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Degree Plans - General Studies (AA)

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If you haven’t really decided what you’re passionate about yet, then a General Studies associate’s degree is a great starting point. Many people pick a General Studies degree as a way to earn credits while having the flexibility to decide on a career path.

Our general studies program prepares you for transfer to a four-year college or university. The flexible curriculum allows you to set and meet your individual goals while studying a balanced schedule of humanities, mathematics, science and social science courses.

Catalog Year
2021-2022
Degree Type
AA
Available Online
Yes
Available Hybrid
No
TSI
Complete
Degree Plan
Major Courses 16 Credits

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

 
TJC Core Curriculum 44 Credits
In addition to the Major Courses, the student is required to take 44 credit hours from the TJC Core Curriculum. These courses must not duplicate courses taken to fulfill the major course requirement. Major Courses: 16
TJC Core Curriculum: 44
Total Semester Hours: 60

Recommended Course Sequence:

First Semester Credit Hours

ENGL 1301 Composition I

3

HIST 1301 United States History I

3

MATH xxxx Mathematics Core

3

XXXX x4xx Life and Physical Sciences Core

4

EDUC 1300 Learning Framework

3
Second Semester Credit Hours
ENGL 1302 Composition II OR
ENGL 2311
3
HIST 1302 United States History II OR
HIST 2301
3

XXXX x4xx Life and Physical Sciences Core

4

XXXX x3xx Creative Arts Core

3

XXXX x3xx Major Elective

3
Third Semester Credit Hours
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking OR
SPCH 1321
3

XXXX x3xx Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core

3

XXXX x3xx Major Elective

3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3
XXXX x3xx Social and Behavioral Sciences Core
Fourth Semester Credit Hours

GOVT 2306 Texas Government

3

XXXX x3xx Major Elective

3

XXXX x3xx Major Elective

3
XXXX x3xx Major Elective 3

XXXX x1xx Elective

1
Total Semester Hours 60

ΔClasses 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, fine arts, sciences or math.