General Studies Degree

Associate in General Studies (ASGS) Students Only

Connecticut general studies program

In meeting the challenges of today’s rapid economic change, training for a specific career may no longer be sufficient; general studies students can prepare for exciting new opportunities by developing a wide range of knowledge, flexibility, and the ability to think critically — skills that contribute to success in every career.

Our Associate in Science in General Studies (ASGS) program will provide you with the opportunity to gain broad, deep academic knowledge and the competencies expected of a well-rounded, educated person. This degree is available both on-ground and online.

With Goodwin’s strong course offerings in psychology, English, science, and the humanities, you can design an in-depth, academic education and develop the skills essential for today's educated individual:

  • Communicate effectively
  • Think critically
  • Interact in a multicultural environment

You can select electives from existing programs of study such as Health Sciences, Early Childhood Education, Homeland Security, Criminal Justice, Business, and Human Services. Our ASGS program will provide a secure atmosphere where you can develop interests, progress academically, and increase readiness for the next step — a four-year degree, a career path, or a vocational path.

Our program will provide you with the skills needed for entry-level positions in today’s business, industry, and health-related fields, which seek self-motivated individuals with excellent oral and written communication skills, critical thinking skills, and analytical skills.

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  • Enrollment is hassle-free.
  • We’re still accepting financial aid applications.
  • We’ll review your transcripts of prior learning (usually in less than one business day).

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