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Individual Studies (A.A.S.)

Study individual studies at JCC and customize your education

Your interests, skills, and life experiences are uniquely yours. With a customized degree in Individual Studies from Jamestown Community College, your education and career goals can represent and build upon everything you are.

The Individual Studies degree can be tailored to your ideal career, bringing together traditionally separate fields into one solid period of study. The degree is equally perfect if you’re not sure what you want to study. Use the flexibility and customization of the degree to discover what drives you, and how courses can connect you to your career.

You’ll strengthen your communication skills and bring diverse perspectives and information literacy to whichever career you decide to pursue.

The A.A.S. degree is developed with the help of your advisor so that your degree supports your goals after JCC.

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Available Online

Available Online

This program is available 100% online and on both the Jamestown and Cattaraugus County campuses.

Career Goals

Career Goals

With an Individual Studies degree, you can transfer and continue your studies, or directly enter the workforce.

Work With Your Advisor

Work With Your Advisor

Work with your advisor to create your customized degree so that it supports your career goals.

Related Majors

Related Majors

Courses

Semester 1

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

ENG 1510: English Composition I

3 College Composition

Mathematics Elective

Choose a mathematics course based on placement

3 Mathematical Reasoning

Social Sciences Elective

Recommended:

PSY 1510: General Psychology

3 Scientific Reasoning: Social Sciences

Natural Sciences Elective

Recommended:

BIO 1510:  Health Science or

GLG 1550: Earth Science

3 Scientific Reasoning: Natural Sciences

Elective

Recommended:

HUM 1550: Life and Career Planning

2

INT 1555: Inquire

2 Critical and Integrative Reasoning
  • Plan for the AAS Individual Studies degree should be developed carefully and with the assistance of a counselor or advisor.
  • Engage with the Learning Center for academic assistance.

Semester 2

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

ENG 1530: English Composition II

3 Oral Communication

Elective

Recommended:

SOC 1510: Introduction to Sociology or

ANT 1510: Human Evolution and Prehistory

3 Cultural Understanding Global Perspectives

Electives

9
  • Explore job shadowing opportunities.

Semester 3

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

Elective

Choose a course that emphasizes values and ethics

3 Values and Ethics

Electives

12

Semester 4

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

Elective

Choose a course that provides an opportunity to apply what you have learned

3 Applied Learning

Electives

11
  • Apply for graduation.