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Online AA in Liberal Studies courses

Curriculum Details

61 total credit hours required

Brenau University’s 100% online Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies allows you to build a solid educational foundation with 61 total credit hours of coursework. Learning in small classes, you’ll build critical thinking and communication skills through courses in history, art, literature, health, science and more to earn this well-rounded online associate degree.

With guidance from Brenau’s supportive, expert faculty members, you can earn your associate degree in just two years — or less with transfer credits. Graduate ready to go farther in your career with an associate degree or pursue further education to earn your bachelor’s. From here, you can.

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This course introduces new students to Brenau’s student services and prepares them for college level research. Course topics include stress and time management, library and study skills, writing style, and dealing with work, home, and family concerns while attending school. In addition, adult learning principles and how they are used throughout the program will be discussed. AS 111 will replace the former (combined) courses AS 110 (2 credit hours) and LB 101 (1 credit hour).



Students will take additional elective hours in a subject related what they would like to pursue at the bachelor level to reach the 61 hours required to graduate.

  • Historical Perspective – 3 hours
  • Civic Engagement – 3 hours
  • Global Awareness – 3 hours
  • Mathematics – 3 hours
  • Science – 7-8 hours (1 course must be a 4 hour lab science)
  • Reasoning – 3-4 hours
  • Fine Arts – 3 hours
  • Literature – 3 hours
  • Lifetime Fitness – 3 hours
  • Writing – 6 hours
  • Speaking – 3 hours
  • Modern Language – 0-3 hours
  • Communication – 3 hours

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