The Core Competencies Division of ASA was created to provide every student with the core knowledge and skills in addition to the career training that the student envisions to obtain and which would be essential to the pursuit of higher learning and career planning.
Division of Arts and Sciences supports all of ASA’s degree and certificate programs. It provides a wide range of general education and liberal arts courses. Remedial and ESL (English as a Second Language) courses are also administered through this Division.
The A.A.S. degree program in Criminal Justice provides students with a broad-based, sophisticated understanding of the role of the criminal justice system in American Society. Students acquire the knowledge, values, and skills that will enable them to analyze rationally, the problems of the criminal justice system and the needs of society in a manner in keeping with democratic traditions of law, social well-being, and individual rights.
ASA’s Business Administration program integrates professional courses into the latest trends in business management. The Associate Degree program combines theory with extensive computer applications so that students are prepared for both administrative and managerial positions within various types of organizations. The curriculum is rounded out with general education and office technology courses and electives. It is through these courses that students are able to acquire a variety of intellectual and personal competencies that are generally perceived to characterize successful business managers.
The Division of Health Disciplines offers a broad array of health related degree and certificate programs. The programs combine quality classroom and clinical instruction to provide graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to work effectively as health professionals, who care for the sick, administer hospitals, attend to the pharmaceutical care needs of the public, and assist elderly or physically challenged individuals.