Associate of Arts in General Studies

The Associate of Arts Degree in General Studies provides a student with a preparation for a professional career and or for further baccalaureate study. The curriculum offers liberal arts foundation with an emphasis on the humanities, English, history, and psychology. Emphasis is placed upon the use of critical thinking and reading skills. Course work satisfactorily completed through the Associate of Arts in General Studies Degree can be transferred to the four year baccalaureate degree in General Studies offered through Hampton U Online, a division of Continuing Studies. Additional credits may be utilized to satisfy elective course requirements.

CourseCourse TitleCredit Hours
COMO 103Oral Communications3
CSOO 126Understanding the HU Culture1
ENGO 101Written Communication I3
ENGO 102Written Communication II 3
HEAO 200Health Education2
HISO 106World Civilizations II3
MATO 110College Mathematics II3
CSOO 170Diversity and Global Awareness3
HUMO 201Seminar in Humanities I3
PHIO 203History of Western Philosophy I3
PHIO 204History of Western Philosophy II 3
POLO 201Introduction to Political Science3
PSYO 205Social Psychology3
ELECTIVENatural Science Elective3
ELECTIVESocial Science Elective (2)6
ELECTIVEComputer Science Elective3
ELECTIVECultures & Civilization Elective3
ELECTIVEFree Elective (3)9
Total Credit Hours60

Financial Aid

All Undergraduate Supplemental Items may be uploaded directly to your application. However, if you wish to send official transcripts, you can send them to:

Hampton U Online
Attn: HUO Undergraduate Admissions
PO Box 6227
Hampton, Virginia 23668

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