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2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Studies, A.S.

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The associate degree in general studies provides a strong educational foundation in traditional university studies, such as English, mathematics, social sciences, and the humanities. This curriculum is designed for students who are seeking a two-year degree with a course of study that can be customized to personal or career objectives as well as students who are undecided in their career objectives.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate the knowledge necessary to communicate effectively.
  2. Understand the importance of ethical behavior and good citizenship
  3. Establish competency within the foundations of university study: communication, quantitative reasoning, technological literacy, and critical thinking.

Required Courses

General Education Core

Total Credits Required: 36-37

Approved Electives: 24 Credits

Preparatory Core 1

Total Credits Required: 60-61

2-Year Plan for Traditional Degree Only

Semester I

Total: 16

Semester II

Total: 15

Semester III

Total: 15

Semester IV

  • Approved - Electives Credit(s): 6
  • Humanities - Electives Credit(s): 6
  • Social Science - Elective Credit(s): 3

Total: 15

Total Credits Required: 61

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