Tyler Junior College

General Studies

General Studies (AA)

Associate of Arts | 2015-2016 Catalog

The Associate of Arts in general studies is designed for students desiring to pursue a flexible plan for transfer to a four-year college or university. Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university are encouraged to meet with an academic advisor at their intended transfer university.

Total Semester Hours: 60
Communications Core (6 hrs)

ENGL 1301 Composition I
Select 1 Communications Core course; (See Core Curriculum).

Mathematics Core (3 hrs)

Select 1 Mathematics Core course; (See Core Curriculum).

Life and Physical Sciences Core (6 hrs)

Select 2 Life and Physical Sciences Core course; (See Core Curriculum).

Language, Philosophy and Culture Core (3 hrs)

Select 1 Language, Philosophy and Culture Core course; (See Core Curriculum).

Creative Arts Core (3 hrs)

Select 1 Creative Arts Core course; (See Core Curriculum).

American History Core (6 hrs)

HIST 1301 United States History I
Select 1 American History Core course; (See Core Curriculum).

Government/Political Science Core (6 hrs)

GOVT 2305 Federal Government
GOVT 2306 Texas Government

Social and Behavioral Sciences Core (3 hrs)

Select 1 Social and Behavioral Sciences Core course; (See Core Curriculum).

Component Area Option Core (6 hrs)

EDUC 1300 Learning Framework
Select 1 Component Area Option Core course; (See Core Curriculum).

Major in General Studies

Select any number of elective hours needed to bring the total semester hours to no fewer than 60.

∆Classes chosen in major must be different from courses used for Core requirements.

For a General Studies Associate of Arts degree, students must complete all CORE requirements and select any number of additional elective courses to meet no fewer than 60 hours for graduation. Some or all courses should include foreign language, humanities, English or Fine Arts.