2015-16 College Catalog

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General Studies - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

Application Code 07

For curriculum information, contact the Social Sciences and Teacher Education Division—Room ST-149—443-518-1620.

The general studies degree is intended for students who are uncertain of their career plans or desire two years of a broad, general college education. This curriculum has been adapted to allow students to explore several different subject areas. Those who plan their course sequences with faculty advisors may prepare for either transfer or employment. Students are advised to check the requirements of the institution to which they intend to transfer.

General Education Core

Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s total of general education and required courses must equal at least 60 semester hours of credit.

English Composition

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL-121College Composition


Arts & Humanities

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Arts & Humanities Core Group A


-Arts & Humanities Core Group B


The Arts & Humanities requirement may alternatively be fulfilled by completing a World Language Sequence plus one of the following courses: SPCH-151, THET-101, THET-102, THET-103, THET-202, THET-241, or WMST-193. Students who complete a World Language Sequence are not required to complete General Education Core Electives.

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group A


-Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group B


Biological & Physical Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Science Core Course (must include lab)


-Science Core Course



Course NumberTitleCredits
-Mathematics Core Course


Core Electives

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Any General Education Core Courses


Required Courses Related to Major

Total Credit Hours: 60

A graduate should be able to

1. Demonstrate general education competencies.

2. Identify, understand, evaluate, and apply ethical reasoning.