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General Studies AS

The Associate of Science Degree in General Studies is offered as a two-year degree program designed to meet the needs of a variety of students including those who enter New River Community and Technical College without a specific major in mind, those who wish to take the courses necessary to transfer with junior status, or those who plan to attend college for only two years at the present but intend to pursue a four-year degree at a later date.


REQUIRED COURSES

General Education

Total Degree Hours: 60

First Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

ENGL 101

Composition

3

MATH 101

General Math (or higher)

3

 

Social Science/ History Course

3

 

Science and LAB Course

4

 

General Elective

3

 

Total Semester Hours

16

 

Second Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

ENGL 102

Research

3

 

Social Science/ History Course

3

 

Science and LAB Course

4

 

General Elective

3

 HLTH 100 Basic Health     1
 

Total Semester Hours

14

*Choose from statistics, computer programming, or software application courses.

Third Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

 

Literature Course

3

 

Social Science/ History Course

3

SPCH 208

Fundementals Of Speech

3

 

General Electives (200-level or above)

6

 

Total Semester Hours

15

 

Fourth Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

  Humanities/Fine Arts Elective

3

 

Social Science/ History Course

3

 

General Electives (200-level or above)

9

 

Total Semester Hours

15

Evaluation Sheet

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