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General Studies Pathway (A.A.)

This Associate of Arts in core curriculum with pathway courses related to general studies degree is available on the Gainesville and Oconee Campuses as well as online. This associate degree requires completion of the Core Curriculum Areas A through E and Area F as described below. The online associate degree is designed to be completed using eCore and UNG Online courses. Not all courses are offered every semester.

Campus Availability

Gainesville Campus
Oconee Campus

Admissions Information

Visit the Undergraduate Admissions Page for more information about how to apply.

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements (60 credit hours)

Core Curriculum Areas A through E requirements may be found in the current Undergraduate Catalog (42 credit hours).

Area F requirements for General Studies (18 credit hours):

12 Credit Hours - Required Classes

Courses that fall into the following categories: Business, Fine Arts, Humanities, Modern Languages, and Social Sciences

6 Credit Hours - Elective Classes

Any college-credit course

What can you do with a General Studies Degree?

Liberal Arts:

Employment rates of liberal arts graduates look promising. Students considering the field of accounting have a variety of evolving fields to consider:

  • Management trainee, entry level
  • Sales, including associates
  • Design/Graphic arts
  • Teaching
  • Social work
  • Media and entertainment
  • Advertising, sales, and promotions
  • Sports and recreation
  • Non-profit and human services
  • Management and marketing
  • Public relations and event planning
  • Government and foreign service
  • Law enforcement
  • Law school, health professions, and other graduate programs


General Studies:

General studies degrees provide a lot of flexibility with benefits of a complete degree program. A general studies degree is designed for students who want to get a college education, but don't know what specialization they want to go into.

  • Administrative Service Managers (Management)
  • Correctional Officers
  • Funeral Directors
  • Sales
  • Customer Service
  • Marketing Specialists


Education Abroad Opportunities

Visit the UNG Education Abroad Page for more detailed information about Study Abroad Programs and Course Fulfullment.

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