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2021-2022 College Catalog 
2021-2022 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business, A.G.S.

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CIP Code - 240102



The mission of the General Studies Program is to develop the individual student with skills on the intellectual and humanistic level, creating the foundation for future academic and career success.


Program Description

The Associate of General Studies is designed to allow students greater flexibility to develop a degree program tailored to their individual needs, whether the student intends to earn a degree and begin work or continue at a four-year institution to pursue a bachelor’s degree. To be awarded this degree, the student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or better in all credits toward the degree. Beginning Fall 2018, the General Studies degree program will be offered 100% online, as well as on campus.


Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the General Studies Degree Program, graduates will be able to:

Distinguish the diversity of cultures in the United States and in certain European countries. 

Communicate effectively both written and orally.

Recognize moral conflicts and adjust their behavior accordingly.


Program Goals

To prepare students for continued study in science and health related fields

To develop skills in analysis, critical thinking, and problem solving

To instill the importance of science to society

To apply theoretical knowledge to practical scientific applications

To effectively communicate science to others

Associate of General Studies with a concentration in Business

Click on the LDCC Course Disciplines page to view the list of courses within the required area below.

Additional Certifications

Certificate of General Studies

CIP Code - 240102

Total: 31 credit hours

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