General Studies Student

General Studies


Want a well-rounded start to your educational journey? A General Studies degree prepares students for a wide range of career paths. Best of all, it is fully transferable to all Texas public universities. Start shaping your future today!

Program at a Glance


The General Studies degree fulfills the 60 hours of Core Curriculum classes and open electives. All Texas public universities must accept the completed General Studies curricula if they offer an applicable baccalaureate degree.

Students who complete the General Studies degree will be required to meet any and all entrance requirements of the receiving university, including grade point averages and/or testing requirements.


General Studies, Associate of Arts

This Associate of Arts degree prepares you to transfer to a 4-year college or university.
Length 2 Years
If you're studying full-time, you can complete the 60 credits for this program in two years.
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A Bright Beginning

Nekane Diaz
My whole family were first generation immigrants. They studied at San Jac, and I thought it would be a good start for my education. Right now, I'm doing my general studies, but I plan on transferring to University of Houston to study law. ”
Nekane Diaz
General Studies

Contact Us

Have questions? Reach out to one of our department chairs.
Yvonne Frear
Dept Ch, Beh and Soc Sciences
(281) 998-6150x1708
Dawn Eaton
DC, Beh/Soc Sciences and Educ
(281) 998-6150x3732
Darla Rocha
Dept Ch, Beh and Soc Sciences
(281) 459-7133