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General
Studies

The general studies degree (also known as ‘general education degree’) allows working adults to develop critical thinking abilities, communication skills and the Christian values necessary to become effective servant leaders, both in ministry and in the workplace.

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General Studies Degree

The general studies degree (also known as ‘general education degree’) allows working adults to develop critical thinking abilities, communication skills and the Christian values necessary to become effective servant leaders, both in ministry and in the workplace. The associate degree in general studies helps prepare students to move on to advanced studies in a bachelor of science degree program.

The associate degree in general studies is also an appropriate option for those planning to transfer to another institution to complete a higher degree in a discipline not offered at Point University. Point’s Hybrid program offers the associate degree in general studies at six convenient locations as well as online.

Associate Degree in General Studies

Program Goals

The general studies degree builds on the mission and goals of Point University in order to attain Point’s general education competencies and accomplish the following program goals and student learning objectives:

Equip students with essential habits and skills for lifelong learning and success.
Equip students to apply basic content, principles, and methodologies of the primary areas of knowledge, including the Humanities, Fine Arts, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Mathematics.
Equip students with a foundation in biblical theology and worldview issues.

Courses Offered

Listed below are some of the courses offered through our general studies degree program:

  • Public Speaking
  • Modern Short Stories
  • College Mathematics
  • Introduction to Psychology

Career Paths

Being a general studies major can open numerous doors for you after graduation with careers such as:

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Regulatory Affairs Specialist
  • Social and Human Service Assistant
  • Operations Manager

Online Learning

Point University offers the applied ministry program in fully-online format.  Online students engage in asynchronous learning through a course website that facilitates interaction with their instructor and classmates.

At Point University you’ll develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, all while learning to be an effective leader. Learning more about our online programs is easy, simply fill out the form above to request free information. Discover your place in the Point family today!