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Mount Aloysius College    
  Feb 23, 2018
2017-2018 College Catalog

Liberal Arts, A.S.

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Liberal Arts

Department Chairperson - Ms. Kristi Bowers

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 Science

Health Studies and Science: Students must complete at least 15 credits in the health studies, sciences and/or mathematics 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 an appropriate base of content knowledge of Health Studies and the Sciences; and
  4. articulate one’s own moral and ethical perspectives.

Core Course Requirements


Art/English/Music/Theatre/Social Science

  • AR, EN, MU, TH, PY, SO, WS 3 Credits

History/Political Science

  • HS or PS 3 Credits


  • BL, CH, CM, SC 3 Credits

Information Communication Technologies

Religious Studies

  • RS 3 Credits

Cultural Diversity

  • Cultural Diversity: 3 Credits

Total Credits in Core: 25 Credits

Major Course Requirements

Health Studies and Science Specialization: 15 Credits


Total Credits in Major: 16 Credits

Total Credits for Free Electives: 19 Credits

Total Credits for Degree: 60 Credits

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