Accelerated Degree Program - Liberal Studies

Associate in Arts in liberal studies

Concordia College's Associate of Arts degree gives the student a strong liberal studies background to go on in a major of his/her choice. The delivery is in accelerated format, allowing busy, working adults with few or no previous college credits to begin or continue with their college degree. Students take one course at a time, meeting one night a week. Occasional Saturday Seminars are required during the course of the program.

Accelerated Degree Programs of the Adult Education Division are available to commuter students over the age of 22. 

Below is a sample schedule. Courses are subject to change.

Semester 1 (15 credits)

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
COM 234 Public Speaking  3
ENG 101 First-Year Composition 3
HUM 100 Living with the Arts 3
ENG 102 Introduction to Literature 3
THE 111 Narrative of the Sacred Scriptures 3

Semester 2 (15 credits)

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
SOC 151 Elements of Sociology 3
PSY 181 General Psychology 3
MAT 121 Introduction to Probability and Statistics 3
SCI 100 Science in Context 3
BIO 153 Issues in Human Ecology 3

Semester 3 (15 credits)

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
THE 234 The Christian Faith 3
PHI 101 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PSY 281 Developmental Psychology I 3
PSY 291 Developmental Psychology II 3
THE 252 World Religions 3

Semester 4 (20 credits)

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
SOC 252 Race and Ethnicity 3
ECO 263 Microeconomics 3
ECO 264 Macroeconomics 3
HIS 102 Western Civilization II 3
ENG 241 World Literature 3
GOV 271 American Government 3
LAP  ----- Life Application 2