John Leland Baptist College

   

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS
DEGREE IN GENERAL STUDIES

The Associate of Arts degree in General Studies requires a minimum of 64 semester hours of classroom work. The requirements are as follows: 

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
All students pursuing the Associate of Arts degree in General Studies must complete a minimum of 21-24 semester hours of General Education courses. These “core” courses provide a broad academic base for college level studies. While the needs of each student will be evaluated separately, generally the student is free to pick 12-15 hours from courses marked AR, BS, ENG, HIS, LIT, MA, SC, AR, PH, PS, and MU. For a list of the required and elective general education classes please contact the Academic Dean.

 

BIBLICAL STUDIES REQUIREMENTS
In addition to the General Education courses above, students pursuing an Associate's Degree in General Studies are required to complete
12-15 hours of Bible Studies courses. These courses will be determined by the student's background and need. For more information please contact the Academic Dean.
 
CORE REQUIREMENTS
The remaining 24-27 hours which make of the "Core" requirements can be filled with any course that falls under one or more of the following headings: Mathematics, Science, History, Language, Social Science, Behavioral Science, Philosophy, Music, Art, English, Literature, Theology, O.T. Studies, or N.T. Studies.
 
PLEASE NOTE: It is possible for a student to develop a "Major Focus" in one of the above catagories. For more information, please contact the Academic Dean.