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GENERAL STUDIES (FOR HIGH SCHOOL DUAL ENROLLMENT ONLY)

CERTIFICATE: Certificate in Applied Science with a major in General Studies

To provide high school students with a flexible curriculum allowing them to earn college credit for courses that may transfer to two and four year institutions.

These general education courses provide the foundation for high school students to improve skills in oral and written communications and to apply logical and analytical thinking to a range of learning experiences. These courses are transferable to public four-year institutions.

PREREQUISITES FOR ENTRANCE

Required Courses

High School: None
College: None

NOTE:  A grade of "C" or better is required for each prerequisite course.

Other Requirements

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Communications/Humanities (at least 9 semester hours)
Select courses from the following:


Course Class Lab Credit
ENG 101 English Composition I 3 0 3
ENG 102 English Composition II 3 0 3
HIS 201 American History: Discovery To 1877 3 0 3
HIS 202 American History: 1877 to Present 3 0 3

Math/Science/Social Sciences
Select remaining courses from the following:


Course Class Lab Credit
BIO 101 Biological Science I 3 3 4
BIO 102 Biological Science II 3 3 4
CHM 110 College Chemistry I 3 3 4
CHM 111 College Chemistry II 3 3 4
CPT 170 Microcomputer Applications ** 3 0 3
GEO 101 Introduction To Geography 3 0 3
MAT 110 College Algebra 3 0 3
MAT 111 College Trigonometry 3 0 3
MAT 120 Probability And Statistics 3 0 3
MAT 130 Elementary Calculus 3 0 3
PHI 110 Ethics 3 0 3
PHS 101 Physical Science I ** 3 3 4
PHS 102 Physical Science II ** 3 3 4
PSC 201 American Government 3 0 3
PSY 201 General Psychology 3 0 3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3 0 3
** This course is not on the state transfer list; it satisfies the degree requirements but may not transfer. Students should check with the transfer-institution to determine if transfer credit will be assigned.
Minimum Total Credit Hours:  15

PROGRAM AND EMPLOYMENT TIDBITS

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