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Associate of ArtsGeneral Studies

Online Associate of Arts in General Studies

Students in the Online Associate of Arts in General Studies program take courses from a variety of areas to build a foundation of knowledge to prepare for an enriching education and career, all while developing critical thinking, interpersonal, and writing skills. This interdisciplinary degree is flexible, versatile, and extremely beneficial for students seeking a broad yet thorough education.

The fully online, 60-credit hour General Studies degree program fulfills all of the general education requirements for an MVNU School of Graduate and Professional Studies bachelor’s degree, effectively preparing students for a seamless transition into a bachelor's degree program should they choose to continue their education after completing the associate degree.

NEXT START DATE:
11/11/19
ONLINE
Program Details
EST. PROGRAM LENGTH:30 months
COURSE LENGTH:6/8 WEEKS
COST PER CREDIT HOUR:$265
CREDIT HOURS:60
TRANSFER CREDITS:All but 30*

*30 credit hours of the program must be completed at MVNU, and at least half of those hours must be at the 2000 level. Other restrictions may apply. Please contact our Enrollment Team for additional information.

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CURRICULUM

Students in the online General Studies degree program are encouraged to develop as a well-rounded student and person through a comprehensive curriculum that integrates a variety of cross-disciplinary knowledge and skills.

This curriculum includes the following

60

credit hours:

General Studies Credit Hours
Introduction to the College Experience 1
Introduction to Business Communication 3
Computer Applications 3
Biblical Perspectives 3
Principles of Biology with Laboratory 4
Public Speaking 3
Introduction to Communication 3
Impact of Technology on Society 3
College Writing 3
Astronomy with Laboratory 3
Personal Finance 4
The Western Tradition in World Context 3
Literature in the Western Tradition 3
Art in the Western Tradition 3
Music in the Western Tradition 3
Introduction to Mathematical Systems 3
American Politics and Government 3
General Psychology 3
Introduction to Sociology 3
Social Problems 3

FINANCIAL AID & GENERAL STUDIES PROGRAM COSTS

GENERAL STUDIES TUITION

Cost Per Credit Credit Hours Required Total Tuition
$265* 60 $15,900

*Textbook costs are not included in the total cost of the program. Course-by-course payment is due no later than the first night of each course.

TUITION GUARANTEE

Once enrolled in the Associate of Arts in General Studies program, your course-by-course tuition will not change as long as you are continuously enrolled and are making satisfactory academic progress.

A Graduation Fee of $100 is charged to all students, regardless of degree type, when the Registrar's Office receives their Intent to Graduate Form.

FINANCIAL AID

All applicants are urged to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online. MVNU’s school code is 007085.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND APPLICATION PROCESS

ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS / HOW TO APPLY

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LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ONLINE ASSOCIATE OF ARTS IN GENERAL STUDIES DEGREE!

Earning your Associate of Arts in General Studies online at MVNU is flexible, convenient, and affordable. Don’t put your future on hold—request more information today!