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A.A., Interdisciplinary

Our A.A. in Liberal Arts and Sciences degree curriculum* with an Interdisciplinary concentration gives you a strong foundation of knowledge in English, mathematics, science and history. You will leave this program with skills in college-level writing, speaking, reading, computer literacy, and the ability to utilize analytical reasoning and library research. This degree is often the first step toward pursuing a bachelor’s degree in a wide array of specialties.

*The general education core for this degree complies with guidelines of the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI).

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List of Classes and Credit Hours for AA Liberal Arts Interdisciplinary
Associate of Arts with Concentration in Interdisciplinary CREDIT HOURS REQUIREMENTS
REQUIREMENTSCREDIT HOURS
General Education Requirements48
ENG 160 Composition I4
ENG 162 Composition II (4)
ENG 165 Speech4
MAT 200 Finite Mathematics OR MAT 225** Introductory Statistics4
BIO 102 Human Biology OR BIO 108 Anatomy and Physiology I4
CHM 115 Basic Chemistry OR PHY 103 Earth Science4
HUM 204 Music Appreciation OR HUM 205 History and Appreciation of Art4
PHI 220 Ethics OR any unduplicated Humanities or Fine Arts course4
SPA 222 The Hispanic-American Experience through Literature or HUM 2020 Humanities I4
HIS 105 Survey of U.S. History from 1865 to Present OR HIS 104 Survey of U.S. History to 1865 OR PSC 103 American Government and Politics4
PSY 101 General Psychology4
PSY 210* Child Growth and Development OR SOC 101 *Introduction to Sociology4
*Required for Early Childhood Education.
**Required for the Social Work degree.
Concentration RequirementsCredit Hours
Concentration #1: Interdisciplinary Choose any three courses***12
***Courses below ENG 160 and below MAT 160 do not count for Concentration #1.
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS/COURSES60

A.A. in Liberal Arts & Sciences – Concentration in Interdisciplinary Studies  FAQ:

Q: How long is the Interdisciplinary Studies AA Degree Program?

A: This 2-year program is compiled of 60 total credit hours that can be taken at your leisure.

Q: Is the Interdisciplinary Program offered online or at one of the St. Augustine campuses in Chicago? 

A: The A.A. in Liberal Arts & Sciences – Concentration in Interdisciplinary Studies is offered both online and in person. Our online model is a real-time livestream of the courses, so students have the flexibility to learn completely online, in-person, or a combination of both.

A.A., Social Service

Our Liberal Arts and Sciences degree curriculum* with a Social Service concentration offers you a broad range of courses designed to provide foundational knowledge in areas such as English, mathematics, science, and history, while also providing key courses that will address human behavior and social interaction. The Social Service concentration is an excellent foundation toward pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and other fields.

*The general education core for this degree complies with guidelines of the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI).

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List of Classes and Credit Hours for AA Social Service

Concentration in Social Service FAQ:

Q: How long is the Associate Degree in Liberal Arts & Sciences with a Concentration in Social Service?

A: This 2-year Social Service program is compiled of 60 total credit hours that can be taken at your leisure.

Q: Is the AA Concentration in Social Service Program offered online or in person?

A: The Liberal Arts & Sciences Associate Degree – Concentration in Early Childhood Education is offered both online and in person. 

Our online model is a real-time livestream of the courses, so students have the flexibility to learn completely online, in-person, or a combination of both. 

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