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Liberal Arts

Associate’s Degree In Liberal Arts

The General Studies Program is an interdisciplinary program that empowers students to become effective communicators, critical thinkers, decision-makers and reflective practitioners. Students enrolled in this program will be exposed to a broad spectrum of the arts and social sciences which will be delivered by using inquiry, discourse, hands-on and real-life application. Students will also be prepared to meet employment and professional requirements

It aims to develop students’ analytical, intellectual, communication, and problem-solving skills through a variety of instructional methods. It also seeks to prepare students for employment and for further study at the baccalaureate level.

  • Liberal Arts

  • An Associate of Arts in General Studies Degree will provide:

    • An opportunity for students to gain knowledge, skills and attitudes applicable to their personal, academic and professional interests.
    • Academic diversity and a flexible course of study to enable students to maximize student achievement and promote independent, self-directed, life-long learners across a range of disciplines.
    • An opportunity for students to foster self-awareness in order to reflect, assess and clarify individual aptitudes, interests and aspirations.

    Students who complete an Associate of Arts in General Studies Degree should be able to:

    • Identify and evaluate information, cite multiple sources, and use these appropriately to communicate ideas effectively in written, oral and visual forms across a range of disciplines.
    • Identify, investigate and think critically about personal, professional and societal issues and formulate practical and innovative solutions to these problems.
    • Develop an awareness and appreciation for human processes by exploring and applying a variety of methods and concepts in order to make informed and ethical decisions.
    • Assess and reflect on their role as productive employees, leaders and citizens of a democratic society and as active members of a complex local and global society.

    Key Courses Offered

    The Arts in General Studies program prepares students by offering the following courses: 

    • Financial Accounting I
    • Introduction to Tourism
    • Foundations of Business & Entrepreneurship
    • Business Communication
    • World History
    • Intermediate Algebra
    • Intro to Computer Applications
    • Financial Accounting II
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