Liberal Arts And Sciences--General Studies

A.S. Degree - Transfer Program
100% of this program can be completed online.

This program is designed for students seeking a large measure of flexibility in selecting courses consistent with their individual needs and interests while simultaneously acquiring a general education foundation in the liberal arts and sciences. A minimum of 32 credit hours of course work must be taken in the arts/humanities, the social sciences, the natural sciences, and mathematics with a reasonable distribution.

Students uncertain about their long-term educational and career plans will find that the General Studies program provides a valuable opportunity to explore and test their interests. Other students with special educational goals relating to either immediate employment upon graduation or further study toward a baccalaureate degree should consider this program to meet their needs.

Students intending to use the General Studies program as a basis for baccalaureate study and transfer should make certain that their course selections meet the requirements of the colleges to which they plan to transfer.

Distribution RequirementsCredit Hours
HUMANITIES: 9 Credit Hours
ENG 101 College Composition OR
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
3
LITERATURE ELECTIVE3
HUMANITIES ELECTIVE3
Total9
SOCIAL SCIENCE: 12 Credit Hours
ANY FOUR SOCIAL SCIENCE COURSES12
Total12
NATURAL SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS: 11 Credit Hours (minimum)
ONE MATHEMATICS COURSE (MTH 150 or higher)3-4
TWO NATURAL SCIENCE COURSES6-8
Total11
ELECTIVES: 28-29 Credit Hours
ELECTIVES28-29
Total28-29
PHYSICAL/HEALTH EDUCATION: 2 Credit Hours
PHYSICAL/HEALTH EDUCATION2
Total2
TOTAL CREDITS62


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