2024-2025 College Catalog 
    May 28, 2024  
2024-2025 College Catalog

General Studies, AGS

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.

Degree Requirements

I. General Studies Requirements (33)

A. Communications (6)

B. Humanities (6)

  • Art, Music, Philosophy, Literature, Foreign Language, Creative Writing, Theatre

C. Social Sciences (9)

  • History, Political Science, Geography, Sociology, Psychology, Economics, Education

D. Science/Mathematics (9)

(Must complete courses in both science and mathematics for a total of 9 hours.)

  • Science
  • Math

II. Electives (31)

(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 Graduation: 61

* Students must pass with a grade of “C” or better.