General Studies

General Studies

AWARD: Associates
LENGTH: 2 Years - transfer

PURPOSE:

The Associate of Arts and Sciences degree in General Studies prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university. It provides students with the skills needed to pursue further study in a wide variety of subjects, leading to jobs in areas like education, science, business, or the arts.

ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS:

Individuals are eligible for admission to CVCC if they are high school graduates or the equivalent, or if they are eighteen years of age or older and able to benefit academically from study at the community college, as demonstrated by assessment in reading, writing, and mathematics.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:

All students expected to complete the requirements for a degree, diploma or certificate must complete an Application for Graduation.

COURSES:

The Program Pathway for General Studies AA&S is a resource for students that lists the following items:

  • the recommended order in which to take the program courses
  • suggested course when more than one option exists
  • which semester each course is typically offered
  • if the course has a prerequisite
  • courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

General Studies AA&S Pathways