Liberal Arts & Sciences - Humanities & Social Sciences (A.A.)

Online Degree Option

The Liberal Arts and Science: Humanities and Social Science (A.A.) degree can be completed online with proper advisement. This degree serves as a broad-based foundation for a variety of baccalaureate degrees in the humanities. As a student in a self-structured program, the ability to articulate your career and transfer plans are critical to successful academic planning and course selection.

Online students must have ready access to a computer with an internet connection. Students must be self-motivated, organized and possess strong time management skills.

An important note about tuition for online students who live outside New York State: Students residing outside New York State who take online courses exclusively will be charged New York State resident rates. For more information, contact the Cashier's office.

Steps to Enroll Online

Apply online using the college's WIReD system at

After you complete the application process, you will receive a confirmation letter. Following your application, we also request that you contact the Department at (518) 629-7191.

Important Additional Information

  • The Liberal Arts and Science program provides excellent preparation for students who wish to transfer to a four-year college or university.
  • The structure of the curriculum provides a solid base in Liberal Arts and Science while allowing students enough flexibility to choose interesting and rewarding elective courses.
  • Students in the Liberal Arts and Science curriculum benefit from close advisement with an academic advisor.
  • Please note that not all courses are offered every semester, and there are limited online choices for some of the required courses. With careful planning in conjunction with an academic advisor, students can successfully plan their online degree requirements.