Doral College’s Associate in Arts academic program is designed to furnish students a foundational set of learning skills as well as provide broad-based knowledge in multiple disciplines. Both of these aims are necessary for success in future educational endeavors, professional careers, and lifelong learning. Doral College students are expected to demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively, to think critically, and to access and use information from multiple sources. The general education program requires students to increase and widen their base of knowledge and understanding by taking courses from a broad range of disciplines including mathematics, science, English, humanities, and social sciences. In addition, students can take elective courses depending on their future majors or interests. Recognizing the variety of student learning styles and schedules, the College offers courses in online, face to face, and hybrid formats. Most courses are available in online or hybrid formats.