William Woods University

Associate of Arts

The Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree in Liberal Arts is a 61-hour degree rooted in the university's General Education curriculum. Program completion qualifies a student for admission into a degree-completion program of the university and meets the institution's General Education requirements.

A maximum of 30 hours of transfer credit may be applied toward the Associate of Arts degree. Credits are accepted at full value provided that the transferring institution is accredited by an agency recognized by the USDE (U.S. Department of Education) and CHEA (Council for Higher Education Accreditation). Courses that are comparable to William Woods University's course offerings are accepted in transfer. Courses accepted in transfer must have a final grade earned of ‘C' or above.

Capture: This degree will start your college career with foundation knowledge and tools you can apply in the professional world.

Benefits: Balance family, work, and education with the convenience and flexibility of William Woods University's online degree program. To help you achieve your career goals faster, we have formatted our courses at an accelerated pace to get you on the career fast track.

Skills:

  • Communication
  • Creativity and Aesthetic Sensibility
  • Critical Thinking
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Historical Perspectives
  • Mathematics
  • Meaning
  • Natural Science 
  • Social Science
  • Value

Quality and Convenience: Educating since 1870, William Woods University is committed to developing students for professional life. An online degree program allows you to complete your degree on your own schedule. It is great for someone who does not have a set work schedule or a conventional work schedule.

Growth potential: This degree can be a stepping stone to understanding what career path you may wish to take. It will give an opportunity to explore your strengths and discover different interests.

Jobs opportunities:
Any Entry-Level Assistant Positions
Customer Service Representative
Bank Teller

Program Description:
The Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree in Liberal Arts is a 61-hour degree rooted in the university's General Education curriculum. Program completion qualifies a student for admission into a degree-completion program of the university and meets the institution's General Education requirements.

A maximum of 30 hours of transfer credit may be applied toward the Associate of Arts degree. Credits are accepted at full value provided that the transferring institution is accredited by an agency recognized by the USDE (U.S. Department of Education) and CHEA (Council for Higher Education Accreditation). Courses that are comparable to William Woods University's course offerings are accepted in transfer. Courses accepted in transfer must have a final grade earned of 'C' or above.

Students may participate in placement testing for the English Composition and Mathematics classes. Placement tests may be arranged with the student's academic adviser. Depending upon English placement, students will initially enroll in Introduction to College Writing (ENG099), English Composition I (ENG101) or English Composition II (ENG102). Depending upon math placement, each student's first mathematics course will be Introduction to Mathematics (MAT098), Basic Algebra (MAT099) or Survey of College Math (MAT112). ENG099, MAT098 and MAT099 count for institutional credit, but do not count toward degree requirements. Students who choose not to participate in the English placement testing will complete ENG099, ENG101 and ENG102. Students who choose not to participate in the mathematics placement testing will complete MAT098, MAT099, and MAT112

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