Associate of Science, Core Curriculum

Georgia Southern University
Degree Level Associate
Total Credit Hours 64

Program Description

Complete your core courses and earn an Associate's degree, fully online.

The Associate of Sciences (AS) program at Georgia Southern University prepares students to transition to a baccalaureate program or career advancement in the physical and life sciences as well as in business, criminal justice, public health, and information technology. The AS program provides students with a foundation in general education, encompassing the following areas: sciences, social sciences, and quantitative literacy. The AS allows students with diverse interests to explore their understanding of academic disciplines within science and social sciences through a rich selection of courses.

  • This program is offered through the Liberty Campus and online.
  • This program offers concentrations in General Core, Commerce and Economics, Computer Science, Criminal Justice and Criminology, Information Technology, Health Sciences, STEM. Students should work with their advisors to select the appropriate Area F courses.
  • To qualify for the Associate of Arts, a student must earn at least 25% of the credits required at Georgia Southern.

Admissions Information

Undergraduate admission requirements are dependent on your student type.

Please select one of the following:

First-year students applying to Georgia Southern University through the summer 2025 semester can be admitted without an ACT or SAT score if they have a GPA of 3.2 or higher.* Students who have a GPA of less than 3.2 should submit official ACT or SAT scores along with their high school transcript to be considered for admission. All students must be on track to complete the Required High School Curriculum to be admitted. Learn more on the Freshman Requirements Page.

Adult learners may be required to take the ACCUPLACER test, a computerized placement test that measures skills in math, reading, and writing. Contact the Academic Success Center to schedule a time to take the test. The ACCUPLACER must be completed prior to enrollment. Contact the Academic Success Center for more details.

Program Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges