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BC3 Academic Catalog: 2008-2009 
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Studies/General, A.A.

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The degree in General Studies gives the student the opportunity to explore many alternatives before making a career choice, to provide a unique program in which technology courses can complement and supplement liberal arts studies, or to allow the student to complete the first two years of basic course requirements for most baccalaureate degrees in the arts and sciences. The General Studies degree may be used as a pre-law or pre-med degree. Students may select the program for careers in government service, mortuary science, psychology, the clergy, art, drama, music, journalism, criminology, communications, or by students wishing to expand their own horizons while continuing their present occupations.

The General Studies curriculum has set basic requirements at a minimum to give each student the chance to choose new intellectual experiences that provide opportunity for optimum growth. The student has the responsibility for program decisions.

Minimum - 63 credits

Required Courses

Group I - 12 credits

Group II - 12 credits

The Social Science requirement will be met by taking one course each from at least three areas in Group II.

Group III - 8-9 credits

A minimum of 4 credits of laboratory science must be selected as part of the Group III requirement.

General Electives - 15-16 credits

General Electives may be selected from courses offered by any department within the College.


* Course has a prerequisite

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