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Associate of General Studies (AGS) Generalist

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This degree includes a basic core of General Education courses in specific discipline areas listed below. In addition, you may select up to 41 elective credits in any one academic discipline, area of personal interest, or occupational field. You must consult with an advisor to develop a written plan of objectives, and identify courses you will need to take to meet the requirements of this degree. The plan must be approved by your advisor.

The Associate of General Studies: Generalist degree is offered at all Colorado Mountain College campuses. Not every course is offered on every campus, some campuses may require travel between sites or technology enabled learning modalities (web conference, hybrid, online) to complete the degree. For more information, please see Academic Programs at Colorado Mountain College.

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General Education Requirements (12 credits)

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Mathematics / Natural & Physical Sciences

Select 1 course (3 credits minimum) from content areas:

GT-MA1: Mathematics  
GT-SC1: Science Courses with Required Laboratory  
GT-SC2: Science Courses without Required Laboratory  

Note: Students who take SCI 1055  must also take SCI 1056  to satisfy this requirement

Arts & Humanities

Select 1 course (3 credits) from content areas:

GT-AH1: Arts and Expression  
GT-AH2: Literature and Humanities  
GT-AH3: Ways of Thinking  
GT-AH4: World Languages  

Social & Behavioral Sciences / History

Select 1 course (3 credits) from content areas:

GT-SS3: Human Behavior, Culture, and Social Frameworks  
GT-HI1: History  

Colorado Mountain College Requirements (8 credits)

Communication Requirement (3 credits)

Wellness Requirement (2 credits)

Choose at least 2 credits from the following:

Cultural Competency Requirement (3 credits)

Select 3 credits from the Cultural Competency Courses  


Transfer Electives (18 credits)

Other Advised Electives (22 credits)

Total Credits Earned

State Guaranteed General Education (12 credits)
CMC Requirements (8 credits)
Transfer Electives (18 credits)
Other Advised Electives (22 credits)
Total credits toward Associate of General Studies degree (60 credits)


State Guaranteed Transfer Course

Applies to CMC AA/AS/AGS Degrees

Not all programs/courses are available at every campus and may require travel to another campus or access via technology-enabled learning (video-conferencing, hybrid, or online).


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