GENERAL STUDIES (A.A.)
General Studies (A.A.) – Online
The Associate of Arts/General Studies degree, designed for working adults, 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
- 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.
- Acquire and apply mathematical skills, concepts and models to various disciplines.
- 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.
- Think, integrate, and clearly communicate knowledge from various disciplines. Communication at the undergraduate level includes the demonstration of quality writing and speaking skills.
- Recognize the meaning of and make application of biblical content.
- Recognize God and prepare themselves spiritually, intellectually, emotionally and physically through service to others and cooperation in college life.
- Recognize, apply, and appreciate the value of the arts and humanities.
- Employ research methods, skills, tools, technologies and knowledge systems useful to various disciplines demonstrating information literacy.
- Critically analyze foundational assumptions and resulting arguments, claims, theories, and scientific laws.