Explore Wide-Ranging Concepts and Learn Transferable Skills 

Whether you’re looking for an interim degree on the path to a bachelor’s degree or a standalone credential for entering the workforce, Syracuse University’s online A.A. in Liberal Arts degree program will help you achieve your goals.

The Liberal Arts A.A. degree provides a general education in the liberal arts by combining coursework in the humanities, the natural and social sciences, and mathematics.

Program Features

  • Learn from Syracuse University’s renowned faculty as you gain a strong general education in the liberal arts.
  • Build a solid foundation of experience and learning that can immediately be applied in your career or transferred into a four year degree program.
  • A full-time option is available in limited circumstances and for specific student populations. Please contact us for more information.

About This Program:

  • 100% Online or On Campus
  • 6 Start Dates a Year
  • 8-Week Courses
  • Transfer Up to 30 Credits
  • Study Part Time
  • Blend of Asynchronous and Synchronous Learning

START NOW GRANT: Apply and get admitted in the 2024-2025 academic year to be eligible to receive the Start Now Grant which gives you a 30% discount off the current tuition rate for your first 15 credits, an opportunity to save over $4,000!

Degree Requirements

  • You must complete a minimum of 60 credits for the degree, meeting the specific requirements of the curriculum detailed in the table below. Up to 30 credits may be transferred from other institutions. You can work with our admissions team to review potential transfer credit.
  • You may complete the A.A. degree online with interactive live sessions, on campus, or with a mix of on-campus or online course formats.
  • Complete the degree in three to four years if you enroll on a regular basis with an average of 6-9 credits per semester.
  • You must achieve a minimum 2.0 average to graduate from the program.


Expository writing6
Foreign language or mathematics6-12
Social sciences12
Natural sciences and mathematics12
Free electives6-12

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