AA in General Arts & Sciences
Put yourself on a path to greater opportunity with the Pace University Online AA in General Arts & Sciences (AA) degree. Offered through our Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, this online program provides adults who have little or no previous college experience the opportunity to establish a foundation of professional skills and knowledge.
We’ve designed the AA to accommodate your schedule, your needs, and your goals. Complete your coursework when you want, thanks to the 100% online format. Personalize your program with electives that suit your interests.
As an AA student, you can hone your employable skills, equip yourself to perform better in your current job, and prepare to transfer to an Pace University Online bachelor’s degree program.
- Required Credits:
- Concentration Credits:
- Elective Credits:
Tuition & Fees
- $555 per credit
- Technology Fee:
- Proctoring Fee:
Program tuition costs will vary from student to student depending on transfer credits. For more information, please contact an admissions counselor.
Financial aid is available to those who qualify. Pace University reserves the right to change costs at any time.
Degree Format and Completion Time
Our AA in General Arts & Sciences program is an online degree. You’ll view readings, watch presentations, participate in discussions and complete individual and group assignments via our Blackboard learning environment.
If you have previous college experience, Pace will accept up to 30 transfer credits from another regionally accredited institution for the AA degree. We will consider applying any additional transfer credits to a bachelor’s program after you finish your AA.
You can complete this program in little more than one year, depending on the number of credits transferred.
Find out more about earning your associate’s degree online with Pace University Online. Schedule an appointment with one of our admissions counselors today.
The online AA is a 60-credit, two-year degree program. It includes a 30-credit core of computing, communications, science and mathematics courses, including:
- ENG 120 Critical Writing (4 credits)
- ENG 201 Writing for the Professions (4 credits)
- COM 200 Public Speaking (3 credits)
- AIT 103 Introduction to Online Learning (1 credit)
- AIT 107 Introduction to Computing (4 credits)
- MAT 102 Mathematics for Life (4 credits)
- Modern Language and Culture (Two classes – 6 credits)
- Lab Science (e.g. Chemistry, Biology) (4 credits)
You divide the remaining 30 credits equally between a concentration and elective courses in either Humanities or Social Sciences, working with an advisor to choose the classes that fit your needs and plans.
Please see our course catalog for complete course descriptions.