The student learning outcomes for the degree are as follows:
Acquire a basic foundation in language skills and a solid basis for further study in the language;
Demonstrate the ability to examine stereotypes and to respond in culturally appropriate ways in everyday situations in the target culture;
Develop an increased understanding of what it means to belong to a culture and awareness of how culture affects other interconnected issues of identity.
The college’s Associate of Arts program serves as an intermediate step toward completion of a baccalaureate degree. The requirements encompass approximately the first half of the bachelor’s degree program offered by the sponsoring department. See Part 5 for complete requirements for related bachelor’s degree.
Requirements for the Associate of Arts
IPFW General Education Requirements
Area I—Linquistic and Numerical Foundations Credits: 9