Academics

Associate of Arts – General Studies

Concentration: Business

Patten University is preparing to offer an Associate of Arts in General Studies online degree program to provide students with a solid liberal arts foundation for future educational and career opportunities. The program’s liberal arts focus encourages the expansion of perspectives to create awareness of the key forces of societal change: social, cultural, historical, economic, political, and technological. Students entering the the program will take a broad range of General Education courses ultimately leading to the A.A. in General Studies, as well as a concentration of business courses to prepare them for a wide variety of career opportunities.

Recommended Degree Path Campus Online
PSS100 – Academic Strategies
COM146 – Communication
CIS101 – Computer Literacy
ART220 – Introduction to Film
ENG101A – Reading and Composition
MTH115 – College Algebra
BUS101 – Intro to Business
PSY221 – Psychology
SOC230 – Sociology
POL241 – American Government
ENGO204 – Interdisciplinary Reading, Writing, & Research
PSC152 – Physical Science
PHL263 – Social Ethics
BUS220 – Microeconomics
PHL271 – Philosophy
HIS227 – Ancient World History
PHY154 – Physics 1 with Lab
BUS109 – Financial Accounting
SSC304 – World Religions
MGT303 – Leadership in Organizations and Business Management