Associate in General Education

  • Associate in General Education (AGE): Degree
  • 64-65 semester hours: 4 semesters
  • Admission cycle: Every semester
  • Maximum Number Admitted Annually: Open

Career Description

This program is designed for individuals wishing to broaden their education, with emphasis on personal interest, growth and development.

Careers Available

Designed for transfer, not immediate employment. The two-year General Education program provides students opportunities to study English, literature, fine arts, philosophy, social science, science and mathematics at the college level. Many of the courses are equivalent to college transfer courses; however, the program is not principally designed for college transfer.

Entry-Level Salary

Not applicable

Course of Study

The course work includes a minimum of 15 semester hours of credit from general education curriculum courses selected from the Combined Course Library, including six hours in communications, three hours in humanities/fine arts, three hours in social/behavioral sciences, and three hours in natural sciences or mathematics. Courses must be at the 110-199 or 210-299 level.

Recommended Courses and Skills

Completion of or placement above DRE 098 and DMA 080, high-school chemistry, foreign language, computer skills.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Strong communication skills, critical-thinking skills, aptitude for learning languages, vocabulary skills, strong study skills, commitment to a four-year program of study.

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Associate in General Education or College Transfer Program in general, contact Tim Groome, Counselor, College Transfer Program in the Student Success Center, at 336.734.7240.