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An Associate's degree in General Studies provides an excellent, well-rounded foundation for students who want to pursue a Bachelor's degree or seek immediate employment. Students who plan on transferring to another university are encouraged to finish their Associate's Degree to maximize the transferability of their credits.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

STUDENTS WITH THIS DEGREE ARE PREPARED FOR CAREERS IN THE FOLLOWING FASHION:

Courses listed under general studies include developmental courses study skills, college success, and career decision making. General Studies is designed to help students improve their study skills, time management, retention, note taking techniques, text book study methods, test taking strategies, and critical thinking skills. General Studies includes a college success course designed to help students make a smooth transition from high school to BYU-Idaho.

To understand more about this program contact our online advising team at onlineadvising@byui.edu

The AS in General Studies degree can be taken entirely online. Students must complete 34 credits of required Foundations courses and 26 additional elective courses to reach a total of 60 credits. Use our course availability list and the University Catalog to check course availability and offerings or contact us today at (208) 496-1800.