GCU students can now apply for emergency cash grants made possible by the federal Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (CARES Act). The application and eligibility requirements are available at Virtual instruction and events remain ongoing. A live Commencement ceremony will be held on campus in the fall. Georgian Court will welcome students for Fall 2020 classes–read more about our plans. Always check GCU e-mails and for the most up-to-date information.

Applied Arts & Sciences

Leverage your occupational or technical credits into a B.A. in Applied Arts and Sciences from Georgian Court University. This program allows you to transfer and apply 30 to 48 of your occupational or technical credits toward a bachelor’s degree.

This program’s flexibility and excellence provides you with the academic training, intellectual skills, and liberal-arts-based education you need to advance your career in a way you might not have thought possible. It’s also possible to transfer up to 90 credits total (no more than 75 can come from two-year institutions), and earn this degree in as little as 30 credits from GCU.

You’ll graduate with the foundational degree that can propel you into a wide range of careers.


To earn a B.A. in Applied Arts and Sciences, you must successfully complete at least 120 credits, including:

  • General Education courses
  • 30 credits at the 300 or 400 level:
    • Focus area courses (choose one; 18 credits)
    • Additional courses (in one or two other disciplines; 12 credits)

For more information on program requirements, consult the Undergraduate Catalog.


The course schedule depends on the individual focus area chosen. Available focus areas include:

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