Associate of Science-Liberal Arts (ASLA) General Studies Pathway | Western Technical College

Associate of Science-Liberal Arts (ASLA) General Studies Pathway

Get a head start on your four-year degree without taking the full Associate of Science-Liberal Arts degree program.

The ASLA General Studies Pathway is designed to provide you with general education credits commonly accepted at four-year universities. The goal is to help you:

  • Explore career options
  • Select a university that fits your goals
  • Develop a timeline for transferring

In this program, you will be placed into a cohort group of students who take classes together for the first year. The second year will include courses that align with your specific career pathway.

First Year Academic Plan

First Term – 13 Credits

Second Term – 15 Credits

English 1 3 Credits General Psychology 3 Credits
Public Speaking 3 Credits General Biology 4 Credits
The World in the 20th Century 3 Credits Introduction to Literature 3 Credits
Principles of Sociology 3 Credits Intermediate Algebra/College Algebra 4 Credits
College Success 1 Credit Career Development 1 Credit

Once you complete your application process, a Western Transfer Advisor will work with you on your transfer plan. Apply now and choose the Associate of Science/ASLA program to get started!


Have questions about our ASLA transfer programs? Fill out a short form or meet with an advisor to find the transfer option that helps you reach your goal!

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