The general studies associate degree online program is designed for students who have an interest in gaining a foundational skill set of information to meet transfer requirements at a college/university in the state of Michigan.
Additionally, the degree has extensive science-based curriculum elective credits in order to meet science requirements in a health science career opportunity in a certificate program and/or for those individual students who may have accumulated credits that would lead to a designated health science major/program or prerequisite requirements for bachelor’s-level health science degrees.
Our general studies associate degree online program provides opportunities to develop valuable, lifelong skills in oral and written communication, critical thinking, problem solving, evaluation, analysis, and synthesis. The program offers a curriculum to establish a core of knowledge, which can lead to many different careers or lay the groundwork for further studies and specialization.
The Baker College general studies associate degree program is a 2-year program consisting of 60 credit hours (30 hours of MTA courses and 15 elective credit requirements). Our curriculum includes college composition, statistics and a senior capstone.
Students will work with an advisor to select 15 additional credits of electives and/or additional SCI elective courses to fulfill the degree requirements. Students must successfully complete 30 total semester hours of MTA courses—an additional course may be needed to equal 30 total hours.
Baker College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission / 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411 / 800-621-7440 / www.hlccommission.org.
This program is offered in-person on our campuses in Cadillac, Jackson, Muskegon, Owosso, and Port Huron. Baker College online programs are available to students across the country. In Michigan our students come from Ann Arbor, Auburn Hills, Cadillac, Dearborn, Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, Jackson, Lansing, Kalamazoo, Muskegon, Owosso, Traverse City, and many other locations. Beyond Michigan, our online graduates hail from Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and other states.
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