The Associate of Arts in General Studies offers you the opportunity to develop knowledge, skills, and abilities that provide a solid foundation for academic achievement and are readily applicable to your educational, personal, or professional interests. In this online degree program, you’ll combine required core courses in English, history, math, and science with elective courses of your choice, enabling you to create your own concentration. Successful achievement of this associate degree shows employers in all fields that you are capable of college-level studies and can persist in completing a degree program. Knowledge from this online associate program can also serve as a springboard to a baccalaureate degree.
Note: This program does not qualify for Federal Student Aid.
In addition to the institutional and degree level learning objectives, graduates of this program are expected to achieve these learning outcomes:
- Use knowledge across a wide diversity of subjects, views, works, and authors, from which they will have a general academic foundation.
- Identify their personal, academic, and professional/career goals and strategies that are integrated within a meaningful approach to life.
- Read, write, and analyze effectively across a number of disciplines.
- Identify issues and problems, then formulate and frame solutions to these problems.