Explore new fields, test perspectives, and gain practical experience in interest areas.
The Associate of Arts in General Studies degree provides a foundation of critical, creative, and reflective thinking that emphasizes the ability to communicate effectively within a variety of groups and contexts and focuses on self-insight and self-advocacy. This program is intended for those who are college capable but unsure of their precise interest.
This degree provides opportunities to explore new fields, test perspectives, and gain practical experience in interest areas.
The A.A. in General Studies includes the completion of the Landmark College general education program plus elective choices focused on an area of interest. Each student will choose an area of concentration to explore potential interests. An internship in this area of interest is strongly recommended.
The program culminates with the production of a portfolio that represents their work and learning to date and an essay that helps them to define their career and/or college aspirations. These assessments will help students navigate their next steps toward work or college programs.
Alumni Success Story
Patrick McKenna '14
"Others have to read books to find out what an LD is. I am the LD.”