Associate of Arts in General Studies

Faculty from humanities and social sciences also administer and advise the associate of arts in general studies, a two-year degree program that offers students a broad and varied background in general education. Completion of the AA will fulfill the general education requirements for a baccalaureate degree at the state universities of South Dakota.

The Associate of Arts Degree in General Studies is a two-year degree program that provides a student the opportunity to complete a curriculum in traditional fields of study.  The curriculum offers a broad and varied background in general education as well as opportunities to explore a number of disciplines as a basis for entrance into a four-year degree program. 

Completion of the A.A. degree will fulfill the general education requirements for a baccalaureate degree at the state universities of South Dakota.  Approved general education courses from other state universities may be used to satisfy the School of Mines general education requirements.

Associate of Arts Degree Worksheet