General Studies, which is administered by the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, include a two-year program of study leading to an associate degree and a four-year program of study leading to a bachelor’s degree. Coursework is available in a broad spectrum of academic disciplines, allowing programs to be developed according to individual needs and interests.
Students interested in General Studies include persons who wish to:
- Pursue a non-traditional degree program for personal enrichment and satisfaction.
- Help design their own course of study.
- Change college majors late in their academic careers.
- Return to college as mature students with new career interests.
- Attend college irregularly or at night or online.
General Studies Degree Requirements
Upon completion of the appropriate requirements and upon the recommendation of the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, a student will be awarded the Associate of General Studies or the Bachelor of General Studies degree.