College of Professional Studies: Degree Programs: Undergraduate

General Studies, Associate of Science

Indiana Tech: General Studies

The associate degree in general studies is structured to offer students a broad, general base upon which to build. This curriculum is designed to serve the student who is seeking a two-year degree with a course of study that can be customized to personal or career objectives as well as the student who is undecided in his or her career objectives. Students who plan to continue for a bachelor's degree should consult with their academic advisor regarding the most appropriate choice of electives.

Career opportunities

A degree in general studies establishes the foundation for a lifetime of continual learning and serves as the framework for a productive professional and personal life. The general studies program lays the foundation for future career advancement, taking students one step closer to earning a bachelor's degree. Its balanced curriculum supplies the tools needed for further education. It also provides a better understanding of the changes taking place in today's complex and competitive work environment.

Positions open to those earning a general studies associate degree are administrative assistant, assistant managers, retail positions, and sales account representatives. It can also help students advance in professional or military careers and receive certification in various areas.

Degree Curriculum
Mathematics & Technology
Course # Course Title
Credits
MA 1000 Foundations of College Math
3
MA 1025 Mathematical Problem-Solving
3
MIS 1300 Software Tools
3
Total Credits: 9
English
Course # Course Title
Credits
ENG 1250 English Composition I
3
ENG 1270 English Composition II
3
ENG 2320 Professional Communication
3
Total Credits: 9
Humanities & Social Sciences
Course # Course Title
Credits
HUM 2000 Introduction to Humanities
3
PSY 1700 Introduction to Psychology
3
Total Credits: 6
Approved Electives
Course # Course Title
Credits
Elective Approved
27
HUM Electives (3 credits must be literature)
6
SS Electives
6
Total Credits: 39
CURRICULUM TOTAL CREDITS: 63
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