General Studies - Art Emphasis


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Program Overview

This emphasis area is designed to provide a well-rounded education for students who want to follow a general course of study in the liberal arts or fine arts. It may be useful to the student who wishes to attend only two years of college or to the student who wishes to transfer to another institution but still needs the broad background of coursework in the freshman and sophomore years. 


  • Provide for the well-rounded development of the individual. 
  • Permit the student to explore various fields that may lead to a major in the liberal arts or a specialized area. 


  • Students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university should consult their faculty and transfer advisors early in their WNCC career to determine a curriculum to best suit their transfer goals. 
  • Student should consult with their faculty advisor about specific course recommendations to fulfill the six (6) social sciences credits required of the general education program. Advisors can help select the best courses to meet future career and transfer goals. 

Degrees & Certificates

Associate of Art in General Studies

Career Opportunities

An associate degree in General Education can serve as the foundation for a wide variety of four-year degrees, opening the door to an unlimited number of careers.