Associate of Arts & Sciences in General Studies
New River Community College

Program Details

New River Community College offers an online Associate of Arts & Sciences in General Studies, a liberal arts degree.  This program is for students who are interested in pursuing four-year degrees by transferring into a baccalaureate degree program at a four-year college or university.  Like many liberal arts degrees, students completing this program receive a foundation in general education topics rather than selecting definite career objectives.  By completing a wide range of general education courses, you will be able to transfer into a bachelor’s degree at your chosen institution and in your chosen field at a higher level, often entering with a junior status.  Graduates will have a strong foundation in the liberal arts and will have taken courses in diverse areas, allowing them to better determine career goals and interests.


  • High school transcript
  • College transcripts, if applicable
  • Placement test may be required

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges