A.A. General Study

Sharpen the communication and critical thinking skills lauded by employers. Acquire the necessary background education required to continue to bachelor programs.
A.A. General Study
The Associate of Arts degree program in General Liberal Arts allows students to acquire the necessary skills, concepts, and experience to continue their academic careers in other disciplines or to gain employment in a wide variety of positions.

The General Liberal Arts program at USM offers a blend of courses in humanities, mathematics, natural and social sciences, and linguistics needed to sharpen communication and critical thinking skills.

Students have the opportunity to explore their areas of interest by selecting the courses according to their study or career preferences.

Students can then continue an academic career in other disciplines such as psychology, IT/software, nursing, architecture, mathematics, medicine, journalism, communication, marketing, political science, social work, architecture, to name a few.

For More Information
Persons interested in applying to the program should consult with the Admissions Department at the University of St. Martin. Depending on the information you are seeking, you may need to schedule an appointment with the Humanities Division Head or the Dean of Academic Affairs.

Tuition and Fees

— Application Fee: $25.00
— Tuition Cost Per Credit: $157.00 or $190.00
— Registration Fee (per semester): $15.00
— General Fee (per semester): $100.00


— Program Length: Two (2) years
— Class Schedule: day or evening hours
— Financial Aid: Yes

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Admission Procedure

1 — Complete the application form ($25.00 non-refundable application fee)
2 — Submit the required documents (see admission requirements).
3 — Submit your final application before the deadline.
4 — Meet all USM’s acceptance criteria (additional requirements not listed here may be necessary for admittance to this program).
5 — Sit for the placement exams.
6 — Meet with your division head/coordinator before registering for classes.
7 — Start your classes!

Admission Requirements

— Original high school diploma
— Original high school transcripts (must be sealed and stamped)
— Exam results (CXC, HAVO, PreUSM, GED, BAC, if applicable)
— Two passport pictures
— A personal essay
— Copy of passport (verified at USM)
— Proof of residency/registration form
— Affidavit of financial support (forms are available at USM)
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Admission deadlines:
 April 08
For summer (June) semsester.
 July 09
For Fall (August) semsester.
 November 09
For spring (January) semsester.

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