Associate Degree

General Studies

An affordable path to prepare for a career that entails written communication, quantitative skills, critical thinking, and problem-solving. This associate’s program transfers to a bachelor’s degree.


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Associates Degree in General Studies

The General Studies Program educates students in written communication, quantitative skills, global literacy, critical thinking, and problem solving in order to enable them to succeed in a transfer institution and as citizens.

Estimated Annual Cost: $7,785

Cost estimate based on enrollment in 45 annual quarter hours with current Tuition and Fees. Cost includes fees for textbooks and materials.


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What You Will Learn

Students will be able to utilize written communication skills.

Students will be able to utilize quantitative competency skills.

Students will be able to utilize critical thinking skills.

Students will be able to utilize global literacy skills.

Students will be able to utilize problem solving skills.

Program Benefits

Students who major in general studies are able to customize the degree concentration courses to meet their specific educational needs. The General Studies program concentration is assembled by the student. Therefore, one must take into account the various pathways that may lead to different bachelor’s degree programs. Students in this degree program are advised to work closely with their academic advisor.

Program Costs

One of our goals is to offer the highest quality college education at some of the most affordable tuition rates. To understand our tuition rates, please visit the Tuition and Fees Basics Page on our website. Keep in mind that total costs for the program will depend not only on tuition rates but the amount of quarter hours students must take in order to complete the degree.  This will include courses both in the core and in the major.

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Since 1879.

We’ve been educating bright minds for well over a century. That’s why a degree from GMC means more than just a great education. It means success.