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D595
Associate in General Studies (AGS)
General 
THIS DEGREE IS AVAILABLE ONLINE

The Associate in General Studies (AGS) degree is designed for students who wish to explore their individual interests within an academic structure. Acceptance of credit for the AGS degree is at the discretion of the receiving institution. Requirements for the Associate in General Studies degree are:

General Education......................................................20 Semester hours

Area of concentration..................................................12 Semester hours

Electives........................................................................ 32 Semester hours

TOTAL............................................................................ 64 Semester hours

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General Education - Required (20 hours)
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SU2017
FA2017
ENG 1101
Introduction to Composition
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ENG 1111
Composition I
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ENG 1121
Composition & Analysis
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ENG 1201
Communications
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ENG 1212
Technical Writing
6
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SPE 1101
Fundamentals of Effective Speaking
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SPE 1111
Interpersonal Communications
3
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ELEC
Any general life or physical science or mathematics course marked
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ELEC
Any general humanities course marked
3
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ELEC
Any general social science course marked
3
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Term Total
20
Area of Concentration - Required (12 hours)
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SU2017
FA2017
NOTE:
A minimum of 12 semester hours must be successfully completed in one (1) of seven (7) areas of concentration listed below. Courses which are not college level, including, but not limited to community education, adult basic education, and adult secondary education may not be used to satisfy the Area of Concentration requirements. Only course numbers with a 1 or 2 in the first position and a 1, 2 or 6 in the second position are eligible for the Area of Concentration requirements. Courses used to satisfy the General Education requirements may not be counted toward Area of Concentration requirements.
12
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Comm. Skills:
English, composition, communications, journalism, speech
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Mathematics:
College algebra, trigonometry, calculus, statistics, liberal arts, technical mathematics
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Science:
Life or physical science courses such as biology, microbiology, botany, zoology, anatomy, chemistry, physics
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Humanities:
Advanced speech, literature, art, music, philosophy, drama, French, German, Spanish, etc.
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Social Science:
Anthropology, economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, sociology
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General Business:
Management, marketing, accounting, advertising, bookkeeping, general business
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Tech. Skills:
Course work may be selected from any one (1) technical certificate or degree program. Eligible courses are listed in the catalog under programs and curricula.
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Term Total
12
Elective Course Work - Required (32 hours)
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SU2017
FA2017
NOTE:
Thirty-two (32) semester hours of the Associate in General Studies degree may be elective coursework. Courses eligible as electives are those courses which have a 1 or 2 in the first position and a 1, 2 or 6 in the second position. Courses which are not college level, including community education, remedial education, and adult secondary education are not eligible. Courses taken to satisfy General Education and Area of Concentration requirements may not be used to satisfy elective coursework. College Orientation is highly recommended.
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Term Total
32
Program Total
64


We recommend that you contact an advisor before enrolling in any degree, certificate, or transfer program to ensure all requirements are met including total hours associated with transfer courses.

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