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Transfer Programs
Degree: 
Associate of Arts and Sciences with a major in General Studies
Length: 
Four-semester (two-year) program
Purpose: 

The Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree program in General Studies is designed specifically for those students who wish to transfer to a four-year college or university but may be uncertain about a specific major.  

Program Requirements:

In addition to the admission requirements established for the college, completion of General Studies program requires competency in English and Math Essentials MTE 1-5 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostic tests, or by satisfactorily completing the required MTE units or equivalent.

Students are urged to become acquainted with the requirements of the major department in the college or university to which transfer is contemplated and also to consult with the Student Services Office of the community college in planning their program and selecting electives. Note the guaranteed admission and articulation agreements referenced on page 15 apply only to students who complete the Associate Degree.

The following list is a suggested sequence in which students may plan their class schedules to ensure graduation in two years.

First Year
First Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 0 3
MTH1
1

Students may substitute a higher level math. Courses may be chosen from the Math General Electives.

Transfer Math 3 0 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 0 1
Elective2
2

Courses may be chosen from the Science General Electives.

Lab Science 3 3 4
Elective3
3

Courses may be chosen from the Social Science General Electives.

Social Science 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 13 3 14
Second Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 0 3
MTH1 Transfer Math 3 0 3
Elective2 Lab Science 3 3 4
Elective3 Social Science 3 0 3
Elective8
8

Courses may be chosen from the Transfer Humanities Electives.

*Requirements of four-year institutions may vary. Students should consult a counselor or their academic advisor to select electives that will satisfy baccalaureate major requirements. In addition, they should confirm with the college or university to which they plan to transfer that they will receive credit at the four-year institution.

Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 3 16
Second Year
Third Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
Elective5
5

Courses may be chosen from the Literature General Electives.

Literature 3 0 3
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 3 0 3
CST 110 Introduction to Communication 3 0 3
Elective6
6

Courses may be chosen from the Transfer Electives.

Transfer Elective 3 0 3
HLT/PED7
7

Students may choose a health, physical education, or recreation course that promotes physical & emotional well-being.

Health or Physical Education 1 0 1
Elective4
4

Six credits of transfer History electives are required and can be chosen from HIS 101102, HIS 111, 112, HIS 121, 122

History 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 16 0 16
Fourth Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
Elective5 Literature 3 0 3
Elective3 Social Science 3 0 3
Elective3 Social Science 3 0 3
Elective6 Transfer Elective 3 0 3
Elective4 History 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 0 15
Notes:

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