Develop the key foundational skills needed in the workplace. This degree draws upon insights from workforce and industry leaders about the best practices and knowledge most essential to professional success.
Many employment settings consider an AA in General Studies as the first step to unlocking upward mobility.
17,000 new business management job openings in 2021
Source: BLS Occupational Employment Statistics
This degree prepares students to be effective contributors in most professional settings, teaching fundamental skills for the workplace.
$30,300 (30K median)
$38,260 (38K median)
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$45,240 (45K median)
Apply various problem solving methods to determine innovative solutions
Analyze group interactions from social science perspectives and analyze the relationship between cultural artifacts and societal norms
Select relevant and authoritative information to fulfill an information need and present information in a variety of professional formats
Goal-setting, and planning approaches for independent and collaborative work
Analyze and create advertisements in various media, applying both historical and contemporary perspectives on advertising methods and design
Use creative problem-solving techniques together with algebra, geometry, and statistics to address real-world challenges
Focus on the key phases of the marketing process: pre-marketing analysis and research, creation of a marketing plan, and development of a marketing brief
Work closely with others, serving both as team leaders and team members to solve complex problems
Improve the ability to communicate effectively in a variety of professional settings by analyzing how culture shapes interpersonal relations and first-person perspectives
Focus on both the content knowledge and active participation needed for meaningful community and civic engagement, both globally and in the US
From tutoring to time management. Your dedicated coach will help you achieve your goals.
Expert support to help you access financial aid — plus financing options you’ll only find at Gateway U.
Join a community of learners at GatewayU. Build relationships with other students in your neighborhood.
Access our comfortable coworking spaces for you to get work done. Laptop, software, tech support...We’ve got you.
Our program works around your schedule, whether you want to take your time or finish as soon as possible.
Access hands-on career coaching and resources to help you find and get the job you want.
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