Associate in General Studies Degree Requirements

Curriculum GEN.GEN.AGS (L224A)

The Associate in General Studies (AGS) degree is intended for students whose educational goals will not be adequately met by the other associate degree programs. The AGS is awarded in individualized curricula that has been agreed upon by the student and counselor.

Last Update Effective: 8/1/93


6 semester hours


RHT 101

Freshman Rhetoric and Composition I



RHT 102

Freshman Rhetoric and Composition II


Note: Grade of "C" or better is an IAI requirement for RHT 101and RHT 102.


3 semester hours

Social Science

3 semester hours


3 semester hours

General education electives

9 semester hours

(To be selected from a combination of SPE 101◊; Social Science; Humanities; Mathematics; and/or Science course offerings)

(Select courses that meet the BS requirements of your transfer college.)


General education for AGS degree requirements



Total semester hours required for AGS degree


Students who wish to discuss pursuing the AGS degree must contact the counselor for the Associate in General Studies degree program. This contact should be made when the student first enrolls for classes or upon changing his/her educational goals.

The Associate in General Studies degree is not considered to be a transferable degree. The student should contact the Counseling department to determine the transferability of part or all the Associate in General Studies degree. The Counseling department may be contacted at (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3588.