Associate of Arts (A.A.)

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.

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  • Courses

    Associate of Arts (A.A.) Courses

    Program Requirements


    I. Christian Studies - 12 Credits


    II. General Education - 30 Credits


    • Communication Elective 3 Credits (Choose from: COM 133 , COM 140  or COM 252 )
    • 3 Credits
    • History Elective 3 Credits
    • Math or Science Elective 3-4 Credits
    • Communication, Humanities, Math, Science or Social Science Electives 17-18 Credits 1,2*

    III. Additional Requirements - 9 Credits


    IV. Electives - 15 Credits*


    * Some courses from the Christian Studies Core and Major Core can be used to fulfill requirements in the General Education Core. By doing that the number of electives needed would increase so that the minimum of 60 credits is reached.

    Total - 60 Credits


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

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

    3 Select fine arts electives from FAR and MUS. (Only three credits of music organizations and/or lessons can be counted toward humanities/fine arts requirements.)

    First Year


    Fall Semester - 15 Credits


    Spring Semester - 15 Credits


    Second Year


    Fall Semester - 15-16 Credits


    • Communication, Humanities, Math, Science or Social Science Elective 3 Credits
    • Math or Science Elective 3-4 Credits
    • 3 Credits
    • Elective 6 Credits

    Spring Semester - 15 Credits


    • BIB/THE - Bible or Theology Elective 3 Credits
    • Communication, Humanities, Math, Science or Social Science Elective 3 Credits
    • Humanities Elective 3 Credits 1
    • Elective 6 Credits


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  • Tuition

    On-Campus (SAS) Tuition

    On-Campus Undergraduate 2020-2021 Costs

    Per Semester Yearly
    Tuition $13,635 $27,270
    Fees $355 $710
    Meal Plan $2,250 $4,500
    Residence Hall     $2,350 $4,700
    Total $18,590 $37,180
    Part Time (less than 12 credits per semester) $1,135 per credit
    Overload
    (more than 18 credits per semester)
    $730 per credit

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

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