Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, General Arts and Sciences, AA

College is the time for you to explore the paths that you can take in your professional life. Our Associate’s degree in General Arts and Sciences program combines core courses in fundamental skills and general education with a wide range of elective choices. By exploring traditional and interdisciplinary approaches to the arts and humanities, science and technology, social sciences, communications, and mathematics, you will develop insight into yourself and discover your full potential.

Many of our faculty members are internationally recognized professionals currently working in the field. As a student in this program, you will work closely with your professors and have the opportunity to establish solid connections in your area of interest.

With an AA in General Arts and Sciences, you will have effective career and academic skills as well as knowledge in a variety of areas that will aide you in achieving high-level positions in your chosen profession.

Associate in Arts (NYC, PLV)

For many students, the associate degree programs listed below offer a college degree option attainable in a suitable time frame, in order to enhance short-term career opportunities. The programs offer a great deal of flexibility so that students may design a course of study according to their personal interests and career goals. An associate degree also provides a platform from which to launch a bachelor's degree course of study. Students who intend to transfer to a bachelor's degree program should consult the specific requirements of the major program. Courses should be chosen in consultation with a faculty adviser. Courses listed under core requirements should be designated as either foundation courses or exploratory courses.

Core Requirements
CIS 101
COM 200
ENG 110 120
ENG 201
Foreign language
Laboratory science
Major Requirements
Concentration in humanities or social science (12)
Arts and sciences Electives (7)
Total credits

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