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2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate of General Studies

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Campus Location: Calmar, Peosta

Program Entry: Enrollment may occur during any term

Award: Associate of General Studies degree

Refer to the “Degree and Diploma Requirements ” section of this catalog.

This non-transfer degree is awarded upon completion of an individualized course of study that is primarily designed for the acquisition of a broad educational background rather than the pursuit of a specific emphasis in an associate’s degree or professional/technical program. Intended as a flexible course of study, this degree includes curriculum in lower-division transfer, occupational education and professional/technical education.

General Degree Requirements

  1. The Associate of General Studies degree will include a minimum of 60 credit hours.
  2. A 2.0 cumulative GPA and a passing grade in all required courses
  3. Earn a minimum of 18 credit hours at NICC that meet degree requirements.

Specific Requirements for the Associate of General Studies Degree

(excluding developmental courses)

  1. Communication: COM 723 ENG 105  or SPC 112 . 6 Credit(s)
  2. Math and Science. 3 Credit(s)
  3. Social Science/Humanities. 3 Credit(s)
  4. The College Experience: SDV 179 . 3 Credit(s)
  5. Computer Literacy: BCA 112 , BCA 212 , CSC 110 , GIS 111 , SDV 200 . 1.5 Credit(s)
  6. Complete a minimum of 43.5 credits in general education or career-technical education.

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