Susan McGrade helping students in classGeneral Studies, A.S.

The associate degree in general studies provides a strong educational foundation in traditional university studies, such as English, mathematics, social sciences, and the humanities. This curriculum is designed for students who are seeking a two-year degree with a course of study that can be customized to personal or career objectives as well as students who are undecided in their career objectives.

Students who plan to continue to pursue a bachelor’s degree should consult with their academic advisor regarding the most appropriate choice of electives.

Career opportunities

A degree in general studies establishes the foundation for a lifetime of continual learning and serves as the framework for a productive professional and personal life.

Positions open to those earning a general studies associate degree include:

  • Retail or Restaurant Management
  • Executive Assistants
  • Human Services Positions
  • Sales Account Representatives

This degree also can help students advance in professional or military careers and receive certification in various areas.

Earning this degree

Traditional
Undergraduate

This is for students who want a traditional, on-campus college experience.


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College of Professional Studies

This is for adult students who are interested in taking evening or weekend classes at an accelerated pace.


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Online
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For students who want to take classes and complete their degree online.


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