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Associate of Arts in General Studies

Program Details

Dakota State University offers an online Associate of Arts in General Studies degree. The program is designed for students who are still undecided about their future career path, and allows them to explore diverse disciplines for options.


Meet at least one of the following requirements:

  • Get an ACT composite score of 18 or above, or get a subscore on the SAT Reasoning Test Math and Critical Reading of 870 or above
  • Earn a cumulative GPA of 2.6 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
  • Rank in the upper 60% of your high school graduating class
  • Complete the GED with a combined score of a minimum of 2250 and a minimum of 410 on each test

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission