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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. Three hours lecture.

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. Three hours lecture.

FINE-ELECT
Fine Arts Elective
3

Choose from any fine arts classes.

HUM-ELECT
Humanities Elective
3

Choose from any humanities courses in history, literature, modern foreign language, philosophy, religion, art, speech, or music appreciation, music survey, art history I or II

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. Three hours lecture.

ELEC-ACAD
Academic Elective
3

Choose from any academic course

ELEC-ACAD
Academic Elective
3

Choose from any academic course

HUM-ELECT
Humanities Elective
3

Choose from any humanities courses in history, literature, modern foreign language, philosophy, religion, art, speech, or music appreciation, music survey, art history I or II

SBA-ELECT
Social/Behavioral Science Elective
3

Choose any Social or Behavioral Science course in sociology, psychology, political science, geography, economics, or educational psychology.



Sophomore Year

First Semester — 16 hrs

Course
Title
Hours
Description
SCI-ELECT
Science Elective
1

Choose any BIO, PHY, or CHE course.

SBA-ELECT
Social/Behavioral Science Elective
3

Choose any Social or Behavioral Science course in sociology, psychology, political science, geography, economics, or educational psychology.

ELEC-ACAD
Academic Elective
3

Choose from any academic course

ELEC-ACAD
Academic Elective
3

Choose from any academic course

ELEC-ACAD
Academic Elective
3

Choose from any academic course

Second Semester — 16 hrs

Course
Title
Hours
Description
SCI-ELECT
Science Elective
1

Choose any BIO, PHY, or CHE course.

ELEC-ACAD
Academic Elective
3

Choose from any academic course

ELEC-ACAD
Academic Elective
3

Choose from any academic course

ELEC-ACAD
Academic Elective
3

Choose from any academic course

ELEC-ACAD
Academic Elective
3

Choose from any academic course

 

 

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