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GENERAL STUDIES (A.A.)

General Studies (A.A.) – Adult Online

The Associate of Arts/General Studies degree is widely accepted and prepares students for the completion of a bachelor’s degree. In some situations, this degree will meet the student’s educational career or job goals. After completion of an associate degree, many students then enter one of the following programs:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies

Admission Requirements

  • At least 23 years of age (or qualify as a working adult)
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Applicants not meeting admissions requirements may appeal to the Admitting and Registration Committee

Program Mission and Outcomes

General Education exists as the core of Warner’s academic programs, providing a framework of broad knowledge for an introduction to liberal arts, advancing the study of humanities, communication, social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences and mathematics, and biblical and theological thought.

Students earning an A.A. in General Studies will meet the following eight outcomes which coordinate with Warner University’s mission to provide academic excellence and a Christian learning environment.

  1. Acquire and apply mathematical skills, concepts and models to various disciplines.
  2. Interpret and react to the effects of past and present political, economic and social systems and paradigms including their individual positions relative to the global community.
  3. Think, integrate, and clearly communicate knowledge from various disciplines. Communication at the undergraduate level includes the demonstration of quality writing and speaking skills.
  4. Recognize the meaning of and make application of biblical content.
  5. Recognize God and prepare themselves spiritually, intellectually, emotionally and physically through service to others and cooperation in college life.
  6. Recognize, apply, and appreciate the value of the arts and humanities.
  7. Employ research methods, skills, tools, technologies and knowledge systems useful to various disciplines demonstrating information literacy.
  8. Critically analyze foundational assumptions and resulting arguments, claims, theories, and scientific laws.

Program Admission

  • Complete an Adult Admissions Application and pay the appropriate application fee.
  • Submit official transcripts from each college or university you’ve attended. Supply a high school or GED transcript if there are no transferable college or university credits.
  • Submit two recommendation forms
  • Submit an admissions essay (1 page in length) describing your educational goals and why you are seeking to become a Warner student.