General Studies, A.A.S.

The General Studies program is designed for those students who wish to broaden their cultural backgrounds, improve their effectiveness as citizens and parents, and increase their knowledge and understanding of the world in which they live.

Through the General Studies program, students are exposed to meaningful experiences that will assist them in developing special interests. When the students' interests become focused on a specific goal, they can make a smooth transition to a specific program.

Students who successfully complete 60 hours of recommended courses will receive the associate in applied science degree.

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First Semester (15-16 credits)

ENG 100 - Composition I3
Mathematics or Science Elective 3-4 Credits
Social Science Elective 3 Credits
Open Elective 6 Credits

Second Semester (15-16 credits)

ENG 112 - English Composition II: Writing About Literature3
Mathematics or Science Elective 3-4 Credits
History or Political Science Elective 3 Credits
CO-op Internship or Open Elective 6 Credits

Third and Fourth Semesters:
Courses will be selected with the aid of the faculty advisor to assure a well-rounded program. It is recommended that 18 of the 60 credits required for the  degree be taken in a single field of concentration. Students in this program may elect to take three or six credits through the Co-op/Internship Program (CSEL). They will be advised by the program director through their advisor regarding the semesters during which these credits may best be scheduled.

Total Credits: 60


General Studies-AAS-1989 to present