General Studies in Science

Unlock possibilities with Austin Community College’s General Studies Program. Dedicated faculty and advisors will help you customize your degree plan and develop a necessary foundation for science, engineering, and math.This degree is designed for transfer to a four-year university.

Pride Points

Customizable degree plan

Honors Program classes

Textbook-free Z-Degree option

Career & Salary Information

With a broad-based science education, you can complete a bachelor’s degree at a four-year university, opening a wide range of options–– from sciences, humanities, social sciences, and communications. Check out some career possibilities below.

Click each title to learn more about important career information such as employment rates, and average salary in our region.

  • Mechanical Engineering Technologists

    Assist mechanical engineers in such activities as generation, transmission, or use of mechanical or fluid energy. Prepare layouts of machinery or equipment or plan the flow of work. May conduct statistical studies or analyze production costs.


    Hourly Wage: $


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  • Soil and Water Conservationists

    Plan or develop coordinated practices for soil erosion control, soil or water conservation, or sound land use.


    Hourly Wage: $


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  • Statistical Assistants

    Compile and compute data according to statistical formulas for use in statistical studies. May perform actuarial computations and compile charts and graphs for use by actuaries. Includes actuarial clerks.


    Hourly Wage: $


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  • Water Resource Specialists

    Design or implement programs and strategies related to water resource issues such as supply, quality, and regulatory compliance issues.


    Hourly Wage: $


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Awards & Program Maps

 

Choose the Award Path That’s Right for You

ACC offers stackable credentials. Certificates prepare you for a career change or career advancement and often include credits that count toward associate degrees. Associate degrees further increase your employability and help you build a strong foundation for university transfer. Learn more.

Explore awards in this program and follow program maps to stay on track:

Associate of Science

General Studies in Science