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Associate of General Studies

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Offered at ECC & MCC (Codes: EAGST & MAGST)

Purposes of this degree include:

  1. Provide a degree goal for students who choose to follow an individualized course of study which is not specifically designed for transfer to a 4-year college or university baccalaureate degree program.
  2. Provide an attainable associate degree for students who complete career programs of less than 2 years duration.
  3. Provide an associate degree for career education students who wish to enroll in selected courses to reach a personal career objective.
  4. Provide a degree goal for students whose educational goals shift after initial commitment is made.

Requirements for the AGS degree include:

  1. Completion of 62 semester hours of work (minimum 56 non-activities) designed to meet the personal or career goals of the individual student. There are no specific courses required for this degree.
  2. A minimum of 16 of the final 32 credit hours must be completed in residence (completed at an IVCCD College).
  3. Minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.00.
  4. Developmental credit cannot be used towards this degree.

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