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Program Requirements

Follow a complete pathway to finish your Associates of Arts Degree online at Wichita State.

  • 60 credit hours minimum
  • 15 credit hours minimum at WSU
  • 48 credit hours minimum in LAS
  • WSU GPA of 2.0 or better


The Associate of Arts degree requires completion of a minimum of 60 credit hours including 15 credit hours in residency at Wichita State University and 48 of the 60 credit hours from liberal arts and sciences departments. This degree must include the 36 credit hours required in the university’s general education program (described in the General Education section of this catalog), and students must be enrolled in one of the university’s degree-granting colleges. An overall grade point average of 2.000 is required for both the degree and for WSU academic work.

 Foundational Courses: Required grade of C- or better in each course. Must be completed within first 48 hours of coursework.

  • ENGL 101- College English I (or ENGL 100 for non-native speakers)

  • ENGL 102- College English II

  • COMM 111- Public Speaking

  • MATH 111- College Algebra

Divisional Requirements

  • Fine Arts
  • Humanities
  • Social and Behavior Science
  • Natural Science

General Education Electives 

Take 3-4 courses in General Education Electives.  Nine hours of upper division coursework (300+ from a four year, university-level institution) are required.



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