General Studies

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About the Program

The Associate of Arts in General Studies (AA) is a two-year program emphasizing the development of general knowledge for students preparing for a variety of careers.

You have the option of pairing your degree with a minor or with one of several concentrations.

Program Details

The Associate of Arts in General Studies (AA) is a two-year program emphasizing the development of general knowledge for students preparing for a variety of careers.

Concentrations

Customize your general studies program to match your career goals with one of these concentrations.

Behavioral Science

Prepare for a career in helping others.

Business

Acquire a broad base from learning from which to leap!

Computer Science

Dabble in computer science to diversify yourself to employers.

Conservation Law Enforcement

Protect your community!

Criminal Justice

Protect justice and equality.

General Studies

Pursue specific interests.

Human Services

Prepare for a career in caring for others.

Diverse Experience

27 countries represented on campus

7

Career Focused Concentrations

Acadia Federal Credit Union

An example of where our graduates work today

Next Steps

Tell us about yourself to learn more about the benefits of earning your degree at UMFK.

Arts and Sciences

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About the Program

The Associate of Arts in General Studies (AA) is a two-year program emphasizing the development of general knowledge for students preparing for a variety of careers.

You have the option of pairing your degree with a minor or with one of several concentrations.

Program Details

The Associate of Arts in General Studies (AA) is a two-year program emphasizing the development of general knowledge for students preparing for a variety of careers.

Concentrations

Customize your general studies program to match your career goals with one of these concentrations.

Behavioral Science

Prepare for a career in helping others.

Business

Acquire a broad base from learning from which to leap!

Computer Science

Dabble in computer science to diversify yourself to employers.

Conservation Law Enforcement

Protect your community!

Minors

Pursue a minor to gain additional specialized skills to attract an employer or pursue an area of interest.

Arctic Studies

Learn about the economics, business, governance, environment, culture, and sustainability of the Arctic.

English

Develop communication and analytical skills; broaden you knowledge of literature, writing, or editing as a complement to your major.

Self-Design

Create you own minor by selecting courses around a broad theme or question. You will work on original research or a creative work.

Graduation Requirements

  1. Completion of 120 semester hours of credit.
  2. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0.
  3. Completion of at least 45 semester hours of upper level credits (course numbers 300 and above) and in each of which the student shall have earned the grade of “C” or better.
  4. Completion of General Education Requirements
  5. At least 30 semester hours must be completed at the University of Maine at Fort Kent or through UMFK programs.

Diverse Experience

27 countries represented on campus

7

Career Focused Concentrations

Acadia Federal Credit Union

An example of where our graduates work today

Next Steps

Tell us about yourself to learn more about the benefits of earning your degree at UMFK.