General Studies, A.G.S.


The Associate of General Studies degree has been designed to prepare students for entry into one of the many baccalaureate degree programs offered by the university. The AGS degree validates the importance of general education as a foundation for academic achievement in the selected baccalaureate degree and for future professional advancement. Students may be accepted into the A.G.S. degree program (GSAS major) before completing 60 hours of coursework. All GSAS majors are advised as though they are exploratory students.

What can I do with this degree?
General Studies students become well-rounded graduates through coursework in the core courses which are part of every bachelor’s degree program. An associate degree may further your education, enhance job prospects and provide a sense of accomplishment.

What’s in it for me?
• A personal coach to guide you through the enrollment process and along the path to graduation.
• 100% fully online classes, accelerated courses, or accommodating class times.
• Credit for college credits previously earned from accredited institutions.
• Scholarships, financial aid and grants for eligible students.

Degree Length: 2 Years

University: Nicholls State University

Classroom Format: Online

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