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Associate in Arts in Liberal Arts

Waldorf’s Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Arts combines core studies in the liberal arts with the opportunity for students to select specific areas of concentration. This provides a broad base of knowledge in several subject areas, along with the option to more deeply explore a specific area of interest.

Estimated time of completion of this program is 2 years for full-time enrollment.

The Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts Program is not eligible for Federal Student Aid.

Option to Continue Towards a Bachelor’s Degree
For students who may wish to pursue a bachelor’s degree, the associate degree program is designed to prepare for entry into Waldorf’s bachelor’s degree programs with upper division standing.

Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
Humanities 9
HUM 1000 Warrior Seminar 3
HUM 1020 Critical Thinking 3
Choose one course from the following:
ENG 2000 American Literature I 3
ENG 2010 American Literature II 3
HIS 1100 Ancient World 3
HIS 1110 American History I 3
HIS 1120 American History II 3
HIS 1200 Medieval World 3
HIS 1610 Modern World 3
HIS 1710 Contemporary World 3
SPN 1010 Spanish I 3
English Composition 6
ENG 1010 English Composition I 3
ENG 1020 English Composition II 3
Fine Arts 3
Choose one course from the following:
ART 1301 Art Appreciation 3
ART 1302 Art Appreciation II 3
MUS 1010 Introduction to Music Appreciation 3
SPC 1010 Speech Communications 3
THR 1010 Introduction to Theatre 3
Natural Sciences 3
Choose one course from the following:
BIO 1030 Principles of Biology 3
CHM 1030 Chemistry I 3
PHY 1010 Earth Science 3
PHY 1510 Physical Science 3
Mathematics 3
Choose one course from the following:
MTH 1010 General Education Mathematics for Online Students 3
MTH 2000 Managerial Mathematics 3
MTH 2023 Elementary Statistics 3
Behavioral and Social Sciences 6
Choose from two of the following:
BUS 3602 Principles of Management 3
CRJ 3201 Juvenile Justice and Delinquency 3
CRJ 2501 Criminology 3
ECO 2401 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECO 2501 Principles of Microeconomics 3
POL 1010 American Government 3
POL 2000 Introduction to Political Science 3
POL 2010 American, State, and Local Politics 3
PSY 1010 General Psychology 3
PSY 3450 Abnormal Psychology 3
SOC 1010 Introduction to Sociology 3
SOC 2010 Survey of Global Societies and Cultural Geography 3
Religion and Philosophy 3
Choose one from the following:
REL 2050 Contemporary Ethical Issues 3
REL 2350 Philosophies of World Religions 3
General Education Electives** 27
Any Waldorf courses may be selected from the catalog and course schedule to be used as electives, provided that they are not used to satisfy other program requirements. See the Online Programs Catalog and term schedule for course listings.
Grand Total:   60
*MN Residents: HUM 1010 Introduction to Waldorf Online and HUM 1000 do not qualify as a General Education or a Humanities course. All Minnesota residents are advised to select another course in the Humanities distribution. ** A.A. concentration coursework may apply toward this requirement.
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