Online Associate Degree


Our fully accredited, two-year programs provide foundational knowledge and experience to enter the workforce, or transition to a baccalaureate degree program at Landmark College or another institution.

Online associate degree students receive the same support as on campus students, including:

  • Dedicated advisor to guide students during weekly one-on-one sessions
  • Courses taught by instructors trained in universal design methods that reduce learning barriers
  • Access to library, Information Technology, executive function coaching, and other resources
  • Career readiness workshops to build job search skills
  • Internship opportunities to gain practical experience in chosen field of study
  • Social Pragmatics skills development (PEERS® program)
  • Intentional programming that bring online students together in social settings and fosters a sense of community

Plus, resources for family members who want to help keep their students engaged and motivated.

A.A. in General Studies

The Associate of Arts in General Studies (AA-Gen) degree provides a foundation of critical, creative, and reflective thinking that emphasizes the ability to communicate effectively within a variety of groups and contexts and focuses on self-insight and self-advocacy. This program is intended for those who are college capable but unsure of their precise interest. This degree provides opportunities to explore new fields, test perspectives, and gain practical experience in interest areas.

Concentration in Business Studies

A concentration in Business Studies provides students with a broad foundation in basic business concepts. The concentration includes courses that form the foundation of the Business focus in both the A.A. in Business Studies and the B.A. in Communication and Entrepreneurial Studies.

Concentration in Career Competency

A concentration in Career Competency provides a foundation for students to explore career interests by offering career readiness experiences enhanced by course offerings. Students will receive an initial assessment of individual career readiness, and then will work with their academic advisor/career mentor to develop an academic plan and career goals. Course choices allow for further development in understanding the cultural, social, and professional demands called upon when exploring careers.

Concentration in Communication

A concentration in Communication provides students with a broad foundation in either communication or journalism concepts. The concentration includes courses that form the foundation of the communication focus in the B.A. in Communication and Entrepreneurial Studies.

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Courses for A.A. in General Studies

Core and Major Requirements – 34 credits
Cr
EDU1011 Perspectives in Learning
3
WRT1011 Composition and Rhetoric3
WRT1012 Research and Analysis
3
COM1011 Introduction to Communication
3
MAT 1311 Mathematical Ideas 3
HIS1031 History of World Art
3
HTH1011 Science of Wellness 4
PSY1011 Introduction to Psychology
3
FIN1011 Personal Finance
3
CRW1011 Creative Writing
3
EDU2061 Education and Identity
3
Sub total Core and Major Requirements
34
Electives – 11-14 credits*
Cr
SOC1011 Introduction to Sociology 3
CSC1221 Web Design and Development 3
COM1071 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
CRW1011 Creative Writing 3
EDU1022 Technology for Learning and Living2
PHE1175 Fundamentals of Sport and Exercise 1
Sub total Elective Requirements
11-14
Concentration Requirements – 5 courses / 12-15 credits*
Cr
Business Studies
ACC1011 Accounting I3
ACC2011 Accounting II3
BUS1011 Introduction to Business 3
FIN1011 Personal Finance (counts as Gen Ed)3
MGT1011 Principles of Management 3
(Or other approved courses)3
Career Competency
BUS2011 Effective Business Communication3
EDU 1021 Digital Literacy 3
EDU 2032 Career Development 3
FIN1011 Personal Finance
(counts as Gen Ed)
3
Internship (or equivalent) 3
(Or other approved courses)3
Communication
COM1011 Introduction to Communication3
COM1021 Interpersonal Communication 3
COM1071 Introduction to Public Speaking3
BUS1011 Introduction to Business3
PHO1011 Digital Photography3
(Or other approved courses)3
Total Credits

60

*Note: this is a sample of courses that might fulfill the concentration requirements or count as electives. Actual courses offered each semester may include some or all of these courses as well as other courses not listed here.

Sample Course Schedule

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsTentative Times
COM1011Introduction to Communication3M TH 3-4 p.m.
COM1071Introduction to Public Speaking
3M TH 3-4 p.m.
CRW1011Creative Writing3T F 4:30-5:30 p.m.
CSC1221Web Design and Development3M TH 1-2 p.m.
EDU1011Perspectives in Learning3M TH 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. or 1-2 p.m.
EDU1021Digital Literacy3T F 3-4 p.m.
EDU1022Technology for Learning & Living2M W 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
FIN1011Personal Finance3M TH 4:30-5:30 p.m.
HIS1032History of World Art II3T F 4:30-5:30 p.m.
PHE1175Fundamentals of Sports and Exercise1TBD
PSY1011Introduction to Psychology3T F 3-4 p.m.
WRT1011Composition and Rhetoric3T F 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. or 1-2 p.m.
WRT1012Research and Analysis3T F 1-2 p.m.

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