General Studies

A solid foundation to build your goals


General Studies is offered to students whose educational needs are best served by a broader-based curriculum. The General Education component provides the first 39 credit hours of the program; the remaining credit hours are to be selected from a list of approved courses. Students will work with their advisors to determine the best courses to take based on their personal goals.

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General Education Degree

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General Studies (Associates)

  • Associate's Program

Program Overview

Learning Outcomes

  1. Develop marketable skills such as written and oral communication
  2. Think critically
  3. Develop a global perspective
  4. Develop an understanding of cultural diversity
  5. Gain a knowledge of a variety of disciplines

Potential / Sample Courses

BIO 25203 Wildlife Mgmt: Principles and Practice
ELE 21103 Programmable Controllers I  
HIS 22503 History of Ohio    
POL 11103 American National Government
SOC 24103 Minority Groups 
SOC 25103 Social Problems

All Available Courses

Degree or Certificate
  • Associate of Art
Campus Location
  • Rio Grande Main Campus
  • Jackson Center
  • McArthur Center
  • Meigs Center
College or School
  • Bunce School of Education
  • College of Arts and Sciences
Modality tells you whether this program is in-person, online, or hybrid.
  • Some courses offered online
Total Credit Hours