AALS | Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies

Associate Degree Courses at CalSouthern

The following associate degree courses comprise the curriculum of CalSouthern’s Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies (AALS) program. If you have questions regarding any of these associates degree courses, or about CalSouthern’s AALS program, please contact an Enrollment Advisor today.

General Education

UNIV 2000 University Success Online

Credits : 3

The purpose of this course is to familiarize the Learner with the concepts required for taking courses in an online environment where all of the facets of the course are completed online. This course reviews computer hardware and software components. Learners will explore the Learning Management System as well as successful study habits. Learners will practice uploading and downloading skills to complete assignments. Learners will learn how to employ decision making and digital organizational skills to implement technological processes for a successful academic undertaking.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify computer hardware, software, and Internet protocol standards.
  • Provide understanding of importance of computer literacy for success in academics.
  • Provide understanding of Online Learning Systems and integrate knowledge to complete online coursework.
  • Understand the fundamentals of Microsoft Word and the APA Paper source citation and references.
  • Understand the fundamentals of the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet as they pertain to assignment completion.
  • Understand and use Microsoft PowerPoint to complete online assignments.
  • Utilize the 7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students.
  • Identify the basic principles of human learning.
  • Identify the basic principles of the successful learning environment.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Mentor and Surveys
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English

UNIV 2000 University Success Online

Credits : 3

The purpose of this course is to familiarize the Learner with the concepts required for taking courses in an online environment where all of the facets of the course are completed online. This course reviews computer hardware and software components. Learners will explore the Learning Management System as well as successful study habits. Learners will practice uploading and downloading skills to complete assignments. Learners will learn how to employ decision making and digital organizational skills to implement technological processes for a successful academic undertaking.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify computer hardware, software, and Internet protocol standards.
  • Provide understanding of importance of computer literacy for success in academics.
  • Provide understanding of Online Learning Systems and integrate knowledge to complete online coursework.
  • Understand the fundamentals of Microsoft Word and the APA Paper source citation and references.
  • Understand the fundamentals of the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet as they pertain to assignment completion.
  • Understand and use Microsoft PowerPoint to complete online assignments.
  • Utilize the 7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students.
  • Identify the basic principles of human learning.
  • Identify the basic principles of the successful learning environment.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Mentor and Surveys
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Humanities

UNIV 2000 University Success Online

Credits : 3

The purpose of this course is to familiarize the Learner with the concepts required for taking courses in an online environment where all of the facets of the course are completed online. This course reviews computer hardware and software components. Learners will explore the Learning Management System as well as successful study habits. Learners will practice uploading and downloading skills to complete assignments. Learners will learn how to employ decision making and digital organizational skills to implement technological processes for a successful academic undertaking.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify computer hardware, software, and Internet protocol standards.
  • Provide understanding of importance of computer literacy for success in academics.
  • Provide understanding of Online Learning Systems and integrate knowledge to complete online coursework.
  • Understand the fundamentals of Microsoft Word and the APA Paper source citation and references.
  • Understand the fundamentals of the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet as they pertain to assignment completion.
  • Understand and use Microsoft PowerPoint to complete online assignments.
  • Utilize the 7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students.
  • Identify the basic principles of human learning.
  • Identify the basic principles of the successful learning environment.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Mentor and Surveys
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Mathematics

UNIV 2000 University Success Online

Credits : 3

The purpose of this course is to familiarize the Learner with the concepts required for taking courses in an online environment where all of the facets of the course are completed online. This course reviews computer hardware and software components. Learners will explore the Learning Management System as well as successful study habits. Learners will practice uploading and downloading skills to complete assignments. Learners will learn how to employ decision making and digital organizational skills to implement technological processes for a successful academic undertaking.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify computer hardware, software, and Internet protocol standards.
  • Provide understanding of importance of computer literacy for success in academics.
  • Provide understanding of Online Learning Systems and integrate knowledge to complete online coursework.
  • Understand the fundamentals of Microsoft Word and the APA Paper source citation and references.
  • Understand the fundamentals of the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet as they pertain to assignment completion.
  • Understand and use Microsoft PowerPoint to complete online assignments.
  • Utilize the 7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students.
  • Identify the basic principles of human learning.
  • Identify the basic principles of the successful learning environment.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Mentor and Surveys
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Natural Science

UNIV 2000 University Success Online

Credits : 3

The purpose of this course is to familiarize the Learner with the concepts required for taking courses in an online environment where all of the facets of the course are completed online. This course reviews computer hardware and software components. Learners will explore the Learning Management System as well as successful study habits. Learners will practice uploading and downloading skills to complete assignments. Learners will learn how to employ decision making and digital organizational skills to implement technological processes for a successful academic undertaking.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify computer hardware, software, and Internet protocol standards.
  • Provide understanding of importance of computer literacy for success in academics.
  • Provide understanding of Online Learning Systems and integrate knowledge to complete online coursework.
  • Understand the fundamentals of Microsoft Word and the APA Paper source citation and references.
  • Understand the fundamentals of the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet as they pertain to assignment completion.
  • Understand and use Microsoft PowerPoint to complete online assignments.
  • Utilize the 7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students.
  • Identify the basic principles of human learning.
  • Identify the basic principles of the successful learning environment.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Mentor and Surveys
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Social Science

UNIV 2000 University Success Online

Credits : 3

The purpose of this course is to familiarize the Learner with the concepts required for taking courses in an online environment where all of the facets of the course are completed online. This course reviews computer hardware and software components. Learners will explore the Learning Management System as well as successful study habits. Learners will practice uploading and downloading skills to complete assignments. Learners will learn how to employ decision making and digital organizational skills to implement technological processes for a successful academic undertaking.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify computer hardware, software, and Internet protocol standards.
  • Provide understanding of importance of computer literacy for success in academics.
  • Provide understanding of Online Learning Systems and integrate knowledge to complete online coursework.
  • Understand the fundamentals of Microsoft Word and the APA Paper source citation and references.
  • Understand the fundamentals of the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet as they pertain to assignment completion.
  • Understand and use Microsoft PowerPoint to complete online assignments.
  • Utilize the 7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students.
  • Identify the basic principles of human learning.
  • Identify the basic principles of the successful learning environment.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Mentor and Surveys
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