Do I need previous coursework or experience for this degree?
Yes, previous coursework is required. This program is designed for students who have completed at least 40 transferrable credit hours at the community college level or if you have completed an A.A. or A.S. degree. Your transcripts from all the colleges you attended will be evaluated to determine your academic status and transfer credits in relation to satisfying degree program requirements.
How long will it take me to finish the degree?
The time it will take you to complete the degree will depend on how many transfer credits you have earned and how many credits you choose to take each semester.
How much time will I need to dedicate weekly to my studies?
The amount of time you will spend weekly will depend on the amount of coursework you commit to each semester as well as your learning and studying style. Although this degree offers flexibility, it still requires the same amount of work and time as an on-campus program. It is recommended to spend nine to twelve hours per week on a three credit course.
Will there be interaction with other students and faculty?
Absolutely. Class sizes average 25 students which gives you more attention from each faculty member. Your interactions with your classmates and faculty depend on the specific course, but online courses do provide you with the means to communicate and discuss on and offline. You will also collaborate on projects and exchange ideas with fellow classmates through email and discussion board postings.
What jobs will I be qualified for when I finish the degree?
Colorado State University's liberal arts coursework is applicable to virtually every career in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. This degree program features interdisciplinary studies in a variety of topics of your choosing opening opportunities to gain knowledge in a variety of careers and industries.