General Academic Strand (GAS)

SHS General Academic Strand


The General Academic Strand (GAS) is a senior high school educational track that equips students for college-level studies and a variety of professional pathways. It provides a wide range of topics that provide students a solid foundation in several academic fields, the ability to think critically, and a well-rounded education.

Career Pathways for General Academic Strand Graduates:

  • Higher Education -Students who enroll in the General Academic Strand are prepared for a range of degree programs at colleges and institutions. Whether pursuing a degree in engineering, medicine, law, business, or the humanities, GAS alumni have a solid foundation to succeed in their chosen fields of study.
  • Professional Careers - Students gain critical thinking, research, and communication skills through the GAS strand, which are highly sought in professional fields. Graduates can pursue careers in media, public relations, research, consultancy, or any other sector that demands strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Entrepreneurship - The GAS's comprehensive curriculum equips students for starting their own businesses. Graduates are capable of launching their own firms or making contributions to creative start-ups thanks to their extensive knowledge bases and critical thinking abilities.
  • Civil Service - Graduates of the GAS program can work in the government, pursuing professions in fields including public administration, diplomacy, and international relations.