Associate of General Studies Degree in General Studies

Entry into the Major and the Associate of General Studies Degree

The Associate of General Studies Degree has been designed to prepare students for entry into one of the many baccalaureate degree programs offered by the university. The AGS degree validates the importance of general education as a foundation for academic achievement in the selected baccalaureate degree and for future professional advancement. Students may be accepted into the A.G.S. degree program (GSAS major) before completing 60 hours of coursework. All GSAS majors are advised as though they are exploratory students.

The university awards the Associate of General Studies Degree to a student who, in addition to satisfying the university’s minimum requirements for graduation, meets the following requirements: No more than 2 semester hours of H&PE activity courses and no more than 6 hours of performance music courses may be applied toward the A.G.S. Degree. 6 hours of a two-course sequence in a physical or a biological science and 3 hours in a natural science area other than that selected for the sequence as specified in the GER Requirements for the Baccalaureate Degree.

Associate of General Studies Degree in General Studies

  • (CLR) Computer Literacy Requirement;
  • (GER) General Education Requirement;
  • (OCR) Oral Communication Requirement;
  • (UR) University Requirement

Suggested Course Sequence:

YEAR* COURSE NAME COURSE NUMBER REQUIREMENT CREDIT HRS
1 ENGL 101 GER 3
1 ENGL 102 GER 3
1 Freshman Seminar Course UR 1
1 Humanities Elective GER 3
1 Humanities Elective 3
1 MATH Elective GER 3
1 MATH Elective GER 3
1 Natural Sciences Elective GER 3
1 Natural Sciences Elective GER 3
1 Social Sciences Elective GER 3
1 Social Sciences Elective GER 3
2 Fine Arts Elective GER 3
2 Computer Literacy Elective CLR 2
2 Elective 3
2 Elective 3
2 Elective 3
2 Elective 3
2 Elective 3
2 Elective 3
2 Humanities Elective 3
2 Oral Communication Course OCR 3
  TOTAL HOURS     60

*Recommend complete as Freshman (1), Sophomore (2), Junior (3), Senior (4)

 

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