2012-2013 Catalog 
    
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2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate of General Studies


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PGM Code – AGS 

Program Description The purpose of this degree is to grant academic recognition for an individually designed program of 90 credits of course work. This course work is developed in consultation with an adviser to meet the vocational, educational or personal needs of the individual. Note: degree may include up to 15 credits below level 100.

Common Course Numbering  Please refer to www.edcc.edu/ccn for more information.

This degree is designed for students not planning to transfer to a senior institution. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 and a minimum of 30 credits taken at Edmonds Community College are required.

Cultural Diversity Requirement All students earning degrees and certificates of 45 credits or more must meet a cultural diversity (CD) requirement by completing courses marked as “CD” on the requirement sheet and/or “Meets Cultural Diversity Requirement” in the quarterly class schedule. Those courses may also be used to fulfill other requirements of the degree or certificate.

Students Are Advised To

  • Plan their schedule several quarters in advance in order to accommodate courses that are offered only once or twice a year,
  • Review the college catalog for required course prerequisites and include these in schedule planning, and
  • Communicate with a faculty adviser.

Note: Because of the individual nature of this degree, early consultation with an adviser is necessary for effective planning. See Enrollment Services for recommended advisers.

Graduation Application A completed Graduation Application form must be submitted to Enrollment Services by the 10th day of the quarter in which the student expects to graduate. Forms are available online or at Enrollment Services located in Lynnwood Hall. Note applications for summer quarter are due by the 8th day of the quarter.

College Resources
College Website | www.edcc.edu
How to Enroll | www.edcc.edu/es
Transfer Center | www.edcc.edu/transfer
College Bookstore | www.edcc.edu/bookstore
Advising Appointments | 425.640.1458

Advising Note


This program requirement sheet is not a substitute for meeting with an academic adviser. Meeting the requirements to graduate with an Edmonds Community College certificate or degree is ultimately the responsibility of the student.

I. General Education Requirements (18 credits)


 Five credits in this area must be designated “CD: Cultural Diversity.”

A. Communication Skills (10 credits)


B. Quantitative Analysis or Symbolic Reasoning (5 credits)


C. Health and Physical Education (3 credits)


You may choose any combination of PE courses.

Cultural Diversity Requirement


____Cultural Diversity Requirement met.

General Education Requirements Learning Outcomes


Students will demonstrate General Education Learning Outcomes in each of the following areas:

Communication Skills: Write in clear, effective ways, adapted to audience, context, and purpose.
Quantitative Analysis/Symbolic Reasoning: Apply mathematical, quantitative, or symbolic models to solve problems, draw inferences, or support conclusions appropriate to an individual discipline.
Health and Physical Education: Demonstrate knowledge and skills in one of these areas: emergency care, contemporary health, principles of lifelong fitness, or athletic performance and teamwork.
Cultural Diversity: Apply multiple perspectives when examining cultural differences and interacting in multicultural settings.

II. Distribution Requirements (15 credits)


Select five credits from each of the following three areas (level 100 or above).

A. Humanities (5 credits)


To view course choices, see the Humanities Distribution Course List .

B. Natural Sciences and Mathematics (5 credits)


To view course choices, see the Natural Sciences and Mathematics Distribution Course List .

C. Social Sciences (5 credits)


To view course choices, see the Social Sciences Distribution Course List .

Distribution Requirements Learning Outcomes


Students will demonstrate Distribution Learning Outcomes in each of the following areas:

Humanities: Use Humanities-based methods to reason, communicate, make meaning, solve problems and/or create or perform cultural works for diverse audiences and purposes.
Natural Sciences and Mathematics: Use scientific and mathematical methods, modes of inquiry, and terminology to demonstrate knowledge, comprehension, and application of science concepts and insights.
Social Sciences: Use Social Science theories and methods to reason, communicate, apply insights, solve problems, and to develop a critical understanding of the diversity and interdependence of peoples and cultures.

III. General Electives (to total 90 credits)


It is recommended but not required that students include 30 credits of related course work in a major area as part of their electives. Electives selection may be from Distribution Requirements, professional-technical departments, or other credited college course work.

  • _____ Credits
  • Course Taken - ______________________________

  • Course Taken - ______________________________

  • Course Taken - ______________________________

  • Course Taken - ______________________________

General Electives Learning Outcomes


Students will demonstrate the following Learning Outcomes for General Elective courses:

Demonstrate breadth and/or depth of knowledge and skills as determined by student’s interests.

Signatures


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Adviser’s Signature and Date

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Dean’s Signature and Date

Eff: summer 2012  |  Rev: 06/12

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