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Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies

Build a solid educational foundation with a liberal studies associate degree.

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Prepare yourself with the skills to work in a number of exciting fields

The associate of arts degree in liberal studies at Brenau provides a broad education covering a variety of disciplines. By exploring courses in subjects such as humanities, history, philosophy, art, literature, economics, science and math, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of each area and attain insights into potential career paths.

Brenau’s liberal arts associate degree helps you:

  • Be exposed to a wide breadth of topics – from creative writing to politics to psychology
  • Sharpen your critical-thinking and communication skills
  • Improve your communication skills
  • Increase potential employment opportunities

Choose Brenau for your liberal arts associate degree

Our number-one priority is providing easy access to quality education so you can improve your life and achieve your career goals. Take advantage of resources like our professional tutoring program, academic coaching and the writing center – all of which serve online students.

Complete flexibility

This degree is 100% online to better fit your busy life

Quality education

You’re getting a degree from a university accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Quick path to graduation

Complete your degree in just two years


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Get you where you want to be in your career with an associate in liberal studies

Potential Careers

  • Executive assistant
  • Copywriter
  • Event coordinator or planner
  • Library technician

National Average Salary

Copywriters
$48,000
Payscale.com

Average Job Growth

Event Planner
11%
Projected growth, 2016–2026


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  • Best Value

  • $564

    Cost per credit

  • $17k

    The average financial aid package for Brenau students


The A.A. in liberal studies curriculum at Brenau gives you a solid understanding of skills commonly needed in the workplace

Core classes include:

  • History of the U.S.
  • American Government
  • Current Global Issues
  • Art Appreciation
  • Women’s Literary Studies
  • Healthy Lifestyle Habits
  • College Algebra
  • Human Biology (with lab)
  • Earth Science
  • Personal Finance
  • Written Communication
  • Reading and Research Writing
  • Oral Communication
  • Spanish Language and Culture
  • Computer Literacy

“The classes at Brenau have been amazing, interesting, and informative. I’ve enjoyed being the nontraditional student who is breaking the mold.”

— Amanda Szynkowski, ’15



Brenau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Brenau University.