General Studies


Wherever you go, Calhoun is your first step.

Associate of Science Degree (AS)

  • 2 year degree
  • Transfer to 4 year college after Calhoun
  • Seamless transfer to Alabama Universities using STARS
  • Save money on your first 2 -years
  • Applicable to virtually any major

The General Studies Associate of Science (A.S.) degree is for students who wish to transfer to an Alabama senior institution and pursue a Bachelor’s Degree (B.S. or B.A.) The Associate’s degree is comprised of five areas (Area I-V) intended to provide the student with a foundation of general education courses in Areas I-IV and more specific courses that provide a base in the pre-major area of study in Area V.

Areas of Concentration

You can customize your General Studies AS degree to align with a bachelor’s degree at any Alabama institution. If you don’t see a concentration that is the perfect fit, check out the General Education concentration and the STARS guide.

See the College Catalog for detailed concentration requirements.

Articulation Agreements

Calhoun has Articulation Agreements with several 4-year Universities.