2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
    Apr 08, 2020  
2019-2020 College Catalog

Associate in General Education, AGE


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Program Code: A10300

The Associate in General Education curriculum is designed for the academic enrichment of students who wish to broaden their education, with emphasis on personal interest, growth and development. Course work includes study in the areas of humanities and fine arts, social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences and mathematics, and English composition. Opportunities for the achievement of competence in reading, writing, oral communication, fundamental mathematical skills, and the basic use of computers will be provided. Through these skills, students will have a sound base for lifelong learning. Graduates are prepared for advancements within their field of interest and become better qualified for a wide range of employment opportunities.

General Education (15 SHC)

The associate in general education curriculum program shall include a minimum of 15 semester hours of credit from general education curriculum courses selected from the college catalog, including six hours in communications, three hours in humanities/fine arts, three hours in social/behavioral sciences, and three hours in natural sciences or mathematics. Courses must be at the 110-199 or 210-299 level.

Other Major Hours (50 SHC)

Other major hours include additional general education and professional courses. A maximum of 6 SHC in health and/or physical education may be included. Selected topics or seminar courses may be included in a program of study up to a maximum of three semester hours credit. One semester hour credit of college orientation, and/or study skills is required.

The following programs are Health Sciences and Nursing pre-major codes used to indicate that a student is interested in applying for a health science and nursing program in the future:

A1030N Associate Degree Nursing
A10300DA Dental Assisting
A10300DH Dental Hygiene
A10300DT Nutrition and Dietetics Technician
A10300PN Practical Nursing
A10300PS Polysomnography
A10300RA Radiography
A10300RB RIBN
A10300SU Surgical Technology

Total Semester Hours Credit (SHC) IN Program: 61-65 Credits

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