General Studies (A.A.)

Online General Studies Associate Degree

Are you considering higher education? Returning to college with or without transfer credits? Undecided about an educational direction or major? Crown’s online General Studies associate degree program provides students with the flexibility to broaden or narrow their learning during their first two years of undergraduate education.

Transfer students are welcome to apply their existing credits to the program, regardless of academic discipline. Students unsure about an area of concentration can explore diverse topics in the liberal arts. Through the required Christian Studies courses, students analyze biblical sources to obtain truth and engage in Christ-centered critical thinking about the Scriptures and theological issues.

Crown’s Christian General Studies online associate degree fulfills foundational educational needs. The program also prepares students for transferring into any of Crown’s Christ-centered bachelor’s degree programs.


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    General Studies Major (A.A.) Courses

    I. Christian Studies Core - 15-21 Credits

    II. General Education Core - 31 Credits

    III. Concentration - 10 Credits

    • Humanities Electives 6 Credits 2
    • Social Science Electives 3 Credits 2
    • MAT/SCI Elective 1 Credits

    IV. Electives - 1-4 Credits

    If students take 18 or 21 credits in the Christian Studies core, the extra credits can be applied towards general electives. Otherwise, consult with an academic advisor for elective options.

    Total - 60-62 Credits

    1 Counts towards 3 credits of Social Science credits. Students who have successfully completed 60 credits with a GPA of at least a 2.0 may replace SOC 1510  with another Social Science elective.

    2 Click HERE to view options for Social Science, Humanities, Global Awareness, and Fine Arts Electives.

    3 Students may choose to fulfill the BIB/THE/CM elective requirement by taking BIB 1522  or THE 3524 .

    * 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.

    To view these courses in our online catalog system, click here.
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    Online (SOS) Tuition

    Online Undergraduate 2020-2021 Costs

    Tuition Per Credit $475
    Application Fee $25
    Technology Fee $140 per semester

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