Skip to Navigation
    Blue Ridge Community and Technical College
   
 
  Sep 19, 2017
 
 
    
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Arts, A.A.


Return to Academic Programs Return to: Academic Programs

The Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts is ideal for students, who seek a broad-based education, plan to continue their education at four-year institutions, want to increase their opportunities for career advancement, and/or desire some flexibility in course selection to suit their specific needs and interests. The skills and competencies mastered in the liberal arts degree are applicable to a variety of careers. The Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts sets students on a path to gain the skills most valued by employers. According to a wide variety of sources - including the US Departments of Labor and Education, the American Association of Colleges and Universities, and major corporations - to be successful in the world of work, potential employees must be able to communicate clearly, work with others, think critically, and appreciate diversity. All these skills can be attained through the Liberal Arts degree’s coursework.

Curriculum for an Associate of Arts Degree in Liberal Arts


Communication and Life Skills 12
Social Awareness 15
Critical and Analytical Thinking 11
Free Electives 22
Total Credit Hours Required
60

Free Electives


  • Choose ANY CREDITED courses from the College Catalog (22)
  Subtotal Credit Hours Required 22

Note(s):


Each course can only be used to fulfill one requirement.

Students who intend to transfer out-of-state should work with their academic advisor to determine the appropriate course selections based on their intended major and potential transfer institutions.

Return to Academic Programs Return to: Academic Programs