Academic Catalog 2008-2009 
    Aug 17, 2022  
Academic Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate of Arts

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The two-year Associate of Arts degree combines general education courses, biblical studies, and either electives or a vocationally oriented concentration of courses. Students may emphasize general studies or a specific area by completing the requirements specified for a minor. Students develop a Christian perspective and educational foundation that prepares them for additional study in a college or university, effective lay ministry and employment in a variety of fields. Applicants qualify for admission to the program by meeting the entrance requirements for regular students.

Graduation requirements for Associate Degree in the College of Undergraduate Studies

  1. Completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses, including general education and elective requirements.
  2. A cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  3. Completion of two semesters of community service and chapel attendance.
  4. Meet the CCU residency requirement .
  5. Formal and timely application for graduation.
  6. No outstanding financial obligations to the university.

General education requirements for the Associate Degree in the College of Undergraduate Studies are as follows:

Arts and Humanities (9 credit hours as outlined below)

Behavioral and Social Sciences (9 credit hours)

(only 6 of the 9 credits may be from the same course prefix category)


Choose at least 3, but not more than 6 credits from among any 100 or 200 level HIS courses.

Social Science

Choose at least 3 credit hours of 100 or 200 level courses from the following categories:

ECO, GEO, GLS (except GLS 225 ), any GLS 300 Exploring World Cultures course, POL, PSY, SOC

INT 101 First Year Integration (3 credit hours)

Please see the First-Year Integration (FYI)  page for specific information about this required course.

Mathematics (3 credit hours)

Natural Science (4 credit hours)

At least one lab science in one of the following: biology, chemistry, earth science, physical science, or physics and additional credits from these areas to meet a minimum of 4 credits in the sciences.

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