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  Nov 20, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 College Catalog

General Studies, Behavioral and Social Sciences


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CIP Code - 240102

Mission

The mission of the General Studies Program is to develop the individual student with skills on the intellectual and humanistic level, creating the foundation for future academic and career success.

Program Description

The Associate of General Studies is designed to allow students greater flexibility to develop a degree program tailored to their individual needs, whether the student intends to earn a degree and begin work or continue at a four-year institution to pursue a bachelor’s degree. To be awarded this degree, the student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or better in all credits toward the degree.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the General Studies Degree Program, graduates will be able to:

  • distinguish the diversity of cultures in the United States and in certain European countries. 
  • communicate effectively both written and orally.
  • recognize moral conflicts and adjust their behavior accordingly.

Program Goals

  • To prepare students for continued study in science and health related fields
  • To develop skills in analysis, critical thinking, and problem solving
  • To instill the importance of science to society
  • To apply theoretical knowledge to practical scientific applications
  • To effectively communicate science to others

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Degree Requirements

(Students may select concentration areas in the arts and humanities, behavioral/social science, business, or applied sciences.)

 

AGS-Associate of General Studies


60 credit hours

900 clock hours

ENGL101
MATH110

PSYC201

ENGL102
 

CGS - General Studies


  • ENGL 101 (CENL 1013) - English Composition I   (3 credit hrs./45 clock hrs.)
  • MATH 110 OR MATH 105 - College Algebra   (3 credit hrs./45 clock hrs.)
  • Fine Arts Elective   (3 credit hrs./45 clock hrs.)
  • Humanities Elective   (3 credit hrs./45 clock hrs.)
  • Natural Science Elective   (3 credit hrs./45 clock hrs.)
  • Social/Behavioral Science Elective   (3 credit hrs./45 clock hrs.)
  • ENGL 102 (CENL 1023) - English Composition II   (3 credit hrs./45 clock hrs.)
  • Humanities, Natural Science, Math, or Social/Behavioral Science Elective   (3 credit hrs./45 clock hrs.)
  • Transferrable Elective   (3 credit hrs./45 clock hrs.)
  • Transferrable Elective   (3 credit hrs./45 clock hrs.)
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Total: 30 credit hours / 450 clock hours


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