Feb 06, 2023  
2021-2022 General Catalog 
2021-2022 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate of General Studies

(in effect Fall 2018)

Candidates for this degree must:

  1. Complete between 60 and 64 semester hours of academic credit.
  2. Attain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0.
  3. Select a major or program that will be recognized on the stu­dent’s official transcript.
  4. Complete the following minimum requirements:

Social Sciences 9 credits

Courses must be selected from Anthropology, Economics, Geogra­phy, History, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology.

Science and Mathematics 7 credits

Courses must include a minimum of four credit hours of laboratory science and at least one mathematics course from MAT 102 -MAT 227 . Courses must be selected from Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Physical Science, and Physics.

Humanities 6 credits

Courses must be selected from Art, Cultural Studies, Film and The­atre, Foreign Language, Humanities, Literature, General Music, Philosophy, and Religion.

Distributed Requirement 3 credits

Course must be selected from Communications, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Science and Mathematics.

General Electives 26-30 credits

Courses may include up to 30 semester hours of career/technical courses.

Communications 9 credits

Courses must be selected from:

Diversity Requirement 3 credits

*The Diversity Requirement does not increase the number of cred­its required for graduation; the course taken to fulfill the diversity requirement will also fulfill requirements in Social Sciences, Hu­manities, or General Electives.

Course must be selected from the following:


The Associate in General Studies degree allows students to com­bine a core of basic courses with a program that can be custom­ized to their academic goals. This degree may be appropriate for those students undecided about future educational or career goals. However, because of the flexibility of this degree, it may not fulfill requirements for transfer to a four year institution. Students should work closely with their advisor for program planning assistance.