School of Arts & Sciences
Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences

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About This Program

The Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Science degree is designed for students preparing to transfer to a four-year institution to obtain a baccalaureate degree. This degree encompasses the 35-hour general education core required by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education Coordinating Board and also includes 25 hours of electives to ensure flexibility of the degree. Students, in coordination with their advisors, should select their electives based on the specific degree requirements at the institution expected to award the baccalaureate degree.

Academic Transfer Agreements

Students may choose to pursue the Associate of Science in Liberal Arts & Science Degree which offers several paths for transfer to Arkansas State University (ASU) or University of Central Arkansas (UCA) to continue their education.  ASUMH students who complete their Associate of Science in Business and have fulfilled all admission requirements of the transfer school will be admitted with full junior classification. 

Contact Info

Dr. Robert Shurley

Skills Learned

Time management
Critical thinking
Written and oral communication skills
Problem solving skills
Computational skills
Global awareness

Job Opportunities In

The sky is the limit - literally! Prepare to transfer to a four-year university and continue your education toward any profession you are interested in!
Tuition Per Credit Hour
4 Semesters
Program Duration
Credit Hours
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Classes You'll Take

College Algebra
Oral Communication
World Literature
Computer Essentials
Electives across multiple departments

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Funeral Science Program Application

BIOL 1013 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology for Non-Healthcare Majors
  BIOL 2004 Human Anatomy and Physiology I & Lab
  BIOL 2014 Human Anatomy and Physiology II & Lab
CIS 1053 Computer Essentials
COMM 1203 Oral Communication
ENG 1003 Composition I
ORT 1001 First Year Experience for Funeral Science
Admission acceptance status made at application due date is contingent on final grades.
Important Disclosures about the Program and the Funeral Service Industry
I understand the program has a specific course rotation that I am required to follow each semester.
I understand that all Funeral Science Education curriculum course work must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.
I understand that I must maintain a 2.5 GPA and will only be allowed to retake courses from which I withdrew or failed in the first semester upon admission to the program.
I understand that I am responsible for any costs associated with the program including field trips and Training Camp.
I understand that it is my responsibility to know the licensing requirements for any state in which I intend to practice.
I understand that students who have previously been convicted of a crime may be restricted from certain clinical facilities and may be ineligible for some state licenses.
I understand that students who have a physical disability should contact the state in which he/she plans to seek licensure to determine if the disability will affect licensure.
I understand that a current driver’s license is required prior to enrolling in a clinical or practicum course.
I have read and understand the program dismissal policies contained within the Funeral Science Student Handbook.

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