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The University of Phoenix Associate of Arts with a concentration in General Studies program is designed to provide you with a foundational interdisciplinary curriculum. Read more about this undergraduate degree program here.
The Associate of Arts with a concentration in General Studies program is intended to teach students about hard and soft sciences, technology, math, history and humanities. The curriculum is designed to develop students' analytical as well as oral and written communication skills. This program is available in a convenient online format, and courses incorporate individual study time, virtual class discussions and special projects. Classes are taken two at a time in a prescribed complementary format. The length of each course is nine weeks.
Perhaps you are a recent high school graduate who is unsure of your career aspirations and seek a nondescript, yet all-inclusive, emphasis. In contrast, you may already have a career and desire an educational foundation to strengthen your opportunities. Regardless of your background, applicants to University of Phoenix programs should have a high school diploma or GED.
Depending on your undergraduate experiences, you will complete one of two curricular tracks. Track A is for students who have earned 24 or more transferable credits. Track B is for those who have earned fewer than 24 credits. You must complete a total of 60 credits in order to earn the associate degree.
If you earn an Associate of Arts with a concentration in General Studies, you could go on to pursue a bachelor's degree. Taking part in a higher-level degree program could allow you to specialize in virtually any area of interest. It could also provide you with advanced research and writing skills.
Examples of bachelor's degrees that could be sought include, but are not limited to:
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While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Advisor.
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