500X330_AAS_LS_1A General Studies Associates Degree from University of St. Thomas-Houston offers students a well-rounded education with a solid multi-disciplinary preparation allowing them to pursue careers in Education, STEM, Government, Business, and other fields. At UST, students will have an opportunity to engage in the Study of History, Literature, Writing, Philosophy, Sociology, Psychology, Creative Arts and more. The Kolbe Associate of Applied Science program has been designed to help students communicate well, formulate compelling arguments, and problem solve. 

Attend a free virtual open house, contact  USTKolbe@stthom.edu to schedule a date.

An Associate Degree For Anyone

500X330_AAS_LS_2​This two-year, 100% online degree program is 60 hours with 45 hours in core classes and 15 hours in electives. Courses will run on a 7-week compressed track like other UST Associates Courses.

Students can easily move into a four-year bachelor’s degree at UST with this AAS in General Studies degree with most of the courses transferrable.

An Associate Program Offered 100% In Spanish

500X330_AAS_LS_SpanishLiberalStudies​University of St. Thomas-Houston will offer an Associate of Applied Science in General Studies in Spanish in the spring 2023 semester. This degree is offered through the Kolbe School of Innovation and Professional Studies.

Prospective students who are interested in strengthening their academic skills in Spanish can now move forward with their college education. This also supports students who are  more comfortable taking classes in Spanish.

Is Free College In Your Future Plans?

500X330 – AAS 500x330 Sign up for the fall 2022 semester to earn an associate degree from University of St. Thomas-Houston, and students can receive their second semester free of charge, books excluded. Students are required to maintain a 3.0 GPA in their first semester, and then their spring 2023 semester will be free! 

Also, Texans who complete a FAFSA (Federal Application for Federal Student Aid) application and are Pell grant eligible won’t pay tuition in the fall semester because financial aid covers their education.