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    Apr 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Graduation Map: Associate of General Studies


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The Associate of General Studies (AGS) is a 60-hour degree designed to allow maximum exploration of courses by a student. It is not intended for students who plan to pursue a baccalaureate degree although some courses may be transferable. The degree must include 14-16 credit hours in a specific area or discipline and must be developed in cooperation with an advisor in the specific area or discipline. The approved degree plan must be on file with the graduation coordinator prior to application for graduation.

ACTS Course Numbers

The Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS) contains information about the transferability of courses within Arkansas public colleges and universities. Students are guaranteed the transfer of applicable credits and equitable treatment in the application of credits for admissions and degree requirements. Go to https://adhe.edu/students-parents/transfer-info-for-students for more information.

Degree Requirements

- This degree requires successful completion of 60 credit hours

- A minimum 2.00 cumulative grade point average required for graduation

- Satisfaction of all financial obligations due to the college is required for graduation

- Additional prerequisite courses may be required if minimum placement test scores are not met. 

Please see the program of study page to view the program requirements and eligible electives: Program: Associate of General Studies* - University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College - Acalog ACMS™ (uaptc.edu)

Semester One


Recommended Sequence

Complete all 15 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  ENGL 1311  English Composition I 3    
  Computers (select one of the following): BUS 1403  Microcomputer Applications OR CIS 1103  Computer Concepts 3    
  Math (select one of the following): MATH 1300  Mathematical Reasoning OR MATH 1302  College Algebra (OR HIGHER MATH) 3    
 

COGNATE ELECTIVE

Work with your advisor to select electives that align with one of the cognates below.

Career Essentials (COLL 1300) and physical activity (EDPA) courses may be used in any cognate area as described below:

Allied Health and Science: BIOL CHEM COSM DEN EMS HIMT HLSC MATH NURS PHYS RADG RES

Business/Information Technology: ACCT BUS CIS DMP ECON ENTR HIMT MATH MET PLG

Education: ECD ECTC EDUC

Fine Arts and Humanities: ARTS ASL ENGL FILM HUMN MCOM MUSC PHIL PMUS SPAN SPCH THEA

Math and Social Sciences: ANTH CRJU ECON GEOG HIST MATH POLS PSYC RELG SOCI SOWK

Technical Sciences: AMS AST AVA AVP COSM CRT CTT DFT DTM ELT HVAC HVLT MST TECH TRT WLD

3    
  COGNATE ELECTIVE 3    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR

Semester Two


Complete all 15-16 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  ENGL 1312  English Composition II 3    
  Social Science (select one of the following): ANTH 2310  ECON 2322  ECON 2323  GEOG 1310  GEOG 2310  HIST 1311  HIST 1312  HIST 2311  HIST 2312  POLS 1310  PSYC 2300  SOCI 2300   3    
  SPCH 1300  Speech Communication 3    
  COGNATE ELECTIVE 3-4    
  COGNATE ELECTIVE 3    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR

Semester Three


Complete all 15 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  COGNATE ELECTIVE 2-4    
  FREE ELECTIVE (visit with your advisor to determine appropriate electives that align with your academic and/or career goals) 3    
  FREE ELECTIVE 3    
  FREE ELECTIVE 3    
  FREE ELECTIVE 2-4    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR

 

Semester Four


Complete all 14-15 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  FREE ELECTIVE 3    
  FREE ELECTIVE 3    
  FREE ELECTIVE 3    
  FREE ELECTIVE 3    
  FREE ELECTIVE 2-3    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR - APPLY FOR GRADUATION

Total 60 Credit Hours


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