General Studies

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The CGTC General Education Division prepares students for success in their programs of study and provides foundational skills and knowledge to be successful in the workplace. General Studies students can earn certificates or associate degrees to continue their educational experience and prepare for their chosen occupational field.

Learn more about CGTC’s Articulation Agreements and partner transfer institutions.


General Studies Associate Degree – designed for transfer to a four-year institution
A.S. in General Studies with Healthcare Professional Pathway – Associate degree + Technical Certificate
Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Degree – allows students to customize a program of study from multiple disciplines
Technical Studies Associate Degree – provides an AAS degree pathway for college diploma graduates


Early College Essentials Technical Certificate (Dual Enrollment Only)
Technical Specialist Technical Certificate