2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Associate in General Education

Credential: A.A.S. (Code: A10300)

The Associate in General Education curriculum is designed for the academic enrichment of students who wish to broaden their education, with emphasis on personal interest, growth and development. Course work includes study in the areas of humanities and fine arts, social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences and mathematics, and English composition. Opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and the basic use of computers will be provided. Through these skills, students will have a sound base for lifelong learning. Graduates are prepared for advancements within their field of interest and better qualified for a wide range of employment opportunities.

Associate in Applied Science Degree Requirements

I. General Education Core (18 SHC)

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A. English Composition (6 SHC)

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Required:
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*ENG 111Writing and Inquiry

3

0

0

3

ENG 114Professional Research & Reporting

3

0

0

3

B. Humanities/Fine Arts (3 SHC)

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Required:
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HUM 115Critical Thinking

3

0

0

3

C. Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 SHC)

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Required:
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PSY 150General Psychology

3

0

0

3

D. Natural Sciences/Mathematics (6 SHC)

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Required:
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*MAT 143Quantitative Literacy

2

2

0

3

CIS 110Introduction to Computers

2

2

0

3

II. Other Required Hours (46 SHC)

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ACA 115Success & Study Skills

0

2

0

1

Other required hours include 45 hours in general education and professional courses approved in the college’s programs of study.

A maximum of 7 SHC in health, physical education, college orientation, and/or study skills may be included. Selected topics or seminar courses may be included in a program of study up to a maximum of 3 semester hours credit.

 

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