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General Studies, A.S.

Go From Here to Anywhere

Explore your options — and yourself. With a General Studies degree from DCC, a breadth of courses and topics will guide you toward your passion.






transferable General Education course credits

What You'll Study in the General Studies Program

If you're ready to embark on your academic journey but unsure which path to choose, a General Studies degree from DCC can help you refine your intellectual interests and develop an area of concentration.

The 64-credit General Studies degree is designed to facilitate your transfer to a baccalaureate program. To that end, the degree includes 30 SUNY General Education credits, giving you more freedom to focus on your chosen area of study for the remainder of your college career.

Sample Courses

ENG 101: Composition I
Address the major principles of college writing, including expository and argumentative writing

WFE 101: Wellness and Fitness Education
Learn to make well-informed decisions about lifetime wellness, fitness and behavior modifications

BHS 103: Social Problems in Today's World
Examine the underlying shared values, ethics, and perspectives that contribute to social problems

Where Do General Studies Grads Go?

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Phone: (845) 431-8010

53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601