Academic Catalog 2015-2016 (Addended) 
    Jan 28, 2023  
Academic Catalog 2015-2016 (Addended) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate of Arts

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The two-year Associate of Arts degree focuses on the university’s General Education curriculum which includes Biblical Studies, Communication, Arts and Humanities, Social Science, Mathematics, Science, and Integrative Studies. It offers a solid foundation for many careers, Christian service, and informed living. 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.

The Associate of Arts degree in the College of Undergraduate Studies requires completion of the following 60 credits:
General Education Core (39 hours)
Electives (21 hours)

General Education Core (39 credit hours)

Biblical Studies (3 credits hours)

Choose 1 course:

Arts and Humanities (9 credit hours)

Choose one course from each of the following categories:

History and Social Sciences (9 credit hours)

Select three of the following five courses:

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)

Graduation Requirements for the Associate of Arts Degree

The faculty recommends students in the Associate of Arts to the Board of Trustees as candidates for graduation when they have completed the following requirements.

  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, and a letter grade of D or better on all general education core classes.
  3. Completion of 45 hours of ministry/community service and 45 chapel credits for each year of attendance at CCU. For further details on ministry/community service, see the Life Directions Center  section of this catalog. For further details on chapel credits, see the Campus Ministry  section of this catalog.  
  4. Meet the CCU Residency requirements .  
  5. Formal and timely application for graduation.
  6. No outstanding financial obligations to the university.


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