The general studies degree is designed for those students who have not yet decided upon a specific field of study. It can also be earned by students who plan to pursue a specialized curriculum at a transfer institution or by those interested in earning an associate degree via distance education media.
General Education (Minimum 32 credits)
General education coursework can be completed from within or outside of the major field of study.
General studies courses (28CR) - should be chosen in consultation with an academic advisor. Consider the requirements of the institution to which you will transfer, and your personal goals. 9 of the required 28 credits must be selected from the areas of Human Behavior, Cultural Environment, and/or Communication.
The normal length of this program is two academic years at 15 credit hours per semester.
Only courses numbered 1000 or above can be used toward the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Business, Associate of Fine Arts, Associate of Applied Science and Associate Degree in Nursing.