Liberal Arts Online

Associate in Art

Liberal Arts Online focuses on a well-rounded education, giving students the capacity for innovation and analytics. Often, liberal arts majors become shapers of our economy and culture. If you are interested in educational freedom, risk-taking and experimentation, then our program is for you! Areas of study include the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences. Students will also explore using various methods of inquiry, increasing self-awareness, creativity, civic awareness, developing frames of reference and problem solving. Our Liberal Arts Online program is offered fully online. Our Liberal Arts Online program prepares students for advanced studies or specialization at a 4-year institution. Students who obtain an Associate’s Degree may pursue careers such as, but not limited to, entry-level management, journalist, editor, publicist, minister, and social services human relations officer.

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    "Salem Community College offers a very welcoming campus, plus it’s affordable. It allowed me to jumpstart my college career, and graduate with an associate degree at 17, and a month before high school graduation!”"

    -- Hailey Hinton, graduating class of 2019

    Students have successfully transferred to:

    • Rider University
    • Rowan University
    • Rutgers University - New Brunswick
    • The College of New Jersey
    • Stockton University
    • West Chester University

    Students who complete the Liberal Arts, Associate of Art program and go on to earn a bachelor degree may find employment in occupations such as:

    • Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
    • Retail Salespersons
    • Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products
    • Customer Service Representatives
    • First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
    • General and Operations Managers
    • Accountants
    • Auditors
    • First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
    • Human Resources Specialists
    • Social and Human Service Assistants
    • Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
    • Sales Managers
    • Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
    • Financial Managers, Branch or Department
    • Management Analysts
    • Computer User Support Specialists
    • Human Resources Managers
    • Chief Executives
    • Marketing Managers
    • First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
    • Customer Service Representatives
    • Patient Representatives
    • Customer Service Representatives
    • Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products
    • Sales Managers
    • Human Resources Specialists
    FIRST SEMESTER
    COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CREDITS FEES TUITION TOTAL
    ENG101 English Composition I 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    HIS161 or HIS162 World History I or World History II 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    SOC101 Introduction to Sociology 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    SCO113 Success Strategies 1 $0.00 $199.00 $199.00
    OPE-ELEC Open Elective 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    Subtotal: $2,587.00*
    * - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

     

    SECOND SEMESTER
    COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CREDITS FEES TUITION TOTAL
    ENG102 English Composition II 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    ART/CGA ELEC ART or CGA Elective 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    MAT-ELEC Math Elective 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    OPEN-ELEC Open Elective 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    SOC-ELEC Social Science Elective 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    Subtotal: $2,985.00*
    * - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

     

    THIRD SEMESTER
    COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CREDITS FEES TUITION TOTAL
    HUM101 Intro to Humanities 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    POL101 or POL102 Intro to Political Science or American Government 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    CHOICE-ELEC ETH/PHL/ENG Elective 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    HUM-ELEC Humanities Elective 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    SCI-ELEC Science Elective 4 $0.00 $796.00 $796.00
    Subtotal: $3,184.00*
    * - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

     

    FOURTH SEMESTER
    COURSE CODE COURSE NAME CREDITS FEES TUITION TOTAL
    ENG202 Introduction to Speech Communication 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    HUM-ELEC Humanities Elective 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    OPE-ELEC Open Elective 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    SCI-ELEC Science Elective 4 $0.00 $796.00 $796.00
    SOC-ELEC Social Science Elective 3 $0.00 $597.00 $597.00
    Subtotal: $3,184.00*
    * - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.

     

    Total Program Cost: $11,940.00*

    * - Tuition is based on the current in-county rate.
    ** - Elective tuition and fees may vary depending upon actual course selection.