General Studies, A.G.S.

Academic Programs

Career Path

General Studies

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Program Options

Degree, Certificate or Diploma

Locations

Council Bluffs Campus

Program Information

The General Studies AGS program gives students the opportunity to combine a core of basic general education courses with a program that can be customized to their academic needs. This program may be appropriate for those students who have no desire for or intention of pursuing a bachelor’s degree but are seeking increased job opportunities or career enhancement. It may be especially beneficial for students who seek advancement with their current employers. In addition, it may be appropriate for students who have specific career goals and need the flexibility of a major that allows them to tailor a program of study to achieve those goals. Students in this major will work closely with their advisor in planning their program of study.

Job Outlook

This program is designed for students intending to transfer to a four-year institution upon completion. 

What will you do

The General Studies AGS program is designed for students who have no desire for or intention of pursuing a bachelor’s degree but are seeking increased job opportunities or career enhancement. It may be especially beneficial for students who seek advancement with their current employers. In addition, it may be appropriate for students who have specific career goals and need the flexibility of a major that allows them to tailor a program of study to achieve those goals.

Wages

  •  This program is designed for students intending to transfer to a four-year institution upon completion. 

Career Examples

  • Customer Service Representative
  • Retail Sales Associates
  • Delivery Drivers
  • Sales Managers

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First Semester

MAT 157 - Statistics

Second Semester

Third Semester

Fourth Semester

Total Semester Hours Required: 60.0

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Program Outcomes

Upon the successful completion of the program students will:

  • Evaluate information appropriately.
  • Apply principles of critical thinking to demonstrate integrative learning.
  • Communicate effectively in spoken form.
  • Communicate effectively in written form.
  • Analyze diversity issues within a global context.
  • Develop continued learning strategies.

Program Disclaimers