2018-19 Catalog 
  
    Oct 19, 2018  
2018-19 Catalog

Associate of General Studies ∞


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Credit Hours Required: 60

The Associate of General Studies degree requires the completion 60 credit hours. Students whose career, major, or transfer intent is uncertain may elect to pursue this degree. This degree allows students to uniquely design an associate’s degree with more flexibility in the selection of courses. These courses may be taken from a variety of subject areas with no specific area of emphasis. Students are encouraged to develop their degree plan in conjunction with an academic advisor.

Students electing to transfer to one of the Arizona public universities with an AGS degree will have their coursework evaluated on a course-by-course basis by the university to which they transfer. These students may wish to also complete the Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) certificate to ensure the acceptance of their general education coursework as a block transfer of general education requirements.

Note: This program can be completed entirely online. Not all general education options or major and elective studies are offered online, however there will be a variety of online classes from which to choose in order to meet the requirements.

General Education Requirements (28 credits)


  1. Foundation Studies (9 credits)
    1.   Credits: 6
    2.   Credits: 3
  2. Core Studies (6 credits)
    1.   Credits: 3
    2.   Credits: 3
  3. Area Studies (13 credits)
    1.   Credits: 4
    2. Arts and Humanities AND Behavioral and/or Social Science Credits: 9
      Select Option a or b:
      1.   Credits: 3
          Credits: 3
          Credits: 3
      2.   Credits: 6 and
          Credits: 3 OR   Credits: 3

Communication Requirement (3 credits)


You may select from the following courses to fulfill the requirements of the Communication component of this degree.

Major and Elective Studies (29 credits)


Students who are exploring options related to occupational goals should select 100- or 200-level courses related to that interest. Students who are exploring options related to transfer goals should consider completing one of the associate degrees that fulfill the Arizona General Education Curriculum requirements.

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