Jul 18, 2024  
2024-2025 Academic Catalog 
2024-2025 Academic Catalog

Associate of General Studies (AGS)

The Associate of General Studies (AGS) degree is intended to meet individual student needs using a variety of collegiate level courses to meet degree requirements. The AGS is a non-designated two-year degree that consists of both career and technical education (CTE) courses and college-transfer courses. It is intended for people who are not planning a career change or transfering to a four-year college. This is not a transfer degree, although some credits may transfer to four-year colleges. 

A total of 90 credits are required for this degree. All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better. Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 at the time the AGS is awarded. 

The Associate of General Studies degree is awarded to students who meet the following: 

Foundational Requirements:

Courses must be a minimum of 3 credits (except for Health/Wellness courses, which may be any number of credits)


Complete one of the following:

Computer Literacy

Complete one of the following:

Discipline Studies:

(courses must be at least 3 credits)

Arts and Letters:

Complete at least 1 courses chosen from Arts & Letters (Humanities) .

Social Science:

Complete at least 1 courses chosen from Social Science .

Lab Science:

Complete at least 1 course from Lab Science  

Cultural Literacy

At least 1 course chosen from Cultural Literacy  ,  which could also satisfy a course from another requirement. 

Elective Credit:

Complete 100 or 200 level lower division collegiate courses to meet the overall requirement of 90 credits for this degree. Elective courses may be any number of credits.