The associate of general studies degree from JCCC requires a minimum of 60 college-level credit hours within specified course categories and is designed for students who wish to receive a degree for completion of a more general program of study. The degree does not require an academic major or an emphasis on a specific career or transfer program.  The list of approved AGS general education courses can be found with a list of AGS degree requirements.  Courses may not be used to satisfy requirements in more than one category.  (See sample degree program plan  below.)

(Major Code 1050; CIP Code 24.0101)

Associate of General Studies

First Semester

Open Electives +6
ENGL 121Composition I*3
Communications Skills - Speaking ^3
Global Issues/Diversity ^3
Total Hours15

Second Semester

Open Electives +6
Culture & Ethics-Historical Perspective ^3
Modes of Inquiry-Scientific ^3
Computer Skills ^3
Total Hours15

Third Semester

Open Electives +9
Mathematics ^3
The Arts ^3
Total Hours15

Fourth Semester

Open Electives +9
Culture & Ethics-Cultural Perspective ^3
Modes of Inquiry-Social ^3
Total Hours15

 Total Program Hours: 60


This course has registration requirements.


See all AGS general education electives.

Open electives are non-developmental courses meeting degree requirements. Please consult with a JCCC counselor for more information.