2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Oct 02, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

General Studies (A.A.) - L

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Program Description

This program is designed to provide the student with a firm and broad base in the liberal arts and sciences and an opportunity to pursue further study in areas of interest at an introductory or intermediate level. The Associate of Arts degree in General Studies is available to all qualified students upon filing a request to graduate prior to the final semester of study. This degree is intended to provide a diploma at the end of two years of college study. 

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. articulate an appropriate research issue or topic and use appropriate methods and materials to address it;
  2. demonstrate an understanding of the range and limits of the issue or topic through written work;
  3. present effectively the findings of that research, including appropriate conclusions;
  4. demonstrate an understanding of the research project’s relevance to the student’s overall course of study;
  5. demonstrate an understanding of the social relevance and broader application of the student’s research project.

Requirements for the Associate of Arts in General Studies

Core: 40 Credits

Completion of General Education Core Curriculum  for Four-Year Programs.

Elective courses: 20 Credits

Elective courses must be in addition to, and distinct from, the courses included in the General Education Core Curriculum. Courses cannot be counted in both areas. 

Minimum required credits for the program: 60

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