General Studies Associate Degree Program

Program outcomes

Upon successful completion of all General Studies program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Express themselves clearly in written, oral, and electronic modes of communication using Standard English; read and comprehend information; organize ideas and demonstrate competency in research modes, including use of information technology.
  2. Understand mathematical and scientific principles; apply the scientific method of inquiry in problem solving; demonstrate logical inductive and deductive thinking, as well as qualitative and quantitative reasoning.
  3. Analyze and synthesize ideas; apply critical thinking skills in professional and personal problem solving; understand and respect a multicultural society.
  4. Understand the impact of cultural, economic, political and social events on global civilization; have appreciation for diversity and the impact of multiculturalism in the U.S. and around the world.
  5. Understand and employ opportunities for personal enrichment through their knowledge and appreciation of the humanities, literary, fine and performing arts.
  6. Experience a variety of elective courses and academic disciplines that contribute to a greater understanding of opportunities that will lead to future education or careers.