Associate's Degree


For entrance into the Associate of Arts in Integrative Studies Program, a student may only have completed up to 48 credit hours.

Students seeking the Associate of Arts degree in Integrative Studies (AAIS) must complete all NKU graduation requirements including:

  • General education requirements, as outlined in the student's catalog
  • A  minimum of 60 credit hours
  • A minimum 2.0 GPA overall


Jennifer Webster

Interim Director of Integrative Studies

(859) 572-1450

Associate Degree

In addition, the Integrative Studies degree requires a Focus Area in one of the following categories:

  • Humanities
  • Fine Arts
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences
  • Natural Sciences / Mathematics

The Focus Area must include:

  • 6 credits of upper level coursework in the chosen area
  • 9 additional credits of coursework in the chosen area
  • Courses from at least 2 different disciplines within the chosen area
  • A grade of "C" or better in each class

No course can be counted both in the general education core and the focus area.