General Studies

Interest area

Enroll in courses that cover the basics of a college education. Casper College offers several broad-based programs that will keep you on track toward graduation and help you succeed at the university level.

General Studies

The general studies degree is for students who have not yet decided upon a specific field of study. This program is also an option for students who plan to pursue a specialized curriculum at a transfer institution.

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Liberal Arts

The liberal arts program at Casper College offers a versatile educational program appropriate for students who are looking for a broad educational background or who may not yet have selected a specific major.

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Technical Studies

This program is for students who are planning to transfer to the University of Wyoming and get a bachelor of applied science degree in technical studies.

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Which degree is right for you?

What’s the difference between the Associate of Arts degrees in general studies and liberal arts?

Both A.A. degrees have similar general education requirements.

The liberal arts degree has specific requirements for classes in math, communication, philosophy, literature, and world languages classes; but you still get to choose some your own elective courses, too.

For the general studies degree, you have more latitude in choosing what classes to take, though it is suggested you consult an academic advisor and consider the requirements of the four-year institution to which you may transfer, and your personal goals.

What’s the difference between the general studies degrees (Associate of Science vs. Associate of Arts)?

The Associate of Science (A.S.) has more science and math requirements. The Associate of Arts (A.A.) requires more courses in the areas of human behavior, cultural environment and/or communication.

Why Casper College?

  • Earn an associate degree
  • Equal to first two years at a four-year university
  • Degree transfer plans