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General Studies A.S.


This degree is for those students who wish to explore career fields or to build an individualized program to meet special career needs by drawing from components of existing career programs. Students may plan either transfer or career programs to meet the requirements for the Associate in Science degree by completing:

  • At least 18 hours beyond the college core curriculum from one college department.
  • A minimum of 30 hours of general education courses.
  • Sufficient additional hours to meet the general requirements for the degree as outlined in the section on degrees.

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The Associate in General Studies provides students the flexibility to tailor their studies to best meet the need of their major.

College Catalog

We update our interactive catalog throughout the year.

*Course requirements for degrees can and do change over time. Students are responsible for fulfilling the degree requirements that are in effect when they begin pursuing the degree.

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Current students are encouraged to use the College Catalog and Student Planning Degree Audit (My Progress Screen) to help make educated, accurate choices when selecting courses.

Honors By Contract

A wide range of courses are available for students to participate in OCC’s “Honors by Contract” Program!

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