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General Studies Program Overview

The Associate of Arts degree is designed for careers that don’t require four years of college or for students who haven’t chosen a career path yet. It’s also great for students who have already completed some college coursework and would like to finish a degree. Classes completed in this program can also apply toward a bachelor’s degree at Ashland University.

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Learning Experiences

The general studies online degree program allows you to concentrate on specific academic areas of most interest to you. You can prepare for positions in sales, customer service and project management, to name a few.

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Sample Curriculum

There are 60 credit hours required for this degree. You’ll take a wide range of coursework, while focusing on the skills you need most.

Course Credit Hours
Communication 3
Composition I 3
Composition II 3
Math/Logic 3
Religion 3
Aesthetics course 3
Humanities course 3
Natural Science course 3
Social Science course 3
Historical Reasoning 3
Critical Cultural Inquiry 3
Core Elective 3
Electives and Concentration 24

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