Associate of General Studies degree

General Requirements

Total credits: 60 hours (up to six hours of advanced level ESL may apply).

Grade point average: 2.00 or better in Hesston College courses. Transfer hours must have grades of C or better.

Residency: one semester of full-time study or a minimum of 30 Hesston College hours. Twenty of final 30 hours must be earned at Hesston College.

Skills Courses (9 to 10 hours)

Written Communication (3 hours) – Engl 125 College Writing I.

Oral Communication (3) – Comm 206 Speech Communication.

Mathematics (3 to 4) – One of the following: MaSc 105 College Algebra, MaSc 115 Precalculus Mathematics, MaSc 116 Introduction to Mathematics, MaSc 141 Calculus I, MaSc 210 Elementary Statistics.

Knowledge Courses (10 hours)

Social Science (3 hours) – One of the following: Econ 221 Principles of Macroeconomics, Psy 200 General Psychology, PolS 121 American Government and Politics, Soc 202 Cultural Anthropology, Soc 203 Introduction to Sociology.

Humanities (3) – One of the following: Engl 112 Studies in Literature, Engl 212 World Literature, Engl 217 Literature of Race, Ethnicity and Gender, Hist 221/222 U.S. History I/II, Hist 251/252 History of World Civilization I/II, Hum 200 Art Appreciation, Hum 203 Theatre Appreciation, Hum 206 Music Appreciation, Hum 215 Introduction to Film, Span 102 Elementary Spanish II, Span 201 Intermediate Spanish I.

Natural Science (4) – One of the following: BiSc 100 Introduction to Biology, BiSc 110/120 Environmental Biology/Science, BiSc 205 Anatomy and Physiology, Chem 101 Introductory Chemistry, Chem 121 General Chemistry I, PhSc 200 Principles of Physical Science, PhSc 201 General Astronomy, Phys 203 College Physics I.

Responsibility Courses

CS 101 First-Year Seminar, PhEd 210 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness and one of the following: BuAd 220 Management, Engl 212 World Literature, Hist 204 African-American History, Hist 213 Anabaptist History and Thought, Hum 240 European History and Fine Arts, Nutr 210 Principles of Nutrition, PhEd 231 Personal and Community Health, Relg 131 Faith and Discipleship, Relg 214 Peacemaking and Justice, Soc 122 Religions of World, Soc 215 Social Diversity.

Faith Course (3 hours)

Relg 100 Biblical Literature

Integration Course (3 hours)

One of the following: BuAd 112 Personal Finance, Chem 204 Organic Chemistry II, Comm 151 Mass Communication and Society, DMgt 175 Disaster Mangement Field Experience, Econ/Hum 261 Industrialization to Globalization, Educ 210 Diverse Learners, Mus 231 Sophomore Music Recital, PhSc 201 General Astronomy, Relg 260 Jesus and the Gospels, Soc 207 Sociology of Families.

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