Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Advisor Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2021-2022 Catalog & Student Handbook Major: General Studies, AS

General Studies, AS

PURPOSE: This two-year degree prepares students to transfer to a four-year college. This degree is intended for students who may be unsure of their intended major.

CREDENTIALS: An Associate of Science (AS) degree is a major related to an area such as business administration, engineering, science, and social sciences that takes 2 years for full time students to complete. Students receiving an AS degree intend to transfer to four-year colleges.

TRANSFER INFORMATION:  This program is designed for transfer. Students should consult with their advisors to ensure that they select general electives that best prepare them for the specific requirements of their intended transfer college or university programs of study. More information can also be found at www.jtcc.edu/academics/transfer/

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students may need to complete placement tests in English and mathematics. Visit www.jtcc.edu/placement for all course placement options. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES: By the completion of this program, students will be expected to demonstrate an intermediate level of competency in the following skills:

  1. Evaluate information, ideas, and arguments from relevant perspectives to make sense of complex issues and/or reach well-reasoned conclusions.
  2. Demonstrate civic engagement through an understanding of the knowledge and values necessary to become an informed and contributing member of society.
  3. Communicate effectively by developing and conveying ideas appropriate to the given context and audience.
  4. Work effectively in teams and display situationally appropriate demeanor and behavior.
  5. Calculate, interpret, and use numerical and quantitative information.
  6. Show knowledge of the scientific method, recognize empirical evidence, and draw conclusions based on evidence.

Required Courses

Course NameCredits:Semester TakenNotes
SDV 100 - College Success Skills 1 credit
ENG 111 - College Composition I

Prerequisite(s): Qualifying placement score or test waiver.

3 credits
MTH 154 - Quantitative Reasoning  Additional Course Options: MTH 161, MTH 263.  

Prerequisite(s): Prerequisite(s): Competency in MTE 1-5 as demonstrated through placement or unit completion or equivalent or Corequisite: MCR 4: Learning Support for Quantitative Reasoning

3 credits
CST 100 - Principles of Public Speaking Additional Course Option: CST 110.  3 credits
HIS 111 - World Civilization Pre-1500 CE Additional Course Options: HIS 121, HIS 122, HIS 112  3 credits
ART 101 - History of Art: Prehistoric to Gothic Additional Course Options: ART 102, CST 130, CST 151, MUS 121, MUS 226.  3 credits
ENG 112 - College Composition II

Prerequisite(s): ENG 111 or equivalent with a grade of C or better, or departmental approval.

3 credits
MTH 245 - Statistics l  Additional Course Options: MTH 162, MTH 264.  

Prerequisite(s): MTH 154  or MTH 161 or equivalent with a grade of C or better

3 credits
PSY 200 - Principles of Psychology Additional Course Options: SOC 200, PSY 230, SOC 211, SOC 268. 

Prerequisite(s): Eligible for ENG 111.

3 credits
ITE 115 - Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts Additional Course Options: BUS 100, ECO 150, ECO 201, HLT 160, ADJ 100, ITE 119, ENG 211. 

Prerequisite(s): (Recommended) keyboarding skills.

3 credits
REL 230 - Religions of the World Additional Course Options: SOC 268, PLS 135, GEO 210, GEO 220, PLS 241.  3 credits
BIO 101 - General Biology I Additional Course Options: ENV 121, CHM 101, PHY 101, BIO 141 (for health sciences majors), CHM 111, PHY 201. 

Prerequisite(s): Readiness to enroll in ENG 111 plus completion of developmental math unit 1-3 or equivalent required or placement in unit 4 or above.

4 credits
SPA 101 - Beginning Spanish I Additional Course Options: SPA 201, PHI 220, REL 230, PHI 101, REL 100, ASL 101 ASL 201, FRE 101, FRE 201, PHI 111. 3-4 credits  4 credits
ENG 225 - Reading Literature: Culture and Ideas Additional Course Options: ENG 245, ENG 246, ENG 255, ENG 258, ENG 275.  3 credits
HLT 160 - Personal Health and Fitness Additional Course Options: BUS 100, ECO 202, ADJ 100, ENG 211.  3 credits
SOC 200 - Introduction to Sociology Additional Course Options: PSY 200, PSY 230, SOC 211, SOC 268.  3 credits
BIO 102 - General Biology II Additional Course Options: BIO 101, ENV 121, CHM 101, PHY 101,BIO 142 (for health sciences majors). 

Prerequisite(s): BIO 101.

4 credits
SPA 102 - Beginning Spanish II Additional Course Options: SPA 202, ASL 102, ASL 202,  PHI 220, REL 230, PHI 101, REL 100, FRE 102, FRE 202, PHI 111.  3-4 credits 4 credits

Transfer Elective (see below for options 6-8 credits)

Total Minimum Credits to Complete: 60-62

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Pre-requisite and co-requisite requirements can be found in course details.

Students are strongly encouraged to complete their ENG, MTH, and SDV requirements first.

Students should enroll in the highest-level foreign language course for which they are prepared. Heritage or conversationally fluent speakers may enroll directly into 102.

Some transfer institutions/majors require that students have a foreign language proficiency through the 102 level. Students who completed 3 years of the same foreign language in high school may be exempt from this requirement. Native/fluent speakers may enroll directly into SPA 102 or FRE 102. Please check with your faculty advisor if you wish to take a language other than Spanish or French.

Students with good computer skills may seek to satisfy the ITE 115 requirement by taking the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) or the John Tyler Community College ITE 115 Test Challenge Exam.

Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their degree progress by accessing advisement reports in the Student Information System (SIS) in the myTyler portal or the Academic Planner in Navigate.

 

Transfer Elective Options:

Course NameCredits:Semester TakenNotes
ADJ 100 - Survey of Criminal Justice 3 credits
ART 101 - History of Art: Prehistoric to Gothic 3 credits
ART 102 - History of Art: Renaissance to Modern 3 credits
BIO 101 - General Biology I

Prerequisite(s): Readiness to enroll in ENG 111 plus completion of developmental math unit 1-3 or equivalent required or placement in unit 4 or above.

4 credits
BIO 102 - General Biology II

Prerequisite(s): BIO 101.

4 credits
BUS 100 - Introduction to Business 3 credits
CHM 101 - Introductory Chemistry 4 credits
CSC 200 - Introduction To Computer Science

Prerequisite(s): MTH 161.

3 credits
CST 130 - Introduction to the Theatre 3 credits
CST 151 - Film Appreciation I 3 credits
ENG 211 - Creative Writing I

Prerequisite(s): ENG 112 or divisional approval.

3 credits
ENG 225 - Reading Literature: Culture and Ideas 3 credits
ENG 245 - British Literature 3 credits
ENG 246 - American Literature 3 credits
ENG 255 - World Literature 3 credits
ENG 258 - African American Literature 3 credits
ENG 275 - Women in Literature 3 credits
ENV 121 - General Environmental Science I 4 credits
FRE 101 - Beginning French I 4 credits
FRE 102 - Beginning French II 4 credits
GEO 200 - Introduction to Physical Geography 3 credits
GEO 210 - People and the Land: An Introduction to Cultural Geography 3 credits
GEO 220 - World Regional Geography 3 credits
HIS 111 - World Civilization Pre-1500 CE 3 credits
HIS 112 - World Civilization Post-1500 CE 3 credits
HIS 121 - United States History to 1877 3 credits
HIS 122 - United States History Since 1865 3 credits
HLT 160 - Personal Health and Fitness 3 credits
HMS 100 - Introduction to Human Services 3 credits
MTH 154 - Quantitative Reasoning

Prerequisite(s): Prerequisite(s): Competency in MTE 1-5 as demonstrated through placement or unit completion or equivalent or Corequisite: MCR 4: Learning Support for Quantitative Reasoning

3 credits
MTH 161 - Precalculus l

Prerequisite(s): Prerequisite(s): Competency in MTE 1-9 as demonstrated through placement or unit completion or equivalent or Corequisite: MCR 6: Learning Support for Precalculus I 

3 credits
MTH 162 - Precalculus ll

Prerequisite(s): Placement of completion of MTH 161 : Precalculus I or equivalent with a grade of C or better

3 credits
MTH 245 - Statistics l

Prerequisite(s): MTH 154  or MTH 161 or equivalent with a grade of C or better

3 credits
MTH 261 - Applied Calculus l

Prerequisite(s): Completion of MTH 161 or equivalent with a grade of C or better.

3 credits
MTH 263 - Calculus l

Prerequisite(s): MTH 161  and MTH 162 with a grade of C or better.

4 credits
MTH 264 - Calculus ll

Prerequisite(s): Completion of MTH 263 or equivalent with a grade of C or better.

4 credits
MUS 121 - Music in Society 3 credits
MUS 226 - World Music 3 credits
PHI 101 - Introduction to Philosophy I 3 credits
PHI 111 - Logic I 3 credits
PHI 220 - Ethics 3 credits
PHY 101 - Introduction to Physics I 4 credits
PLS 135 - U.S. Government and Politics 3 credits
PLS 241 - Introduction to International Relations 3 credits
PSY 200 - Principles of Psychology

Prerequisite(s): Eligible for ENG 111.

3 credits
PSY 230 - Developmental Psychology 3 credits
REL 100 - Introduction to the Study of Religion 3 credits
REL 230 - Religions of the World 3 credits
SOC 200 - Introduction to Sociology 3 credits
SOC 211 - Cultural Anthropology 3 credits
SOC 268 - Social Problems 3 credits
SPA 101 - Beginning Spanish I 4 credits
SPA 102 - Beginning Spanish II 4 credits
SPA 201 - Intermediate Spanish I

Prerequisite(s): SPA 102 or equivalent. May include oral drill and practice.

3 credits
SPA 202 - Intermediate Spanish II

Prerequisite(s): SPA 102 or equivalent. May include oral drill and practice.

3 credits
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