understanding of Christian beliefs and values, a Christian worldview, and how Christian beliefs and values, a Christian worldview, and how Christian values related to their academic studies. Additionally, they will develop spiritually in a manner consistent with faith in Jesus Christ.
  2. Reasoning and Communication – Students completing the Core Curriculum will demonstrate the ability to think critically, employ ethical reasoning, and communicate effectively.
  3. Science and Mathematics – Students completing the Core Curriculum will demonstrate scientific and mathematical reasoning.
  4. Humanities and Social Sciences – Students completing the Core Curriculum will demonstrate knowledge of and reasoning with the humanities and social sciences.
  5. Multicultural Awareness – Students completing the Core Curriculum will demonstrate an awareness of multiculturalism and diverse worldviews.

Contact the College of Adult and Professional Studies Enrollment Office for an information packet.

Degree Requirements: 60


Humanities: 9


  • 6 credits in this area must be from Writing Practice courses* (see course descriptions  for applicability)
  • ENGL xxx3 Any Literature course 3 credits
  • HIST xxx3 Any Course in History 3 credits
  • 3 additional credits selected from the following 3 credits
    Art (ARTE), Bible (BIBL), Drama (DRAM), English (ENGL), History (HIST), Language (LANG), Music (MUSI), or Theology (THEO)

Social Sciences: 9


  • 6 credits in this area must be from Writing Practice courses* (see course descriptions  for applicability)
  • Select a minimum of two disciplines from the following:

Business Administration (BUSM), Communication (except COMM 1213), Economics, Education (EDUC), Geography (GEOG), Health & Fitness (PEDU), Information Technology (INTC), Management (BMGT), Marketing (BMKT), Philosophy (PHIL), Political Science (PSCI), Psychology (PSYC), Sociology/Anthropology (SOCI), or User Experience Design (UXDE)

Science and Mathematics: 6


  • MATH xxxx - College-level Mathematics 3 credits
  • SCIE xxxx - Science course with Lab 3 credits

Formation and Calling: 3


Core Electives: 18


Any college-level courses