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2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

General Studies (A.S.)

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Program Advisor: Contact Holly Hicks, 371-5383, (

Associate in Science
Major Code - GENS.AS

Provides flexibility to create a customized degree program for which no other major at Amarillo College meets academic, occupational or personal development needs. The General Studies degree can be individually designed to enhance workplace skills, to meet specific transfer requirements of senior institutions and/or to provide a broad spectrum of educational experiences for those who are undecided about a major field of study. Students should consult with an advisor for course recommendations. 

Program Requirements

General Education Requirements (42 Semester Hours)

Mathematics - 3 Hours

Life & Physical Sciences/Institutional - 12 Hours

Language, Philosophy & Culture - 3 Hours

Creative Arts - 3 Hours

Social/Behavioral Sciences - 3 Hours

Major Course Requirements (18 Semester Hours)

It is suggested that these electives be 1) chosen to meet individual needs, or 2) chosen from the specific major of the college or university to which a student may transfer. It is recommended that students work closely with an advisor to determine appropriate classes.

Total (60 Semester Hours)

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