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A.A. General Studies

A.S. General Studies

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Many jobs today require a college degree. This degree will qualify you for those jobs. Enrolling in the General Studies degree program will make your dream of a college education will become a reality!

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Associate of Arts
General Studies

The Associate of Arts Degree program is designed for students who expect to complete a degree at a four-year institution in such areas as art, education, English, history, journalism, library science, pre-law, psychology, sociology, and speech. The credits obtained through the Associate of Arts or Associate of Science programs transfer seamlessly as a block to meet the lower level general education core requirements at colleges within the Montana University System, as well as colleges throughout the United States.

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Required Core - 60 Total Credits

First Year - Fall Semester     (14) Credits
College Writing I   (3)
Introduction to College Studies   (2)
M/STAT *Math Core Requirement   (3)
*Humanities Core Requirement   (3)
*Oral Communications Core Requirement   (3)
First Year - Spring Semester     (14) Credits
WRIT *Written Communications Core   (3)
*Humanities Core Requirement   (3)
*Social Science Core Requirement   (3)
*Science Core Requirement   (3)
Introduction to Information Literacy   (2)
Second Year - Fall Semester     (16) Credits
Intro to Computers   (3)
*Social Science Core Requirement   (3)
*Science Core Requirement   (3)
Directed Elective: additional *Humanities Core   (3)
Electives   (4)
Second Year - Spring Semester     (16) Credits
Directed Elective: additional *Social Science Core:
          History   (3)
Electives   (13)
Directed Electives

additional *Humanities Core (3)
additional *Social Science Core: History (3)

Core Requirements and Electives should be selected in consultation with an advisor and/or the college to which the student intends to transfer.

3 credits of either Humanities and Fine Arts or Social Science must meet the Cultural Diversity requirement. At least on science class must include a lab component.

Upon completion of this program
graduates will be able to demonstrate:
  • The ability to read, write, listen, and speak effectively;

  • Knowledge and understanding of the human cultural traditions as expressed in art, music, theater, language, literature, philosophy, or religion;

  • The ability to apply mathematical principles and to communicate quantitative information effectively;

  • The knowledge and application of scientific principles, methodology, terminology, questioning, and reasoning;

  • The ability to understand, interpret, and analyze human behaviors within the context of history and the social sciences;

  • The knowledge of and the ability to use technology in today’s computing environment.