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Associate in general studies

This curriculum is designed for students who want to pursue a two-year program; it's not designed to serve as a degree for transfer.

Both baccalaureate and career, technical and health education courses may be taken as a part of this program.

Estimated costs for the AGS degree

Sample cost of attendance 


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Thanks to our generous donors, the Carl Sandburg College Foundation is able to award more than $100,000 each year in scholarship dollars to Sandburg students. High school, adult learners and returning students are eligible to apply between October 1 and March 15 for the upcoming year. We encourage all students to apply. 

Class formats

Sandburg offers courses in a variety of formats to best fit your needs. Check out the formats for specific courses.

Regardless of the course format, you need access to a reliable computer with broadband (high-speed) internet. All courses use online resources and require you to access course information through mySandburg. Accessing courses through a phone is discouraged. Both campuses have open computer labs for student use.

View the class formats.