General Studies, A.A.
Adult Professional Studies

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Majoring in general studies will introduce you to the theory and practice of a variety of fields—the natural and social sciences, humanities, ethics, other cultures, and the arts. Studying these varied disciplines will form you as a whole person and help you explore what interests you and what you want to contribute to the world.

Program Highlights

  • Take advantage of affordable, reduced tuition of $250 per credit.
  • Transfer up to 33 credits into this 63-credit program.
  • Take accelerated courses, either face-to-face, fully online, or a blend of both.
  • If you choose to continue your studies and earn a bachelor’s degree, you can seamlessly transition into the B.A. in liberal studies or numerous other programs at Immaculata.


At Immaculata, you can earn your associate degree at a private university with strong retention rates. You will explore different educational and career paths as you work toward a college-level credential.

When you complete this degree in general studies, you will be able to:

  • Communicate clearly and persuasively, using a wide variety of modalities.
  • Read, write, speak, and listen analytically and with logical judgment.
  • Understand, respect, and promote cultural diversity in the world.
  • Utilize technology effectively and efficiently to find, analyze, store, and communicate information.
  • Utilize sound, ethics-based decision-making skills.

Where Can I work?

Employers in numerous industries consistently hire people who have a well-rounded education. As technology and the economy change, some technical and vocational training may quickly become obsolete. But a broad education gives you timeless intellectual and practical skills that make you more marketable and allow you to adapt.

With an associate degree in general studies, you will become a more informed citizen of your community who is empowered to lead and serve.

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