Associate of Arts, 一般的研究

在线 or On-Campus, Find Your Focus with an AA in 一般的研究 Degree

When you earn an Associate of Arts (AA) in 一般的研究 degree at Mid-America Christian University (MACU), you’ll have the knowledge and skills you’ll need to get your foot in the door at your dream job as well as a strong foundation if you decide to pursue a bachelor’s degree. A 一般的研究 Associate degree is a step toward a brighter job outlook as workers with an associate degree typically have higher earnings and a lower unemployment rate when compared to those whose highest level of education attainment is a high school diploma. 一所基于信仰的大学, MACU is accredited through the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and 学校 (NCA) and offers on-campus courses as well as an associate online degree to fit the lifestyle needs of its students. 

Our Associate in 一般的研究 degree is an ideal option for students who want a well-rounded, comprehensive education but need time to explore, develop versatile skill sets and discover career paths that fit their interests and talents. The coursework centers on broad-based liberal arts courses such as communications, 科学, 社会研究, math and more–which will make you suited for a wide range of career opportunities. 事实上,两个 三大技能 employers desire are communication and problem-solving which are both characteristics of a 一般的研究 degree. In addition to a required orientation (1-3 hours) and electives (19 hours), the AA 一般的研究 degree requires the following core courses (40 hours): 

  • 圣经和神学
  • 通信
  • U.S. 历史与政府
  • 科学
  • 数学 
  • 社会研究
  • 人文学科


  • 出纳员
  • 客户服务代表
  • Secretary or administrative assistant
  • 财务文员
  • 社交媒体经理
  • 保险销售代理人
  • 零售销售人员
  • 旅行社代理人
  • Wholesale/manufacturing sales rep
  • 技术人员的助理
  • 律师助理


An Associate 在线 Degree Offers Busy Students Affordability & 方便

An online 一般的研究 degree is an excellent option for busy students who have family and work commitments. 自2008年以来, MACU has offered fully accredited associate degrees online, allowing students a flexible way to study in a way that fits their lifestyle. Here are just some of the ways MACU will work with you to help you reach your goals quickly, 实惠、方便:

  • Only take one class at a time, in consecutive order
  • Up to 30 credits (per year) for life experience (volunteering, community service, etc.) 
  • Eligible military service training can be applied as course credits 
  • Minimal upfront costs, including no initial book fees
  • 免费安置测试
  • Full support–including tutoring and student services

We make every effort to help you feel like a member of the MACU community. You’ll discover that our online program makes it easy for students to build connections with professors and form bonds with classmates.

As you prepare to begin your degree at MACU, our enrollment counselors are ready to assist you. Please take a look at this downloadable degree sheet, featuring an overview of MACU’s 一般的研究 degree program. Don’t hesitate to reach out by emailing (电子邮件保护) 或者打电话 888-888-2341 如果你有任何问题.

在校内获得AA证书 & Take Advantage of Life-changing Opportunities

在MACU, you’ll find many ways to dream big in our close-knit community. With an on-campus population of less than 1,500, you’ll see familiar faces everywhere as you explore your passions with our accessible professors, 教职员和同学们. 我们的安全, 有爱心的, faith-based campus environment provides the encouragement and support students need to grow into the best versions of themselves. Do what you love or try something new–MACU has a wide variety of clubs, 组, activities and recreational opportunities. 

Just steps off campus to take advantage of all Oklahoma City has to offer. 其中之一 top cities in the country for job seekers是美国第25大城市.S.  has something for everyone, no matter your interests. You’ll love exploring the state capital which lives up to its nickname, The Big Friendly. 欣欣向荣的餐馆景象, 漂亮的公园, growing arts and entertainment districts, and national sports teams are just a few of the things to love about OKC. MACU benefits for on-campus students include:

  • Affordable, efficient path to earning a degree
  • 教师与学生的比例低
  • Small campus community with 24/7 safety monitoring 
  • Diverse, metropolitan location with abundant career and social activities 
  • Competitive (Men/Women) sports and esports program
  • Personalized, supportive services help students succeed & 茁壮成长
  • Extracurricular and faith-based activities, 组 and clubs 

MACU’s General Associate Degree Encourages Discovery That’s Rooted in Faith

We want to help our students find their purpose in life, grow in their understanding of God’s diverse world, and achieve their full potential as servants of Christ. Biblical studies classes are incorporated into the AA degree. 在MACU, students also have many opportunities to grow spiritually, including weekly chapel services, 学生祈祷, one-on-one and small-group discipleship sessions, 以及基于信仰的校园俱乐部.