General Studies courses are designed to give students a broader understanding of the world. At Carolinas College of Health Sciences (CCHS), both degree and diploma students take a core of general studies classes.
Students take general studies courses to:
The General Studies curriculum is unique in many ways, but one distinction is that General Studies courses at CCHS are taught with an emphasis on healthcare while remaining consistent with the discipline. Specific courses articulate their own objectives, but all General Studies courses emphasize the ability to:
The associate of science in general studies will be awarded upon successful completion of 60 credits of prescribed coursework. In addition to the associate degree track, there are two other tracks: Pre-Nursing and Pre-Radiologic Technology.
The pre-nursing track is a 12-13 semester credit hour block of classes. Students enrolled in the pre-nursing track have the opportunity to earn guaranteed admission into the Carolinas College School of Nursing.
The pre-radiologic technology track is a 13 semester credit hour block of classes. Students enrolled in the pre-radiologic technology track have the opportunity to earn guaranteed admission into the Carolinas College Radiologic Technology program.
For more information on the General Studies program, visit the Carolinas College information portal.