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General Studies for Certificate Students - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

APPLICATION CODE 166

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

The general studies program 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. The General Studies for Certificate Students transfer pattern has been designed specifically for students enrolling in one or more certificates who anticipate completing an associate of arts degree. 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.

Suggested Semester 1

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL 121College Composition

3

Gen Ed Core Arts & Humanities Core Group A

3

Gen Ed Core Mathematics Core Course

3

Gen Ed Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group A

3

Elective General Elective

3

Suggested Semester 2

Course NumberTitleCredits
Gen Ed Core Arts & Humanities Core Group B

3

Gen Ed Core Science Core Course (must include lab)

4

Gen Ed Core Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group B

3

Core Elective Any General Education Core Course

3

Elective General Electives

2

Suggested Semester 3

Course NumberTitleCredits
Gen Ed Core Science Core Course

3

Ethics Ethics Elective

3

Core Elective Any General Education Core Course

3

Elective Arts & Sciences Elective

3

Elective General Elective

3

Suggested Semester 4

Course NumberTitleCredits
Elective Arts & Sciences Elective

3

Elective General Electives

12

Total Credit Hours: 60

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

A graduate should be able to

  1. Demonstrate general education competencies.
  2. Identify, understand, evaluate, and apply ethical reasoning.