General Studies - Associate Degree Program Manager

Prepare to Have Choices!

Start earning college credits toward a degree that is customizable based on your interests! 

Start taking classes in a variety of subjects to develop your interests and begin your career plan. Our General Studies associate degree program is versatile, offering courses from a broad range of subjects, including business, health science, computer science, engineering, health care management, criminal justice, and behavioral science.

With a curriculum that is designed to be fully transferable to a four-year university, you can continue your education to obtain a more specialized four-year bachelor’s degree.

You have the choice to attend full or part time, with online and in-class learning formats. We can help you create a schedule that works for you!



Benefits of a General Studies Degree Include:

  • Option to Transfer to Bachelor Degree Completion Program
  • Customize a Degree That Includes a Wide Range of Academic Disciplines
  • Develop Diverse Skill Sets
  • Qualify for Entry-Level Positions in a Variety of Industries

Curriculum Summary



Term 1 Courses
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
SIT203 Basic Office Software Applications3
COM108 Communications and Social Interaction3
HUM140 Critical Thinking in the Modern Age3
ENG108 English Composition3

Term 2 Courses
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
ENG215 Analytical Writing3
MTH145 College Algebra and Trigonometry3
BUS113 Introduction to Business3
PSY105 Introduction to Psychology3

Term 3 Courses
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
Elective3
Elective3
BUS226 Principles of Marketing3
MTH207 Statistics3

Term 4 Courses
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
BUS131 Business Management3
Elective3
PSY109 Human Growth and Development3

Term 5 Courses
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
BUS231 Business Law3
Elective3
BIO105 General Biology3
BIO106 General Biology Lab1

Term 6 Courses
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
Elective3
Elective3

Term 1 Courses
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
SIT203 Basic Office Software Applications3
COM108 Communications and Social Interaction3
HUM140 Critical Thinking in the Modern Age3
ENG108 English Composition3

Term 2 Courses
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
ENG215 Analytical Writing3
MTH145 College Algebra and Trigonometry3
BUS113 Introduction to Business3
PSY105 Introduction to Psychology3

Term 3 Courses
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
Elective3
Elective3
BUS226 Principles of Marketing3
MTH207 Statistics3

Term 4 Courses
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
BUS131 Business Management3
Elective3
PSY109 Human Growth and Development3

Term 5 Courses
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
BUS231 Business Law3
Elective3
BIO105 General Biology3
BIO106 General Biology Lab1

Term 6 Courses
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
Elective3
Elective3

Program Objectives

Students who are seeking a broad, multi-disciplinary learning experience can benefit significantly from the General Studies program. General Studies gives students the opportunity to learn about a variety of fields while building their critical thinking skills and their analytical techniques.

There are many career and transfer opportunities for people who pursue a General Studies degree. Students can move into multidisciplinary fields, such as website management or technical writing. By combining business classes, communication classes, and computer science classes, students are able to build a program that works exclusively for them. This program is also beneficial for students who are unsure what major they want to pursue. Students can take a wide selection of classes their first or second semester, and then realizing where their interest lies, can change majors to pursue a specific major.

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program of study, graduates should be able to:
  • Identify, analyze, and integrate information as part of appropriate tasks,
  • Evaluate principles of critical thinking in the process of developing solutions,
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently in a variety of methods, including written, oral, persuasive, and process-oriented formats,
  • Analyze cultural and social issues within a national and global context,
  • Demonstrate effective use of technology appropriate to the task,
  • Demonstrate the ability to locate sources, evaluate validity, and ensure appropriateness,
  • Use and document sources and evidence in an ethical manner,
  • Apply mathematical techniques to the analysis of quantitative problems, and
  • Describe how the scientific method is used to generate new knowledge.

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