Associate of General Studies
Bossier Parish Community College

Program Details

The online Associate of General Studies is a degree in liberal arts from Bossier Parish Community College.  This program is designed for students interested in utilizing the time they spend earning the associate’s degree to learn about a wide variety of core subjects before focusing on any one field.  This liberal arts degree works for students who need to decide on a career and for those who plan to move to a four-year institution to earn a bachelor’s degree.  You will gain a foundation in several disciplines, including English, mathematics, and science. 

Graduates will improve their skills and competencies in:

  • Research using library resources
  • Computer technology
  • Critical thinking
  • Communication
  • Reading comprehension


  • High school diploma from a state approved high school, a state approved home school, or a school accredited by a regionally accredited agency, or a GED/HiSET (High School Equivalency) diploma
  • Selective Service System Registration (males 18 and above)
  • ACT or SAT scores (students who have not taken the ACT or SAT will be required to take the ACCUPLACER Placement Test)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges