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Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC-S)

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Minimum Credit Hours Required: 35

The Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) is designed to fulfill all lower division General Education requirements at the public universities in Arizona. The AGEC-S is the appropriate curriculum for students who major in fields with stringent requirements in mathematics and science.

Upon completion of all requirements of the AGEC-S with a grade of “C” or higher, the student will receive recognition of completion on their Yavapai College transcript. Arizona residents who complete an AGEC-S and who have a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher have assured admission upon application to one of the state universities in Arizona.

The AGEC-S also fulfills general education requirements for the Associate of Science degree at Yavapai College. A minimum of 15 credit hours in the AGEC-S certificate must be completed at Yavapai College.

Note: Courses applied to the Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) may not be taken for Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) Grading.

Students must complete a course from each of the following AGEC Special Awareness areas:

  • Intensive Writing/Critical Inquiry (IWR)
  • Ethnic/Race/Gender (ERG) Awareness
  • Global/International or Historical (GIH) Awareness

This certificate is not eligible for Federal Financial Aid. To explore other financial aid opportunities, please visit the YC Answer Center.

AGEC-S Requirements

  1. Foundation Studies (9 credits)
    1.   Credits: 6
    2.   Credits: 3-5
  2. Area Studies (20 credits)
    1.   Credits: 8
    2.   Credtis: 6
    3.   Credits: 3
    4.   Credits: 3
  3.   (6-8 credits)

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