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Associate in Science Degree Program

General Studies

The General Studies degree program offers students the opportunity to explore their own educational and professional pathways and discover the benefits of life-long learning. The program offers students the widest range of electives available in any program and allows students to tailor an individual program and explore a broad range of career or intellectual interests to suit their individual needs. In order to ensure program coherence, students will meet each semester with program advisors who will assist in course selection.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Communicate effectively
  2. 1.1 Display a command of the English language
    1.2 Utilize current communication technology
    1.3 Present ideas and information orally and in writing in accordance with standard usage
    1.4 Organize and present ideas and information (including those gained from research) effectively
  3. Reason scientifically and or quantitatively
  4. 2.1 Demonstrate understanding of mathematical and or scientific principles
    2.2 Apply these principles to the solution of problems in academic work and everyday life
    2.3 Interpret numeric information presented in graphic forms
    2.4 Apply scientific methods to the inquiry process
  5. Think critically
  6. 3.1 Read, analyze and understand complex ideas
    3.2 Use information technology appropriately
    3.3 Locate, evaluate and apply research information
    3.4 Draw inferences from facts
    3.5 Evaluate and present well-reasoned arguments
  7. Develop a global perspective
  8. 4.1 Recognize differences and relationships among cultures
    4.2 Recognize the role diversity plays in the development of the United States and in everyday social life
    4.3 Recognize the relationships among events and values in different eras
  9. Demonstrate a clear connection among their elective choices and their personal, occupational, or academic ambitions

Courses may not fulfill more than one requirement.

Course of Study¹
First Semester
Credits
Composition
3
College Success
3
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Computer Elective (CSA*105 or CSC *101)
3
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Free Elective
3
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Free Elective
3
Second Semester
Composition and Literature
3
HIS* ___
History Elective
3
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Science Elective
3-4
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Free Elective
3
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Free Elective
3
Third Semester
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Social Science Elective
3
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Math Elective
3
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Humanities Elective
3
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Free Elective
3
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Free Elective
3
Fourth Semester
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Humanities Elective
3
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Social Science Elective
3
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Fine Arts Elective
3
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Free Elective
3
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Free Elective
3

¹ Click on the Course# for course description,
pre-requisites and additional information.

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