Associate of Arts in General Studies

General

Program Description

Online General Studies Degree (Associate Degree)

The purpose of the Associate of Arts Degree in General Studies is to prepare students for entry-level positions in business, industry and non-profit organizations depending on the concentrations selected. The program provides a liberal arts education and allows students to individually tailor their program to combine a core set of general education courses with an emphasis on courses in a career-related areas. Upon successful completion of general education courses in a career-related area, students will be prepared to pursue a Bachelor of Arts Degree in General Studies.

Program Objectives

Upon successful completion of the program, students will have acquired the knowledge and skills needed to:

  1. Develop analytical, critical thinking and interpersonal skills applicable to real-world problems
  2. Demonstrate a foundation in liberal arts through specific knowledge and technical skills that supports and facilitates lifelong professional development
  3. Use critical thinking, creative and logical analysis, strategies and techniques to solve complex individual and social problems
  4. Implement and apply current technical solutions to individual and social activities, systems, and processes
  5. Apply sound general principles to the functions of planning, organizing, coordinating and decision making to individual and social operations
  6. Enter ALU’s Bachelor of Arts Degree in General Studies without further academic preparation
Last updated Jan 2018

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Abraham Lincoln University is an online educational institution providing nationally accredited Juris Doctor, Associate, , Master’s degrees and diploma/certificate programs. At ALU’s online law school, ALU delivers instruction for an online law degree that is student centered and that uses advanced interactive technology... Read less