The Associate of Arts in General Studies is a two-year program designed to provide the student with general education knowledge and skills, along with a basic understanding of the Bible.
Program Director: Mrs. Sheri Popp
- Write effectively with precision and detail to communicate the intended message.
- Understand and apply mathematical and scientific principles.
- Use current technology for educational and work-related purposes.
- Compose and deliver speeches which clearly and effectively communicate the intended message.
- Demonstrate critical thinking skills through integration of Christian theology and worldview with other academic disciplines.
- Identify informational needs, search effectively for resources, evaluate sources, and ethically integrate information to accomplish academic goals.
- Evidence knowledge of the content of the Bible.
- Evidence growth in Christian character and lifestyle.
Associate Degree Requirements
- Complete a minimum of 64 semester credit hours.
- A 2.0 cumulative grade point average and a passing grade in all required courses.
- At least 32 semester credit hours must be earned at Emmaus.
- Complete the general graduation requirements listed in the Academic Life section of the catalog.
- Meet course requirements in the following areas:
- Bible/Theology (18 credits)
- Old Testament Survey 1 (BT 102)
- Old Testament Survey 2 (BT 104)
- New Testament Survey (BT 106)
- Christian Life & Bible Study Methods (BT 110)
- Survey of Doctrine (BT 151)
- Bible/Theology Elective
- Inter-Area Studies (3 credits)
- Transitions Seminar (IAS 101)
- Servant Leader Training (IAS 102/3-202/3)
- Chapel Attendance (IAS 110)
- Humanities (15 credits)
- Fundamentals of Speech (COM 112)
- English Composition (ENG 101)
- Introduction to Literature (ENG 102)
- Introduction to Philosophy: Christian Worldview (PH 106)
- Humanities Elective
- Social Sciences (12 credits)
- Fundamental Computer Literacy (CS 101)
- Western Civilization (HIS 131/132) or American History (HIS 235/236)
- Social Science Elective
- Natural Sciences (7 credits)
- Human Biology and Lab (SCI 241/242)
- College Mathematics (MAT 140)
- Electives (9 credits)
Award: Associate of Arts in General Studies