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2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate of General Studies

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The Associate of General Studies is a 60-credit hour degree designed for the student who plans to transfer to a four-year institution but wants to take lower-division courses outside of General Education. Students demonstrate a mastery of skills and knowledge against specified performance standards in at least one specific area or discipline. Students completing this degree should meet the lower-division General Education requirements of four-year institutions but are not guaranteed transfer into these institutions as a college junior. Students planning to transfer should work closely with a North Arkansas College advisor to follow the prescribed selection of courses and requirements needed for transfer into a bachelor’s program. 

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Critical thinking and problem solving across disciplines. 
  • Life skills in areas such as teamwork, interpersonal relationships, ethics, and study habits. 
  • Clearly communicating in written and oral formats. 
  • Using technology that is appropriate for learning. 
  • Understanding issues of a diverse global society. 
  • Using math and/or statistical skills. 

Required Courses: 60 Credits

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