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Associate's Degree with Arts & Humanities Emphasis

Associate degree programs are designed for students who wish to lay the foundation for a liberal arts education or for those students who want a stepping stone between their admittance to college and their bachelor's degree. Many entry-level positions now require an associate degree.

 

Opportunities Upon Graduation

As many entry positions now require an associates degree, obtaining an associates degree can open doors into many career paths. A liberal arts degree, like the Associate in Arts with an Arts and Humanities Emphasis, can also provide the foundation for a future bachelor’s degree.


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Program Information

Ohio University Catalog for Associate's with Arts & Humanities Emphasis (AA1114)

 

Important Information for Students

 

Admissions Information


Freshman/First-Year Admission

Students wishing to pursue the Associate in Arts with an Arts and Humanities Emphasis have no admissions requirements beyond University admission requirements.

 

The Associate of Arts with an Arts and Humanities Emphasis degree requires a minimum of 60 credit hours. At least 20 of the total credits earned toward the Associate in Arts must be Ohio University credits. In addition, at least 50 percent of the coursework taken in the area of concentration for the degree program must be completed through Ohio University. You must earn at least a 2.0 GPA in the area of concentration and overall to earn the degree.

  

Associate in Arts with an Arts and Humanities Emphasis General Education Requirements

Complete the university’s Tier I quantitative skills and first-year English composition requirements.

 

Major Hours Requirements

The following courses can be found either online or at the Eastern Campus. Additional coursework may be used to complete the major. For a complete listing of options for each category below see the University Catalog.

 

Arts and Humanities

Complete at least 20 hours from the following courses:

  • Art History
  • Classics in English
  • Classics and World Religions (except CLWR 4340, 4350)
  • English (except D150)
  • Foreign Languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Indonesian/Malaysian, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili)
  • Interdisciplinary Arts
  • Philosophy (except 1200)
  • Women’s and Gender Studies
  • ART 1100: Seeing and Knowing the Visual Arts
  • COMS 1010: Fundamentals of Human Communication
  • FAR 1500: Viewing Performance
  • FILM 2010: Introduction to Film: History of World Cinema
  • FILM 2020: Introduction to Film: Film Analysis
  • FILM 2030: Introduction to Film: The Documentary
  • HIST 1210: Western Civilization: Antiquity to 1500
  • HIST 1220: Western Civilization: Modernity from 1500
  • HIST 3531: The Barbarian West: Europe 400-1000
  • HIST 3532: History of the Crusades
  • HIST 3540: History of Early Christianity
  • HIST 3600: Women in Early Modern European History, 1400-1800
  • HIST 3601: Women in Modern European History, 1800-present
  • HIST 3900: History Through Film
  • MUS 1000: Introduction to Music Theory
  • MUS 1200: Exploring Musical Styles
  • MUS 1210: Introduction to World Music
  • THAR 1710: The Theatrical Experience

 

Social Science Concentration

Complete at least 10 hours from the following courses:

  • Anthropology (except 2010, 3460, 3550, 4470, 4480, 4730, and 4960)
  • Economics
  • Geography (except 1100, 1400, 2020, 2600, 2680, 3010, 3020, 3030, and 4100)
  • History (except 1210, 1220, 3140, 3143, 3144, 3148, 3200, 3201, 3280, 3281, 3290, 3291, 3292, 3300, 3531, 3532, 3533, and 3540)
  • Political Science
  • Psychology (except 1110, 2110, 2120, 2210, and 3230)
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • BUSL 2000: Law and Society
  • BUSL 2550: Corporate Responsibility in a Legal Environment
  • BUSL 3570: Law of Corporate Governance, Commerce & Related Topics
  • BUSL 3850: International Business Law
  • COMS 3602: Political Rhetoric
  • CONS 2500: Families as Consumers in Global Communities
  • EDEC 1600: Introduction to Child Development
  • JOUR 1050: Introduction to Mass Communication
  • MGT 2000: Introduction to Management

 

Natural Science, Applied Science and Quantitative Skills

Complete at least 10 hours from the following courses:

  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Biological Science
  • Chemistry (except 1010, 1100, 1150, and 1500)
  • Computer Science
  • Geology
  • Mathematics (except D005, D300, and D301)
  • Microbiology
  • Physics
  • Plant Biology
  • CSD 1080: Introduction to Communication Disorders
  • CTCH 1250: Introduction to Computers
  • GEOG 1100: Physical Geography
  • GEOG 1400: Environmental Geography
  • HLTH 2020: Introduction to Health and Lifestyle Choices
  • ITS 1010: Consumer Issues in Telecommunication
  • NUTR 1000: Introduction to Nutrition
  • PHIL 1200: Principles of Reasoning
  • PSY 1110: Elementary Statistical Reasoning
  • PSY 2110: Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
  • PSY 2120: Research Methods in Psychology

 

Associate's Degree in Arts with Arts & Humanities Emphasis at the Athens Campus