Associate of Science in General Studies

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Program Description

The A.S. in General Studies is designed to produce a well-rounded critical thinker with the ability to analyze and synthesize disparate topics, function effectively in workplace teams, and direct his/her actions based on an understanding of ethical behavior and personal responsibility. Built around a core of general education goals, the General Studies program provides a flexible scaffold upon which students may assemble a unique program of study designed to accommodate individual needs, interests, and experiences.

The A.S. in General Studies is a program where students will complete one, four-credit course every eight weeks. Previously earned transfer credits from accredited institutions may be used to fulfill required and elective courses. Based upon the student’s transfer credits, general education requirements, and selection of free electives from any Medaille College’s currently approved courses, a student and his/her advisor will build a program schedule that fulfills program requirements while allowing the student to maintain full-time status.

Students are permitted to transfer up to 45 credits into the A.S. in General Studies.

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What can you do with this degree?

According to a report from the Association of American Colleges & Universities, business and nonprofit leaders are looking for employees with the skills developed by a General Studies degree:
  • Critical Thinking
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Written and Oral Communication
  • Applied Knowledge in Real-World Settings

Program format

On-campus/Online
  • Seven-week courses.
  • FLEX program format - pick and choose which courses to take.
  • The online program has no scheduled class times — while there are weekly due dates, you can complete your coursework on a schedule that works best for you.
  • Complete your degree in as little as two and a half years.
  • Fall, spring, and summer start.

Medaille fits your life

At Medaille College, we understand the challenges of being a working adult with high career aspirations. That’s why Medaille’s Adult & Graduate programs are designed specifically to fit your already busy schedule. With Medaille, you can earn your degree and still have time for work and family. Medaille College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

  • Personalized support.
  • Guaranteed classes.
  • Collaborative learning environment.
  • Financial aid and scholarships are available.
Last updated November 2019

About the School

Medaille College is a private, nonsectarian four-year college with campuses in Buffalo, Rochester and online. Medaille focuses on your success as a student and as a future professional by offering und ... Read More

Medaille College is a private, nonsectarian four-year college with campuses in Buffalo, Rochester and online. Medaille focuses on your success as a student and as a future professional by offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs in hands-on, practitioner-based learning environments on campus and in the Western New York community. Read less
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