Jun 02, 2023  
Fall 2021 Catalog 
Fall 2021 Catalog FINAL VERSION - Closed for Revisions

General (AAS)

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General Studies

General Degree Requirements

  1. You must complete a minimum of 60 credits to receive the AAS. At least 15 of the 60 credits must be earned at the institution’s three campuses.
  2. You must have a grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 earned cumulatively at the institution’s three campuses, and a 2.0 overall GPA in credits applied to the AAS.
  3. The AAS general education requirements  must be fulfilled.
Category and Required Courses Credits Required

Knowledge of Human Cultures (HC)

Student Choice of HC Courses


Knowledge of the Natural World (NW)

Student Choice of NW Courses


Additional HC or NW Coursework

Student Choice of NW Courses


Critical and Creative Thinking (CCT)

Student Choice of CCT Courses


Effective Communication (EC)

ENGL 150 : Advanced Freshman English (3 cr.) or
ENGL 202 : Sophomore English (3 cr.)

Student Choice of additional EC Course (3 cr.)


Intercultural Knowledge and Competence (IK)

Student Choice of IK Course


Individual Social and Environmental Responsibility (SER)

Student Choice of SER Courses

Total General Education Credits 39

Elective Courses

Student Choice of Elective Courses

Total Required Credits to Degree 60

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