The Associate of General Studies (AGS) curriculum includes general education courses and elective courses. The degree is intended for students pursuing educational goals which may not be met by the other associate degree programs. The student selects at least 28 credit hours of coursework in order to satisfy individual career interests.

Program Outcomes:

Graduates of this program will achieve the following outcomes:

  • Using appropriate methodologies, students demonstrate the ability to read, listen, and communicate with understanding and critical discernment.
  • Students learn to evaluate ideas and outcomes, solve problems, and make informed decisions based upon consideration of evidence, reason, and implications.
  • Students learn to access information efficiently and effectively; evaluate it critically and competently; and use it accurately and creatively.
  • Students develop recognition of and respect for diversity through cultural interactions in and outside the classroom.
General Education Requirements 32
ENG 160 Composition I (4)
ENG 162 Composition II (4)
ENG 165 Speech (4)
MAT 110 or higher (4)
BIO 102 or CHM 115 or PHY 103 (4)
SPA 222 The Hispanic-American Experience through Literature (4)
HIS 104 Survey of U.S. History to 1865 OR HIS 105 Survey of U.S. History from 1865 to Present OR PSC 103 American Government and Politics (4)
PSY 101 General Psychology (4)
Concentration and Electives 28