Associate of Science in General Studies
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Advance your educational career on your own schedule with the Associate of Science in General Studies program.
The General Studies associate degree consists of two sections:
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No waiting — Six start dates per year
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To qualify for admission, you must meet the following criteria:
- Be 21 years of age or older (unless approved by the Vice President of Admissions).
- Possess a valid High School Diploma or GED.
- Have the ability to obtain official transcripts from all previously attended institutions.
In order to sign up for online classes at UMO, you must have regular access to the Internet and email, as well as, be familiar with creating, formatting, and attaching Microsoft Word documents.
Degree Course Requirements
Program Course Details
General Education: 12 semester-credit hours in Communication
- Written Communication (6)
- Oral Communication (3)
- Technology/Information Literacy (3)
General Education: 21 semester-credit hours in Cultural Literacy & Global Awareness
- Fine Arts (3)
- History (6)
- Literature (3)
- Global Understanding (3)
- Citizenship (3)
- Religion (3)
General Education: 13 semester-credit hours in Problem Solving & Analytical Skills
- Biological/Physical Science (7)
- Social/Behavioral (3)
- Quantitative Reasoning (3)
General Elective: 18 semester-credit hours
General electives may be met by any course combination that matches your interest or eligible transfer credit.
A degree you can afford.
Tuition & fees:
- $440 per semester-credit hour
- Active duty military pricing: $214 per semester credit hour
- No application fee
- No technology fee
- $50 confirmation deposit (applied toward tuition) due upon acceptance of the offer of admission
Students in the Online Program at the University of Mount Olive benefit from generous transfer credit policies. See how affordable it can be to earn a degree.
- $7,920 for students transferring in 46 credits
- $13,200 for students transferring in 34 credits
- $28,160 for students transferring in no credits
Financial Aid Breakdown of Online Students*
*Percentage of total students with valid FAFSA who attended either Fall or Spring semester at least half time and submitted a valid 2015/2016 FAFSA. Eligibility for Unsubsidized Direct Loans is 100% as long as the student has not exhausted their lifetime limits. Numbers in the chart included students who may have declined this fund.
Answer: At the University of Mount Olive, class sizes are small, so you receive focused attention. Coursework is asynchronous and may be completed any time of the day or night from wherever you have an Internet connection. More importantly, our generous transfer credit policies allow you to earn your degree quickly and affordably.
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Obtain your Associate of Science in General Studies from the University of Mount Olive’s Online Programs. Have questions? Contact one of our online admissions counselors today!