Today's employers often look for those with skills in more than one discipline. In addition, organizations frequently require employees to seek additional schooling to improve their performance or advance to higher-level positions. For these reasons, GCC's Individualized Studies program is designed for those who are seeking immediate employment after graduation. You'll determine your specific career goals, and with the assistance of your advisor and other staff, create a unique sequence of courses to achieve your goals.
Did you know that a majority of the Individualized Studies program can be completed online?
- Individualized Studies AAS (100% can be completed online)
Visit our Office of Online Learning for more information!
Our program is also targeted for employees and employers to tailor programs to meet specific industry or job needs. In addition to specialized course work, you will receive a solid general education foundation, as well as gain skills in oral and written communication, basic word processing, spreadsheet, and database software.
Possible career concentrations that can be combined in a customized Individualized Studies degree program include:
- Business and Digital Arts
- Business and Computer Technology
- Business and Communication
- Business and Theater
- Marketing and Digital Arts
- Paralegal and Criminal Justice
- Travel and Tourism and Sport Management
- Fashion Merchandising Management and Art
- Digital Arts and Web development
- Business and Music
Depending on your career goals, you may pursue an internship opportunity with one of a variety of potential employers.
GCC has many transfer agreements with 4-year institutions like:
- Bryant & Stratton
- Canisius College
- Cazenovia College
- Daemen College
- Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
- Empire State College/SUNY
- Excelsior College
- Hartwick College
- Houghton College
- Keuka College
- Manhattan College
- Medaille College
- Roberts Wesleyan College
- SUNY College at Brockport
- SUNY College at Geneseo
- SUNY College at Oswego
- Utica College
- Wells College
Please contact our Transfer Center for more information.