The general studies program is organized into the following subject areas of English & Communication Skills, Critical Thinking, Sciences & Mathematics, Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences & Behavioral Sciences, History, Cultural Studies, Physical & Biological Sciences and Information Literacy. The purpose of general studies is to provide a common educational experience for students, regardless of major field of study.
The faculty is committed to ensuring that the general studies program cultivates knowledge, skills, and values with a breadth that is characteristic of a learned person.
What makes the TUW online Associate General Studies program different?
- 100% online
- Very affordable tuition
- Nonprofit Accredited University
- No residency required
- Accelerated admissions process
- 6 start dates throughout the year
- 8 weeks session
- Professors with Real-World Experience
Upon successful completion of general education requirements students should be able to:
- Write and speak fluently and expressively
- Identify, analyze, and evaluate arguments as they occur in one’s own and others’ writing
- Analyze and interpret data in a scientific or social context
- Demonstrate a comprehension of one’s individual cultural identity in relationship to other cultures and lifestyles
- Analyze situations based on moral and ethical principles
- Assess, access and use information responsibly
- Collaborate with others in diverse group settings
- Comprehend the nature of the natural world and scientific inquiry
- Interpret creative expressions of the human experience
- Explain human behavior as it relates to its social environment
- Explain today’s political and social circumstances in terms of historical and social force