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2015-2016 Catalog 
2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Studies, A.G.S.

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Academic Program Code: 006


This degree is designed for students who wish to earn an associate degree without following a specific program.  This degree is not meant to be used as a primary transfer degree and does not meet the requirements for the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  This degree allows students the opportunity to take a minimal number of general education classes and explore a vast array of electives to round out the required 60 credits.

General Education Courses

Select a minimum of 15 credit hours from the English Composition, Humanities, Social Science, Natural Sciences & Mathematics, and Wellness courses.

English Composition

Select two of the following courses.


Select one Humanities Electives from the following courses.

Foreign Language

Social Sciences

All students must take PS 110 to graduate.

Natural Science & Mathematics

Select one course from the list below.

Mathematics - Does not meet MTA requirements

Natural Science (with Lab)

Program Elective Courses

Once you have selected your English Composition, Humanities, Social Science, Natural Science & Mathematics and Wellness courses, you can take any other GRCC courses to complete your degree.  The maximum number of elective credit hours needed to graduate is 45.

Total Credit Hours



TH 114, TH 115, TH 116, TH 214, and TH 214 were removed from the Wellness course options (corrected 3/15/16)

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