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General Studies, AA

Keiser University’s Associate of Arts degree in General Studies provides a curriculum that allows broad exposure to multiple disciplines. This major provides a practical alternative for associate degree-seeking students whose needs cannot be met by individual majors. Students can design a course of study that meets their personal academic objectives and furthers their professional growth and development by combining courses from eligible disciplines into a coherent program. The degree combines general education courses with interdisciplinary electives. The proposed coursework is subject to approval by the dean of academic affairs.

Program Objectives

The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its goals. Upon completion of the program, students will:

  • Understand a broad range of concepts, terms, and theories;
  • Be able to think critically and communicate effectively;
  • Be prepared to obtain entry-level employment in various fields.

Prerequisites for Major Courses

None.

Program Outline

To receive an Associate of Arts degree in General Studies, students must earn 60.0 credit hours. Program requirements are as follows:

Lower Division Courses

General Studies Major Courses (24.0 credit hours)
A minimum total of 24 semester credit hours may be selected from (a) General Education courses not used to satisfy the 36 semester credit-hour program General Education requirement for the degree; (b) lower division courses (100-200 course numbers) contained in any of the following suggested disciplinary program; or (c) selected courses from other university programs utilized to construct a focused general studies degree program (AAGS). Focused degree programs will contain a minimum of 15 semester credit hours of the 24 hours available in a specific discipline or from a particular program of study. The remainder of the courses may be electives selected to satisfy the program goals of the student. The selection of courses is subject to the approval by the Campus Dean of Academic Affairs.
Behavioral/Social Science (6.0 credit hours)
6.0 credit hours from any lower division Behavioral/Social Science courses offered at the university.
Communications (3.0 credit hours)
Speech Communications 3.0 credit hours
Computers (3.0 credit hours)
Introduction to Computers 3.0 credit hours
Economics (3.0 credit hours)
3.0 credit hours from any lower division Economics courses offered at the university.
English (6.0 credit hours)
* English Composition I 3.0 credit hours
* English Composition II 3.0 credit hours
Humanities/Fine Arts (3.0 credit hours)
3.0 credit hours from any lower division Humanities/Fine Arts courses offered at the university.
Mathematics (6.0 credit hours)
6.0 credit hours from any lower division Mathematics courses offered at the university above Intermediate Algebra.
Natural Science (6.0 credit hours)
6.0 credit hours from any lower division Natural Science courses offered at the university.

* Courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or higher.

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