Catalog & Student Handbook 2022-2023 
    
    Jul 24, 2024  
Catalog & Student Handbook 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Studies, AA&S


Degree: Associate of Arts and Sciences in General Studies

Length: Four-semester (two-year) program

Purpose: The Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree program in General Studies is designed specifically for those students who wish to transfer to a four-year college or university but who may be uncertain about a specific major.

Program Requirements: In addition to the admission requirements established for the college, completion of General Studies program requires competency in English and Math – MDE 10 as demonstrated through direct enrollment and diagnostic tests, or by satisfactorily completing the required EDE and/or MDE units or the equivalent.

Students are urged to become acquainted with the requirements of the major department in the college or university to which transfer is contemplated and also to consult with the Student Services Office of the community college in planning their program and selecting electives. Note the guaranteed admission and articulation agreements referenced in the Admissions  section apply only to students who complete the Associate Degree.

The following list is a suggested sequence in which students may plan their class schedules to ensure graduation in two years.

First Semester


Suggested Credits for Semester: 14


Second Semester


Suggested Credits for Semester: 16


Suggested Credits for Semester: 16


Fourth Semester


Suggested Credits for Semester: 15


Total Minimum Credits Required for this Curriculum: 61


Recommended Electives (see advisor for more transfer options)

1 Transfer Math I General Electives:  MTH 154 , MTH 155 ,  MTH 161 MTH 162 MTH 167 , MTH 245 MTH 261 MTH 262 MTH 263 MTH 264 MTH 265 MTH 266 MTH 267  

2 Lab Science Electives:  BIO 101 BIO 102 CHM 111 CHM 112 GOL 105 GOL 106 PHY 201 PHY 202 PHY 241 PHY 242  

3 Orientation Electives:  SDV 100 SDV 101  

4 Humanities Electives: ART 101 CST 151 , HUM 201 , PHI 100 , PHI 220 REL 230  

5 History Electives:   HIS 101 HIS 102 HIS 121 HIS 122  

6 Health or PED Elective:  HLT 105 HLT 106 HLT 116 PED 107 PED 109 PED 111 PED 129 PED 147 PED 183  

Social Science Electives:  ECO 201 ECO 202 GEO 200 , GEO 220  , HIS 101 HIS 102 HIS 121 HIS 122 PLS 135 SOC 200  

Transfer Electives:  ACC 211 ,  ACC 212 ,  ART 101 BIO 101 ,  BIO 102 BIO 141 BIO 142 BIO 150 BUS 100 BUS 241 , CHI 101, CSC 221, CST 151 , CHM 101 , CHM 102 CHM 111 CHM 112 CHM 260 ECO 201 ECO 202 EDU 200 ENG 241 ENG 242 ENG 243 ENG 244 EDU 200 FRE 101 FRE 102 , FRE 201, FRE 202, GEO 200 GEO 210 , GEO 220 GER 101 , GER 102, GER 195, GOL 105 GOL 106 HIS 101 HIS 102 HIS 121 HIS 122 , HUM 201 , ITA 101, ITA 102, JPN 101 , JPN 102, MTH 154 MTH 155 MTH 161 MTH 162 MTH 167 MTH 245 MTH 246 MTH 261 MTH 262 MTH 263 MTH 264 MTH 265 MTH 267 MUS 121 , NAS 150 PHY 201 , PHY 202 PHY 241 PHY 242 , PHI 100 , PHI 220 , PLS 135 , PLS 136 PSY 200 PSY 215 PSY 216 PSY 230 , PSY 235 REL 230 RUS 101 RUS 102 SPA 101 SPA 102 SPA 202 , SPA 203, SPA 204, SOC 200 SOC 215 SOC 250 ,                                         ,   

*Requirements of four-year institutions may vary. Students should consult a counselor or their academic advisor to select electives that will satisfy baccalaureate major requirements. In addition, they should confirm with the college or university to which they plan to transfer that they will receive credit at the four-year institution.