Academics

Associate in General Studies Degree Requirements

In addition to the General Requirements for a Degree listed in the current College 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” or “OC.” including the following. All students must complete the specific degree requirements in effect for the AGS degree according to the Catalog of Record listed in their academic records. For further information, see Catalog of Record on page 33.


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, 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. Sociology: SOC 110, 114, 120, 213, 218, 219

C. Mathematics (3 credit hours)

  • AGBUS 118; BUS 120, MATH 106. Any MATH above 100, except for following: 230,250

D. Laboratory Science (4 credit hours)

  1. Agriculture: AGRI 112, 201; HORT 110
  2. Automotive Technology: ASEP 221, AUTO 115; CATTK 110; DEPT 130; ELCTK 220;
  3. Biology: BIOL 106, 110, 111, 114, 115, 120, 130, 140, 160, 161, 205, 206, 210, 250
  4. Chemistry: CHEM 110, 115, 120, 130
  5. Earth Science: EASC 111, 116, 118, 250
  6. Physical Science: PHYSC 110, 114
  7. Physics: PHYSC 110, 112, 113, 120

E. Humanities AND Fine Arts (3 credit hours)

  1. Art: ART 110, 142, 150, 151, 152
  2. Dance: DANCE 115
  3. Film: FILM 110, 111
  4. Foreign Language: ARA 211; FR 211; ITAL 211; SPAN 211
  5. History: HIST 111, 112
  6. Humanities: HUMAN 123, 124, 125, 250
  7. International Studies: INTST 132, 133, 134***
  8. Literature: LIT 110, 111, 115, 117, 119, 120, 122, 124, 212, 213, 214, 215, 216, 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

***Can count as either a Humanities and Fine Arts or a Social and Behavioral Science