Associate of Arts (A.A.)

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Associate of Arts (A.A.)

Degree Overview

Our two-year Christian Associate of Arts degree program in Minnesota offers students a well-rounded education with an emphasis on the humanities and social sciences. Through this unique program, students complete their first two years of college and may graduate with an A.A. degree or complete a bachelor’s degree with another two years of college.

The A.A. degree provides course options in a number of different areas including history, literature, psychology, communications, criminal justice and others. As a Christian college, every degree program at Crown also includes courses on the Old and New Testaments to provide a biblical foundation to empower students to think critically and act with sound ethics.

  • Courses

    Associate of Arts (A.A.) Courses

    Program Requirements


    II. General Education - 40 Credits


    III. Electives - 8 Credits*


    * Some Christian Studies Core or Major Core classes may be used to fulfill requirements for the General Education Core. If this is done, it may be necessary to take more elective courses to ensure a total of 63 credits is earned. By doing that, the number of electives needed would increase so that the minimum of 63 credits is reached.

    Total - 63 Credits


    1 Select humanities electives from COM, ENG, ESL, FAR, HIS, HUM, LAN, MUS, PHI, or PRC.

    2 Select social science electives from ANT, CSJ, ECO, ESL, GEO, HIS, POL, PSY, or SOC.

    3 Fine arts courses include music, art, drama, and dance. COM 328  also qualifies as a fine arts elective. (Only three credits of music organizations and/or lessons can be counted toward humanities/fine arts requirements.)

    First Year


    Fall Semester - 16 Credits


    Spring Semester - 16 Credits


    Second Year


    Fall Semester - 16 Credits


    • SCI - Lab Science Elective 4 Credits
    • THE 231 - Christian Doctrine 3 Credits
    • Fine Arts or Foreign Language Elective 3 Credits
    • Social Science Elective 3 Credits 2
    • Humanities, Math, Science or Social Science Elective 3 Credits

    Spring Semester - 15 Credits




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  • Tuition

    On-Campus (SAS) Tuition

    On-Campus Undergraduate 2018-2019 Costs

    Per Semester Yearly
    Tuition* $12,865 $25,730
    Technology Fee $130 $260
    Wellness Fee $105 $210
    Meal Plan (standard plan) $2,115 $4,230
    Residence Hall Basic $2,215 $4,430
    Total $17,430 $34,860

    *Nursing students add $1,440 per semester ($720 per clinical)

    (less than 12 credits per semester) $1,070 per credit
    Overload (more than 18 credits per semester) $690 per credit

    NOTE: The FAFSA is required for all federal and state grants and federal student loans.

    Meal Plans Per Semester Yearly
    15 meals/week (standard) or 10 meals/week (FLEX) $2,115 $4,230
    Block Plan (seniors only) $1,235 $2,470
    Fees
    Graduation Application Fee $115
    Parking Fee (general parking) $105 per semester

    Check Course Catalog for any additional fees related to your specific program.

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