Tyler Junior College

General Studies

Associate of Arts / Science | 2014-2015 Catalog

The Associate of Arts / Science 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 3:
BIOL 1406 Biology for Science Majors I OR
    BIOL 1407 Biology for Science Majors II OR
    BIOL 1411 General Botany OR
    BIOL 2406 Environmental Biology OR
    BIOL 2416 Genetics OR
    CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I OR
    CHEM 1412 General Chemistry II OR
    CHEM 2423 Organic Chemistry I OR
    CHEM 2424 Organic Chemistry II OR
    GEOL 1403 Physical Geology OR
    GEOL 1404 Historical Geology OR
    PHYS 1401 College Physics I OR
    PHYS 1402 College Physics II OR
    PHYS 1403 Stars and Galaxies OR
    PHYS 1404 Solar System OR
    PHYS 2425 University Physics I OR
    PHYS 2426 University Physics II OR
    any Foreign Language, Humanities, English or Arts course

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 Science degree, at least 2 of the majors classes must be in the listed BIOL, CHEM, GEOL or PHYS courses.