AA in General Studies follows core studies requirements for the first year. In the second year, students engagement with four leadership courses to prepare for the junior and senior level leadership and management courses. 

Completion Requirements

  • Complete a minimum of 60 credit hours (15 of the 60 must be completed at St. Athanasius College).

  • Achieve a minimum cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0.

  • Completion of four field education projects (practicum).

Below is a list of required courses for the AA. Click HERE for our course catalog. All courses are taken one at a time in the order prescribed below and are self-paced except for the Practicum classes which are taken concurrently during that module. Eventually, each course will be hyperlinked to the syllabus so that you can know what to expect before beginning the course.

Module 1 - 1st Semester

  • PC 101: Practicum, Introduction to Project Management (syllabus)

  • ENG 101: English Composition I (syllabus)

  • SG 101: Salvation & Spiritual Growth (syllabus)

  • PHL 102: Introduction to Logic

  • MATH 104: Personal Finance


​Module 2 - 2nd Semester

  • PC 102: Team Building Practicum (syllabus)

  • BIB 101: Introduction to Old Testament

  • SG 102: Humility & Spiritual Guidance (syllabus)

  • LDR 102: Incarnational Leadership (syllabus)

  • CHST 101: Pentecost to 313 (syllabus)


Module 3 - 3rd Semester

  • PC 201: Practicum (syllabus)

  • SG 201: Grace & Mercy (syllabus)

  • BIB 102: Introduction to New Testament

  • CHST 102: The Seven Ecumenical Councils

  • LDR 201: Biblical Perspectives on Leadership

Module 4 - 4th Semester

  • PC 202: Practicum (syllabus)

  • LDR 202: Interpersonal Relations

  • PSY 202: Social Psychology

  • LTS 202: The Sanctification of Life - Sacraments

  • SCI 208: Christian Anatomy & Physiology

Once per module, the student will select, perform, and report on a project related to the Orthodox faith and the student's interest or skillset, all with the help and guidance of a faculty member.


Students may transfer up to 45 qualified credit hours into the degree program (review and approval of the dean required).

Online Learning

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