General Studies/Career or Transfer

Program Goals Statement

The General Studies program is ideal for students who want to explore various fields of study and/or career options.  As an undecided freshman, it allows you to mold your class schedule to try a wide variety of subjects that you find interesting.  Students who have a very specific goal in mind for their future can take classes that fir their goals.  General Studies is perfect for students who wish to create their own disciplinary program and not be limited to the programs available through the College.

Program Information

  • Learn how to think critically, communicate effectively, and pull together knowledge from many disciplines-- skills you will need to be successful in almost any career.  
  • Students will acquire a broad-based education.
  • General Studies can be perfect for students who use its lack of structure to their advantage and mold it to their individual needs.  

After Bristol

  • Graduates receive an excellent preparation to continue education and achieve a bachelor's degree.  
  • Graduates continue school in a variety of disciplines, including art, media arts, public relations, entertainment, sales, law enforcement, law school, health professions, and other graduate programs.  
  • Students may seek employment in a variety of fields.  
Item #
Title
Credits

Elective Courses

 +
3-4

Program Electives

 +
40-41
Total credits:
60

Course Sequencing

Students should complete required developmental courses without delay.

Item #
Title
Credits
Elective (3)  +
3
Quan/Sym Reasoning Elective  +
3 - 4
History Elective  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
13-14
Item #
Title
Credits
Free Elective  +
3
Science Elective  +
3 - 4
Multicultural Perspective Elective  +
3
Or  +
Or  +
Sub-Total Credits
21-22
Item #
Title
Credits
Elective (3)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
6
Item #
Title
Credits
Elective (3)  +
3
Technical Literacy Elective  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
6

Overview

Subject

Type

Associate Degree

Campus

Degree Offered

Associate in Arts or Associate in Science in General Studies (Career or Transfer)

Program Contact

Vidyanidhi.Rege, vidyanidhi.rege@bristolcc.edu 

Carol Martin, Coordinator, carol.martin@bristolcc.edu