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General Studies

General Studies


The general studies degree program is an individualized program designed to provide greater flexibility in course choices than is available in traditional majors. This program prepares students for many careers and graduate/professional programs.



Freshman Year

First Semester — 15 hrs

Course
Title
Hours
Description
ENG-1113
English Composition I
3

English 1113 prepares the student to think critically and compose texts for academic and professional rhetorical situations.

MAT-1313
College Algebra
3

(Prerequisite: ACT math subscore of 19 or above or MAT 1233 with a "C" or above.) This course includes inequalities; functions, linear and quadratic equations; circles, and their graphs; applications; polynomial and rational function; logarithmic and exponential functions; systems of equations.

FINE-ELECT
Fine Arts Elective
3

No Description Available

HUM-ELECT
Humanities Elective
3

No Description Available

ACA-ELECT
Academic Elective
1

No Description Available

Second Semester — 15 hrs

Course
Title
Hours
Description
ENG-1123
English Composition II
3

ENG 1123 is a continuation of ENG 1113 with emphasis on research, argumentation, and composition. Readings, essays, and a research paper are required.

ACA-ELECT
Academic Elective
1

No Description Available

ACA-ELECT
Academic Elective
1

No Description Available

HUM-ELECT
Humanities Elective
3

No Description Available

SBA-ELECT
Social/Behavioral Science Elective
3

No Description Available



Sophomore Year

First Semester — 16 hrs

Course
Title
Hours
Description
BIO-1114*
Principles of Biology I
4

A combined lecture and laboratory course for non-science majors that provide an introduction to the basic principles of modern biology, and their relevance to modern life. Emphasis is placed on the nature and history of scientific thought, basic biological chemistry, cell structure and processes, genetics. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes.

SBA-ELECT
Social/Behavioral Science Elective
3

No Description Available

ACA-ELECT
Academic Elective
1

No Description Available

ACA-ELECT
Academic Elective
1

No Description Available

ACA-ELECT
Academic Elective
1

No Description Available

* Student may take any approved SCI-ELECT.

Second Semester — 16 hrs

* Student may take any approved SCI-ELECT.
Course
Title
Hours
Description
BIO-1124*
Principles of Biology II
4

A combined lecture and laboratory course for non-science majors that emphasize the survey of the diversity of life, ecology, evolution, and an overview of organ systems. Labs associated with this course contain experiments and exercises that reinforce the principles introduced in lecture classes.

ACA-ELECT
Academic Elective
1

No Description Available

ACA-ELECT
Academic Elective
1

No Description Available

ACA-ELECT
Academic Elective
1

No Description Available

ACA-ELECT
Academic Elective
1

No Description Available

 

 

Total Hours: 62



Notes:


*Students should complete the academic courses degree requirements as presecribed by the curriculum of the university to which the student intends to transfer.

Only three non-academic hours my be applied toward meeting graduation requirements. Non-academic hours include one-hour physical education, Learning and Life Skills, cooperative education, music, art, drama productions, publications, and technical courses. Technical courses may not be applied toward an A.A. degree with the exception of the 3 non-academic hours.

CIP:240102

Program of Study Code: 2402