General Studies A.S.

Please contact the appropriate Division to speak to an advisor for your area of interest and to obtain a plan of study.

  • Business: 256.549.8250
  • Language and Humanities: 256.549.8278
  • Computer Science: 256.549.8250
  • Math and Engineering: 256.549.8322
  • Fine Arts: 256.549.8325
  • Science: 256.549.8280
  • Health, PE & Recreation: 256.549.8311
  • Social Science: 256.549.8322

NOTICE(s):  For Pre-Professional, Pre-Major and Elective courses, students should 1) consult with an advisor and 2) refer to the Statewide Transfer and Articulation Reporting Systems (STARS) located at http://stars.troy.edu/ and the degree requirements of the intended transfer institution.

The courses in this program of study may not be offered every semester.  It is important to consult with your advisor to determine course schedules to stay on track to graduate.

Area I — Written Composition

Item #
Title
hours
Sub-Total hours
6

Area II — Humanities and Fine Arts

Item #
Title
hours
Literature Elective  +
3
Fine Arts Elective  +
3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective  +
3
Humanities/Fine Arts/Speech Elective  +
3
Sub-Total hours
12

Area III — Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Item #
Title
hours
Natural Science and Lab  +
4
Natural Science and Lab  +
4
Sub-Total hours
11

Area IV — History, Social and Behavioral Sciences

Item #
Title
hours
History Elective  +
3
History, Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective  +
3
Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective  +
3
Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective  +
3
Sub-Total hours
12

Area V — Pre-Professional, Pre-Major and Electives

Students must choose 19-23 credit hours of general electives. ORI 101 and CIS 146 Microcomputer Applications or a higher CIS course are required for a GSCC Associate of Science or Associate of Arts degree.

Item #
Title
hours
General Elective  +
3
General Elective  +
3
General Elective  +
3
General Elective  +
3
General Elective  +
3
General Elective  +
3
Sub-Total hours
22
Total credits:
60-64

Overview

Program

Type

Associate in Science Degree