The Associate of Arts degree in General Studies allows working adults to develop critical thinking abilities, communication skills, and the Christian values necessary to become effective leaders, both in ministry and in the workplace. The associate’s degree typically represents the first half of a bachelor’s degree, preparing students to move on to advanced studies in a bachelor of science degree program.

The Associate of Arts in General Studies is also an appropriate option for those planning to transfer to another institution to complete a higher degree in a discipline not offered at Point University. Access offers the Associate of Arts degree in General Studies at most locations and online.

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The Associate of Arts degree in General Studies allows working adults to develop critical thinking abilities, communication skills, and the Christian values necessary to become effective leaders, both in ministry and in the workplace. The associate’s degree typically represents the first half of a bachelor’s degree, preparing students to move on to advanced studies in a bachelor of science degree program.

The Associate of Arts in General Studies is also an appropriate option for those planning to transfer to another institution to complete a higher degree in a discipline not offered at Point University. Access offers the Associate of Arts degree in General Studies at most locations and online.

Program Goals

Equip students with essential habits and skills for lifelong learning and success.

  • Students develop a plan that analyzes and capitalizes on their strengths to achieve relational, academic, and professional success.
  • Graduates employ effective study habits and time management skills.
  • Graduates locate and use information resources
  • Graduates demonstrate basic computer literacy.
  • Graduates read with understanding, think critically, and develop reasoned arguments.
  • Graduates communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Graduates form, maintain, and enjoy healthy relationships with others, including persons from different backgrounds and cultures.
  • Graduates work effectively to accomplish tasks both independently and within teams.

Equip students to apply basic content, principles, and methodologies of the primary areas of knowledge, including the Humanities, Fine Arts, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Mathematics.

  • Graduates apply philosophical, literary, and artistic concepts to illuminate cultural artifacts and worldview issues.
  • Graduates apply religious, philosophical, psychological, social, political, economic, and cultural concepts to illuminate human behavior and social trends.
  • Graduates articulate and apply scientific concepts, principles, and methods.
  • Graduates apply mathematical concepts and methods to investigate and solve real-world problems and questions.

Equip students with a foundation in biblical theology and worldview issues.

  • Graduates demonstrate a basic understanding of the content of the Old and New Testaments.
  • Graduates demonstrate a basic understanding of a Christian worldview and the role of believers in the Body of Christ.
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