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General Studies

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS AND SCIENCE DEGREE
GENERAL STUDIES (697) – TRANSFER
2 Years (4 Full-Time Semesters)

The general studies degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university as more specialized academic interests and aptitudes develop during the program of studies. The flexible framework of academic standards for the associate of arts and sciences degree makes this possible.

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Tuition and Funding Options

Tuition rates for this program are approximately one-third the cost of attending a four-year college or university in Virginia. Compare savings now!

An estimated $15.2 million dollars in grants, loans, work-study and scholarships are awarded to Lord Fairfax Community College students each year. We are committed to using all available funds to help you gain access to a college education.  

Payment plans are offered to break down tuition payments.

View all financial aid, payment options, and more HERE.

Transfer Statement

The associate of arts and sciences (AA&S) and associate of science (AS) degrees are designed to provide freshman and sophomore level course work toward the completion of a bachelor’s degree. These programs require students to take essentially the same courses as required by their four-year college or university counterparts.

To help facilitate the transfer process, LFCC has created an online Transfer Guide that provides detailed information such as tuition, GPA, application requirements, course equivalents, and other information that may be useful in the transfer process.

The Virginia Community College System also offers a Transfer Planning Tool through the Virginia Education Wizard.  

LFCC offers many services and programs to assist transfer students. Students are encouraged to seek the assistance of an advisor to gain additional information to plan a successful transfer experience.

Course List

This is a general list of courses required for this program. For a complete list of courses and requirements view “Program Information”.

Course
College Composition I
College Composition II
College Success Skills
Electives
Information Literacy

Program Information

Academic Plan

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