The Associate of Arts is a two-year generalist degree (64 semester credit hours) intended for students who desire to receive a Christian-based foundation in general education and Bible. Graduates may plan to enter the work force or transfer to another institution. The curriculum includes five Bible survey courses and an extensive General Studies core.
General Studies Core
All students complete the General Studies core (46-54 semester hours), which seeks to give students a broad introduction to the liberal arts. The curriculum is arranged in five major categories: Communicate with Our World (writing & speaking), Analyze the Natural World (science, mathematics, and logic), Analyze the Social World (sociology), Analyze the Culture (world views, history, literature, & philosophy), and Live in Our World (Christian education, ministry, missions, ethics, physical education, & leadership). Through the combination of courses, students will learn about themselves and the world in which they live. They will develop critical thinking and communication skills that will enhance their abilities to lead and minister as a Christian in society.