2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 139

B-139 2014-2015
TMCCCollegeCatalog
B–DegreePrograms
GeneralStudiesDegree
ASSOCIATEOFGENERALSTUDIES
The associateof general studies (AGS) degree atTMCC
is designed as anon-transfer degree for studentswho
desire awell-rounded education for personal interest or
further academic and/or career goals.
Student learningoutcomes for the associateof general
studies degree aredeterminedby the student’s chosen
academic and/or career emphases.
DEGREEOUTCOMES
Students completing thedegreewill:
• Beprepared for academic and/orworkforcegoals.
• CompleteTMCC’s general education requirements.
• Acquire theknowledge, skills, andvalues of theirbroadacademic
focus.
GENERALEDUCATIONREQUIREMENTS
COMMUNICATIONS/ENGLISH.....................9CREDITS
COMPUTERSCIENCE.......................................3CREDITS
DIVERSITY..........................................................(3CREDITS)
Refer to the ‘Diversity’sectionof thegeneral educationdescription
of this college catalog for a listof approved courses.Designated
diversity courses canbeused to fulfill othergeneral educationor
major requirements.
FINEARTS.............................................................3CREDITS
HUMANITIES.......................................................3CREDITS
HUMANRELATIONS........................................3CREDITS
MATHEMATICS...................................................3CREDITS
SCIENCE................................................................3CREDITS
SOCIALSCIENCE................................................3CREDITS
U.S.ANDNEVADACONSTITUTIONS.........3CREDITS
TOTALGENERAL
EDUCATIONREQUIREMENTS.............33CREDITS
ELECTIVEREQUIREMENTS
Electives.......................................................................27
Great latitude is allowed in the selectionof the 27
elective credits. Choiceof credits can focus onone area
aloneor from any combinationof career, technical or
general courses.Developmental courses (numbered less
than100) cannot be applied to anydegreeor certificate.
Credits earned inmanyWDCE “C” coursesmaybe
considerednontraditional andmust be approvedby the
vicepresident of academic affairs inorder tobe applied
to the associateof general studies degree. Please check
with aTMCC advisor for further information.The
WDCE “C” coursesmaynot be counted for financial aid
credit requirements.
TOTALELECTIVEREQUIREMENTS.....27CREDITS
TOTALDEGREEREQUIREMENTS...60CREDITS
Please consult the appropriatepage(s) in this catalog for
courses that satisfygeneral education requirements.
Recommended courses are listed in the course sequence;
however, other coursesmay apply. Please see an advisor
or thedepartment.
SUGGESTEDCOURSESEQUENCE
FirstYear
Course#
Title
Credits
1stSemester
Elective
3
Elective
3
English
ENG101
Composition I
3
FineArts
HUM101 IntroductiontoHumanities I
3
ComputerScience IS101
Introductionto InformationSystems 3
Total 15
2ndSemester
Elective
3
Elective
3
Mathematics
BUS117
AppliedBusinessMath
3
SocialScience
GEElective Seeapproved list
3
English
ENG102
Composition II
3
Total 15
SecondYear
Course#
Title
Credits
1stSemester
Elective
3
Elective
3
Communications
BUS107
BusinessSpeechCommunications
3
U.S.andNevada
Constitutions
PSC101
IntroductiontoAmericanPolitics
3
HumanRelations
PSY102
PsychologyofPersonalandSocial
Adjustment
3
Total 15
2ndSemester
Elective
3
Elective
3
Elective
3
Science
BIOL100 GeneralBiologyforNon-Majors
3
Diversity/Humanities GEElective Seeapproved list
3
Total 15
DegreeTotal 60
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