Associate in Arts Degree
Bryn Athyn’s Associate in Arts degree is a two-year, liberal arts degree offering 11 tracks or emphases. The Associate in Arts degree is not a prerequisite to a Bachelor’s degree, but it can serve as a foundation as a student works toward earning a Bachelor’s degree.
A student must attend Bryn Athyn College for at least three terms and have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better to receive an Associate in Arts degree. An Associate in Arts degree requires a total of 62 credits. Of those, 32 credits must be from the following Core Requirements:
|A.A. Degree Core Requirements|
|#||Credits||Field of Study|
|2||3||Moral or Civil course (may overlap History/Social Science)|
|4||6||Writing 101 and 202**|
|5||3||Fine Arts, Music, Theater, Literature, or Dance***|
|6||4||Science (Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Physics)|
|7||3||History or Social Science (may overlap Moral/Civil)|
|8||1||Physical Education or Dance***|
*Includes service and religion internships. Six religion credits must be in religious doctrine.
**Successful completion of IL components of both Writing 101 and Writing 202 fulfills the IL course requirement for the AA Degree.
***Dance credits fulfilling requirement #5 may not also fulfill #8 and vice versa.
Students must also take one course in Public Presentation, one in Information Literacy, and one in Quantitative Reasoning.