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DEGREE PATHWAY ASSOCIATE OF GENERAL STUDIES (60 credit hours) PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Associate of General Studies degree is designed to provide a broad range of courses that fulfill individual and employment goals for students who are seeking further education, workplace requirements, or just lifelong learning goals. The degree offers several concentration areas including Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM), Pre-allied health, or Humanities in addition to the basic general education core. While the degree in its entirety may not serve as a transferable degree into specialized fields, most of the individual courses will transfer to other institutions. Students should consult their advisors to see what the best mix of courses to achieve this degree needs to be taken to fit their individual educational goals.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS: Course ID ENG 1003 MATH 1023/ MATH 1113 MIS 1033/ MIS 1503 UNIV 1001 SPCH 1203

FIRST SEMESTER Course Name Composition I College Algebra/ Quantitative Literacy Introduction to Computers/ Microcomputer Applications College and Life Skills Oral Communication Major Discipline Elective

Total

Course ID HIST 2763/ HIST 2773/ POSC 2103

THIRD SEMESTER Course Name U.S. History to 1876/ U.S. History Since 1876/ Intro to U.S. Government Lab Science Lecture Lab Science Lab Major Discipline Elective Major Discipline Elective

Total

Credit Hours 3 3 3 1 3 3

Course ID ENG 1013 HIST 1013/ HIST 1023 ART 2503/ MUS 2503/ THEA 2503

16

Credit Hours 3

3 1 3 3

13

SECOND SEMESTER Course Name Composition II World Civilization to 1660/ World Civilization Since 1660 Fine Arts Visual/ Fine Arts Musical/ Fine Arts Theater Lab Science Lecture Lab Science Lab Major Discipline Elective

Total Course ID PE 1623 ENG 2003/ ENG 2013/ PHIL 1103

FOURTH SEMESTER Course Name Concepts of Fitness Intro to Literature of the Western World I or II/ Introduction to Philosophy Major Discipline Elective Major Discipline Elective Major Discipline Elective

Total

Credit Hours 3 3 3

3 1 3

16 Credit Hours 3 3

3 3 3

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TRANSFER PATHS AND REQUIREMENTS:  Most of the individual courses will transfer to any of Arkansas’ bachelor’s degree granting (public) universities.

ADDITIONAL NOTES:  Possible prerequisites: ENG 0053 and/or ENG 0051, MATH 0083 and/or MATH 0021

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ASU-Newport Catalog 2016 - 2017  
ASU-Newport Catalog 2016 - 2017