2022-2023 College Catalog 
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2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Arts, Leadership Specialization, A.A.

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Department Chairperson - Dr. Jessica Jost-Costanzo

The Liberal Arts curriculum begins with a broad core of instruction in the humanities, behavioral/social sciences, and natural sciences. The courses provide students with a well-rounded academic experience and give them much flexibility in designing their personalized programs. Students can choose to earn either an Associate of Arts or an Associate of Science degree.

Associate of Arts

Leadership: Students must complete at least 15 credits in the humanities and/or social science areas with a “C” or better and meet all other associate degree requirements.


Program Goals:

  1. communicate information clearly and effectively both orally and in writing;
  2. demonstrate an understanding of quantitative, scientific and/or qualitative reasoning;
  3. demonstrate persuasive skills based on principles of social psychology and effective communication
  4. articulate one’s own moral and ethical perspectives.
  5. demonstrate an understanding of basic management principles
  6. demonstrate proficiency in the use of spreadsheets and database management systems
  7. demonstrate an understanding of basic principles of accounting personal finance

Core Course Requirements


Art/English/Music/Theatre/Social Science

History/Political Science

  • HIST or PLSC 3 Credits

Information Communication Technologies

Religious Studies

  • RLST 3 Credits

Cultural Diversity

Total Credits in Core: 25 Credits

Major Course Requirements

Total Credits in Other Required Coursework: 16

Total Credits in Major and Specialization: 31 Credits

Total Credits for Free Electives: 6 Credits

Total Credits for Degree: 60 Credits

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