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A.S. 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!

Science Class
Associate of Science
General Studies

The Associate of Science Degree program is designed for students who expect to complete a degree at a four-year institution in such areas as biology, engineering, mathematics, and physical sciences.

Students should consult the catalog of the institution to which they expect to transfer and select appropriate courses in consultation with their advisor.

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Required Core - 60/64 Total Credits

First Year - Fall Semester     (14/16) Credits
College Writing I   (3)
M/STAT *Math Core Requirement   (3/4)
Introduction to College Studies   (2)
*Science Core Requirement   (3/4)
*Social Science Core Requirement   (3)
First Year - Spring Semester     (14/15) Credits
WRIT *Written Communications Core   (3)
Introduction to Information Literacy   (2)
*Science Core Requirement   (3/4)
*Humanities Core Requirement   (3)
*Oral Communications Core Requirement   (3)
Second Year - Fall Semester     (16/17) Credits
Intro to Computers   (3)
*Humanities Requirement   (3)
*Social Science Core Requirement   (3)
Directed Elective: additional *Math Core   (3/4)
Electives   (4)
Second Year - Spring Semester     (16) Credits
Electives   (16)
Directed Electives

additional *Math Core Requirement (3/4)

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.