BRTC’s General Studies courses make up what are commonly considered basics, general education core, university core classes. The Associate of Arts degree is the state of Arkansas’s basic transfer degree which is accepted at all public 4-year universities in Arkansas. Students are also able to earn an Associate of General Studies which is a very flexible transfer degree.
The Associate of General Studies degree may be used to provide a basis for attaining General Studies courses and/or technical electives when a student desires to gain direct employment or transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The degree is less scheduled and more flexible than the associates of applied science degrees.