Catalog Curriculum - AA, AS, AGS Requirements

Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, and Associate of General Studies

 

Hutchinson Community College's AA, AS, & AGS

Associate of Arts

 

Associate of Science

 

Associate of General Studies

The Associate of Arts provides a general education degree designed for students planning to transfer to four-year colleges and universities and pursue, in general, majors in arts and humanities.

 

The Associate of Science provides a general education degree designed for students planning to transfer to four-year colleges and universities and pursue, in general, majors in science (computer, natural, physical, and social sciences), mathematics, and business.

 

The Associate of General Studies provides a flexible general education degree to meet student interest, career goal, academic need, and desire for lifelong learning.

Program CoursesNumber of Credits Program CoursesNumber of Credits Program CoursesNumber of Credits
Basic Skills12 Basic Skills12 Basic Skills12
English Composition I or equivalent3 English Composition I or equivalent3 English Composition I or equivalent3
EN100 English Composition IB  EN100 English Composition IB  EN100 English Composition IB 
EN101 English Composition IA  EN101 English Composition IA  EN101 English Composition IA 
EN103H Honors English Composition I  EN103H Honors English Composition I  EN103H Honors English Composition I 
        
EN102 English Composition II3 EN102 English Composition II3 EN102 English Composition II3
SH101 Public Speaking3 SH101 Public Speaking3 SH101 Public Speaking3
MA 106 College Algebra or higher3 MA 106 College Algebra or higher3 MA 105 Intermediate Algebra or higher3
Social Science6 Social Science6 Social Science6
Minimum of 6 hours from two of the following disciplines: Anthropology (SO111), Economics (EC), Geography (GE), Political Science (GO), Psychology (PS), or Sociology (SO). 3 hours must be either PS100 General Psychology or SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology  Minimum of 6 hours from two of the following disciplines: Anthropology (SO111), Economics (EC), Geography (GE), Political Science (GO), Psychology (PS), or Sociology (SO). 3 hours must be either PS100 General Psychology or SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology  Minimum of 6 hours from the following disciplines: Anthropology (SO111), Economics (EC), Geography (GE), Political Science (GO), Psychology (PS), or Sociology (SO). 3 hours must be either PS100 General Psychology or SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 
Natural Sciences4 Natural Sciences and Mathematics9 Natural Sciences and Mathematics4
Minimum of 4 hours from one of the following disciplines: Biology (BI), Chemistry (CH), Geology (PY103 plus PY104L), or Physical Science (PY). The course must include lecture and a lab.  Minimum of 4 hours from one of the following disciplines: Biology (BI), Chemistry (CH), Geology (PY103 plus PY104L), or Physical Science (PY). The course must include lecture and a lab. Additional hours may be mathematic courses  Minimum of 4 hours from one of the following disciplines: Biology (BI), Chemistry (CH), Geology (PY103 plus PY104L), or Physical Science (PY). The course must include lecture and a lab. 
Humanities and Literature9 Humanities and Literature6 Humanities and Literature6
Minimum of 9 hours from two or more of the following disciplines: Art (AR)*, Literature (EN)*, Modern Languages (FR, GR, IT, or SP), History (HI), Music (MU)*, Philosophy (PL), or Theater (TH)*.  Minimum of 6 hours from two of the following disciplines: Art (AR)*, Literature (EN)*, Modern Languages (FR, GR, IT, or SP), History (HI), Music (MU)*, Philosophy (PL), or Theater (TH)*.  Minimum of 6 hours from the following disciplines: Art (AR)*, Literature (EN)*, Modern Languages (FR, GR, IT, or SP), History (HI), Music (MU)*, Philosophy (PL), or Theater (TH)*. 
*This requirement cannot be met by performance or studio courses.  *This requirement cannot be met by performance or studio courses.  *This requirement cannot be met by performance or studio courses. 
Necessary Skills/KBOR Aligned Courses Option2 Necessary Skills/KBOR Aligned Courses Option2 Necessary Skills/KBOR Aligned Courses Option2
Minimum of 2 hours from the approved list  Minimum of 2 hours from the approved list  Minimum of 2 hours from the approved list 
General Electives31 General Electives29 General Electives34
TOTAL64 TOTAL64 TOTAL64