Academic Requirements

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.