Academics

Associate in General Studies Degree Requirements

in addition to the General Requirements for a Degree listed (page 42 of the ICC Catalog), candidates for the Associate in General Studies Degree must complete the degree with an overall grade point average of 2.00(C) for all courses counted towards graduation. Graduates must complete a minimum of 60 credit hours all labeled “TC” (transfer course) or “OC” (occupational course), including the following:


A. English (6 credit hours, must include 3 credit hours English)

  1. English: ENGL 110, 111, 116, 125, 201
  2. Communication: COMM 110 or 212, 113

B. Social Science (6 credit hours)

  1. Economics: ECON 105, 110, 111
  2. Geography: GEOG 112, 113, 116, 118, 200
  3. History: HIST 117, 118, 125, 201, 202, 231
  4. International Studies: INTST 130, 134, 140
  5. Political Science: POLSC 115, 119, 120, 122, 124
  6. Psychology: PSY 110, 202, 210, 220
  7. Social Science: SSC 111
  8. Sociology: SOC 110, 114, 120, 213, 218, 219

C. Mathematics (3 credit hours)

  1. Any MATH above 100, except for the following: 230, 250
  2. Agricultural Business: AGBUS 118
  3. Business: BUS 120
  4. General Technology: MAT 106
  5. Registered Nurse: RNRS 150

D. Laboratory Science (4 credit hours)

  1. Agriculture: AGRI 112, 201
  2. Automotive Technology: AUTO 115
  3. Biology: Any BIO above 100, except for the following: 150, 230
  4. Caterpillar Dealer Service Technology: CATTK 110
  5. Chemistry: Any CHEM above 100, except for the following: 113, 122, 131, 132, 210, 220, 230
  6. Diesel Powered Equipment Technology: DEPT 130
  7. Earth Science: Any EASC above 100
  8. Electronics Technology: ELCTK 220
  9. General Motors Automotive Service Education Program:  ASEP 221
  10. Horticulture: HORT 110
  11. Physical Science: Any PHYSC above 100
  12. Physics: Any PHYS above 100, except for the following 104, 121, 211, 21, 213, 214

E. Humanities/Fine Arts (3 credit hours)

  1. Art: ART 110, 142, 150, 151, 152
  2. Dance: DANCE 115
  3. Film: FILM 110
  4. Foreign Language:
    ARA 211
    CHN 211
    FR 211
    GER 211
    ITAL 211
    SPAN 211
  5. History: HIST 111, 112
  6. Humanities: HUMAN 123, 124, 125, 128, 129, 250
  7. International Studies: INTST 132, 133
  8. Literature: LIT 110, 111, 115, 117, 119, 120, 122, 124, 212, 213, 214, 215, 216, 230, 250, CHILD 231
  9. Mass Communication: MCOMM 224
  10. Music: MUS 148, 149, 150
  11. Philosophy: PHIL 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116
  12. Theatre: THTRE 110, 111