General Studies, Associate of Arts
The General Studies degree curriculum is designed for students who plan to pursue an Associate of Arts degree before transferring to a four-year college or university. Students who choose this option are encouraged to work with an academic advisor to develop a plan for completing the degree. The advisor will also help the student identify electives to best meet the specific requirements of transfer institutions.
Upon successful completion of this degree, students will be able to:
- develop an appreciation of life-long learning; embracing opportunities for learning and working in a diverse multicultural and global society for personal and professional development;
- apply written and oral communication skills for clear expression and problem solving, employing both quantitative and qualitative reasoning in the scientific process with a focus on technological and information literacy; and
- demonstrate the ability to analyze issues and problems from a multidisciplinary perspective with an appreciation in the arts, humanities, sciences, and math promoting critical thinking and problem-solving skills.