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General Education Areas

  • When you take an Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree or Associate in Science (A.S.) degree, you get a foundation in the following general education disciplines. The A.A. requires 36 credits of general education coursework as a foundation for bachelor's degrees at state universities. The A.S. focuses on technical skills for specific careers and requires 15-21 hours of general education coursework.
  • Communications


    Effective communications skills are critical in today's fast-paced, information-heavy world. Take our Communications classes to meet general education requirements.

  • Education


    Our Applied Ethics Institute can help you meet the requirements for Ethics courses.

  • Humanities and Fine Arts

    Humanities and Fine Arts

    Our Humanities and Fine Arts classes prepare you for a four-year degree or apply towards our certificates and associate degrees in digital arts, music technology or photography.

  • Math


    Math is the most widely used subject in the world and provides some of the highest-paying jobs in the United States. Our classes help you meet general education requirements.

  • biology

    Natural Sciences

    We owe much of what defines modern civilization to breakthroughs in the natural sciences. From anatomy to zoology, our Natural Science courses help you meet general education requirements.

  • Social & Behavioral Sciences

    Social & Behavioral Sciences

    Social and behavioral science focuses on understanding individual and social behavior in society and helps meet general education requirements.