General Studies

General

Program Description

If you don't know yet which career path is right for you, General Studies will give you a foundation for almost any degree. You can explore your interests, plus we'll work with you in your freshman year to narrow your focus so your classes take you in the right direction.

General Studies A.A.

Degree Requirements

  • Government 3-6 credits
  • English 6 credits
  • Mathematics 3 credits
  • Lab Science 4 credits
  • Humanities 9 credits
  • Social Science 6 credits
  • Comparative Cultural Awareness 6 credits
  • Wellness 2 credits

General Studies A.S.

Degree requirements

  • Government 3-6 credits
  • English 6 credits
  • Mathematics / Lab Science 10 credits
  • Lab Science 4 credits
  • Humanities / Social Science 9 credits
  • Comparative Cultural Awareness 1-4 credits
  • Wellness 2 credits

Miscellaneous

Scholarships: New international students are able to apply for $500/year scholarships once they arrive on campus. Students may apply for larger scholarships their second year of attendance

Last updated Feb 2018

About the School

Northwest College opened in 1946 with nearly 100 full- and part-time students and three instructors who met in classrooms borrowed from the public school district.

Northwest College opened in 1946 with nearly 100 full- and part-time students and three instructors who met in classrooms borrowed from the public school district. Read less