Associate in General Studies

The Associate in General Studies Degree (AGS) requires completion of 64 semester hours and is an individualized degree that meets the needs and interests of the student. This degree allows for the combination of both transfer and career courses. While not intended to be a transfer degree, the AGS degree recognizes completion of 64 semester hours of credit with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0. The requirements of the degree are listed below. General Education requirements for this degree are met by successful completion of courses approved in the curriculum areas listed below.

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR A.G.S. DEGREE

(Select from course prefixes listed below)

Curriculum Area Minimum Credit Hours Minimum # of Courses
Communications 6 2
Computer Science 3 1
Health & Wellness 1 1
Humanities/Fine Arts* 1 1
Mathematics 3 1
Science 3 1
Social Sciences 3 1
Total 20 8
*

All Humanities/Fine Arts courses listed for either the AA or AS degree will meet requirement.

Additional Area of Concentration Required

The student pursuing this degree will be required to take twelve (12) additional credit hours beyond the minimum of eight (8) courses in General Education. These twelve additional credit hours must be taken from one of the following curriculum areas and must be college level credit.

Curriculum Area Prefix of Courses

Curriculum Area Prefix of Courses
Agriculture AGR, HRT
Business ACT, BFC, BUL, BUS, CSM, ECN, FIN, MGT, MKT
Communication ENG (Communication Courses), JRN, SPH
Computer Science CSD, CSG, CSI, CSM, CSN, CSO, CSP, CSS, CST, CSW, EBS
English ENG, LIT
Education ECE, EDC
Fine Arts/Graphic Design ART, GDT, MUP, MUS, THE
Foreign Languages FEN, GER, ITL, JPN, POL, RUS, SPN
Health & Wellness ALH, DLA, EMT, HPE, EMS, NUR, THM
Humanities FLM, GEN, HFA, HIS 1000, 1001, HON, LDS, LIB, PHL, RED, SFC
Industrial Technology ATO, CAD, CCT, CET, CNC, DFT, ELE, ELT, GNT, HVC, IMT, MET, MTL, PLT, PWS, RBA, SER, WED, WLD, WWT
Mathematics BUS (Math for Business and Finance) MTH, ECN (Statistics)
Science BIO, CHM, GEG, GEL, GIS, PHY, PSC, TAM
Social Science & Public Service ANT, CRJ, ECN, (except ECN 2004) FRS, FSS, FSP, FST, HIS (except for 1000 & 1001), HOS, HSR, PSI, PSY, SOC, SWK

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