Associate in General Studies (Individually-Designed Degrees)

This curriculum is designed for students who desire to pursue a two-year program.  It is not designed to serve as a degree for transfer.

Both baccalaureate and career, technical and health education courses may be taken as a part of this program.

Graduation requirements for the Associate in General Studies degree are listed below. Review the course descriptions to determine which courses count toward the various requirements.

Associate in General Studies Degree

I. General Studies Requirements33
A. Communications6
Freshman Composition 1 *
Introduction to Public Speaking
B. Humanities9
Art, Music, Philosophy, Literature, Foreign Language, Creative Writing, Theatre
C. Social Sciences9
History, Political Science, Geography, Sociology, Psychology, Economics, Education
D. Science/Mathematics9
(Must complete courses in both science and mathematics for a total of 9 hours.)
II. Electives28
(May include both baccalaureate & career, technical and health education credits)
III. Other
GPA Required for Graduation — 2.0 on 4.0 scale
Residency Requirement — (Complete 15 semester credit hours at Sandburg)
Total Hours Required For Graduation61

 Students must pass with a grade of "C" or better and pass the exit examination.