Liberal Arts and Sciences - Humanities and Social Sciences

Associate of Arts

Schenectady County Community College

  • Delivery Mode
    50% Online
  • Total Credits
    61
  • Degree Level
    Associate of Arts
  • Contact Us
    800-342-3811

Earn your associate of arts degree online

You will earn the same diploma as our on-campus students
The Liberal Arts: Humanities and Social Sciences A.A. degree program prepares students for academic success in baccalaureate transfer programs in liberal arts disciplines. By offering students courses that reflect a diverse set of global and cultural perspectives, the program expects students to explore and reflect on human endeavors in the context of nature and society. The Liberal Arts: Humanities and Social Sciences program enables graduates to: ~develop proficiency in written and oral communication; ~examine ideas and issues from multiple perspectives; and ~develop analytical and creative problem solving skills.
What's an associate degree?
An associate degree usually takes two years of study and prepares students for employment or transfer to a bachelor’s program at a four-year university.
You will need to spend some time on campus to earn this degree
This degree will require you to spend some time on-campus at Schenectady County Community College for some classes or seminars. However, the rest of your classes may be completed online. You may see this referred to as a "Hybrid Degree".
  • What's it like to earn this degree online?

    Let's put your mind at ease about online learning
  • Classes on your schedule
    Courses are semester based and classwork can be completed around your work and family commitments. There is no set time where you are required to log in to attend class.
  • Same faculty as on-campus
    The faculty that teach online classes are the same faculty that students learn from on-campus.
  • Learn by doing
    Participate in field experiments such as internships, clinical placements, and service learning to apply your academic knowledge in the world.
  • Credit for prior knowledge
    Get college credit for experience that you have already gained at school or in the workforce.
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How do I enroll?

Follow these steps to start your application
  1. Go to the online application
  2. Create an account
  3. Complete the forms or save for later
  4. Pay the application fee
  5. Submit any supplemental materials, if required
  6. Send in your academic records
  7. Enroll Now

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