Sep 18, 2021  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog

General Studies, A.S.

The associate degree in general studies is structured to offer students a broad, general base upon which to build. This curriculum is designed to serve the student who is seeking a two-year degree with a course of study that can be customized to personal or career objectives as well as the student who is undecided in his or her career objectives. Students who plan to continue for a bachelor’s degree should consult with their academic advisor regarding the most appropriate choice of electives.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate the knowledge necessary to communicate effectively.
  2. Understand the importance of ethical behavior and good citizenship
  3. Establish competency within the foundations of university study: communication, quantitative reasoning, technological literacy, and critical thinking.

Required Courses

General Education Core

Total Credits Required: 36

Approved Electives: 24 Credits

Preparatory Core 1

Total Credits Required: 60

** Students may test out by placement exam. Credits do not count toward degree.