2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    Jun 13, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Graduation Map: Certificate of General Studies

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The Certificate of General Studies documents the student’s mastery of the skills and competencies needed to be successful in the work force and to pursue further education.

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

- The Certificate of General Studies requires successful completion of 31 credit hours in general education.

- A minimum 2.00 cumulative grade-point average required for graduation.

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

- Please note: 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: Certificate 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
  CIS 1103  Computer Concepts 3    
  ENGL 1311  English Composition I 3    
  Math (select one): MATH 1300  Mathematical Reasoning OR MATH 1302  College Algebra (or higher) 3    
  Social Science (select one): PSYC 2300  Psychology & the Human Experience OR SOCI 2300  Introduction to Sociology 3    
  US History/Government (select one): HIST 2311  U.S. History to 1877 HIST 2312  U.S. History since 1877 POLS 1310  American National Government 3    


Semester Two

Complete all 16 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  ENGL 1312  English Composition II 3    
  Fine Arts/Humanities (sekect one): ARTS 2300  MUSC 2300  PHIL 1310  PHIL 1330  SPAN 1311  THEA 2300   3    
  Lab Science (select one): BIOL 1300 /BIOL 1100  OR BIOL 1302 /BIOL 1102   OR PHYS 1300 /PHYS 1100  (or higher) 4    
  Social Science (select one not previously completed above): ANTH 2310  ECON 2322  ECON 2323  GEOG 1310  GEOG 2310  HIST 1311  HIST 1312  HIST 2311  HIST 2312  PSYC 2300  PSYC 2320  SOCI 2300   3    
  SPCH 1300  Speech Communication 3    


Total 31 Hours

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