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  Oct 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 VSCC Catalog

University Studies - A.S.


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The University Studies degree program is the most flexible degree program offered for students at VSCC. Students who do not know what to major in, are looking to advance their career, or who want a major we do not offer should pursue this option. Students can work with an advisor to customize their studies to fit their interests while completing the General Education core. The Associate of Science in University Studies is a two-year program for students planning to continue their education to earn a bachelor’s degree. Below are a few examples of possible careers for those with a degree in University Studies and the associated salary information.

Transfer Options:
The University Parallel Degree program is designed for transfer to universities offering a Baccalaureate degree.  Contact your advisor for additional information.

All students graduating with a degree from VSCC are required to take the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile (ETSP). More information can be found at http://www.volstate.edu/Testing/Services.php.

General Education Requirements - Credits (41)


Area of Emphasis Requirements - Credits (19)


  • University Parallel Electives Credits: (19) VSCC 1000 Recommended

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Computer Literacy Requirement


See http://www.volstate.edu/ComputerLiteracy/ for Computer Literacy Requirements

Career and Salary Information


The following is a list of some of the career choices that may be obtained upon completion of this program. Please visit the following website www.onetonline.org  or speak to an advisor for additional career opportunities, salary information and education requirements.  Salaries are not guaranteed. 

Career Beginning Salary with Bachelor Degree Experienced Salary with Bachelor Degree
Training and Development Specialist $28,420 $99,450
Secondary School Teacher $35,330 $67,120
Loan Counselor $25,720 $68,850

 

Recommended Schedule


This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

DegreeWorks, along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the DegreeWorks audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (15)



  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • University Parallel Electives (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (3) VSCC 1000 Recommended

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (16)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3)            
  • University Parallel Electives (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (1)     
  • University Parallel Electives (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (3)   

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (16)


  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (Literature Course - See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)
  • University Parallel Electives (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (3)
  • University Parallel Electives (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (3)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (13)


  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)
  • University Parallel Electives (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (3)
  • University Parallel Electives (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (3)

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