Associate of Arts
The Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degree programs are transfer degrees designed for students who intend to continue their education after Belmont College. Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees do not have specific majors, but can be tailored to be applied to a number of different majors at the bachelor’s degree level at most four-year colleges or universities.
The Associate of Arts (AS) degree is designed to prepare students for transfer to most four-year colleges or universities and is the equivalent of the freshman and sophomore years of a bachelor of arts degree program, which includes programs such as English, history, social sciences, business, and other areas of study.
The AS degree requires a minimum of 65 semester credit hours for graduation.
For students who may have not yet decided upon an interest in one area of study, the AS degree provides a broad knowledge of liberal arts. A range of liberal arts elective courses across disciplines provides flexibility in choosing transferrable courses.
Interdisciplinary learning is the fundamental strength and value of a liberal arts education. Students will: