The Ohio State University at Mansfield

Academic Programs

Associate of Arts Degrees

The Associate of Arts (AA) degree is a nice option for someone who wants to earn a diploma to mark two years, or 60 credits, of successful college coursework. The AA degree can be a stepping stone to a bachelor’s degree, or can be a stand-alone degree.

Degree Requirements

Core Curriculum Credit Hours
English Composition 3-6
Humanities 6-9
Foreign Language (optional) 0-12
Social Science 6-9
Natural Science 6-15
Quant. /Logical Skills* 3-6
Total Core Curriculum 33
Free Electives 27
Total 60
Minimum enrollment at Regional campus 15
Minimum enrollment at OSU 20
Minimum GPA 2.00

*Algebra proficiency is required for the degree and may be demonstrated by placing at Level R on the OSU Math Placement Exam, or by completing Math 1075.

Remedial courses such as Math 1050, 1075, and English 1109 satisfy basic proficiency requirements but do not count as hours toward the minimum degree requirement. Repeated courses will count only once. Other requirements may apply.

For more information please contact your academic advisor at 419-755-4317.

Bachelor's Degrees

Students can complete all of the requirements at the Mansfield campus for a Bachelor's degree in each of the following:

Student can also complete the first year or two of the following popular majors on the Mansfield campus, as well as many more (for a complete guide to OSU majors, click here):

  • Biology
  • Consumer and Family Financial Services
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Exercise Science Education
  • Fashion and Retail Studies
  • Health Promotion, Nutrition and Exercise Science
  • Health Science
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Nutrition
  • Nursing
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Physical Education, Sport and Physical Activity
  • Sport Industry


Students can complete the requirements at the Mansfield campus for a minor in:

You can also begin at the Mansfield campus in any of the more than 175 majors offered through The Ohio State University!