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An Associate Degree is a postsecondary degree that is usually completed in two years and prepares students for the working world. This degree can often be earned partially or completely online, and part-time status is available for those with busy schedules.

General education programs generally have the goal of providing students with a solid grounding in life skills and global knowledge. Students who complete this program often look for entry-level work or continue their education in a specific subject.

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Youth for Understanding USA

The Community College Program matches you with the Education Studies program that best fits your needs. With YFU you will pursue your Associates Degree in the area of Edu ... [+]

The Community College Program matches you with the Education Studies program that best fits your needs. With YFU you will pursue your Associates Degree in the area of Education Studies while learning about life in the U.S. and your immediate community. Students have the opportunity to take courses in a variety of subjects in order to explore interests, expand knowledge, and participate in traditional American past-times and student activities.

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USA Washington
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Pima Community College

This degree allows students to uniquely design an associate's degree in collaboration with a faculty member, advisor or counselor. Courses may be chosen from a variety o ... [+]

This degree allows students to uniquely design an associate's degree in collaboration with a faculty member, advisor or counselor. Courses may be chosen from a variety of subject areas. Students should meet with an advisor or counselor before beginning this degree.

Online Option: This program can be completed entirely online.

What can I do with this degree? Career Options: Design courses to fit careers of your choice. Academic Options: Continue taking classes toward a transfer degree.

Program Requirements

60 credits are required for this degree.

General Education Requirements

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Communication Requirement Analysis and Critical Thinking Requirement Humanities and Social Science Requirement Computer and Information Literacy Requirement Required Core Courses ... [-]
USA Tucson
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Online
Western Iowa Tech Community College

The General Studies curriculum offers students an Associate of Arts degree with a large measure of flexibility to meet their individual needs and interests. The student, ... [+]

The General Studies curriculum offers students an Associate of Arts degree with a large measure of flexibility to meet their individual needs and interests. The student, with assistance from a faculty advisor, plans both the general education goals to be achieved and the elective course work needed.

Program planning allows the choice of professional education courses generally recognized as transferable. Students intending to use the General Studies program as a basis for baccalaureate study and transfer should make certain that their course selections meet the requirements of the college to which they plan to transfer.

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USA Sioux City
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
North Central Missouri College

Are you on the road to a four-year degree, or do you hope to enter a professional program such as law, engineering, medicine or teaching? If so, North Central Missouri C ... [+]

Are you on the road to a four-year degree, or do you hope to enter a professional program such as law, engineering, medicine or teaching? If so, North Central Missouri College offers you the basic knowledge and academic skills needed to succeed through our Associate in Arts and Associate in Arts in Teaching degrees. The university transfer program at NCMC meets a wide variety of individual needs. Popular options, include but are not limited to the following: - Agriculture & Natural Resources - Art - Biology - Business - Chemistry - Computer Science - Criminal Justice - Education - English - Forestry - Health Occupations - Journalism - Mass Media - Mathematics - Parks, Recreation & - Tourism Administration - Physical Education - Political Science - Pre-Engineering - Pre-Law - Pre-Medical - Pre-Veterinary - Psychology - RN to BSN - Social Work - Speech - Theatre - Wildlife & Conservation Mgmt.... [-]

USA Trenton
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Five Towns College

The program is designed to take 2 years to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2012-2013, *% finished ... [+]

How much will this program cost me?

Tuition and fees: $40,690 Books and supplies: $2,600 On-campus room & board: $25,530

*The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change.

International Scholarships

International students accepted to Five Towns College are eligible to receive an international scholarship ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 USD per year. These scholarships are based on talent and/or merit and are renumerable based on the scholarship criteria set forth in the awards letter. These scholarships are awarded at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

What financing options are available to help me pay for this program?... [-]

USA New York
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges

The Associate in General Studies (AGS) degree is designed for students who wish to explore their individual interests within an academic structure. Acceptance of credit f ... [+]

Overview

The Associate in General Studies (AGS) degree is designed for students who wish to explore their individual interests within an academic structure. Acceptance of credit for the AGS degree is at the discretion of the receiving institution

Program and/or Course Requirements

General Education - Required (20 hours)

Introduction to Composition or Composition I or Composition & Analysis or Communications or Technical Writing Fundamentals of Effective Speaking or Interpersonal Communications Any general life or physical science or mathematics course Any general humanities course Any general social science course

Area of Concentration - Required (12 hours)

Note: A minimum of 12 semester hours must be successfully completed in one (1) of seven (7) areas of concentration listed below. Courses which are not college level, including, but not limited to community education, adult basic education, and adult secondary education may not be used to satisfy the Area of Concentration requirements.... [-]

USA Robinson Olney Mount Carmel Fairfield  + 1 More
September 2019
Campus
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges

IECC offers excellent transfer programs for students who wish to continue their education at a four-year college or university. The Associate in Arts degree fulfills requ ... [+]

Overview

IECC offers excellent transfer programs for students who wish to continue their education at a four-year college or university. The Associate in Arts degree fulfills requirements of the IAI General Education Core Curriculum, allowing for a smooth transition to any of the 100+ participating Illinois institutions. After successful completion of this degree, a student can generally transfer with junior status. It is the student’s responsibility to work closely with an advisor so that electives are appropriate, transferable, and applicable to the student’s major at the transfer college or university

Program and/or Course Requirements

The header for each group indicates the number of HOURS and/or COURSES that are needed from each for this degree.... [-]

USA Robinson Olney Mount Carmel Fairfield  + 1 More
September 2019
Campus
University of Management and Technology

The ASGS offers courses for students who have completed high school or have passed the General Educational Development (GED) test, and who perhaps have completed some cou ... [+]

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The ASGS offers courses for students who have completed high school or have passed the General Educational Development (GED) test, and who perhaps have completed some courses either at an appropriately accredited college or in the United States armed forces.

The ASGS program requires the successful completion of 60 semester credit hours of instruction at the lower level (freshman and sophomore years), including a minimum of 15-semester credit hours of general education courses comprising English, mathematics, social sciences, and the humanities; and 6 credit hours in Information Technology.

Applicants to the ASGS program who have attended other appropriately accredited post-secondary educational institutions or have received training in the U.S. military with ACE-recommended credits may transfer up to 75 percent of the credit-hours towards the ASGS requirements. For all courses offered for transfer credit, the applicant must have earned a passing grade of C or better.... [-]

USA Arlington
September 2019
Online
Brighton College Virtual High School

High school and college just got easier! You can complete your high school diploma and associates degree at the same time with a special program offered only at Brighton ... [+]

High school and college just got easier! You can complete your high school diploma and associates degree at the same time with a special program offered only at Brighton College Virtual High School!

At BCVHS we refer to your high school diploma choices as Diploma Pathways. We call them Pathways because we believe that students should use their time in high school to embark on their own personal Pathway to success.

Offering accredited online programs with an NCAA-approved curriculum for students looking to gain access to all of the advantages of an American education, BCVHS delivers a world-class education -- wherever you are in the world. It also comes with all of the benefits of online learning, including flexibility, affordability, and customizability, thereby making it even easier for students to achieve their goals.... [-]

USA USA Online
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Online