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Associate of General Studies

Apply ButtonAn Associate of general studies allows you to build a broad-based education.  It teaches you to think critically, communicate effectively, and pull together knowledge from many disciplines – skills you'll need to be successful in any career.

The Experience

General studies can be a rewarding degree because it is broad, and is a good stepping stone for future degrees. It's a good choice for you if you're looking to pave your own path, or create your own learning experience.


Additional Information

The Associate of general studies requires 60 credit hours.

General Education - 22 credit hours

ENG 103 English Composition I
ENG 113 English Composition II
ENG 133 Technical Communication
 or COM 213 Business Communication
Math elective - 3 credit hours
Science elective - 3 credit hours
Social Science elective - 3 credit hours
Humanities elective - 3 credit hours
General Education elective - 4 credit hours

Content Requirement - 37 credit hours

37 credit hours, to include at least 9 hours earned in each of the two academic departments

Additional Requirements - 1 credit hour

UE 101 University Experience - 1 credit hour

For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog.

TrineOnline is an entirely online format which allows you to complete your degree in the comfort of your home and, for international students, home country. With new classes starting every eight weeks, you can complete your degree in as little as a year, or at a slower pace if you want.
We offer an affordable education for active duty military students working on their undergraduate degree. Please see our Cost and Investment page for more information.
Information about tuition can be found at Cost and Investment.

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