General Studies, Associate of Arts

The Associate of Arts degree in General Studies is a 60-credit, two-year degree which consists of program requirements, general education requirements, and electives. It is a balanced curriculum that forms a good basis for a wide range of baccalaureate programs and careers.

60 credits

Major Requirements (30 crs)

CT233Communication Skills I: Interpersonal Communication

3

Humanities Electives (not in area of concentration)

9

Social Science/Human Culture electives

6

Two of the following (6 crs)

HS213History of the United States I

3

HS223History of the United States II

3

HS253World Civilization I

3

HS263World Civilization II

3

Two of the following (6 crs)

EN326British Literature I

3

EN329British Literature II

3

EN347American Literature I

3

EN350American Literature II

3

General Education Requirements (20-25 crs)

Communication Skills

EN113College Composition I

3

OR

EN114College Composition Ib

4

 

EN133College Composition II

3

Religious and Ethical Education

RS123The Christian Tradition

3

OR

RS143Catholicsm

3

 

RS293Christian Ethics

3

Cultural and Social Heritage

Social Science/Human Culture electives

3

Natural Science and Quantitative Reasoning

MA114Customized Intermediate Algebra

4

Or higher (or competency)

4

 

Laboratory Science (Natural Sciences)

4

MA114 or higher: Students may meet the mathematics competency by a score of 76 or above on the Elementary Algebra section of the ACCUPLACER placement exam, an ACT math subscore of at least 20, or a Redesigned SAT math subscore of at least 515.

College Experience

GE111College Experience

1

Electives (10 crs)

General Electives

10