Associate of Science in General Studies
REQUIRED CREDITS: 90
LOCATIONS and START DATES: Online: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Is the associate's in General Studies program for me?If you're undecided about what you want from your career, that's OK. CityU's associate's degree in General Studies is a flexible program that's great for anyone who wants or needs a degree but doesn't want to lock into a specific field of study. The program is designed for students who have transferable college level credits and want to complete an associate's degree. Credits you earn in this program will transfer to further study at CityU (or elsewhere). The A.S. in General Studies is an online degree program. While earning your associate's degree online, you still have access to all CityU's great resources. You will log in to get assignments, discuss topics with your classmates, collaborate on projects and check your grades. Basically, everything you do in class but without the commute.
What can I do with my associate's degree in General Studies?The A.S. in General Studies degree program is all about building a foundation - developing the critical thinking skills you need to analyze problems and data. You can put those qualifications to work in a number of positions in a variety of fields.
Want to transfer to CityU? We'll accept up to 65 credits you earned at a community college, technical college or university. No hassles. Learn more, then talk with admissions advisor.
How to get started:
General Education Requirements (30)
College Writing: 5
College Mathematics: 5
Social Sciences: 5
Natural Sciences, Mathematics: 5
General Education Elective: 5
Major Courses (55)
Courses are selected by students (in consultation with their advisor) or may be transferred into the degree program.
This course, the final class in the general studies program, offers students the opportunity to integrate and consolidate their knowledge of the discipline. It is strongly recommended that students complete all other courses in their program before enrolling in GS 295.
A.S. of General StudiesThe Associate of Science in General Studies is a flexible, two-year program that introduces students to a given field and prepares them for entry-level positions or seamless continuation to a Bachelor's degree program at City University of Seattle. Students with prior college credits or formal non-collegiate training are provided the opportunity to transfer up to 65 lower-division credits.
Active Duty Military OptionFinish your degree while still on active duty! City University of Seattle accepts credits for military education and training. In addition, CityU also follows the recommendations of the ACE Guide and of various state-sponsored programs to accept non-collegiate instruction. Students enrolled in the A.S. in General Studies Military Option program may transfer up to 85 credits to City University of Seattle. For more information, contact an admissions advisor.