2017-2018 Academic Bulletin & Student Handbook

Associate in General Education Degree (AGE) A10300

The Associate in General Education (AGE) curriculum is designed for individuals wishing to broaden their education with emphasis on personal interest, growth and development. The two-year General Education program provides students opportunities to study English, literature, fine arts, philosophy, social science, science, and mathematics at the college level. Many of the courses are equivalent to college transfer courses; however, the program is not principally designed for college transfer. Courses must be at the 110-199 or 210-299 level.

Please see Requirements for Graduation as stated in the Academic Regulations section of the Academic Bulletin and Student Handbook.

I. General Education Core (15-16 Semester Hours Credit)

A. Academic Transition (1 SHC)

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ACA 115Success and Study Skills
0
2

1

B. English Composition (6 SHC)

Two courses in English composition are required:

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ENG 111Writing and Inquiry
3
0

3

Select one of the following courses:

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ENG 112Writing/Research in the Disciplines
3
0

3

ENG 114Prof Research & Reporting
3
0

3

C. Humanities/Fine Arts (3 SHC)

Select courses numbered between 110-199 or 210-299 from the following discipline areas: art, music, drama, foreign languages, humanities, literature, philosophy, and religion.

D. Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 SHC)

Select courses numbered between 110-199 or 210-299 from the following discipline areas: anthropology, economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, and sociology.

E. Natural Science/Mathematics (3-4 SHC)

Select courses numbered between 110-199 or 210-299 from math/science or computer science disciplines.

II. Select 48-49 hours from the following:

Other required hours include additional general education and professional courses. Select courses from any of the discipline areas with course numbers 110-199 or 210-299.

A maximum of 7 SHC in health, physical education, college orientation, and/or study skills may be included.

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 64-65