Associate of Science in General Studies

Associate of Science in General Studies

The Associate of Science degree offered through the School of Professional and Graduate Studies (SGPS) requires the completion of three components:

  1. A general studies concentration of 24 hours.
  2. A General Education component.
  3. A sufficient number of electives to complete a total of 60 hours.

At least 15 hours must be completed at Washington Adventist University, of which nine hours must be in the General Studies concentration.

The Associate of Science degree in General Studies requires a minimum of 60 semester hours of credit. Requirements are listed below. Please note that no course may be used to meet more than one requirement.

General Studies Concentration

24 hours

General Education

24 hours

Core Competencies 6 hours
ENGL 101 First-Year Composition 3
ENGL 102 Research and Literature 3
Religious Studies (choose two) 6 hours
RELB Religion Electives (3; 3)  
Physical/Natural Sciences (choose one) 4 hours
BIOL Biology (4)  
CHEM Chemistry (4) 3
PHYS Physics (4) 3
Mathematics 4 hours
MATH Mathematics elective  
Social Sciences 3 hours
PSYC 105 Introduction to Psychology (3)  
SOCI 105 General Sociology (3)  
Physical Education 1 hour
PEAC Physical Education activity eective (1)  
Electives: 12 hours


60 hours


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