ONLINE aaPF DEGREE
ONLINE aa DEGREE
ONLINE aa DEGREE
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Register by: Jun 14, 2023
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
You’ll need 60 credits to complete the Associate of Arts with a Professional Focus degree. Your course schedule may vary based on transferable credits.
Most students who have completed the educational portion of an approved apprenticeship program will transfer in a majority of credits.
Elective courses allow you to learn about topics you’re interested in and have a degree that’s unique to you and your education goals.
Select from a variety of courses that help lay the foundation for your degree program. Because communication, math and writing skills aren’t just universally applicable in the professional world — they’re useful in daily life.
Each course shows which in-demand skills are covered — so you know when you'll have the opportunity to demonstrate the skills employers want.Learn more about skills-based learning
This course transitions students through the foundations of study at University of Phoenix. Students develop personal strategies for achieving educational goals and develop skills in critical thinking, collaboration, and communication.
The course introduces theories and concepts in psychology that will foster academic success and provide students with opportunities to synthesize and apply that knowledge.
This course develops the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills that are essential for academic and life success.
Students learn how to think critically, focusing on developing the necessary tools and skills to analyze problems, make decisions, and formulate well-supported points of view on key academic, social, and professional issues.
This course introduces students to thinking about and working with numbers by examining the day-to-day and societal importance of money.
This course extends practice in critical reading, writing, and thinking. Emphasis is given to developing an effective writing process that takes into account audience and rhetorical purpose.
This course provides an overview of the key components of comprehensive wellness. Based on a preventive model, the course will allow learners to explore choices that promote wellness with goals of living longer and better.
Students apply advanced quantitative reasoning skills to solve real-world problems. This course emphasizes modeling skills, statistical methods, and probability to create, analyze, and communicate solutions.
This applications-driven course prepares students to critically analyze and solve problems using quantitative reasoning. Students approach real-world scenarios using numerous reasoning skills and mathematical literacy to draw conclusions.
This course will introduce students to the scientific principles that are required to identify environmental phenomenon. Students will explore the composition and processes of Earth's lithosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere to examine environmental impact and mitigation of environmental risk.
This course provides an applied approach to team building, collaboration, and conflict resolution. Students must understand and apply these concepts within academic and professional settings. Students develop structures, processes, and strategies to create and maintain effective teams. Gender, cultural, and individual considerations in team dynamics are also explored.
This course examines traditions and developments in the visual and performing arts including music, dance, theater, cinema, visual arts, and architecture. Students will be introduced to the elements of each genre, along with an overview of its historical development in Western European tradition.
This course will examine the basic principles of chemistry conceptually and specifically. The course will apply chemical concepts to address relevant issues ranging from atomic structure and chemical reactions to organic and biological chemistry. The course topics include matter and energy, chemical bonding, intermolecular forces, chemical equilibrium, and nuclear, organic, and biological chemistry. Students will apply these concepts using practical examples, facilitated discussions, and experiments conducted through a virtual laboratory.
This course provides a survey of the major historical developments, structural cosmology, symbolic interpretation, and values of the Judaic, Christian, and Islamic religious traditions.
Your academic counselor will help you schedule the right courses for your Associate of Arts with a Professional Focus degree.
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