Associate Individualized Studies
- Earn 60 hours
- Earn at least 20 hours after admission to the A.I.S. program (degree residency requirement)
- Complete University Tier I freshman-level requirements in English composition and quantitative skills
- Complete an approved area of concentration, consisting of at least 20 hours, which has coherence and educational purpose equivalent to an established degree program. At least 50 percent of coursework for the A.I.S. area of concentration must be completed at Ohio University.
- Earn at least a 2.0 GPA in the area of concentration and overall to earn the degree.
Students who transfer to Ohio University from another institution may apply to the Associate in Individualized Studies, following the procedure for application described above. Transfer students should be aware of the A.I.S. residence requirement of 20 hours (hours completed as an A.I.S. major) and the need for at least 50 percent of their major (area of concentration) to be satisfied with Ohio University course work, as well as the Ohio University Residency requirement of 20 hours for an associates degree.
Opportunities Upon Graduation
Because the curriculum plan in the Associate in Individualized Studies is unique to each student, depending on the student’s educational and career goals, potential opportunities upon graduation vary with the student.