General Studies AA
The Associate of Arts in General Studies is a two-year program designed for the student who does not desire to concentrate in one major field of study. The program provides the student with a general exposure to the major fields of knowledge with 39-40 hours of required courses and 20-21 hours elective courses selected with the guidance of an advisor. This degree is for students who complete their college work at this level and is not awarded to those who plan a four-year degree.
General Education Student Learning Outcomes for General Studies AA:
- Students will demonstrate competency in oral and written communication exhibiting an awareness of content, purpose, and audience while accurately using Standard English.
- Students will articulate the foundational themes of the Holy Bible as well as the intellectual strategies for further study of the scripture.
- Students will articulate the parameters of Wesleyan-Holiness tradition, doctrinal and moral convictions of the Church of the Nazarene and the connection with intellectual, emotional, spiritual, and physical life, individually and collectively.
- Students will demonstrate an understanding of global civilization, human behavior, and religion through historical, literary, and aesthetic records.
- Students will demonstrate an understanding and practice of various intellectual modes of thinking.
- Students will integrate the fundamental doctrinal/moral tenets of the Christian faith with the basic liberal arts and academic major, forming students for Christian leadership and service in the global community.
- Students will demonstrate an understanding of cultural diversity with a capacity to positively engage others.
Total General Education Required — 39 or 40 hours
HIS 1400, HIS 1450: either one may be taken as one of the Social Science options below
Social Science (choose two) — 6 hours
Electives — 20 or 21 hours
Total Credit Hours: 60