2024-2025 Catalog 
    Jul 20, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog

General Studies Transfer, A.A.

Program Code: GNS.AA.GNS

This program prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university and work toward a bachelor’s degree. While pursuing a liberal arts background, students have the opportunity to explore an occupational area through their electives. To ensure maximum transferability, students enrolled in this program should familiarize themselves with the program requirements of the institution to which they plan to transfer.

First Year



Second Year




* This course has a prerequisite.

x Each course must be from a different discipline.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program should be able to:

  1. Apply appropriate mathematical and scientific concepts and skills to effectively formulate, solve and/or interpret problems with individual or societal significance and communicate evidence-based conclusions related to these issues;
  2. Use reading strategies and background knowledge to retrieve specific information and to interpret, evaluate and critically reflect upon various textual elements, including styles, structures and contexts, as well as personal and societal applications;
  3. Present information, orally and in writing, to accomplish a stated purpose using sound reasoning and logic, clear organization, appropriate and correctly-documented supporting materials, and adherence to appropriate conventions for writing and speaking;
  4. Demonstrate the ability to select and use appropriate technology to locate, access and present information based on the needs of the assignment; and
  5. Analyze an awareness of self, human behavior, cultural diversity and the complexity of dynamic social, political and economic systems within the context of history, philosophy and artistic expression.