General Studies (Associate of Arts)

Online General Studies (Associate of Arts) Degree Program

Grantham University’s online General Studies degree opens the door for vast career opportunities in today’s hottest industries. Courses are designed to reflect the latest trends and market developments. Taught by instructors who share real-world insight into the job market, this degree program gives you a multifaceted knowledge base to help prepare you for the career of your choosing.   

The Associate of Arts in General Studies (AA-GS) gives you a well-rounded general education. Achieving effective writing skills is a major component of the program, as more than 50% of the required courses involve writing for content and persuasion. In this program, you engage in introductory courses. This 100% online program is a perfect way to pursue higher education for people who work full time, active duty military personnel and anyone else who has a lot of demands on their time.

General Studies Program Outcomes

At the successful completion of the program, you will be able to:

  • Effectively communicate, analyze and synthesize knowledge from a variety of academic disciplines
  • Analyze the perspectives and terminology of a variety of academic disciplines
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and communication skills

Learn how an online degree from Grantham could change your life and ignite your career success. Our online classes are a great fit for active duty military, veterans, military spouses, military personnel, high school graduates, government employees, etc. Contact us at (888) 947-2684 to find out more about our accredited degree programs, financial assistance opportunities and enrollment process.

Course Highlights & Curriculum

Textbook Information

Full curriculum

Course Title Credits
CO101 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
CS105 Introduction to Computer Applications 3
EN101 English Composition I 3
EN102 English Composition II 3
HU260 Strategies for Decision Making 3
GU100 Student Success 1
GU299 General Education Capstone 3
CS165 Advanced Microcomputer Applications 4
Program and core: 23
Electives (13): 39
Total: 62

Additional online degree details

Degree level: Associates
Delivery method: Online
Availability: Available

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