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General Studies (A.A.)

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The Associate’s Degree in General Studies provides you with a foundation of general education courses in six core areas of study-composition, speech, the social sciences, humanities, mathematics and the natural sciences—along with elective coursework that totals up to 60 credits. Graduate with a degree that says you are prepared for a job of impact or signals you are ahead of the crowd as you transfer into a bachelor’s degree program.


Note: All Minnesota residents enrolling in online courses for the A.A. in General Studies degree must complete at least 5 General Education credit hours in English/Communications; and 8 General Education credit hours in the following: Math/Natural Science, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Minnesota residents will be required to have a total of 40 credits in General Education for the A.A. in General Studies.


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Nicole Gertken
Academic Advisor 
University College
Wintrode Center 106
Phone: 605-688-4195
Email: nicole.gertken@sdstate.edu

Christy Osborne
University College
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