NVCC 1998-1999 Catalog
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Associate in Science Degree AL, AN, LO, MA, WO  

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Purpose:The General Studies A.S. degree is a flexible transfer degree that paral lels the first two years of many four-year B.S. degrees. The curriculum is designed for students who have accumulated credits through a variety of formal and experiential sources and wish to structure a program to suit their needs.

Transfer Information: Students are advised to work closely with the faculty and counseling staff for program and course scheduling. Electives should be chosen carefully to meet requirements of transfer institution. The responsibility for proper course selection rests with the student.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ENG111College Composition I3
___Natural Science/Lab Elective4
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness1
   ENG112College Composition II 3
   HISElective 3
___Humanities Elective 3
___Natural Science/Lab Elective 4
   SPDElective 3

Total Credits/Semester1516

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ___General Electives12
___Social Science Elective3
   ___General Electives 10
PED/RPKElective 1
___Social Science Elective 3

Total Credits/Semester1514

Total credits for the A.S. Degree in General Studies = 60.

1 This requirement may also be met by substituting a course which utilizes the computer in a specific discipline.

2 The natural science elective may be selected from biology, chemistry, geology, natural science, or physics with a lab component.

3 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 207, 208, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1- credit and a 2-credit course.

4 Humanities electives may be chosen from ART, ENG, HUM, MUS, PHI, REL, SPD, or foreign languages.

5 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).

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